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Bellini

Piazza Bellini 6, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Palazzo Reale)
091-6165691
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Ranked #661 of 1,084 restaurants in Palermo
Cuisines: European, Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Palazzo Reale
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rome, Italy
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
223 helpful votes 223 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

The place seems to be average but we decide to stay because there were no alternative restaurants. Food average, not expensive, staff don't speak English and ignoring clients. In the end we're very surprised that we had to pay table cloth fee, twice! It was 25% of the total cost. No come back there.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

The location excellent, the food average, and the service was terrible. I was blatantly igorned by the waitstaff on multiple occasions. I would not return, unless you intend for your pizza dinner to drag on for 3 hours...

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Taranto/Cesena, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We went there on Sunday for lunch. It was the typical place for tourists.... So nothing really special. The staff was not really friendly, but polite. Food in the average.

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