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Al covo de' i Beati Paoli

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Piazza Marina, 50, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
0916166634
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Ijsselstein, The Netherlands
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe the cook had an off day, otherwise there is something wrong in this restaurant. Plates full of food left on the tables. Also our mozzarella salad. Looked and tasted terrible. And then also wait 20 minutes for warm beer. Disappointing.

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Thank AnoniemJ1
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get approached at all the restaurants in this vicinity by pretty young girls who promise a good meal and then you find yourself being processed by sometimes arrogant wait staff. The evening meal for us started reasonably well, but honestly, all the restaurants are serving the same old thing! We both started with the tomato bruschetta which consisted of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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299 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped to have dinner here because the restaurant we wanted was booked out. It looked fine from the outside and the interior was well done but the food was boring. How is that even possible to make Italian food boring? The portions for ‘starters’ were too large. Starters were: eggplant/tomato - was oily, this is a cold dish and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We thought this restaurant looked nice and a waiter directed us to a table. There were menus on the table. After waiting for 15 mins no one had come to ask us what we wanted to drink or taken our order. We decided to leave. If they couldn't even get our drinks order how one would we have to wait... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We arrived Palermo by train with from Taormina, and after settling in at our hotel, we wanted the real thing: Outdoor eating at an Italian Pizza restaurant. Our friend who has a sure nose for just this, led us straight to Al Covo de' i Beati Paoli across the street from the Garibaldi garden. A bottle of Prosecco before diving... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

For once we didnt check in advance: maybe their basic pizzas are edible, But sure our mussle soup wasnt (cold and poor taste/some half crude mussels in some 7 mm tomato liquid broth). Nor was the brocoli pasta, the digestion of which may even be associated to an unexpected intestinal event of one of our kids few hours after-all fine... More 

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We chanced upon the restaurant as the preferred one was booked out. It was only a short walk from our intended destination and whilst it looked like a tourist trap , the volume of local people intimated this may not be that bad. So it proved. The seating outside had a great atmosphere , over looking the park and the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We were part of a tour group that had dinner here one night. We were supposed to eat inside but because it was so nice out our guide asked them to seat us outside which they scurried to do. We had a good experience with them although it did take awhile for us to get our food...the food was wonderful,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

A friend recomended this restaurant. It was a big portion, like in middle age, tipical Sicilian starter and pork. I loved the taste.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The food is mediocre, which means quite bad for Sicilian standards. The setting is lovely on a square, the terrace with fans that spray damp for cooling. The inside is beautiful as well. Passing is at dinner time again, I saw the prettiest tout ever trying to lure us in. Not necessarily a good sign.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Marina, 50, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Tribunali
  • Neighborhood: Tribunali
  • Phone Number: 0916166634

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?