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Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
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Damascus, Syria
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Most Famous place in Souk AL Hamidieh for locals, They make a very tasty Arabic Ice Cream with pistachio.

Thank nagham-meqari
San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

they make the traditional ice cream in front of us it taste great nice place. very crowded we waited long time to be seated. it worth the time of wait

2 Thank eman68us
Turin, Italy
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

I visited that place many times between 2007 and 2012 and its ice cream is simply delicious! You can enjoy it while looking at the moltitude of people passing by..they make it in front of you, and are so quick to serve hundreds of customers smiling...you'll be hypnotised! You can have ice cream with or without pistachios crushed and they... More 

Thank Fratarta74
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We walked in to a crowded but friendly place that served some of the best ice cream I've ever tasted. Make sure you try the custard with Turkish delight.

Thank Chad N
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I think it is the first place serve special ice cream in damascus old city, it is realy tasty , you cant find like it any where, you should try it.

Thank Haifa S
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

I just learned that Bakdash moved to Amman, Jordan, taking all their employees, so I you wish to taste the icecream, it is still possible..

2 Thank vivianvegter
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

The Original Arabic Ice cream, the most delicious and traditional you'll ever taste not only in Syria,BUT in the whole world, if it's a summer visit you're planning to Damascus, this should be your first place on the list

1 Thank Majd A
Damascus, Syria
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

It is very popular site for the special Arabic ice-cream in the middle of Al Hameideih Bazar in old Damascus. whenever I'm there I have to be there to cool my heart with such hand made ice cream

2 Thank Bassima2013
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

My favourite ice cream ever ..... I miss youuu..... my mum's family ice cream... the best in the middle east

2 Thank Ahmad A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

marvelous arabic ice cream in arabic way , hand made , very clean in the old bazaar al hamidieh souk during your walk, nice place for nice ice cream time ... ...

2 Thank Ibrahim S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al-Hamidiyah Souq, Damascus, Syria
  • Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus

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