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via Alcide De Gasperi 237 | Via Lincoln, 90047 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
091517682
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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First off it is a bright space in the gritty part of Palermo. Pietro is sinply amazing in terms of service and he speaks perfect English with a great life story to boot! Ask him how he learned English. The arancino is among the best we tried. Great place for first timers to Palermo

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went for lunch on every day of our visit to Palermo and were never let down. Firstly, the value of everything is excellent, don't be at all concerned if you are on a budget. The arancini 'bombs' are available with several different fillings- all fantastic. There is a nice selection of rice and pasta salads, as well as well... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Perfect desert and Arancina in Palermo, one of the best "cannolo" served in the city, it worth to stop

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

First off it is a bright space in the gritty part of Palermo. Pietro is sinply amazing in terms of service and he speaks perfect English with a great life story to boot! Ask him how he learned English. The arancino is among the best we tried. Great place for first timers to Palermo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Amazing pastries, food and arancine bomba, with top class service at a reasonable price. a must for breakfast and lunches in the heart of Palermo.

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Palermo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Try the rice balls, pasta and white wine!! Yummmmmmmy! <3 The server was honest about the food he was serving, it was obvious he wasn't trying to sell us just anything. He made genuine conversation and suggested us a great wine.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We went into this restaurant to get Arancini, but they were kinda disappointing. I felt they were not that fresh. We had aperitivo, too, but the food was not fresh either. Food was cold and didn't look tasty. Aperitivo is like buffet when we ordered any drink with 5 euros, but we should not have had it. Server was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were welcomed and helped by the manager. very friendly and proud of his excellent Bar Touring. The best of its type we found with superb food and drink at reasonable prices. thanks and do visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

A gem for atmosphere and great selection for a light lunch, afternoon tea, or aperitivi. In need of a cup of tea, yes, in Italy! we asked. They initially brought out water not boiling, with hot milk, and only 1 English Breakfast teabag, not 2 as asked. However, the older gentleman waiter could not have been more polite and eager... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Bar Touring have a few locations in Palermo, one of the best being near Mondello Beach. They are famous for tarditional 'hearty' Sicilian food, but anyone who's local knows that the giant arancine (known as Bomba, because they hit your stomach like a bomb!). If you haven't tried them before, they are huge balls of rice, with a filling of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The Arancini ates devine and the coffee is great too as are the surroundings. Marble, mirrors and chandeliers. Amd staff beautifully dressed. Amd it's so central is the perfect quick stop. Arancini and coffee €4

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via Alcide De Gasperi 237 | Via Lincoln, 90047 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: 091517682

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 11

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?