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Al Fondaco del Conte

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Piazza Conte Federico 24, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 652 2312
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tarxien, Malta
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very welcoming staff especially the chef who took the time to explain each and every plate and what is behind it.

Thank MaltaSailingHolidays
Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were refered here by a local and we were not disappointed. Very good food, well presented and reasonably priced. Very friendly and helpful staff. Don't walk by as it doesn't look like much from the street. It was full when we went with what looked like locals to us.

Thank KayukD_G
Brookline, MA
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Run by a lovely young couple – he cooks, she waits table – this place was a find! Diego is rightly proud of his ingredients, his family recipes, and his skill in the kitchen. Lunch began with complimentary aperitifs of wine, ginger, and strawberry and a plate of crisp toast with two dipping sauces: tomato and pepperoncino and a homemade... More 

Thank JaylynBrookline_MA
Dublin, Ireland
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122 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fair play to the owners for doing their best. An aperitif was a nice touch. The roasted figs were basically fig jam on top of pecorino cheese slices. Pasta was quite overcooked and turned into soft mash. Seabass was good but small. Service was very friendly. However we noted the restaurant became empty by 9:30pm. We did not spot a... More 

Thank RosDublin
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

A gem,hidden in a back alley.seems its open only on weekends,and what a luck we decided to go check it out.the cook comes to explain all in the menu himself,in a charming english with a strong Italian accent,he is so genuine and friendly that the food tasted even better.went for the typical Sicilian eggplant,onion,paprika and olives in tomato sauce,called caponata(must... More 

Thank kremena_094
Paris, France
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Good Sicilian food, correct service, good wine. Typical address in central Palermo. Pasta well done, ricotta and fava.

Thank 123JAA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

After wandering through the less illustrious side of Palermo, we finally found this small restaurant. Worth the effort for sure as inside the tables are simply but beautifully laid and the staff are so welcoming. We were treated with such care and enjoyed a welcome drink and specialty bread and dips. We all enjoyed our main courses. The menu, although... More 

1 Thank Georgia H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

we found this restaurant after visiting the Capella Palatina, just 10 minutes walk. Good selection and quality. Very friendly atmosphere and nice staff. Thanks for the great Panna Cotta!

1 Thank antoniogi
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Well worth finding, a bit away from the centre in a gritty but dynamic neighbourhood. High quality Sicilian cuisine at a reasonable price.We had the chick pea starter, squid ink arancine, sea bass and eggplant and swordfish rolls, all cooked to perfection, Particular effort made to accommodate gluten free requirements for one guest. Really care about the presentation and quality.... More 

2 Thank Montefiore12
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

visited with my sister. almost every dishes were nice, especially caponata. and they give some juice and nacho(with their own sauce). i enjoy it service was perfect. beautiful signora and signor were very helpful and kind. chef explained his food in details. 한국분들 가보시는 것 추천해요. 굉장히 친절하고 음식맛도 좋습니다. 카포나타와 샤벳 특히 추천하지만 가지와 생선 롤은 잘 모르겠네요

Thank Sang Hoon H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22 - $38
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Conte Federico 24, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 091 652 2312

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