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Caffe Palermo

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148 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10013
+1 212-431-4205
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10:30 - 23:30
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Highland Village, Texas
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219 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Discovered this cafe 2 years ago and recently sought it out during a return trip. I love this section of Little Italy, and the cafe is the perfect sidewalk setting to grab a coffee and a dessert while you take a brief reprieve from walking. The dessert menu is massive, but they state that their cannoli's are the best.

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Thank Moments4Life
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

True Italian desserts! But the cannolis are the best! A must when in nolita! Also the espresso is delicious. Staff is super friendly and fast. Can we talk about the packing too! Beautiful!

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Thank Hilmé A
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this review

Hilme- Thank you for the wonderful feedback and pictures. We are so happy to hear that you love our authentic Italian desserts, and delicious espresso. Come back the next time you are in Little Italy! More 

Middletown, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had fantastic lunch earlier and wanted to have a coffee and a cannoli for dessert. The cannoli was fantastic. The flavor, the crunch of the shell, all to perfection. Most cannoli's have a small bit of cannoli cream piped on both ends, these were stuffed all the way through!!!

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Thank pfucito
Geoff A, General Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your wonderful words with us! We’re glad you had a great breakfast, coffee, and of course our world famous cannoli. We hope to see you back next time you in the city! Have a wonderful day! More 

Santiago, Chile
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cannoli, the traditional is the best, just like in Italy. Good coffee and service too. The restroom is unisex, but clean.

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New Middletown, Ohio
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139 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place!! Quaint inside and the cannoli is fantastic! Our service was good and we didn't have to wait for a table. I felt prices were on par for pretty much everything in NYC. I plan on visiting the next time I am in Little Italy! Yummmmm

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Thank Pjharbert
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in and dining with us! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the Caffé and cannoli. We look forward to having you back, the next time you’re in the neighborhood, and we wish you the best this Holiday season! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried their almond cheesecake cone and it was more than delicious. Everyone should try it!!! Their cannoli was good too, but just like all the places around. The thing you can't get elsewhere is there almond cheesecake cone!!!

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Thank Michelle G
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this review

Michelle – Thanks for the kind words and 5-star review about your recent experience with us! We are so happy to hear that you loved the almond cheesecake cones, and we look forward to serving you some more soon. We wish you all the best this Holiday season! More 

Boulder, Colorado
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend of ours sent us there. It is a small place and often you have to wait to be seated. However, the food is great, the service is outstanding and the deserts are to die for.

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Thank Niloofar K
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this review

Niloofar- Thanks for stopping in to dine with us recently! We are happy to hear that you had a great first time experience, and loved the desserts. We look forward to having you back the next time you are in the City! More 

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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Any time we are in Little Italy we stop here for a Cannoli. In our opinion, it's the best and nothing in NYC is cheap, but it's reasonable priced.

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Thank Jennifer G
Geoff A, General Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this review

Jennifer-Thanks for taking the time to share your review with us! We are very happy to hear you enjoy our famous cannoli and our prices. We hope to see you again next time you are in Little Italy! More 

New York City
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210 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Stopped for dessert while in Little Italy. Cheese cake was very tasty, but, the prices were insane. 3 cappuccino and 2 desserts $40!!!!!

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Thank PrincessVahineMaui
Geoff A, General Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the cheesecake! We hope that you will stop back again soon! More 

Bentonville, Arkansas
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The large banner on the restaurant indicates they have the best cannoli's in the world and a nearby sign indicates it is one of the top 4 in the U.S. and lists each of them. I hadn't had cannoli before but decided to try something new. I had the mini cannoli's of 2 different flavors and decided there were many... More 

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Thank Ozarktraveler12
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback. While many of our patrons enjoy our cannoli, we are disappointed to hear that this was not the case for you. We do hope you’ll come in again and try our many other dessert offerings. We’re confident you will find something you like! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 23:30
Saturday
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10013
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 212-431-4205

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Little Italy

Neighbourhood Profile
Little Italy
While Little Italy is one of the city's smallest neighbourhoods, its streets are packed with visitors from around the globe, especially on summer weekends when the streets are closed to traffic. Stroll up Mulberry Street, the heart of Little Italy, for a dense mix of Italian restaurants with sidewalk tables, cafes, and old-school food shops. Don’t be surprised when the hosts beckon you to pay them a visit. Stop in for a coffee and a cannoli, or grab a streetside table to take in the scenery over a hearty Italian meal.
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