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Avant Garde Cafe Lipari

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Via Vittorio Emanuele 35 | Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 98050, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 988 0505
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Mansfield, Australia
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114 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

With its tables spreading out onto Via Vittorio Emanuele, the main street, this cafe/bar is delightful. There are a range of beers and wines- the Salina white wine recommended by the waiter was superb. Then to our amazement bowls of nuts, olives and chips were served gratis. It's a place to sit, relax, gaze at the artistically displayed fruit and... More 

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Paris, France
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

I've been travelling in sicilia for 2 weeks and this place is the only one who refused to serve me a glass of water with my gelato, pushing me to buy a bottle of mineral water. Terrible experience.

Thank David W
Sidney, Ohio
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146 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014

Great sidewalk cafe for drinks and snacks. Had drinks and bruchetta which was excellent. Great place to watch foot traffic.

Thank frs2778
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

Love the Gelato , Granitas and Coffees Good wifi and a place to sit relax and see the crowd pass by. We visited it several times and always got the same friendly service at reasonable prices for the centre of town

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Milan, Italy
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129 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Good aperitif. Just in the middle of main street. Polite and willing staff. Good price. Recommended for sure.

Thank cianabro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

We loved it here! The staff were so nice. We popped by almost everyday on our little trip to lipari. It's nice to sit and jut watch people stroll by. Visited by both tourists and locals. They seemed to know all the people in town. It's perfectly relaxing.

1 Thank Ulind
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

I was in Lipari for my honeymoon and my husband and I came here every single night for pre-dinner drinks. The two waiters were just the loveliest people and really made you feel welcome. Fantastic atmosphere too with lots of live bands. Would heartily recommend to anyone. Oh and lots of free snacks with cocktails!

Thank acasu87
The Hague, The Netherlands
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215 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

We always came to this place for our ice creams in Lipari. The staff was always friendly and the ice cream was great, with generous servings During the night this bar sometimes has live music as well

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 35 | Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 98050, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Lipari
  • Phone Number: +39 090 988 0505
Artisan ice cream shop on the main and historical street of Lipari Island,Eolie Islands - Sicily

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