We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ristorante Ferro

#104 of 1,160 Restaurants in Palermo
#121 of 1,272 Places to Eat in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Piazza Sant'Onofrio 42, 90100 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 586049
Website
Today
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking
Description: Ferro Ristorante is located a few steps from the Teatro Massimo in...
Ferro Ristorante is located a few steps from the Teatro Massimo in Palermo's historic center. The atmosphere is refined and elegant, and offers its clientele a modern kitchen with references to traditional Sicilian cuisine with a great number of dishes but not all special and delicious prepared with seasonal raw materials and high-quality
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 92 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
extraordinary tastes

siciciliano typical restaurant where you can eat the excellent pasta with fish , only that much is expected to sit and eat

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
allison j
,
Dallas, Georgia
Add Photo Write a Review

92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Dallas, Georgia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

siciciliano typical restaurant where you can eat the excellent pasta with fish , only that much is expected to sit and eat

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lauria, Italy
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Living in Palermo for two months we saved this restaurant for a special occasion based on its reviews. I can,t even begin to say how disappointed we were three guests each of us felt the same. It almost needed a Gordon Ramsay character to go in and shake them up, we could see their failings quite plainly. Everything they did... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If you are looking for something different than your normal menu of pasta, pizza, fish and meat - go here. A surprising menu with great tastes. Also the aperitif offered to us at arrival and the well recommended local wine completed a night out dining. A nice square where you can sense the local atmosphere and above all very friendly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palo Alto, California
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

April is clearly not the time to fight for reservations - we walked in at 9pm, and were met with an almost empty restaurant, tastefully decorated in minimalist white tablecloths. The food was fantastic: several specials were described in a mix of our halting Italian and the owners halting English, but the outcome was superb, and the interactions were more... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florence, Italy
Top Contributor
409 reviews 409 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We visited this restaurant after a whole day's work, because led here by an insider, a Palermo born colleague. In the four days of my business in Palermo, with experiences of restaurants all of a good standard, this was at the top. The restaurant is renowned for its fish dishes, but also those who prefer meat here will be satisfacted.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Lovely food with a really unusual menu. We had squid meatballs, which were delicious. Service was great too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helsinki, Finland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

It is not easy to find all the good restaurants in Palermo because there does not seem to be a real city center but the central area is scattered - Ferro on Piazza Sant'Onofrio is however worth the search and walk! The appeanrance of the restaurant is modern and it has a fairly nice outdoor seating area on the piazza.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Amazing polite service in a little corner of Palermo. Great place and great hospitality. Food were interested from the expected Sicilian food however, were not up to the expectations of the menu. Did not taste as well as one would think and when served, some dishes were not hot. So quite inconsistent.

Was this review helpful? Yes
MILANO
Top Contributor
333 reviews 333 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

This restaurant really is a little gem tucked away in the heart of Palermo town centre. The staff were really friendly and attentive. We have dined at quite a few restaurants in the area and this ranks as one of the best, the whole dining atmosphere was superb. We look forward to our next visit and will definately be spreading... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012 via mobile

Only two doors away from the very good Frida pizzeria (btw, Tripadvisor need to update their location pins - we walked right past this and Rosa Nero based on their map locations) rests a restaurant with a fairly limited menu, only four or five choices per course, but what choices! I started with very good polpette - after a complimentary... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 32

Travelers who viewed Ristorante Ferro also viewed

Palermo, Province of Palermo
Palermo, Province of Palermo
 
Palermo, Province of Palermo
Palermo, Province of Palermo
 

Been to Ristorante Ferro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Sant'Onofrio 42, 90100 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 091 586049

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Ferro Ristorante is located a few steps from the Teatro Massimo in Palermo's historic center. The atmosphere is refined and elegant, and offers its clientele a modern kitchen with references to traditional Sicilian cuisine with a great number of dishes but not all special and delicious prepared with seasonal raw materials and high-quality
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ristorante Ferro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?