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Ferro di Cavallo

Via Venezia | 20, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 331835
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (76 reviews)
“cannoli” (26 reviews)
“antipasti” (26 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Venezia | 20, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a trattoria that the locals use, recommended to us as a good value, good food place to eat and it certainly was. the location is certainly not picturesque - it's well away from the main tourist spots, next to a car wash, but...More

Thank kentishlass6
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant which we were referred to by a friend and we disnt tegret it. Antipasti were extremely good and the secondi were plain but very tasty. How Italian food should taste like. Will be back again.

Thank Bram R
Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend from Palermo recommended this place to us. They started off well while we were waiting in the queue. Nobody could skip the line because the list was respected to a tee. They even brought us some "assaggini" while we were waiting. The trouble...More

Thank Elana O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had this place recommended by some locals on our search for a traditional restaurant and we were not disappointed. The place was really packed (around 9:00pm), thus we had to wait like 15 minutes for our table and in between the courses a couple...More

Thank Ralph C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are fine with haggling and arguing over restaurant bills and you don't care about paying a couple of euros too much, do NOT read on. And I won't be telling of the food, either, other than it was just excellent! So. You've been...More

Thank Petridis56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and unpretentious place for having a tasty dinner for a very reasonable price. No pre-booking, only a queue.

Thank Andrey_Khapaev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trendy and famous . We were "lucky" to get one of the last free tables on the sidewalk terrace , around 19:45 . Five minutes later the place was packed . We waitwd about 25 minutes for our order to arrive (minus the red wine...More

Thank saul g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have very good selection of pastas and sea food which is nicely served. Tip: if you drop some food on your clothing, do not worry - they will provide you with the cleaning spray and the brush 😀

Thank Aleksandar C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the first place we tried when we arrived in Palermo and I wasn't prepared for the chaos. Thank god I speak Italian or we never would have gotten any service, let alone a table inside. After nearly a week in Sicily and more...More

Thank PB&PA
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A very popular restaurant, you will have to queue or get there early just to get a table. I can only guess this is on reputation. The food is good, not amazing, and cheap, but not dirt cheap. The service is poor as it is...More

Thank dcolenso
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It wasn't racist. The restaurant is just poorly run.
14 January 2016|
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Oggi 25 aprile siete aperti ?
26 April 2017|
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Andrea D
fate un menù particolare per pasqua? Grazie
15 February 2017|
Response from Riccardo768 | Reviewed this property |
noi siamo recensori mica proprietari del locale! chiama il locale.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
10:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
10:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
10:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venezia | 20, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 091 331835
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