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Bellini

Piazza Bellini 6, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Palazzo Reale)
091-6165691
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Ranked #699 of 1,104 restaurants in Palermo
Cuisines: European, Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Palazzo Reale
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Quick, attentive service in an excellent location(even if the piazza was undergoing something of a makeover this summer). The food was great - reasonably priced, tasty and authentic. Recommended.

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New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have an attachment to this place because I came here on my first visit to Palermo and so I come each subsequent visit. The piazza is lovely and the pizza is great. I haven't had other dishes so can't comment on those but I think the pizza is their main specialty. As other reviewers have noted, the waiters can... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

To some up our experience up - we would recommend looking for another restaurant to eat at. Staff were rude - throwing chairs and menus around, slamming doors and complaining to each other after taking clients orders or taking the plates away. We waited approx 40 mins for some bruschetta, once seeing 2 other tables receive their entree and main... More

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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great value for money here in beautiful historic surroundings! For starters, we shared a frittura mista di pesce (mixed deep fried fish), and continued with the linguine all'astice (pasta with lobster) accompanied by the great local white wine Cusumano Alcamo. Enjoy!

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UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The outdoor tables of this eatery, which seems to attract many foreign tourists, provide an excellent place to watch the world passing by. Service was good, as was the food. Although, the pizza I ate on one occasion was not as good as that which I ate nearby in Dal Biondino, the food was more than acceptable. Any defects in... More

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Erzenhausen, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on a recent visit to Palermo. We basically seated ourselves at an outdoor table and the waiter eventually brought a menu and offered to take our drink order. The pizza was slightly better than the pasta but nothing was special. We had an octopus appetizer and the sauce tasted like a mix of ketchup and tomato... More

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Oulu, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We spent two weeks in Sicily traveling around the island. Of all the restaurants we had the pleasure to eat during our trip, Bellini in Palermo was by far the worst. It is sort of understandable, that we as tourists didn't get as good service as the locals. When our italian skills were poor and the english of the staff... More

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

we had pizza which was lovely but service was awful and they charge 2 euros service charge per person which you don't now until the bill arrives.

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Colchester, UK
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142 reviews 142 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We arrived early at La Mortarano/Church of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio or San Nicolò dei Greci, overlooking the Piazza Bellini, while the church was closed for lunch. We opted for a drink of water and half a pizza until the church opened. The water arrived, the pizza halves were plonked down in front of us. We asked for the bill, which... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

After a super long day of travelling and getting day our bearings in Palermo, what better way to start our holiday.than with a good italian pizza! We decided upon this busy looking restaurant in the lovely Piazza Bellini. It was a lovely warm evening so we were shown to an outdoor table and given menus. We ordered a couple of... More

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