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Ristorante Ferro

#109 of 1,324 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
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Piazza Sant'Onofrio 42, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 586049
Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Reston, Virginia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of Ferro is very good, close to Via Maqueda, not far from the Teatro Massimo. The menu is very good, with attention to the details. The host and all the staff are always ready to serve you without being overwhelming. The restaurant meet two of the three basic criteria to choose a restaurant, service and quality. I highly... More 

1 Thank 947eduardo
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great wine at reasonable prices! Great service from the ladies who appear to run the place. I would recommend this to everyone visiting Palermo.

Thank Javier D
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

Came to this restaurant because the one we were recommended was full - and that was a god send. The food was excellent, as was the service...... the panacotta was to die for

Thank DrKOJ
Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to have dinner next door at Frida's but that was fulltime booked until much later that night. Decided to have the Sicilian menu at Ferro. For starters some typical Sicilian bites like caponata, panelle and sardine-balls. Nothing wrong with these. Nice pasta. Main course of meat- or swordfish croquettes was not what I would normally order. Good canolo... More 

1 Thank Bert H
Uppsala, Sweden
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Really good tasting food and good value for money. The location was terrific; a vivid area without any disturbing noise. At last but not least, the service was very good. Effective and kind.

1 Thank Jonas G
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2015

Beautiful little restaurant with a calm atmosphere in Palermo. Our meals came out slightly wrong but I presume it was a language issue... They were delicious regardless. Beautiful minimal interior

Thank Summer B
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Came here on the last day of my holiday and was so pleased I did. Best food of my holiday. As some others mentioned, turning up at 9pm there was no issue getting a table as there was only 2/3 other parties there. Not as busy as pizzeria Frida next door which has people queuing every night for a table,... More 

Thank Michelle M
Palo Alto, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Everything we ate here was great. The antipasti with cream cheese and potato balls (polpette di patate) was great. And especially for the dessert, the cherry soup was delicious. Definitely recommended.

Thank OnderGuven
Dallas, Georgia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015

siciciliano typical restaurant where you can eat the excellent pasta with fish , only that much is expected to sit and eat

Thank allison j
Lauria, Italy
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2015

Living in Palermo for two months we saved this restaurant for a special occasion based on its reviews. I can,t even begin to say how disappointed we were three guests each of us felt the same. It almost needed a Gordon Ramsay character to go in and shake them up, we could see their failings quite plainly. Everything they did... More 

1 Thank Stephen N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Italian, European
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Sant'Onofrio 42, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 091 586049
Ferro Ristorante is located a few steps from the Teatro Massimo in Palermo's historic center. The atmosphere is refined and elegant, and offers its clientele a modern kitchen with references to traditional Sicilian cuisine with a great number of dishes but not all special and delicious prepared with seasonal raw materials and high-quality In summer there is the opportunity to dine outside in space in front of the enclosure, in the charm of the square which, little by little, is recovering the ancient buildings.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?