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Re di Bastoni

Corso Umberto 120, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23037
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Still The Best Bar in Taormina

Great hosts and staff. Wonderful authentic drinks prepared with care by the owner. Superb drinks... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jadfran1
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Watford, United Kingdom
Favourite bar

We love this bar it has a great range of local craft beers and a nice friendly atmosphere. We... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
stevenandmandy
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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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Pub, Jazz Club, Alternative Bar since 1996
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (27 reviews)
“great bar” (19 reviews)
“people watching” (19 reviews)
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Hours
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Corso Umberto 120, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0942 23037
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"bruschetta"
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"great bar"
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"people watching"
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"corso umberto"
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"watch the world"
in 11 reviews
"favourite bar"
in 4 reviews
"superb drinks"
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"local craft beers"
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"drink selection"
in 2 reviews
"paninis"
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"bar snacks"
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"drinks menu"
in 2 reviews
"the main street"
in 9 reviews
"fantastic atmosphere"
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"aperol spritz"
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"piano"
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"jazzy"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hosts and staff. Wonderful authentic drinks prepared with care by the owner. Superb drinks menu with Italian bar food to match leads to a very pleasant experience. Seating is uncomfortable though so be prepared ! Otherwise enjoy, it's a great place to drink. Oh,...More

Thank Jadfran1
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We love this bar it has a great range of local craft beers and a nice friendly atmosphere. We always get the bruschetta with oregano, delicious.

Thank stevenandmandy
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Gaetano D, Proprietario at Re di Bastoni, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you!!!!

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

One of the least touristy bars in Taormina. In the midst of everything but nice place to sit with some good wine and occasional music.

Thank David G
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

My hubby and I had a lovely visit to Taormina, Sicily in April 2018. We had wandered all over this idyllic mountain town, seeing all the sights, and absorbing the atmosphere when we stumbled by chance into this wonderful little pub/eatery on the main street....More

Thank Karen S
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Gaetano D, Proprietario at Re di Bastoni, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you!!!!

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

If you are sick of drinking typical lager on holiday then this is the place for you! I found this place after seeing many people had checked in beers here on Untappd, and it didn’t disappoint when it came to choice of drinks with at...More

Thank Richard J
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Gaetano D, Proprietario at Re di Bastoni, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thanks a lot !!!!!!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We went here every day of our 9 days in Taormina (they are closed Mondays). Very professional and friendly staff, excellent location to people watch on the Corso, great wine and god bruschetta.

Thank Karen S
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Gaetano D, Proprietario at Re di Bastoni, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018
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Thank Youuuuuuuu!!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice little jazzy place for a drink, aperitivo and more (nice salads) with good products! Very nice staff, with reasonable price in the heart of Taormina!

Thank Romain R
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Every time I come to Taormina I visit Re di Bastoni - the drinks are amazing & so are the staff. Tano & Lynne, the owners, are so lovely. The atmosphere is warm and cosy. It's the perfect place to sit and people watch as...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

The service was very friendly in this nicely laid-back bar.. orange painted wall on one side...13th century (?) original stone on the other. The staff were friendly and helpful in choosing local wines and the appertisers were a meal in themselves

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

It is a must to visit Re de Bastoni, rustikal full of Passion, fantastic atmosphere, and not least fantastic different piatta Siciliano, of super- quality... Julian, Teresa in the kitchen, Mary and all the others are just so fantastic

Thank Klaus L
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tee46fla
29 October 2016|
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Response from Gerald G | Reviewed this property |
My preference, every year (and already booked 2017) is down on the beach. You get the cable car up to the town. Best hotels are Grand Atlantis Bay, Sea Palace and Sant Andrea. My favourite is the Grand Atlantis Bay - rooms... More
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