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Piazza Olivella, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Castellammare)
091328861
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Ranked #810 of 1,156 Restaurants in Palermo
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
Neighborhood: Castellammare
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The service was, at best, perfunctory and at worst, insulting. The drinks were dubious versions of what they should have been. The prices were high for what we had. And the food was tasteless. This place was recommended in a guide book from a few year's back - either it's gone horribly wrong, or we hit it on a bad... More 

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I went to La Traviata with a group of 6 friends last night. Although the people are friendly, there is not enough staff and those working there are not trained properly/run off their feet. We had to wait over 45 minutes for out starters and another 45 minutes for a very average pizza. Saturday night is going to be busy... More 

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Bordeaux, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We went there for dinner time during the week, food was tasty and good. But our table cloth and our kettlery were so dirty...it's a pity because they were so friendly with us! We will turn back if they will buy a new kitchen!!!

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Fresno, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

We ate at La Traviata on the evening of the last day in November, 2012, shortly after taking a bus from the airport to our B&B. We both had pizza. I tried the tuna and was quite pleased with my first taste of Sicily. My friend had a pizza with ham and some leafy greens on top, which she said... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

I was totally amazed at the value of the huge delicious fish couscous served with masses of vegetables and an extra bowl of veg and sauce - I could not finish it - friend had a great Crepe, and they served Red Eric beer - on of the few places we could get any red or dark beer. Couple of... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011 via mobile

My wife and I actually ate here twice not realizing every place in this piazza serves food from the same kitchen. We sat down both times in the piazza area (there is more formal seating in the back) just to have a few drinks and a light meal. The pizza was better than average. I had a kabob which was... More 

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Sydney
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2009

This restaurant was recommended to us by a Palermitan and he was spot-on. We had the best couscous anywhere in Sicily at this place. Love how they serve the extra bowl of broth so your couscous doesn't go dry. The service was totally efficient even though it was packed out - mostly with locals, it seemed - as well as... More 

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New York
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20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2008

The Piazza Olivella area is full of dozens of restaurants, most of which come to life only in the evening. Popular with the younger crowd, they come and go. La Traviata is the real deal, a long-established eatery offering exceptional cuisine. The most popular dishes here are Tunisian. Couscous, with meat, fish or vegetables, is a mainstay, and the turkey... More 

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Additional Information about La Traviata

Address: Piazza Olivella, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 091328861
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Castellammare
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

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