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Casa del Brodo

#68 of 1,183 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Italian, Pasta
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Via Vittorio Emanuele 175, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 321655
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 214
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    Very good
  • 79
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious and Popular

This restaurant has been around for over a hundred years. Food is delicious. Some of the menu items are like what your grandma would have prepared in her kitchen. Simple, like meat and potatoes. But very well prepared. Other menu items are more complex and very good. Be sure to make a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
JohnEl_121
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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Cumming, Georgia
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162 reviews 162 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Saw the Trip Advisor reviews and we decided to try it. The antipasti were very good as were the meals we had, however the restaurant was very hot which made it hard to enjoy the meal. THe food is definitely very good but the discomfort brings the rating down

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This restaurant has been around for over a hundred years. Food is delicious. Some of the menu items are like what your grandma would have prepared in her kitchen. Simple, like meat and potatoes. But very well prepared. Other menu items are more complex and very good. Be sure to make a reservation. While eating we saw them turn away... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Our hotel got us a table at this popular trattoria, and we observed at least 10 other groups turned away because the place was so busy on a Sunday night. I recommend a reservation. We had the degustazione menu at 18 euros each - a great value! I enjoyed the tortellini in brodo as a primi, while my husband loved... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

We went here tonite as it's our last nite in Palermo. We read the reviews and decided to give it a try, I wish we hadn't! Firstly where we were sat was in front of the air con, not normally a problem, however it was freezing so we asked if it could be turned down a little, to which we... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We ate dinner here as part of a tour group, so they had used this restaurant before. Upon entering, there was a long buffet on the right with meats and cheeses. Unfortunately, we were eating from a set menu. The pasta and seafood plates were very good. The ice cream dessert was a hit with all. Service was attentive and... More 

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West Hallam
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Picked this restaurant for lunch on our last day in Sicily, simply because we hadn't spotted anywhere else and it was getting late. But we certainly didn't make a bad choice. The service was both friendly and efficient, and the food (from the set menu) was very good indeed, and extremely copious! It wasn't that busy when we went, though... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is an exceptionally popular restaurant. We attempted to get a table one night but it was crammed to the rafters with a queue of people with plates lining up for the buffet anti pasti. The smell of the food and the warm and cheerful atmosphere were immediately compelling so I booked for the following day. I had the buffet... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Boiled meat? With green sauce? Not what I was looking for, but the history of this dish, and the history of this restaurant gave me no choice! The food was superior, as other reviewers have said. And perhaps thanks to the California reviewer, LindaKayC, we had a huge basket of bread on the table. Lots of Sicilian restaurants have great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The best food I had in Palermo. Sadly I only sampled one dish, but everything looked truly delicious.

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Palermo
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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Warm cosy atmosphere on an otherwise chilly night. Food and service are both excellent. If you're hungry go through the menu, if not don't miss the seafood risotto and if you think you have some space a starter of sea urchin bruschetta.

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Additional Information about Casa del Brodo

Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 175, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 091 321655
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 28 - 39
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 175, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 091 321655

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 39
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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