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Libreria Dante

Via Maqueda 176, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Maqueda 176, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy place because it serves good simple, fresh food & is not over-priced. The staff are really nice & work very hard. Small menu. Good wines too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Premolars208
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We loved this small restaurant full of locals in the very centre of town. The pasta Norma was delicious and the calamari was also good. Service was efficient. We thought this was very good value. The interior was cool.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PB0107
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We just stumbled on this this little gem when we were touring around. Loved the eggplant parmigiana and a pasta with broccoli and ricotta. Had the house red which was just fine. It’s not gourmet but nice for lunch and you can typically find people...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AMwoolfi
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The food is good and typical but we waited for 2 eggplant balls and 4 “panelle” half an hour! It’s too much! I hope they improve their service system.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EvitaSip
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious food & lovely service! The waitress & waiter were so smiley and lovely. Food was excellent and came quickly. Very fair price too. Best thing was the decor and generally trendy feel

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rosie H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Traditional dishes with some novelty in a student like environment. Engage in conversation with other customers in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Very busy in peak lunch hour.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Keith S
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We did not book, so the put us on a waiting list. We decided to drink something out of the restaurant while waiting. After 1 hour we asked for our table and they said that our reservation was passed over. We waited almost another hour....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Antonio C
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Everyone visiting Palermo should eat here at least once. Unlike many of your reviewers we had no trouble getting a table although the restaurant was busy. I suspect quite a few of the waiting staff were connected to the university as the level of spoken...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank graham196
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 1915 and after repeated requests finally was served drinks after 35 mins wait and food order was taken 15 mins after that; too long,so service poor. Food was gloriously cheap, but I am afraid to say lacked any sort of refinement. So in...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank GS2London
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The ambiance was very good and the food was so delicious. The downside was that we had to wait 1 hour and 15 minutes before we could get a table. The wait was way too long and they did not provide any information about how...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank N1453GVnadinem
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  • Address: Via Maqueda 176, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
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