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Ristorantino Palazzo Sambuca

#162 of 1,272 Restaurants in Palermo
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Via Alloro 26, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 507 6794
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London
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Palermo; Via Alloro Sicily offering typical Sicilian and European cuisine to a high level of detail and taste at a sensible price. Family run with a the young son of the owner Francesco adding a gentle twist to honest Sicilian and Italian cuisine. Fragrant shrimp risotto; Stunning fish and pasta dishes and steak with... More 

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london
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120 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

The hotel recommended this family restaurant - one of the few places that offered a la carte for New Year's Eve. In fact I never saw the menu, as I was happy to follow the friendly owners recommendations (something I would not normally do, but the prices were reasonable). Had a potato with swordfish starter, the following risotto was excellent,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Owner was extremely friendly and gracious, gave recommendations for places to visit. We had fresh fish appetizers, pasta, and steak entrées - everything was wonderful. Be sure to try the bread sticks - best ever! Homemade hazelnut ice cream topped off the meal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This place was recommended to us by our hotel staff, and upon looking at this restaurant tripadvisor rank (130+ at that time), we wondered if its really worth going there. We had a time gap for lunch and decided to give Sambuca a visit. The restaurant is in the beautiful Kalsa district, right on via alloro. It is modernly designed... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

This was a delightful evening in so many ways. Alessandro at Abatellis Luxury recommended this restaurant. He promised it was very good. And so it was. We were the only couple in the restaurant. We picked a good night; it was packed the night before. Our host Vincenzo was so very kind to us! This is a family owned restaurant.... More 

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Kittery, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Our first night in Palermo. The hotel recommended the restaurant and they were right. The owners welcomed us and made great recommendations. The pastas were perfect al dente. Cacio and Pepe with lime and anchovies was amazing. The tagliatelle with porcini and speck flavorful.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

A good restaurant if not a great one. Friendly staff provide a warm welcome but the decor is modern and a bit stark to give the place a the right ambience. The food, however, was excellent and whilst I simply had a steak, it was beautifully cooked and the sauce perfectly judged. Not the restaurant's fault, but a party of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant by chance and were very pleased with our visit. The service was fantastic, very friendly and attentive and the maitre d' patiently explained the menu to us in English. All 3 courses of food were delicious and the wine excellent. The only negative was the lack of atmosphere as the restaurant was very quiet when... More 

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

We knew about this place from passing by through Via Alloro as the lady owner gave us her card whilst we browsed the menu for a future visit. Our return a few days later was truly worth it. Each dish we ordered was refined, looked brilliant, tasted as if there was no tomorrow. Generally, a very good menu to choose... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing, the wine was delicious, and the service was good! I recommend this restaurant without hesitation.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$29 - $51
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Alloro 26, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Tribunali
  • Neighborhood: Tribunali
  • Phone Number: +39 091 507 6794
Description
A wonderful, friendly small restaurant with delicious food and a very rasonable wine list.piccolo ristorante dai pasti semplici e deliziosi ottima accoglienza e ottimi i prezzi visto la qualità del cibo

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