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Antica Focacceria di San Francesco

Via Alessandro Paternostro 58, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Tribunali)
091 32 02 64
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Ranked #453 of 1,160 Restaurants in Palermo
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Tribunali
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Focaccia, arancini, and other yummy street foods. Consider this dining experience rather than sitting in an expensive restaurant. Excellent value.

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Palermo, Italy
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Very nice location in the old town of Palermo. Need to try street food as "focaccia con milza" , "panino con panelle e o crocche' " . Also tipical food are very interesting as the delicious "caponata di melanzane". Service and atmosphere: the top

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Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We finished off a walking tour with lunch at this place. Sat outside in the courtyard (it was self-service that day) and enjoyed the food...sandwiches were great...wine was good and a great place to enjoy Palermo and the neighborhood!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A good memeory for this short stay in palermo. Comfortable sit outside at night. Maybe not too much asia faces there, so we got really good service at that night :-)

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Bellingham
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This restaurant was a great lunch stop on our second full day in Palermo. I don't speak Italian, but it was handy to associate the labels (Italian and English) with dishes served from the cases. Maybe the slow service complaints came from folks who sat down at set tables on one side of the courtyard and waited to be served... More 

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Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place has quite a reputation, but I'm not entirely sure why. The seafood risotto was, in fact, excellent, but the service was incredibly slow, and the wine list was unnecessarily expensive. If I returned, I would probably not bother with another sit-down meal here. However, they do offer a nice selection of street food, and I would be inclined... More 

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Italy
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Considering the reputation of this place, i did not find that the food is really good. Moreover, it is expensive. However, I would recommend it because you can sit outside in a beautiful square surrounded by the a nice church (one of the most beautiful) and some paintings in close to the tables

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Unquestionably the worst meal I had in Palermo, and quite possibly in my 3 years of traveling to Italy. I ordered pasta with mint and swordfish, and was rewarded with the worst tomato-based sauce I've ever had outside of a high school cafeteria - after hours of trying to figure out what the taste reminded me of, I realized: Campbell's... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

.....a fat guy standing around ignoring customers and telling hard working staff to run around him 'literally'. There is a €2 service charge per person, so lunch for 2 was €30 plus €4. That's 13%ish service charge. When paying, the fat controller short changed me by €6 and clearly thought I would let this go. Upon pointing this out he... More 

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Rome, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great for a quick stop for some of Palermo best street food. Pane panelle e cazzilli my fauvorite. It also has a proper restaurant, but I didn't try it.

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Address: Via Alessandro Paternostro 58, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 091 32 02 64
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Tribunali
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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