We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Desir Piquant

Via Quattro Novembre 59, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 53063
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“farfalle” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Quattro Novembre 59, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (557)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We went here on the first night of our stay having been recommended it by a local. We hadn't booked and there was a bit of fuss about that but we were led to a table on the sea side section of the restaurant bang...More

Thank annegelia77
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been there for lunch attracted by the amazing seafront view. Food was fresh and good, service fast and gentle. 30€/person with a prosecco, 3 courses myself and 2 my wife, wine, water and coffee. Recommended.

Thank Giuseppekolucci
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We went to this nice little restaurant yesterday for dinner, due to the many positive feedbacks here on tripadvisor. We got a table with a great seaview. The ambance is rather simple and the restaurant is a bit outside the city center of Giardini Naxos....More

Thank Reiner G
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Everything has been said... the location is perfect and the waiters are nice... but not very efficient! Concerning the food: my fresh fish was burn and served with flat salad and a half potato! When I showed the staff that the fish was burn, I've...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We came 11 people at 9pm and it was no problem at all. The staff was kind, and the food was tasty and delicious. Nice location right next to the ocean!

Thank Frederik L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Stayed in Giardini Naxos from 18th to 28th June and ate dinner here at least three times. Didn't rate the steak too much but the grilled prawns could represent Sicily at the Olympics and my top favourite was the Fish and Sea Food (photo added)....More

Thank Donald2002
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Sadly we did not get to try the food as we were shown to our table but was twice told to wait. We did not get asked for drinks whilst sat at table for at least 10 minutes. We proceeded to walk out which I...More

Thank Pvbsc1
Reviewed 13 June 2017

As a result of our latest visit I am afraid I have to withdraw my earlier positive remarks. Inattentive, almost amateurish service, uninspired kitchenwork; the raw seafood platter creating healthproblems the following day. Maybe it was just the odd night when everything goes the wrong...More

1  Thank dieterlue
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We found this restaurant on our first night. The main seating area is across the road from the restaurant itself and gives a fantastic view of the sea. The prices were very reasonable and the food quality was good. The staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Watty2263
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Got to spend an evening with my partner in this lovely restaurant facing the sea. The food is always delicious, the staff is caring and friendly and the location in spot on! Couldn't ask for more from a romantic evening! definitely worth it!

Thank Morgana C
Nearby Restaurants
'A Putia
898 reviews
.46 km away
La Cucina del Palladio Ristorante & Bar
439 reviews
.51 km away
La Dolceria
243 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cattedrale di Taormina
515 reviews
1.41 km away
Quattro Fontane di Taormina
107 reviews
1.41 km away
Porta Catania di Taormina
114 reviews
1.38 km away
174 reviews
1.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Le Desir Piquant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing