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“syrian traditional ice cream”
Review of Bakdash

Bakdash
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Damascus
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

the only place where they still make the traditional syrian ice cream with the same way they used to make it 100 and over years ago!!! the place is in a popular neighborhood we go there only to eat their ice cream. delicious!!!

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Reviewed July 9, 2012

This shop has been in place since 1836 and serves only 2 dishes, Ice Cream and Sarlep. The ice cream is Syrian style which means made with the roots of orchids and orange blossom mix by hand while freezing, served with crushed pistachio. In the winter they also sell hot salep which is a little like hot custard but much nicers and a little thinner so it pours.

People are crowded into communal tables here to eat or you can go to the womens seating era which has individual tables and is less crowded but has lots of children.

Buying the icecream can be either from the fronk desk or purchased off the waiters who walk around the tables selling off their trays. Either way it is an experience not to be missed.

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Reviewed June 30, 2012

the place very beautiful old antique he makes all the kind of perfect ice cream

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Reviewed June 6, 2012

Walking through the souk several times on that trip was a highlight of damascus, so getting amazing ice cream was, I don't know, icing on the cake? cherry topping?
Great stop inside the souk, even when it was cold it was still a delightful treat.
(I was actually here in February 2007 but that date was not an option when giving a review)

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Thank Freckleparty
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Reviewed March 4, 2012

The real taste of tipical syrian ice cream, still clean and good price.

Thank Turabo
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