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La Cambusa

Piazza Marina 16, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Tribunali)
091 58 45 74
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Ranked #88 of 1,107 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $45
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chowder
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Tribunali
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Gloucestershire
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We came here twice and enjoyed our meals both times. Service was good and the meals were very enjoyable. It was also in quite a pleasant setting in Piazza Marina. It was probably our fourth favourite of all the restaurants we went to in Palermo in the course of a fortnight, so not bad at all.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went to this restaurant after the recommendation of our hotel. The waiters are nice and funny, always willing to give advice. Doesn´t cost much for the quality of the food, nice seating space outside overlooking the port.

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London
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245 reviews 245 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

After reading reviews on TA we decided to book this restaurant. We are staying in Palermo for one month and found great pizzas and snacks but good quality restaurants for evening dining seemed to be more difficult to find. In particular Piazza Marina is full of restaurants but feedback is very mixed. On arrival at La Cambusa we were offered... More

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London
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60 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It is a bit of a struggle eating in Castellamare: too many restaurants serving virtually identical dishes. This is just one of the flock. Comfortable, decent service, average unexciting food. Being fished out, two of our party went for veal escalope usually as reliable as spag bol when all else fails. Here it was tired , dry and lacking in... More

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La mia replica e' solamente per sottolineare che il nostro amico recensore si e' recato alla Cambusa di Castellammare del... More

Montréal
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The waiters were attentive and wore restaurant livery, not street clothes. This added a touch a class. The menu list is fairly short but all the food offered was inspired, well prepared and prettilly presented.

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The pastas are just fantastic. We went twice (we were only in Palermo for three nights). Great service, delicious house wine. The risotto with seafood was one of the best things I've ever had. Definitely go here! You may want to book in advance if going after 9.

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Boston
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11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

La Cambusa was recommended by local friends. The ambience was comfortable and the waiter was courteous and friendly. Our crudo or "seviche" of spigola garnished with orange sections and pink peppercorns was one of the best dishes we had in Palermo. My busiati alla trapanese was likewise one of the culinary highlights of my trip to Sicily. Fresh pasta with... More

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We went for a traditional family lunch on Christmas day. The restaurant was full with well dressed Sicilian families celebrating. We had the 'prix fix' menu and it was enormous. Every dish delicious, and an interesting take on seafood.

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San Jose, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We had landed at PMO a few hours prior, so this was our first taste of Sicily, and La Cambusa met all of our expectations. The food and wine were excellent, the portions were large, and sitting outside after sunset with the greenery of Marina Park in sight, added notably to the experience. The service and prices were reasonable, and... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I had lunch there with my husband while walking in Palermo near the Palazzo Steri. Beautiful setting, lovely service and the food was delicious. We had octopus salad as an appetizer, each had a pasta dish with aubergines and tomato sauce, and for the main dish my husband had a steak pizzaiola and I had the swordfish caponata. Portions were... More

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