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Caffe Palermo


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2019 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
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Caffe Palermo Original Classic Homemade Cannolies
there's a reason why we're known as the "cannoli king" of little italy. this is the classic and the best. you have to try them to believe the incredible fresh taste! they can't be missed!
Frutti Di Bosco Cake
fragrant short pastry filled with chantilly cream, decorated with a rich assortment of the finest blueberries, blackberries, red currants, raspberries, and strawberries. a spring favorite!
Cappuccino Cake
three layers of espresso drenched chocolate sponge cake, coffee cream filling, decorated with cocoa powder stripes.
Classic New York Cheesecake
traditional new york cheesecake flavored with a hint of vanilla.
Caffe Palermo Original Homemade Tiramisu
caffe palermo's famous original recipe! three layers of sponge cake soaked with coffee and liqueur, filled with zabaglione cream, dusted with cocoa powder.
Italian Cookie Assortment
our case is loaded at caffe palermo - loaded with the freshest italian cookie favorites! we've taken out a few of our most popular delicious choice cookies, and put together this assortment that is ready to be shipped right to your door!
Chocolate Profiteroles
pro-fit-er-roles. their taste is as unique as their name! cream puffs filled with chantilly cream and rolled in a smooth chocolate cream coating.
White Chocolate Profiteroles
for the white chocolate lovers out there! these cream puffs are filled with chocolate mousse, and then covered with a white chocolate cream, and decorated with milk chocolate curls.
Grandmother Cake (torta Della Nonna)
an italian favorite over many generations. fragrant short pastry base filled with pastry cream, a hint of lemon, topped with pine nuts, almonds and powdered sugar.
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
are you a chocolate lover? imagine the world's best new york style cheesecake, filled with chocolate chips, and decorated with a chocolate marble design.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered a mini cannolo and instead of having a very good cannolo in the middle of little italy, I had an half empty cannolo. I am Italian but my expectation were not high but having an empty shell and call it cannolo it s...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cristiana C
John D, Owner at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Christiana! The Cannoli King himself wants to be sure that you know that if there is ever a problem, to reach out to him or go to the counter so that we can take care of the concern. It is possible that the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They say they have the best cannolis in the world, and you know what, we believe them! We also tried the pistachio cheesecake and it was knock your socks off amazing. The service was great! The staff was friendly and we would definitely return.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank qvadventures
John D, General Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

THANK YOU for the amazing review & 5 stars!!! Glad you enjoyed your visit to Caffé Palermo, the cannolis and cheesecake! We look forward to seeing you again soon! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just loved the vibe in this place, caught our eye with the queue as we went for dinner and simply had to come back for desserts. We did take out and the guys behind the counter really made us feel we were having a true...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank debsywalker
John D, Owner at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you came in and had a wonderful time! Thank you for the 5 stars and kind words!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MUST GO! I lived in Italy 11 years and travelled from Sicily to Northern Italy. These cannoli's & biscotti are AMAZING!!!! We went back 3 days in a row! Service was AWESOME! We sat on street & enjoyed "people watching".

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank garybJ1138CY
John D, Owner at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Gary! We loved having you and so grateful for your kind words! Glad you enjoyed!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in for coffee and, you guessed it, a Cannoli and were thrilled with everything. A lot of hustle and bustle, so not the most relaxing place, but the staff was friendly and efficient so, combined with the great food, this is a must stop...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank R-n-P_in_NC
John D, Owner at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review and 5 star rating! We hope you stop in again to see us ... and grab a cannoli! :)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to this place after lunch for coffee and dessert. The cannoli was amazing! They really know what they are doing when it comes to espresso and dessert. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gussch1987
John D, Owner at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and 5 stars! We are glad you stopped by and enjoyed!

Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

We went to Little Italy specifically for this place. The doors were open and it was after 10:30am. They started yelling at us that they weren’t open yet. Alrighty then you just lost business and got yourself a bad review. I would never visit this...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ncfirefly
John D, Owner at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ahhh. . . .sorry about that. I appreciate the feedback and will look into this to see why this happened. Hope you'll give us another try when you're back in town.

Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

A little pricey but very delicious! You might have to wait a little while to get a table but it's well worth it! We had a few different sweet things and they were all amazing!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ellibows
John D, Owner at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2019

Thank you for your review and the 5 stars! We are glad that you enjoyed!

Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! If you are in little Italy NY you can’t not go to this place! Cannolis are of the charts!! Awesome

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kengadsby7
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Stopped in on our way out of town and got cannolis to take home for family members. They were very good (my wife and I have been to Italy several times and hand the real thing there) vs whatever it is some places sell. The...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ryanwk628
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