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Casa del Brodo

Via Vittorio Emanuele 175, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 321655
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Ranked #241 of 1,108 Restaurants in Palermo
Price range: $32 - $45
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was the worst service I've ever had! The waiter forgot about our table, then after sitting there for 25 mins, he came to take the order. After that, we could barely get his attention and after the last attempt he even rolled his eyes. Absolutely worst experience! On top of that the food is mediocre. The "salad" that comes... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I visited this restaurant for lunch during a one-day trip to Palermo. Its location is very central and makes the restaurant very easy to find. I chose an "antipasto al buffet" which for just 12€ gives you the possibility to fill a plate at a magnificent buffet as much as you can. The choice is extremely rich of Sicilian specialties,... More

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The hotel staff recommended this restaurant. What a recommendation and a wonderful surprise. Overall, the food quality and presentation was very good and the service was excellent. The feeling in the place was quite special for us. We dined around 8:45pm on a weekday and the place was full with locals. In Palermo, definitely check out this wonderful restaurant.

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Fortunately we had booked as restaurant was full by 8pm on a Monday night. Service and appointments were excellent as was the wine list. My first course of broad bean soup with fennel was tasty and satisfying. My husband's huge plate of mussels were tender and perfect. Pork chop (me) and fish (him) came with salad and were adequate but... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Came here based on the Lonely Planet write up and were not disappointed. Very busy on a Saturday night but they went out of their way to accommodate us. The 'antipasti misto' starter is a fantastic buffet (one visit allowed) with lots of fish or veggie items to choose from. I had swordfish as a main which was delicious. The... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Best antipasto and best caponata in the city. the soup and the tongue were delicious. I even forgot my backpack there and they let me in early to retrieve it. Sweet people and delicious food. House red was more than serviceable.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Having stuffed ourselves stupid for 3 days already we opted to have just the one course with a side which did cause them some confusion - easily sorted though. Had a simple pasta with aubergine but the homemade pasta was truly amazing. The potato side dish was also stunning. One day will go back and have all 4 courses!

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CHICAGO, IL
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

One Sicilian I met in Palermo told me that I should not expect to get fish at most of the restaurants because people in the city prefer to eat meat. Therefore, if you’d like to get fish you should rather drive outside of Palermo to the fishing villages. I had a great fish at this restaurant as well as spaghetti... More

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

The cold buffet was great. The cold pasta was not. We agreed that the word in Italian for cold was 'freddo'. The restaurant did offer to heat up the pasta, but who would want re-heated pasta at a restaurant? I returned it uneaten, but they still charged for it. They shrugged, I shrugged. Don't go.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We arrived with high expectations and we left very dissapointed and unsatisfied. We had the grilled cheese and mussels as antipasti. Both were bland tasting and boring dishes. For primi piatti we chose the risotto frutti di mare and the pasta con le sarde. Again bland and uninspired dishes. The ingredients were fresh but we didn't taste any passion in... More

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