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Il Malandrino

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via Marina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 986275
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Took a trip with Tyrannean Diving today to Stromboli and Panarea-two fantastic islands off the coast of Calabria in southern Italy. First if all let me say that the diving school were excellent-very professional sightseeing trip with English speakers-unusual in this part of Italy. We went to this restaurant on Stromboli and the food was good-I had swordfish spaghetti. Worth... More 

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Thank MickC07
rotterdam
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We visited Stromboli for one day during our two weeks holiday in Sicily. The island is very beautiful, untouched by mass tourists and all the people we talked to were very friendly. We had the dinner at this restaurant and were treated very well. The service was very good and the food was exceptional, altough the restaurant was quite full.... More 

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Reggio Calabria, Italy
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We have ordered 2 brioches with ice cream:brioche tasted like it was from the day before and they put very very little ice cream in it. Plus It was very expensive.

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Thank Mario W
Stockport, England
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205 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We happened across Il Malandrino by chance as it had some spare tables when we walked past. The waiter was very welcoming and enthusiastic and showed us to a table with gusto. We both ordered a white wine and it was delicious. It turned out to be a locally produced wine from grapes grown on the slopes of the volcano.... More 

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MILANO
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511 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

I completely disagree with the reviews coming from people giving this place one or two stars. This place rocks and the food and service has been outstanding every time. The owner is awesome ! He cares and is very attentive. He makes this place the way it is and that is all quality and a great atmosphere...The food was good... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This restaurant has the best pizza in town. Pasta is great also. It was so much fun watching how this old guy prepared the Pizza, and the traditional oven fired with wood added to that experience. I ate here every night and would love to return.

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Thank Wiebke S
Palm Coast, Florida
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Beatrice was a great personable waitress. We had an octopus salad, eggplant and two wood fired delicious pizzas. Lucky find. Great Desserts also....

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Thank sashi60
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

The buffet is definitely worth your while, but note that they are not tapas style, unless you specify the quantities, We had a pizza there as well: not bad, but not very good either, and heavy.

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Thank Mark J
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

We visited on a boat trip, it had space and a decent looking view over the beach. Service was quite prompt although we were early. The food was okay, Seafood risotto and the pizza were quite reasonable, the rustic antipasti a bit disappointing. Pricing was moderate, given the isolated location, but reflected in quality. However, the big downside, according to... More 

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Thank Chuckster71
Lausanne, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

I can just tell about the granita cause it is the only thing i have tried there. They are really good but a bit expensive. My favourite was the strawberry. Figs was also really good, tasted exactly like the fruit. Almond was a bit too sweet for me. The people there are really friendly and nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Marina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Stromboli
  • Phone Number: +39 090 986275

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?