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Il Ghiottone Raffinato

#158 of 1,178 Restaurants in Palermo
#194 of 1,301 Places to Eat in Palermo
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Politeama
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Via Salvatore Vigo, 3, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 2514744
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12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 142
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    Very good
  • 30
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  • 14
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely little restaurant

This was a great find in a big town. So much to choose from in Palermo and staff excellent. We only had a day in Palermo and this visit made it special.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This was a great find in a big town. So much to choose from in Palermo and staff excellent. We only had a day in Palermo and this visit made it special.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We enjoyed the atmosphere, service and food here so much, we came back the next day for a repeat performance. My husband felt that his meal (Stufato di Carni Miste) was the best he had on our two month trip to Italy and Scilly! The chocolate molten dessert was absolutely wonderful also.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Although the restaurant was recommended by my hotel, I initially hesitated to go in as it was empty but I needed refuge from the rain. Obviously the staff rallied round the first customer of the evening but they were attentive and not at all pushy. The menu had a good choice of seafood and meat dishes and the wine list... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia, Europe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Although the food was tasty (we ate pasta), the portions could have been bigger considering the prices. 2 portions of pasta, 1 dessert and a bottle of water costed us 45€! The atmosphere was a disappointment, almost no music (radio). The service was good, but a bit pretentious.

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Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We found this restaurant near our hotel on very wet Sunday evening. The place is modern but has an intimate feel. The wine list and food menu was interesting and the staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Just made breads were placed on the table as well as a small tasting plate to give the palate a zing. Prices for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Quiet place off a walking Street. The fish soup was very good. Service quite friendly. Nothing special but worth a trip if you're in the area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We happened to stubmle on this place on our last day in Palermo. We were supprised by the service and how nice the staff was. They were happy and cheerfull. And we felt very welcome. The food was a bit pricy for it's taste, but the service weighed up for it. We got a complimentary drink at the end of... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Was the best food we tasted in our 4 night visit to Palermo and the best service. We stayed at B&B La Bella Vita and cannot fault this amazing small restaurant. Our taste buds really enjoyed this visit. Sam & Michelle

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Low quality seafood, cold tea and very long waiting. 3 stars seem to be even a high ranking. Very small portions. A meal definitely not worth 100 euro.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We appreciated the welcome and good service. The people who had veal were very happy with their meals. I had swordfish and was disappointed as it was very bland. Still, a very nice evening.

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Additional Information about Il Ghiottone Raffinato

Address: Via Salvatore Vigo, 3, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 091 2514744
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Politeama
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 am - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 am - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 am - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 am - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:30 am - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 am - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Salvatore Vigo, 3, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Politeama
  • Neighborhood: Politeama
  • Phone Number: +39 091 2514744

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?