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Al Fondaco del Conte

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Piazza Conte Federico 24, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 652 2312
19:30 - 22:45
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Tue - Sun 19:30 - 22:45
Tue 12:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had dinner. The staff was very nice, welcoming and attentive and chef came out a few times to talk to us, which was fun. The food was good but not outstanding, even for this price range. We were happy with the meal, but in the 10 or so dinners we had in Palermo during our trip, all 4+ stars... More 

Thank enrico p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Outstanding fish! My boyfriend and I were walking around Palermo one evening and found this restaurant. It was a pleasant surprise with great food and outstanding service. The chef came to our table during both courses and explained his choices and asked all about us as well. Highly recommend!

Thank Kathleen S
Waterloo, Belgium
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a comfortable meal and were pleased to discover this little pearl. We especially enjoyed the familial and warm atmosphere and the personal reception from the 'chef'. A chef who cared about his customers. He really wanted us to enjoy his place.

Thank Axel P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

On the recommendation of a local, we found our way to this family run restaurant hoping for a traditional Sicilian meal. What a pleasant surprise to discover that the dishes were innovative - a delightful interpretation of the chef's grandmothers' recipes. Each course was superb, the service was friendly and warm and professional, and our dining party was unanimous in... More 

Thank Amy F
Lorgues, France
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We went there twice during our stay in Palermo. Somewhat a hard to find place the restaurant proposes a short menu but many surprises. Somewhat rich the food is tasty while dishes are probanly a little too generous. Beware that one antipasti for 2 and one primi piatti each will probably be sufficient to overcome any kind of tourist hunger... More 

Thank Alain G
Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

A family run restaurant with true family values The welcome drink and nibbles of fresh bread and delicious dips The delicious salad with white anchovies on top, the tasty seafood dishes are what every hungry diner craves for But leave room for the tiramisu ... you won't regret it, it is heavenly

Thank Riccardo-owl
Spring Lake, New Jersey
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This restaurant is a must on a quiet street away from all the hustle.The food was excellent and the service was great Eggplant Misto was explained in detail as to the preparation

Thank fastaway3
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Pasta with mixed seafood was absolutely loaded with seafood. They brought out the sea bass to show us the freshness before cooking it. Wonderful wine recommendation for wine. All at a reasonable price.

Thank terri d
Tarxien, Malta
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

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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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 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

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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
US$21 - US$37
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:45
19:30 - 22:45
19:30 - 22:45
19:30 - 22:45
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:30
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?