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Bam Bar

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45 Via Di Giovanni, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
094224355
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Takeout
Late Night
Dessert

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice breakfast stop

We stayed upstairs at the Casa Turrisi B&B. We were given breakfast each morning at the Bam Bar. Fresh brioche and juice. Espresso and capaccino were very good. Nicely hand painted murals on the walls made for a happy interior.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We stayed upstairs at the Casa Turrisi B&B. We were given breakfast each morning at the Bam Bar. Fresh brioche and juice. Espresso and capaccino were very good. Nicely hand painted murals on the walls made for a happy interior.

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La Jolla, California
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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Be sure to go to stop at Bam Bar for a latte or a delicious granita...wonderful atmosphere. Definitely one of my grouip's favorite hang out.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We visited Sicily out of season last week and found ourselves going back to this cosy Bar for an early evening drink.The staff were very pleasant and attentive. Good coffee was one of our other criteria and we were not disappointed. I would recommend this cosy Bar.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Thank you for your welcome hospitality during my two weeks at Babilonia Language School-walking from my villa to school each day you smiled and provided a lovely morning coffee, and delicious mid morning break!!

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Kuopio, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Bam Bar is the talk of the town. It has a long-term celebrity reputation. The locals and the tourists crowd the tables for central location, crafty interior and excellent granitas.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The hospitable service recomends his speciality in many languages, it was funny (even in Japanese..). You should try one of their numerous sorbet.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

They have the best granitas and they know it! As soon as I walked in the guy saw my face and said: ok, we have lemon, orange, mandarine... N.B. The make them with fresh fruits of the season only which is why they are delicious.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

pistachio and lemon , strawberry , kiwi were our favourites. There are many places which have a granita but this is special. wouldnt waste my money or my calories on any other granita than Bam bars granitas..

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Fun place to visit and enjoy the divine granitas. The owner was very amicable and made us laugh. They have pictures of many famous people who have been at the Bam Bar. My hubbie ordered the lemon raspberry granita and I ordered the nutella. The best granita we have ever tasted. DIVINE!!!! Loved this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We went to BamBar following a recommendation from a local. The granitas here are fantastic and refreshing with plenty on flavours to choose from.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Via Di Giovanni, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: 094224355

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 4
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine

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