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Le Desir Piquant

Via Quattro Novembre 59, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 53063
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“farfalle” (4 reviews)
“couscous” (6 reviews)
“linguine” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Quattro Novembre 59, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dined here 3 times in 7 days. Always highly enjoyable. The staff were brilliant. When I expressed satisfaction in one of the sauces, the chef insisted on visiting our table with different samples! Nice touch. This restaurant was a great little find for us.

Thank DonalMc3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are many restaurants with amazing Siciliano cuisine on this island, but when you add in a beautiful atmosphere, an eloquent and kind staff PLUS very affordable prices, this place right on the water is a true find!

Thank Brooke E
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great seefood and lovely atmosphere, a very nice restaurant! The staff was very friendly, and we enjoyed different kind of seefood: mussels, raw fish with Mexican twist and grilled seefood - everything wa lovely!

Thank Saara V
Reviewed 17 April 2017

After an hour waiting for a Spaghetti alle vongole (spaghetti with clams) I was hoping the dish was worth the wait but when it came I was astonished to see and test a dry and very salty spaghetti dish no worth the price 11 euros...More

Thank Gourmet_delight_Uk
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Only good things to say Very good housevine Food is great. Meat also as fish. Service is wonderfull. And Roberto is such a great man. Make delicous food.

Thank Papper L
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely sitting right on the seaside. Food is good but overpriced comparing to places nearby. I found squid was overcooked, but service was attentive and the location is convenient.

Thank Anna O
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Welcoming staff with great energy and hospitality with a lovely view of the sea. My final dinner in Sicily and it was a great one. They do typical Sicilian food well and for a good price. Highlight was definitely the torta di pistachio (house-made pistachio...More

Thank alloccad23
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was at a very nice location and the food was good, especially the tiramisu as we had for dessert. But the service was quite terrible and we had to wait a lot. We don't regret visiting the restaurant but next time we will...More

Thank linal748
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Dear Roberto's team, Another great family meal at your place. Super food, good service and friendly waiters and waitress. We were a party of over ten including two children and happily accommodated, served quickly and efficiently. Try the farfalle Pistachio, Vongole and the Macaroni con...More

Thank Craig N
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is well positioned but I feel the food was spiced to cover the fact that not everything was really fresh. The waiters rush to seat you but from then on the service can be quite slack and casual. Considering their are more staff...More

Thank James B
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Salve...il lunedì a pranzo siete aperti????
5 February 2017|
Response from Lillo & L | Reviewed this property |
no e' giorno di riposo settimanale. .
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cristiana m
Sono disponibili opzioni senza glutine?
12 August 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Quattro Novembre 59, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 53063
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