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Bam Bar

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Via di Giovanni 45, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Maybe August it's not the best season to have a granita here. But, I had one with brioche. It was very good. I suggest you to try different tastes with "panna" or not. Maybe I will come back during another period to try another taste.

Thank DamRome
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome granitas. I tested lemon, coffee, pistacchio, gelsi and almond granitas. Topping with panna/whipped cream is a real must and don't forget to add a "brioche" to have it served in the real sicilian tradition. Fast and very efficient service.

Thank ottavio c
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want top notch granita this is the place to go. Their gelato style pistachio and hazelnut are divine. They contain milk so not a granita technically. But unlike gelato they are made without cream or egg. Note that pistachio sells out most days. We got it one time out of 3 visits. Also try peach raspberry and almond... More 

Thank Kerem A
Orpington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for granite and coffee. Very efficient no nonsense service. Waiter quite loud but characterful. Will stop by again. Very popular.

Thank PeterG022
Hong Kong
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We go in late morning. Though there are plenty seats in nearby restaurants, we have to wait for ten mins to get a table. Yummy granita with lots of flavour. The coffee and ice-cream is good. Value for money.

Thank IHoHongKong
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place!! Had breakfast there every single day during our stay in Taormina! Strawberry granita was the best so far!

Thank Firuza A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For this bar/ restaurant, you have to queue... But it's worth it!! This bar could have 200 seats and people would still be clambering for a place! The Granito is awesome!! The food on offer, is only a brioche but who cares!!! It's a must visit

Thank sirhesford
Mullingar, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had been advised by friends to visit bam bar for the granite during our holiday in Sicily Promptly about ticking it off our things yo do list. However once tasted ee knew we weren't done with the bam bar and returned again to savour the fruit soaked bursts of ice accompanied by the warm brioche After tasting no other granite... More 

Thank 50female
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bam Bar is located down one of the narrow, scenic streets of Taormina. My family and I stopped in to try the granite and we were floored with how good it was. Literally the best dessert I've ever had in my life. The only disappointing thing is that I won't be able to have it again unless I travel back... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jesi, Italy
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon the famous Bam Bar and waited the customary 15 minutes for an outdoor table. We had 2 granitas with the warm sweet bread. They were very good, super tasty and overall inexpensive. The bar is set in a little piazza that allows you to enjoy Taormina's slow and lazy social life. A great stop after a day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $4
Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Giovanni 45, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: 094224355

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?