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Mocambo Bar

Piazza IX Aprile n.8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23350
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Nice cocktails

Nice bar to sit and watch people in the main square. Cocktails were strong and tasty Staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
churston
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london
via mobile
First class hospitality & service

We first came here as part of a large wedding party for a post church-service, yet pre... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Navilluso
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Taormina has a pounding heart: the Mocambo. Founded in June 1952 by Mr. Carmelino Fichera, a man whose greatest wish was to create an ideal gathering place for all those who frequented and loved Taormina. He sought to offer his patrons a real temple of amusement and antertainment, yet, also from the comfort of one's armchair, a place to pause, watch and reflect.
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  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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“aperol spritz” (4 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
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Piazza IX Aprile n.8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0942 23350
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"aperol spritz"
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"antipasti"
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"the main square"
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"people watching"
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"location is fantastic"
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"great place to people watch"
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"cannoli"
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"corso umberto"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bar to sit and watch people in the main square. Cocktails were strong and tasty Staff helpful and friendly

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Ernesto D, General Manager at Mocambo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Grazie,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We first came here as part of a large wedding party for a post church-service, yet pre wedding-reception drinks reception, whilst the bride & groom posed for photographs; which we enjoyed immensely along with a delicious serving of antipasti & canapés. Everything was simply perfect...More

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Ernesto D, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Mocambo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Molto onorato dalla vostra recensione, spero di avervi ancora con noi, sarà mia premura farvi sentire come a casa. Grazie.

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Get a front row seat to watch life go by. Great people watching, and great weddings going by. Prices are very reasonable. Street entertainment is also very fun. Definitely stop by for a drink or two

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped off for a drink here to watch the crowds of people walk by. Staff were friendly and attentive. A little on the expensive side but we were served quite a lot of nibbles to go with our drinks. Recommended.

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Ernesto D, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Mocambo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018
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...Grazie...e arrivederci a presto...

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

9 euros for two truly awful coffees. Lukewarm service. Nothing to commend it. Plenty other places to get good coffee for less nearby.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The staff here were so friendly. Helped me sort my wifi. We had a little joke together about somethings. Ordered my drink and was presented with a vast amount of nibbles, well worth the price of the drink when you have all that food (which...More

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Ernesto D, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Mocambo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you, and see you soon, you will always be welcome. Ernesto De Luna

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely aperitivo with the hubby whilst doing a bit of "people watching" which, simply, is just Taormina people having a stroll in the corso up and now... :) This bar is one of the oldest in town and although it looks a bit...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Favorite place for Aperol spritz - and possibly the most expensive also in expensive Taormina. But you pay for your seat and a great assortment of snacks, so make sure you’re hungry. Professional staff.

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

There is a large tea room here as well as a bar. There is a large outside area with seats and tables all facing Piazza lX Aprile which is picturesque both day and night. It looks expensive but is not. Staff are very smart and...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

There is a piano, musician, and singer that performs on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays starting at 5pm until 9pm. He is wonderful, and so good that he doesn't sound real. My husband says he is by far the best he has ever heard in this...More

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