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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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Istanbul, Turkey
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We chose here by tripadvisor reference. Service and interaction was quite nice. But the food was not as great as the similar places. I dont know why but although the restaurant was almost empty they gave us a table that we did not choose.

Thank yesmasterjedi
Reggio Calabria
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Great stop for lunch. Open after 3 pm! The car pacco fish was amazing. Pasta with clams and shrimp wasn't so good because the fish was overcooked. Not complaining though. Great price. Will go again.

Thank ENO_FJ
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere! The choice to sit within the main restaurant on the road or in a little seating area right by the sea. The grilled king prawns were delicious and served with salad and potato. There was plenty of bread served as well. The linguine with prawn, clams and mint was delicious and tasted very fresh. Great value - 40euros... More 

Thank Rosie A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We were really happy to discover this restaurant. The food was excellent, fresh and tasty !!! We will definitely go back!

1 Thank Delphine H
London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We loved the fish we ate, the salad was fresh and the potatoes nicely cooked. Good house wine and a sinful chocolate dessert.

Thank annonymus800
Boston, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

We were staying close by and the 15 minute walk to the restaurant next to the sea was part of the pleasure. On night 1 we ate inside and night 2 we ate across the little street by the water. The view especially at night was gorgeous, the service was wonderful. And the food, I can only say, I had... More 

Thank courtneymcglynn
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

We looked on trip advisor for a decent place to eat and read this place was highly rated and was very surprised to find the service was slow even though it was not that busy as the three waiters seemed more interested in talking to each other and not very friendly. The Food was nice but nothing special.

Thank Jackwhufc
Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

mostly frozen sea food, busy place, the owner takes the meal orders, not a piquant as they said, I will not go back

1 Thank cattan
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Nice restaurant, right on the sea front in Giardini Naxos. The food is mainly ethnic food: Greek, portugese, and other. The food is very tasty and the service is excellent. Be prepared you are sitting on the side-walk. Dinner starts at 7:30 pm. The kitchen opens at this time. Not the North American time for dinner!

Thank LeDocWaguih
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

A lovely quaint restaurant situated by the sea front. Slightly quirky food selection but very tasty with pleasant staff. We ate there two or three times so proves the food was delicious !!!

Thank webster000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?