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Il Ghiottone Raffinato

Via Salvatore Vigo, 3, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Politeama)
+39 091 2514744
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Ranked #106 of 1,107 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Politeama
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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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No. California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
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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Buckinghamshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We stumbled across this place by chance and i'm so glad we did. Beautfiul sample starters while you choose your meal. The beef carpaccio is out of this world, as is the pork fillet in pistachio crumb. My partner had the seabass and said he'd never had better. We rebooked for our anniversary the following night and were greeted as... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Good food, good service. I had the beef carpaccio, which was a twist of the classic carpaccio, with thick slices of meat plus mozarella. It was pretty nice though. Pasta was great, so was the cheese and meat platter starter and the veal main dish we also had. This, with a good red wine made a great dinner. It's not... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Arrived early as we had waited all day to go to this restaurant. We went into an empty restaurant and 20:30 to be told by the waiter that it was fully booked. We went back at 22:30 and the restaurant was still empty apart from a couple and two members or staff. Do not waste your time

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Oslo, Norway
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Not easy to find in a small Palermo side street, but once there we were taken good care of by the headwaiter, a friendly, young man who spoke English very well and who spoke very knowledgeably about food and wine. His advice was well worth listening to as the menue was fairly extensive for a restaurant of this class, and... More

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Boston, MA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Everything was good. I had the 'house antipasto' to start, and I'd recommend it. The sardine ball was quite different to my New England palate, but Sicilian food is full of strong flavors, so ... yes, this is why we travel! My husband started with beef carpaccio which was very good. Sliced a bit thicker than we've ever had, but... More

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