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Le Desir Piquant

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Via Quattro Novembre 59, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 53063
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

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Thank Saara V
Acireale, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 plus 2 euros for the service. When I complained about the food, the waiter got... More 

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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.

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Thank Papper L
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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.

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Thank Anna O
Giardini Naxos, Italy
1 review
Reviewed 27 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 cake!!)

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Thank alloccad23
Uppsala, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 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 choose anpthet restaurant with better service.

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Thank linal748
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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 pesce spada. Many thanks

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Thank Craig N
Swindon, United Kingdom
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430 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
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 than in many restaurants I was not impressed. It is popular but don't be fooled... More 

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Thank James B
Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We were in this restaurant, but we passed the famous, or being objective. The terrace is attracted us they have, which is really great, you have to look at the sea, Taormina and on the boulevard, I can freely say that the issue terraces best restaurant in Giardini Naxos. What I fail to see that they have a great selection... More 

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Thank Pedja S
Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because we saw good reviews on TA and the food was very tasteful, we got Sicilian appetizer, swordfish and tuna fish duo (both in pistachio) and pasta in pistachio from Bronte sauce. Together with 1/2 l of wine and bottle of water the price was 44 € which is good price. We were disappointed at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?