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Il Baro

Via M. Rutelli, 20 | Chiuso Lunedi, 90143 Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Politeama)
+39 091 303110
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Ranked #31 of 1,107 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $33
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Chowder
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Politeama
Description: The restaurant was founded in 1999 and is located in the heart of the city. E 'managed by the owner, who has created with great skill, unique atmosphere, attractive, combining a culinary offerings really interesting. The decor of the room is warm and rustic, truly a great place to spend pleasant and relaxing evenings in front of succulent dishes.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Il Baro was just down the street from our apartment so we thought we would give it a go without reading up on any reviews really and we enjoyed a lovely steak dinner and a pretty delicious chocakte cake dessert, the staff were friendly and very attentive and even enjoyed an impromptu English lesson from my girlfriend, all in all... More

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Paris, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I ate here with the whole family and we had an excellent meal. The starters were scrumptious, the pizza crusts delicious as well as everything else. Highly recommended!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We speak no Italian...however more than one sever was mor than happy to help us, the entire menu comes on English as well, they go the extra mile to really make you feel comfortable. Highly recommend this place

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

If you're looking for that cliche Italian food fix, at an extremely high quality and at a really reasonable price, this is the place for you! All the food was spot on, and delicious. The staff were super friendly and just the right speed. Make sure you try the tortino, one of the best deserts my wife and I have... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The first day we came here it was so overcrowded that we could not get a table. The next day we came back and they had a free table. The bruschetta was nice. The gnocchi with funghi creme was wonderful. My girlfriend had the eggplant dish which was good. For dessert I had the strawberry cheese cake and my girlfriend... More

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Martina Franca, Italy
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We loved this place. From the Politeama area, it was just a short Bus 101 ride down Via della Liberta to get here. We received a warm welcome and excellent service from the staff, and the food was simply wonderful. We had the caponata di pesce spada, gnocchi with brie, grilled cuttlefish, and the tortino al cioccolato for dessert --... More

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Austin, Texas
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142 reviews 142 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Recommended by our B&B. We were the only non-locals in the restuarant. We got there early, so no wait for a table. When we left, more than 25 people waiting - always a good sign. It has a very nice atmosphere, menu with English, and courteous servers. The food was very good, had fish and pizza as mains, octopus as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

i've been here several times during the last months, it was always worth it. good food finely cooked and a vast choice of dishes, good the service too.

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United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

As other reviewers have commented, this place is a bit off the beaten path--for tourists anyway. Actually it is not difficult to find but it is over a kilometer from Piazza Politeama which I did not realize when I chose it. But on the plus side, this means Il Baro is not catering to tourists and, in fact, it seemed... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We visited this restaurant twice whilst on holiday in Palermo. We were welcomed the first time, and treated like regulars on the second visit. There is a great atmosphere, mainly local people. Food and service were great, and at a reasonable price.

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