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Al Fondaco del Conte

#11 of 1,290 Restaurants in Palermo
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Piazza Conte Federico 24, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 652 2312
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Today
19:30 - 22:45
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 19:30 - 22:45
Tue 12:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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Waterloo, Belgium
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 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.

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Thank Axel P
1 review
Reviewed 22 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 

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Thank Amy F
Lorgues, France
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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

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Thank Riccardo-owl
Spring Lake, New Jersey
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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

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Thank fastaway3
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

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Thank terri d
Tarxien, Malta
1 review
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.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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.

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Brookline, MA
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Run by a lovely young couple – he cooks, she waits table – this place was a find! Diego is rightly proud of his ingredients, his family recipes, and his skill in the kitchen. Lunch began with complimentary aperitifs of wine, ginger, and strawberry and a plate of crisp toast with two dipping sauces: tomato and pepperoncino and a homemade... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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141 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Fair play to the owners for doing their best. An aperitif was a nice touch. The roasted figs were basically fig jam on top of pecorino cheese slices. Pasta was quite overcooked and turned into soft mash. Seabass was good but small. Service was very friendly. However we noted the restaurant became empty by 9:30pm. We did not spot a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 39
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:45
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:45
Thursday
19:30 - 22:45
Friday
19:30 - 22:45
Saturday
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?