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Il Delfino

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Via Torretta, 80, 90147, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 530282
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They had a prix fix menu of seafood entrees. 29 euros each. WE were served course after course! The food was amazing, fresh from the sea that day, and far more than we could eat. Wine was included. It was magical evening for our family and we truly enjoyed every entree.

Thank coloradomichelle
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

An absolutely incredible experience, all for under 60 Euro for 2!! There is no menu, just a fixed price 13 course meal with the freshest seafood of the day and a refreshing lemon ice at the end. As many bottles of white wine as you can drink are also included, as is water. When you are done, go up to... More 

Thank jensd929
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a busy place and our party dined here at 10:00 pm. Lots of seafood and it just kept coming.Great value for 29 Euro a person with white wine included. My advice, go with an empty stomach.

Thank Mica76
Alto, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Went with a larger group. No menu. Once the food starts, it just keeps coming. I counted around 14 different dishes served. The wine was delicious as well. A bit on the pricy side at $50E per person. We were a family of 3 traveling. We were all stuffed and satisfied. We had a chance to try a few dishes... More 

Thank piercesplace
Melbourne, Australia
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134 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We read about the set menu at Il Delfino and decided we needed to check it out when we visited Sferracavalo. We made a booking for 7:00 when they open, but they were not ready until almost 8pm. As mentioned in all the other reviews, there's no menu. No need to order anything. Once seated, the waiter comes by with... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I go there several times every year. If you want to have honest freshly made food, this is the best. 13 km from Palermo, by bus, car ( normally by train too, but they are redoing the train tracks, so no trains at this time ) There is a fixed menu, full of fresh fish for a... More 

Thank Vosje59
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We always eat here when we holiday in Sferracavallo every August. Fantastic food and lots of it. All inclusive with wine cannot be beaten.

Thank Paul C
Saint Albans, Vermont
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Could be one of the best seafood eating experiences that we have ever had. We were served 15 different seafood dishes, presented family style, and the quality was 5 star! Wine and dessert (Lemmon ice) were also included for one price. Highly recommend if in Palermo.

Thank brcag
Duluth, Georgia
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is one of the best restaurant's I have ever eaten at. It is in the area of Sferracavallo in Palermo. It is all seafood. You begin by them bringing out non stop seafood dishes. You finish one, you get another. You get a bottle of wine as part of the dinner price. This is a gastronomical experience.. Finish the... More 

Thank Woofie551
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Think this was the busiest bar in the square in Mondello the sea village on the beach of Palermo it made the best ice cream and coffee,pastry and sold english chocolate

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 35
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Torretta, 80, 90147, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 091 530282

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