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Bakdash

Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (39 reviews)
“old city” (6 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
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Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

You'll find this restaurant half way through Al Hamdieh market in Old Damascus. It's very well known for it's "Arabic ice cream" or so it's called by Arabs. It's thicker and way more delicious as the usual ones in Europe covered with loads of pistachios....More

Thank Samer K
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Very traditional ice cream and sweet shop I think more than 100 years old, I had very great chance to have an ice cream with my nephew and niece , almost 30 years since last time I visited that shop. It was so crowded more...More

Thank Mazen K
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Traditional syrian ice cream shop mainly made of milk, it good place for gathering. Value is acceptable service is fair. But nice to try.

Thank Amin S
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Bakdash sell tasty icecreams and pastries but they aren't fantastic. Not like in Italia by far! So don't expect too much from this place.

Thank Sasa C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

they make the traditional ice cream also the restaurant located in old city and in the hard of the main market road the also offer some other sweat option if you don't like the ice cream.

Thank lahm1200
Reviewed 30 September 2017

this place is teh regular stop for all visitor to teh old city local or tourists this one of the old ice cream shops and teh best one . you can enjoy the making process while waiting for your order before continuing your old city...More

2  Thank Talalloo
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

If you are at Bakdash, you have to try its Arabic ice cream, it is pretty much unique and very tasty, ask for small corne.

Thank George M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Set in the famous Hamidiyya souk, Bakdash still beats its homemade ice cream the traditional way. They love to see foreigners (especially in the present climate) and will even to ask you to come and help make the ice cream. Very popular place

2  Thank Damien S
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Still, up till now, Bakdash is using the traditional style of making Ice. I LOVE watching them do that. You can hear the rhythm of making Ice. It is again a MUST for me to go there whever I visit Damascus

Thank Mazen k
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious..... distinctive taste .... oriental ambience...Different types of flavors and desserts ... my best ice cream

Thank Ayham A
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
  • Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus
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