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Piazza Marina 16, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Tribunali)
+39 091 584574
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Ranked #79 of 1,191 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $40
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Tribunali
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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
Description: La Trattoria "The Pantry" was founded in 1988 and is a family-run trattoria, born from the idea of ​​"Mamma Oriana and Pino," which opened in the heart of Palermo, Piazza Marina, a trattoria with a clear idea: offer tourists and Palermo the dishes and traditional Sicilian expressed and made with fresh fish put on display. Among the dishes that you can enjoy the restaurant "The Pantry" we find: swordfish marinated with green pepper, meatballs with meat sauce of sardines, caponata swordfish, scampi risotto and smoked cheese, busiati fresh pasta with artichokes and ricotta rolls swordfish with almonds on tabbouleh vegetables, grilled prawns and more.

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We always like to find somewhere the locals eat and a christening party was in full swing when we arrived, the restaurant was soon full to capacity - we were the only non-Italians - and when our food arrived it was clear why. Delicious fresh food expertly cooked and served by friendly staff . Try it if you get the... More 

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Essex UK
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62 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This restaurant is in a lovely setting by the marina. We had great seafood, including a pasta with sardines and fruits de mer. Decent local wine, too.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

arrived in Palermo and found this place. food and service was great. 7 people = 153 euro. marinated swordfish salad, sadine balls, anchovies, octopus. Very little i would have changes.

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It was that kind of place that you see at the piazza but you are not sure if this the place to eat at as it would be the place for all tourists. It was for tourists but the taste and quality was great although I had an issue with fish bones in my fish fillet. I loved the taste... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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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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175 restaurant reviews
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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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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 

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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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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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Additional Information about La Cambusa

Address: Piazza Marina 16, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 091 584574
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Tribunali
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 40
Cuisine: Seafood

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