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Ai Maccheronai

#86 of 1,178 Restaurants in Palermo
#104 of 1,301 Places to Eat in Palermo
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Castellammare
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Via Discesa Maccheronai, 47, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
0912510323
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good Scilian food

The place is findable by two Things that look like flames outside (bits of silk blowing ) The food was very good. The owner and his son were very attentive and kind, They even phone the owner of the B&B we were staying at whom we could not contact ...he turned out to be a good friend of theirs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Elizabeth J
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Local cuisine
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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The place is findable by two Things that look like flames outside (bits of silk blowing ) The food was very good. The owner and his son were very attentive and kind, They even phone the owner of the B&B we were staying at whom we could not contact ...he turned out to be a good friend of theirs, so... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I found this place (finally) by going off via Roma at plaza domenico, then turning right -- the restaurant is on the left. It is also possible to go down the steps at Sant'Antonio Abate and then turning left. In any case, I had three courses -- appetiser, pasta, and meat -- plus wine and water for 25 Euros. Everything... More 

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New York
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We walked into this restaurant by chance when we found the piazza and started walking down the side street with all of the shops. It was around 2pm, we were the only ones there with it being siesta time. The food was very good, loved the pasta. It was a great experience all around, the waiter was helpful and I... More 

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Punta del Diablo, Uruguay
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is the worst meal we had in Italy (ever), really the place was dirty, the waiter was rude, the wine watered and the food awful. I had a Funghi porcini Rissoto, that was nothing but badly boiled rice and soggy mushrooms, and some very dry and thin piece of meet that tasted like cardboard. I was really pissed, because... More 

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Naples, Italy
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This little ristorante is well worth the trip. Our group of four walked there from the port area and it took about 20 mins. We all enjoyed our food which was brought out piping hot. The service was friendly and helpful. We had the pasta of the day, I type of macaroni and cheese and fried patata anti pasta. Delicious!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Chicken in citrus sauce was delicious! Also the sausage ! Really recommended! Perfect for families !!!!!!!

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London
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

In a scruffy little street that is part of the market during the day. Food is good sicilian and house wine a very reasonable price. Went twice good both times

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

Nice place and nice people. It's a little place located close to Via Roma; hard to find via Google Maps. Food: I ordered pasta with almond pesto; creative! But not so tasty. The chicken with citrus sauce was however quite nice.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

No one recommended this place to us, we just stumbled upon it while walking night streets of Palermo. It's a small cozy place, staff is very friendly. We had different kinds of pasta there - fish and vegetable. Both tasted delicious, we had to order again :-) I also had sicilian meat rolls which were very good, just not enough... More 

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sliema, malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

Just walked in because speciality of the day was pasta with sardines and we were not disappointed. We tried another pasta dish and risotto too. Dessert was delicious. Service was tops. Family run. Very efficient and helpful.

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Address: Via Discesa Maccheronai, 47, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 0912510323
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Castellammare

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Discesa Maccheronai, 47, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Castellammare
  • Neighborhood: Castellammare
  • Phone Number: 0912510323

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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