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I Cuochini

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Via Ruggero Settimo, 68, 90141 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 581158 ‎
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great cheap snack bar

Don't expect anywhere to sit down but do get great Italian fast food. Interesting choices of arancines, mini pizza type things and a Sicilian speciality of meat in a sweet pastry. Definitely worth a look at if you are in Palermo, not least because it is incredibly cheap for a snack

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Sinead P
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Crediton, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Delivery
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243 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Crediton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Don't expect anywhere to sit down but do get great Italian fast food. Interesting choices of arancines, mini pizza type things and a Sicilian speciality of meat in a sweet pastry. Definitely worth a look at if you are in Palermo, not least because it is incredibly cheap for a snack

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Staten Island, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Push your way in to this place, on a side street, and you'll get the Palermo panelle and croquettes of your dreams! Absolutely the best in "street" food, super-fresh (you sometimes have to wait for it to finish cooking) and VERY inexpensive! Friendly, efficient staff. Right near the post office.

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Sydney
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130 reviews 130 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Stumbled upon this little place down an insignificant side alley, brought to my attention by the sandwich board announcing the historic rotisserie. Lucky for us, there were just three other parties being served before us. I noticed a ticketing machine for allocating numbers, indicating just how busy this place can get. And after our small sampling of delicacies, I certainly... More 

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New York City, New York
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48 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We found this "Rosticceria Antica" in a hidden courtyard by following a sign off the Via Ruggiero Settimo just a few blocks from the old city. No menu, no English, but just point to taste a selection of various Arancine (fried rice balls) and Timballi (fried pasta balls) at 0.70 Euro apiece. Food was good.

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Oakland, California, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

You know a place must be authentic when there are no English reviews on Trip Advisor. I went to this little hole in the wall, seeking it out because it was listed in the Rough Guide. If you want to know the Palermo version of fast food (other than a panini), this is IT. (McDonald's is around the corner as... More 

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  • Address: Via Ruggero Settimo, 68, 90141 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Politeama
  • Neighborhood: Politeama
  • Phone Number: +39 091 581158 ‎

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