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Bam Bar

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Via di Giovanni 45, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24355
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place has a fame for good granita, and it is a genuine fame! The granita is so good! So many lovely flavors to choose from! No wonder this place is always full up!

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Thank Blanche M
Sacramento
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Multiple flavors of granita, with seasonal variations. The locals take theirs with whipped cream but unadorned is just as good (and less fattening). Skip the brioche. It's neither fresh nor tender. It arrives in massive plastic bags and always tastes stale.

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Thank saywhat?
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bam Bar promises great granita, and it delivers with panache. Traditional flavours like almond and strawberry are offered alongside seasonal delights including mandarin and melon. Cute decor and enthusiastic staff ensure there is always a bustling crowd.

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Thank Jennifer H
Taormina, Italy
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a sweet place with indoor and outdoor seating . It isn't hard to find , but it isn't on the main road you need to walk down a little side road and you'll spot it instantly . Well priced and very nice refreshing granita !

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Thank stranacrazyinlove
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on our last day not realising their reputation of serving the best granita and asked for coffee (which was very good). The owner, realising we were clueless, gave us a freebie granita and wow! Never found another granita as good as Bam's during the rest of the holiday and we went to many cities across the island. REMEMBER... More 

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Thank Meesh L
Island of Malta, Malta
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just go... The best granita that I ever had! The place is often crowed but wait for a table worth it! The service is fast.

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Thank Piripoppi
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is always busy outside. Serves all the usual great Sicilian Cafe food including my favourite Granita. Just at the bottom of the street from the Greek theatre.

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Thank Philip D
Chicago, Illinois
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141 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended to go here for the best granitas and wow were they ever right! They have the freshest fruit. The US "Italian Ice" knock off of this drink is such a disappointment after visiting here.

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Thank SpartyGirl888
Morristown, NJ
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small cafe serving drinks, espresso, cappucino, but they specialize in granita here...the intense flavors will blow you away!

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Thank figtree2
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smashing little family-run bar. So friendly and amazing prices. Lovely place to start the evening and sit in the sun to watch the passeggiata.

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Thank kathy2102015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 4
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?