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Ferro di Cavallo

#75 of 1,280 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Venezia | 20, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 331835
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wed - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Porto, Portugal
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Cheap, quality food, and a very friendly owner. If you have to wait for a table, they'll usually give you some starters for free, like the typical panelle. Ate the best Marinara! I can also recommend Nero di Sepia and the cannoli. It's probably better to book first.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 2, 2017

This was my absolute favorite place to eat. The food was out of this world and the service was fantastic! Great atmosphere and an awesome place to go with any type of group! 10/10 would recommend!

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 reviews
Reviewed February 22, 2017

We found this traditional restaurant from Palermo by chance, after searching for a good place to eat and we were indeed very lucky because this was an excellent place for lunch. It looks like a family type of business, with warm Italian decorations and attentive service. The food has a good price and it was exactly what we imagined to... More 

Thank andraperez
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Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Tucked away off the main street, and one of our best meals. Busy and crowded with locals, and you can see why. Good variety of Sicilian food freshly made, very good value too.

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London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Genuine traditional food; fresh ingredients combined to make the most famous Sicilian recipes. The atmosphere in a triumph of colours, happiness, joy: it is a true experience for your taste buds and your soul! Fantastic and very kind team.

Thank MissMandarino
Lorgues, France
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

A nice place to enjoy local dishes just a block away from a large avenue. We ordered 2 antipasti, simply made but tasting very good, then 2 secundi and 1 canelloni. The food was nothing fancy but all together nice! The waiter was prompt and didn't speak English but he was attentive and offered us 2 limoncello to tof it... More 

Thank Alain G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is an ideal place to eat genuine Sicilian food at a very good price. Make sure to go early and book ahead. The patron is a great person jovial and a merry man. Do not expect any frills or bows. Just sit and eat and enjoy good food and house wine. We will be back for sure, even in... More 

Thank Pierre C
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 692 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2016

Ferro di Cavallo in Palermo, a nice restaurant, with sicilian pastas, excellent house wine, varied other menus,nice ambiance, friendly service; a very good adress.

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Great place, amazing food & cheap! Very busy so you might wait for a table, but really worth it! We ate marinara and cozze! Best food & good wine (1l 7€) recommend it!

Thank Ewa N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Our group of 4 had dinner here in Mid November. We got there early (7:00) and were able to get a table right away. The place filled up fast - so go early or make a reservation. The atmosphere is fun - bright colors, pasta boxes and bags as wall decoration, fun paintings on the walls. The food was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venezia | 20, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 091 331835

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?