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Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed July 25, 2022 via mobile

Stumbled across this place whilst exploring. The toasted paninis were amazing, and very reasonably priced. Came back the next day for more!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed March 25, 2020

My wife wanted to try a different restaurant every day during our month-long stay in Palermo, but this restaurant was the only one we came back to--we actually had three meals here, and all of them were terrific. The lasagne was delicious (and large), the...fritata was delicious and unusual in a tasty way, and the risotto was one of the two best meals I've ever had in my life (and it was huge). The caffe marocchino was the best I've ever tasted. And, strangely, the food was cheap--4 euros for the lasagne and 4 for the risotto, and maybe 5.50 for the risotto. The staff was friendly, too. What a great place!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

The are a couple of tables outside on a charming street - really comfortable for watching Palermo street life. My breakfast sandwich was just ok bur orange juice was really great. Coffee was the bomb.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed September 25, 2019 via mobile

I just happened to walk by the place after that I had arrived in Palermo. It looked nice with a small outdoor place and it was free of tourists. So I thought I would give it a try. I ate risotto marinara. The risotto was...very muchy, the seafood was overcooked and it didn't taste much. I was very hungry so I ate most of it. I should have taken the loss and walked away. It least the food did not cost much.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a local who we asked to suggest a local place for a light meal. It proved to be ideal, a pleasant outdoor sitting area, a wide menu and well produced uncomplicated food. Ideal for a quick lunch.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We were looking for somewhere to eat lunch, near the port area in Palermo, and liked the look of what we could see on peoples' plates. Service was a bit brusque - but OK. I had a tuna salad and my wife had a hot...pork panini (sandwich), with a bottle of wine, and it was actually quite good.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

We stopped off here and sat in their pretty outside eating area for a cappuccino and the most perfect pistachio cream filled croissant I've ever had. Their freshly squeezed orange juice was lovely too.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

We only stopped for a little bit of icecream. It was really good and tasty and we enjoyed it quite a lot. The service was a bit rough but maybe tribute to my English and behaving not local in terms of sequence between order and...payment.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

We visited this place 3 times in our short stay. Situated in a quiet street near museums and other attractions this friendly bar has a nice shaded terrace and friendly staff who will serve you anything from a coffee, wine or beer, or a tasty...snack.More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here, fantastic food all around. Ordered the maxi anti pasta and others ordered sandwiches

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

On a sunny morning in Palermo, Kalsa district, this is a good place to drink your morning coffee and eat a little something to get the day going.

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the great coffees, food, service and atmosphere. We made this our first morning stop every day of our stay in Palermo. It's friendly, non-touristy and in a great neighborhood. All in all, just perfect.

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Great place to have breakfast at a very good location in the middle of Palermo. Their ricotta and white chocolate croissants are the best.

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed October 1, 2015

Obatala is an appealing neighborhood cafe with good food, friendly service and outside seating. Menu options include panini, salads, piadine, pastries and gelato. Servings are generous and prices are modest. My Caprese salad was delicious: ripe pomodorini and fresh mozzarella. My husband & I split...a tabbouleh salad because it looked so good and it was. We also shared a porchetta sandwich made with grilled yellow peppers, smoked cheese, olive oil and lemon. Terrific! The tab, with mineral water came to 12.50 Euro. Definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2015
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Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Perfect place ! Quiet, good food and nice people. Palermo is very loud and such a place is rare ! Enjoy it... We took salads and they are very good.

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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5