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“awesome food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gagini Restaurant

Gagini Restaurant
Via Cassari 35/37, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Castellammare)
091589918
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Ranked #27 of 1,150 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $47 - $68
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Castellammare
Description: The idea of a “Social Restaurant” in Palermo comes from our wish to merge local elements of Food, Art, Music and Fashion with more open ideas of the whole world. Social is our way of living, sharing our ideas with different cultures, let our guests feeling at home, relaxed, comfortable, at ease and pleasantly pampered. We are in love of Sicily and we try to let people feel it through the food, that now, more than ever before is strictly linked to our territory thanks to a recent cooperation with a "star Chef" who gave his personal touch to our cooking.Symbolic element of our restaurant is the social table where people of different nationalities can share the experience of a Dinner in Gagini Restaurant. Harmony and communication are the elements that characterize this space. And if you desire something different from a “Social Dinner” don’t miss our romantic and perfect tables for a Dinner for two or for a group of friends, family and affair. Our Maxim : Passion and hard work…in a Social way!
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“awesome food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This restaurant was recommended to us by the hotel staff and we definately would recommend ... prices more than reasonable and the food outstanding as was the service.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Different!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

If you want to try something a bit different to the usual Sicilian menus, go here. The staff were lovely and helpful and explained the menu when we asked, as it was all in Italian. It was truly a meal to remember.

Visited July 2013
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Tocane Saint-Apre, France
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88 reviews 88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“It is unusual for me to have little memory of what I had to eat -”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

What I do remember is that the atmosphere in this restaurant was impressive: historic and full of character, but that I was distinctly disappointed in what we were served. On paper it sounded fine: appetiser croutons, sword fish or tuna and lemon jelly with fruit sorbet. As we were on a coach trip we knew our meals would be down to a price. Like everyone else who writes for Tripadvisor, we go out for meals very frequently, love Italian food, and look forward to our meals with enthusiasm. Fine for atmosphere here, nice service, but what we had was really only average.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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london
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic restaurant highly recommend”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Such a wonderful restaurant I wish restaurants in England were more like this! We were greeted with a welcome drink of prosecco and had a lovely welcome dish too. Fantastic food (particularly the pork) a complimentary dessert as well as the dessert we ordered (hot chocolate heart AMAZING) the staff were are really friendly and spoke good english too (our italian is very poor) the chef even came out to say hello to everyone and check they enjoyed the food which we thought was such a nice touch. Yes it was one of the more expensive meals we had in Sicily but worth every penny and would highly recommend.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Expensive restaurant, bad value for money”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We were advised to take this restaurant.
The location id good and the atmosphere was good as well.
The wine list was quite expensive compared to the same wines in other restaurants.
I have ordered the main dish - special selection of regional Nebrodi pork.
It was nicely served on the plate, but the taste did not impress me. In my opinion it could be softer.
In my opinion it is slightly overprised.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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