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L'Ottava Nota

Via Butera, 55, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Palazzo Reale)
+39 091 616 8601
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Ranked #11 of 1,087 restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $47 - $67
Cuisines: Italian, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Palazzo Reale
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Zurich
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went here on our 1st night in Palermo for our anniversary. The design is contemporary, tasteful and subtle. Barely noticeable background jazz music, real jazz, not smooth jazz. The food is fresh and delicious. My husband had the fresh fish with lime juice and red onion. We both loved it. We shared a salt crusted fish,... More

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Islamabad, Pakistan
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The ambiance is so lovely and intimate. The service is with elegant touch. The meals are delicious with gorgeous presentation.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Without a doubt one of the best culinary experiences I've ever had. Great service and an outstanding level of cooking make L'Ottava Nota, the best restaurant in Palermo.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

most refreshing! one of the best places to eat in Palermo. we will definitely go back, and if necessary make a detour via Palermo for it!

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Melbourne, Australia
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202 reviews 202 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
425 helpful votes 425 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We loved everything about this restaurant; the simple stylish decor, the service, and the most delicious food. It would best be described as a modern take on Sicilian food with some French influence. The waiters were very charming and professional. Patrons were a mix of locals and tourists. It is only small so booking ahead is advised. Highly recommended!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Best dining experience in Palermo!!! Great food, very nice place, everything was perfect! Try ceviche di salmon, agnello with miele, chocolat souffle was delicious!!

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kigali
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58 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

What a great way to end our stay in Palermo. The service was great - very friendly yet professional. The food was delicious as well. We had the salmon ceviche, duck, scallops and chocolate soufflé with a bottle of wine for about 75 euros. This is an intimate little restaurant so definitely make reservations.

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nyc
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

What a surprise! After two weeks of eating traditional sicilian food, I was ready to try something new and this restaurant was a welcome addition! My husband and I can be difficult foodie critics and we ate in this restaurant two nights in a row. Every dish was a new adventure-the polpette (meatballs) were delicious and the special truffle pasta... More

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Bath UK
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12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Lovely food, well presented, good service. We dined here on our 2nd night in Palermo and had not got used to the very large portions they serve here. We had a antipasto (fava soup with baby squid), unusual and very good, a primi (pasta with sea urchins) delicious and lamb as a secondo. The lamb was lovely, but was too... More

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Palermo, Italy
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The food is exceptional from classic Sicilian favorites to absolute edible works of art. The chef is incredible, original (and also extremely down to earth) and is always challenging to create something new. Definitely listen to the specials! As a huge foodie, who had a successful baking business in Los Angeles, I can assure you, everything at L'Ottava Nota is... More

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