Restaurants

Top Choice Sicilian in Lipari

Le Macine

This country restaurant in Pianoconte, 4.5km from Lipari Town, comes into its own in summer, when meals are served on the terrace. Seafood and fresh vegetables star in dishes such as swordfish cakes with artichokes,…
Top Choice Sicilian in Stromboli

Punta Lena

For a romantic outing, head to this family-run waterfront restaurant with cheerful blue decor, fresh flowers, lovely sea views and the soothing sound of waves lapping in the background. The food is as good as you'll…
Sicilian in Salina

A Cannata

Seafood caught fresh daily by owner Santino, accompanied by local vegetables, is served in the sun-filled seafront pavilion at this unassuming but excellent restaurant, run by the same family for nearly four decades…
Sicilian in Vulcano

La Forgia Maurizio

Maurizio, owner of this devilishly good restaurant between the port and the volcano, spent 20 winters in Goa, India. Eastern influences sneak into his menu of Sicilian specialities, and several items are vegan- or v…
Sicilian in Panarea

Da Francesco

Up a short flight of stairs from the port (follow the signs), Da Francesco is a laid-back trattoria with a straightforward fish-focused menu and fine sea views toward Stromboli from its upstairs terrace. Try the spe…
Sicilian in Lipari Town

Filippino

In business for over a century, Filippino is a mainstay of Lipari's culinary scene, considered by many the island's finest restaurant. Housed in an elegant glass pavilion adjacent to the citadel, its army of white-c…
Trattoria in Salina

La Pinnata del Monsù

With a sunny terrace overlooking the vineyards and the sea at Malfa's southern edge, this newish trattoria (opened in 2014) serves up superbly rendered Sicilian classics such as caponata, busiate (corkscrew-shaped t…
Sicilian in Stromboli

Pardès

Run by friendly father-daughter team Sergio and Vanina, this wine bar-cafe dishes up small but delicious serves of homemade soup, pasta and local fish, accompanied by veggies from the adjacent garden. There's pleasa…
Sicilian in Vulcano

Maria Tindara

On Vulcano's fertile central plateau, 7km south of the port, this family-run restaurant serves delicious caponata (sweet-and-sour vegetable salad) and homemade pasta alongside mountain specialities such as grilled l…
Trattoria in Lipari Town

La Cambusa

Old seafaring prints and a menu of traditional fish staples give this little trattoria the cosy air of a retired fisherman's house. Diners crowd the street-side tables and cosy interior for unpretentious classics su…