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Via San Domenico di Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24055
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Via San Domenico di Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just got back from a wonderful meal at this restaurant. 6 of us turned up without a reservation and were fitted in to a beautiful little courtyard. The food and service was excellent. Wine recommendations were great. We had a wide variety of food and...More

Thank Daniel K
MAFFEIS, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Maffei's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday
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Salve Gent. Danil k. La voglio ringraziare per le belle parole spese per il Maffei's è soprattutto per il team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I hosted a party of seven there a few days ago. I waited 10 minutes to be given a winelist, but most of all was told by a waiter he would have to get the managers permission to serve white wine by the glass. Given...More

Thank Gentle_Travellers
MAFFEIS, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Maffei's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear reviewer. I would like to thank you for being our guest at Maffei's and for having the time to describe what has been his experience in our restaurant even if I do not read it again because it denies having found an arrogant and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

theres a lovely ambiance about this restaurant which is based largely in a garden environment The waiters are very passionate about the food they serve. The menu is imaginative but at the same time representative of all that's good about Italian food. It's pricey but...More

Thank Anna V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, always ensuring our water and wine glass was filled, and providing great recommendations for our meal and wine. Beautiful outdoor space to enjoy the meal. Food was some of the best we had in Sicily as well. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Michealangelo
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We came here on recommendation of our b&b. The food is delicious and high quality. Service is friendly and efficient. The outside garden is lovely and romantic with vines crawling on terraces and twinkle lights. We loved it so much, we went twice during our...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we did not try this restaurant on our first day ...we surely would have returned. We ate here for lunch on our last day and it was the best food we had in Taormina. Slightly more expensive than the average prices of the many...More

Thank ME2014BB
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The concierge at our hotel recommended Maffei's as a nice local restaurant. He was on the money. Food was delicious, wine was tasty, and the service was perfect. We wanted a quiet place w/o a tourist vibe, and we succeeded. We weren't sure what we...More

1  Thank Jelihu1950
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great house made pasta and wonderful vine covered courtyard making for cool ambience at dinner. Serivce well informed and timely. Tagellitelli Gratin w Prosciutto, risotto con shrimp, black ink raviolis, bucatini amatriciana , oysters were super plump!! all was amazing. Ciao!!!

1  Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We ate with another couple on the outdoor patio that is covered with a very nice natural canopy which provided a very romantic atmosphere. My friend enjoyed the appetizer of raw fish and I had the mussels au gratin. The others ordered the tomato soup....More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

A delightful restaurant tucked away down an ancient set of steps in the centre of Taormina. Although it’s in a courtyard it is enveloped in creepers with little pink lights giving a welcoming atmosphere. The service is very friendly and efficient. The menu has plenty...More

2  Thank Trish66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$82
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Domenico di Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24055
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