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Via Luigi Razza 15, 89861 Parghelia, Italy
+39 0963 601833
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks

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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Aperol Spritz stop

Just down the hill from our apartment location - nice place to stop at the edge of the village for a drink/snack before heading to dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Just down the hill from our apartment location - nice place to stop at the edge of the village for a drink/snack before heading to dinner.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Had breakfast every day here. Friendly staff , comfortable stylish furnishings and nobody hurried you. A bonus, free WIFI.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When in Tropea city area do visit the American Bar in Parghelia which is about five minutes away driving. Croissants, coffee and gelato all excellent and free wi-fi. Frank was very friendly and helpful with good general advice and very good sense of humour. Its situated at the entrance to Parghelia village. Very good for organizing your days. We went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Yum! The peach gellato is highly recommended... Caffe excellent... Waitstaff accommodating... Easy walk from the Villa

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curlynirvana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed at a local holiday rental and came here most evenings. The atmosphere was really relaxed, the staff were friendly. I would advise travelers to take a Italian phrase book if they don't speak Italian, we got by using this and the staff were really helpful. The beer was nice, and the ice cream was lovely. The free wi-fi... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Came here a couple of evenings for Gelato with young children and was just average icecream. Also quite a few young people drunk hanging around... So not that pleasant an experience. Felt a bit unsafe. Icecream nothing special. Staff not that friendly. Bit offhand. Not going back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Seen other reviews and we went to try. The service is good but the ice cream is nothing special but at least is not bad! Relaxing bar in Parghelia

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We got hair and a fly in our ice cream. The service was terrible because the only thing the person behind the counter said;" it's not mine" when we went back with the ice cream. No money back or even an offer of a new one. Would never recomend this place to anyone!

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I'm sorry but this review is a little bit suspicious...an hair and a fly at the same time in the same icecream, among dozen of flavours we had!!! Please... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Although ice cream are amazingly delicious, a coperto charge of 1.50 € per person is a misunderstanding. If you want to taste ice creams take them with you and sit in a park in the oposite.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The American Bar is a meeting point for many in Parghelia, tourists and locals alike. It offers coffee and croissants in the morning plus newspapers and magazines. It has a gelateria and in the evening it is a cocktail bar with an extensive menu. Great little place, simple and unassuming.

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Additional Information about American Bar

Address: Via Luigi Razza 15, 89861 Parghelia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0963 601833
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Parghelia
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Luigi Razza 15, 89861 Parghelia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Parghelia
  • Phone Number: +39 0963 601833
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?