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Carlo V

Palazzo Reale
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Piazza Bologni 22, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good local Sicilian seafood prepared on beautiful artistic huge platter. Antipasto platter you would die for. Ask for good Sicilian house wine, they will bring bring you something excellent and delicious. The Amato family remembered us at each visit, and were most friendly and accomodating. Sit on the piazza under canopy. We also were guests at a large formal... More 

Thank Mark M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking at all the positive reviews on this restaurant, we decided to check it out. We were somewhat disapointed, because of the high expectations. Also the English guy (also readable from other comments) said that he had some tourists that came here every day... We couldn't see way and didn't come her again. We had the grilled fish platter and... More 

Thank Kevin G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious but they forgot our starter/antipasti. It was included in the bill but the staff didn't argue when we told them we never received it.

Thank Donal M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a horse and buggy ride through the city and buggy driver dropped us off here when asked where is good to eat. In a nice plaza typical to Palermo and with above average settings and decor inside. Waiters attentive and friendly and greeted by owner who maintains his presence making sure all goes well. My wife and I had... More 

Thank Tusons
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant is located in a nice square. Service staff were fine and the quality of the food was good enough. No dessert menu to speak of. Overall, good to visit, but nothing special.

Thank Notts01
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wine waiter kicked off an average visit by tacking the wine list from our friend, before he could read it, and declaring "I am the wine list. What do you like." Took three attempts to find a decent wine, against his recommendations. Food was ok, service marginal, ambience in the piazza was fantastic, but we won't be back.

Thank Physeter
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328 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice upscale place with real white table cloths. It is a wine bar that serves food. the wine is very reasonably price at 5 or 6 euros glass for good wine. The wine is from all over italy so it you are looking for a more regional experience this is not your place. Service is smiling and... More 

Thank tfizzle
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in to rest and have a drink after a long day of walking. Great spritz at a good price. Lovely snacks and complimentary crostini too. Bright cheery service. The square is very peaceful and is filled with 16th buildings - some in a degree of decay. Worth a visit.

Thank Steven B
Brussels, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu promises local and original dishes, but it's all rather bland and disappointing. Even the pasta alla norma, which is difficult to do wrong, tasted sour. The pasta nera with squid ink is a delicate dish but their version is over the top. The pasta with butternut and shrimps just tastes of nothing. Avoid this place and go across... More 

Thank mathias d
Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nicely located restaurant in the heart of the city centre of Palermo. The inside of the restaurant is really nice and we had lunch outside on a very hot day. We had a table under the shadow and the breeze gave us a good relief from the heat and we found it ideal for lunch. The waiters... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Bologni 22, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Palazzo Reale
  • Neighborhood: Palazzo Reale
  • Phone Number: 091-32-88-56
This is a restaurant with an American bar. Seating inside and also a terrace on lovely Piazza Bologni near the Cathedral of Palermo and near Hotel Central Palace

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