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Ristorantino Palazzo Sambuca

Via Alloro 26, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Tribunali)
+39 0915 076794
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Ranked #53 of 1,080 restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $64
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Tribunali
Description: A wonderful, friendly small restaurant with delicious food and a very rasonable wine list.piccolo ristorante dai pasti semplici e deliziosi ottima accoglienza e ottimi i prezzi visto la qualità del cibo
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English first
Palermo, Italy
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Second time I have had the pleasure of dining at this intimate restaurant. The ambiance was very refined as usual and the food was first class. The fettuccine con Gamberone are simply sublime :) a personal favourite of mine. Staff are very attentive . Well done yet again.Complimenti

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed in Sicily for 8 nights in various locations and went to many restaurants that had exquisite food. However, this restaurant, Piazza Sambuca, was by far the best. We arrived, were seated immediately, and had three waiters all attending to us. The fish of the day was impeccable and fresh, the grilled vegetables were divine and all three pastas... More

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Excellent food, great unobtrusive service in this stylish restaurant just off Piazza Marina. Just right for a special night out. Terrific fish. Bill €120 for three people, including 2 bottles of wine. Terrific steak too.

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France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The place is minimalistic, modern, cosy and welcoming at the same time. It's not very big, tables can be quite close, so expect your conversations to be heard by fellow guests. The food comes from a limited menu (good sign) and is prepared with attention and features fresh ingredients. We made the mistake of ordering two items off-menu, fresh local... More

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Berkshire, England
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We spent a week in Palermo and this was the best meal we had. We would have returned if we had discovered it earlier in the week. It is well worth trying to find this restaurant, it's on via Alloro in the historical centre, which is one of the main routes through the area. The restaurant is pleasant and run... More

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edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Amazing food and service. We had a beautiful grilled vegetable antipasti which was delicious. The fresh fish of the day delicately cooked, huge prawns and a really fresh fennel salad. It was all recommended by our server who was lovely and really helpful. I can't recommend this place enough. Perfect!

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Herk-de-Stad, Belgium
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19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

On our first evening in Palermo, we visited Palazzo Sambuca. We had a great time. Sharing a trio of carpaccio of seafood was already nice and the main course recommended by the owners was a fresh grilled fish with a salad of fennel and orange. Our son had a nice risotto with scampis. Wine was a bottle of white light... More

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Ballydehob, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A charming, elegant family restaurant in the heart of the Centro Storico of Palermo housed in an old palazzo. Excellent fresh fish, [a divine spaghetti with fresh nero di seppia/black squid ink], a hearty selection of Sicilian wines. The food is presented artistically, a quiet, relaxing ambience. Would highly recommend, without hesitation.

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Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We had a lovely meal in an attractive, elegant setting. The service was efficient, attentive and very friendly. The food was superb - wonderful fish and salads. There are also very reasonably priced pasta dishes. I would certainly recommend this restaurant.

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

First the service is talented, charming and elegant. it is a family who runs the restaurant. Enzo and Valentina, father and daughter take care of you, and the son in the kitchen does his art food. it seems simple, but it is exquiste, tasty, delicious! and everything runs between them three as an harmonious orchestra to serve you as if... More

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