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“Sicilian Treasure” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Antico Caffe Spinnato

Antico Caffe Spinnato
Via Principe di Belmonte 107-15, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Politeama)
091 58 32 31
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Ranked #321 of 1,155 Restaurants in Palermo
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Politeama
Southampton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Sicilian Treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Visited here in the evening for coffee and cake after a recommendation by another restaurant we had lunch in. We were really impressed by the quality of their desserts and service. Finished
up sitting people watching and relaxing for ages.The staff are really attentive and polite.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Our "local"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We stayed in Palermo for 2 nights and went here both nights after our passegiata and dinner, on the second night the waiter remembered our order and made us feel at home. It's a great place to relax after a busy day's sightseeing and people watch. There was a pianist here on one of the nights and the ice cream was very popular and looked really good

Visited October 2012
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“A great place to listen to the piano and watch the Passagiata!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

My husband and I greatly enjoyed visiting the Spinnato Cafe on three of our evenings in Palermo. It is conveniently situated around the corner from the Grand Hotel et des Palmes Hotel, and an idea place for early evening Aperitifs . The Cafe offers a good selection of cocktails along with complimentary 'nibbles' but it was the 'people watching' that one comes to this place.
The cafe offers light snacks (a very doughy and not awfully good pizza) and ice creams.
The cafe is fairly ordinary inside, and the loos need to be properly cleaned, however, it is outside where there is a super atmosphere and it is a delight to listen to the pianist.
Our favourite drinks were the Brandy Alexanders!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

The best desserts ever!!!
I am still dreaming about the desserts that we had here, the cannolis and other pastries are exceptional. The folks that work here are great. Shout out to Giuseppe- he is wonderful

Visited August 2012
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“What a find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

We were so excited to find Caffe Spinnato around the corner from our hotel. What a pleasant setting. Their espresso drinks are perfect, and their pastries convinced me that not all Italian desserts are wet cake or dry cookies. What do you want.....beer or a drink, cappucino, great gelato, yummy pastry......it's all here. And it is open 'till midnight! It was our home away from home in Palermo.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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