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Il Ghiottone Raffinato

#115 of 1,344 Restaurants in Palermo
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Via Salvatore Vigo 3, 90139, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 251 4744
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18:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 18:30 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and extremely polite service , if you re looking for some place where to eat fish and anything else the chef cooks for you , I suggest you to go over there and see what Palermo awesome food means ! Loved it unforgettable place thanks guys and thank you Davide , the best waiter

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Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

First off, the service was amazing. We were the only people in the restaurant, and the two servers as well as the owner were talkative, friendly and a pleasure. We chatted for quite some time and we couldn't ask for better company. The ambiance was romantic (it was my husband's birthday), and the whole presentation was top notch. However, one... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place near our hotel! Pleasantly surprised by delicious food, good service and nice atmosphere! Can't go wrong with the fish of the day... It's grilled to perfection. Nice wine selection!

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Il Ghiottone R, Proprietario at Il Ghiottone Raffinato, responded to this review
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Gentilissimo Mr. Cesare la ringraziamo per il tempo che ci ha dedicato e siamo felici che si sia trovato bene,... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Pleasant evening spent dining here. Seating outside and inside and there is also an upper level. Smarter style restaurant with a good decor, quality furniture, linen, glass wear, china etc, well lit, not harsh like a lot of restaurants in Sicily. Nicely presented food with generous portions served by amicable 'cheeky chappie' young waiters. Regular flow of customers, mainly tourists,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Good food, special place! The restaurant is well located, at the charming area. The food is taste, well cooked, very special!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

We booked this in advance from the UK and were delighted to find this wonderful restaurant. The staff were great and offered GF alternatives when requested. The set menu included so many courses that we had to bring some of the food away with us.

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Thank JHReading
Il Ghiottone R, Proprietario at Il Ghiottone Raffinato, responded to this review

Dear valued customers, thank you for the time you spent and we are happy that you enjoyed it. Thank you, best regards The Direction More 

Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

I had three students and myself looking for a place to have lunch in Palermo. We stumbled on this wonderful restaurant. The food was amazing and the service was great. Chef Ciccio Guilliano came our to our table and took care of us personally. I had the meat and cheese plate which had a great variety. My daughter had the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Just around the corner from our hotel, found this excellent restaurant down the alley way. Great food, service, and price. American and tourist friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

We were strolling around looking for a proper restaurant and came across Il Ghiottone Raffinato. The menu didn't sound very good but we decided to take a chance as the restaurant looked good and the ambiance was great. When the food arrived it far exceeded expectations. It was sensational and utterly delicious. The waiter helped us choose a wine which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Very good quality FRESH home cooked seafood dishes that are an absolute bargain to me. Wine was very nice. The couple who run the place are so warm and charming. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience there and only wish I could have eaten there more. Book a few days in advance by dropping by. He only takes reservations by hand.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:30
Thursday
18:30 - 23:30
Friday
18:30 - 23:30
Saturday
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Salvatore Vigo 3, 90139, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Politeama
  • Neighbourhood: Politeama
  • Phone Number: +39 091 251 4744

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