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Bam Bar

Via di Giovanni 45, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24355
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“granita” (448 reviews)
“ice cream” (26 reviews)
“melon” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via di Giovanni 45, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not a very friendly or welcoming spot. Food is OK but be prepared to watch everyone else get served if you’re a tourist. Too bad really... our host recommended this place - not sure I would ...

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was packed with locals so you know it’s going to be good. We had hazelnut, strawberry and almond gelato with brioche and we very happy. Definitely go. We had an impromptu performance by locals to ‘americano’ song which made it even better. Bright...More

Thank colleen j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waitperson suggested a combo coffee and almond granita with cream on top. It was outstanding and quite large. I am not a dessert person but I really enjoyed this!

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place. Best granita anywhere. We had the almond granita, but also looked closely at several of the fruit flavored granitas at other tables which looked amazing. A buzzing atmosphere, lots of local guests as well.

Thank cant83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated right on town square, it is a great place to sip a drink and people-watch. It is designed with a phallic theme - the door handles, ash trays, curios and wall architecture are all with penises. Good drinks and service.

Thank Shaivi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit in Taormina if you want to have the very best granita you've ever had. You have to grab the waiter taking names and get on the list for a table. It may take a while, but once you're seated you'll...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only the best and freshest ingredients are used in the granita. Everyone in town stops here for brioche and granita. A Sicilian tradition. Bam Bar also offers delicious coffee as well as aperitivo. Take a table and enjoy the pulse of real Taormina!

Thank andreaflorida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where have you been all my life? I didn't understand why I should order brioche with Granita but what a combination. It really brings balance! A lovely highlight and a great spot for people watching.

Thank Dreamer101Sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bam bar is an institution in Taormina. Great granite and a lovely place to sit and people watch. Service is good and the staff speak english.

Thank AnneNap33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after a stroll through the nearby gardens. Had a very tasty granitta of lemon and mandarin flavour. A pretty place with good attentive staff. Very refreshing on a warm sunny day

Thank Alison P
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13 March 2018|
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Response from Αρχοντής Χ | Reviewed this property |
You re not going to Bam Bar for...glutten free brioche. Try some fruit granita.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$4
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Giovanni 45, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24355
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