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Address: Corso Umberto, 120, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39094223037
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Description: Pub, Jazz Club, Alternative Bar

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Great spot for drinking and people watching

Try to get one of the 4 tables outside and you'll be sitting right on the main pedestrian street, the perfect place to do some people watching. They have all sorts of cocktails... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Try to get one of the 4 tables outside and you'll be sitting right on the main pedestrian street, the perfect place to do some people watching. They have all sorts of cocktails and local beers, and they did a great antipasti selection for us. Our waiter was extremely helpful and recommended some good places to eat that weren't tourist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a great little pub/bar right in the middle of the Corso Umberto (Main Street). They have outside cafe tables and inside tables. Great atmosphere and play the best jazz outside of the US. We keep coming back every day for Bruschetta and cocktails. Great service and they have live music at night. Don't miss this little jewel!!

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Me and my girl found this place and it became our little local. The owners were great and became friends of ours. I miss this place call in if you're about.

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Burnie, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Enjoyed a craft Sicilian beer on the first evening and went back for the delicious bruschetta and antipasti the next day. Tried the Baladin beers which were excellent. Everything about this little bar has an air of authenticity in contrast to the obvious tourist bars.

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Shropshire, England
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This fabulous little bar became our local while we were in Taormina. Things that might be useful to you. 1. The Bruschetta is to die for. Unfortunately the owner didn't share her secret recipe, but they were so adorable, we kept going back for more. 2. In more formal restaurants in Sicily, you have to eat two courses for your... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had lunch at this little place on Corso Umberto in Taormina. Much more reasonably priced than many places in this beautiful but touristy town. The mixed bruschetta I can particularly recommend. The waiters, all wearing tee shirts from either Tarot cards or Alice in wonderland (not sure which), were cheerful and efficient, and we enjoyed the whole experience.

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Emphasis on Sicilian. A great place for substantial snacks, such as bruschettas and sandwiches. All ingredients are sourced locally and are chosen for freshness and high quality. Beverages are reasonably priced. Service is cheerful and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Been visiting for a number of years and always get a great welcome as well as good food and excellent drinks at very reasonable price. If you're very lucky you may catch the owner practicing the piano in the early evening. He's concert standard but very humble about his ability.

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York, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stopped in for a beer while the rain passed and were impressed with the nice beers offered, and each in a different style of appropriate German glass/pilsner/goblet. The seating is a bit cramped but there was plenty of it! A good pub on a very busy tourist street. Still, you were never ignored. Nice.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Favourite bar in Taormina that became like our local on our 10 day trip. Gorgeous little place done out in a quirky homely way inside, or seats outside to watch the craziness of Corso Umberto. Excellent selection of drinks and good simple food for lunch or a relaxed dinner. Friendly and professional staff headed up by an amazing couple -... More 

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