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Ai Vecchietti di Minchiapititto

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Piazza Sant'Oliva 10, 90141, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 91 58 5606
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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Just stumbled upon this place and I really would recommend it. Really accommodating staff, fab food, quick service and great value for money. The starters were amazing and the pizzas tasty as well as massive. Would be very good for large groups.

Thank Nick K
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch. They adapt a lot of dishes to gluten free. Service correct. Food good. A good restaurant but just good.

Thank mcenroute
Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We saw this restaurant advertised on the back of the free map of Palermo we were given at our hotel. After checking the reviews on here we decided to give it a go, especially as it was only 5 mins walk from our hotel. We were not disappointed. I had an excellent steak whilst my husband had the mixed grill.... More 

Thank Julie B
Albury, Australia
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395 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Lovely service, especially by the young, English-speaking waiter - 4 stars to him; but the food was so-so and this is based on both the typical Sicilian-style starter and the pasta con le sarde (pasta with sardines) which seemed to me to be an Arab-style dish but disappointed - too big a serving and too much sardine and not enough... More 

Thank PamAlbury
Parma, Italy
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Every time I arrive in Palermo I call the restaurant and book a table. The fish is fantastic and the cassata is meravigliosa!!!!

Thank 347lori56
Riccione, Italy
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113 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I arrived quite early, there was just one additional couple dining. I got a glass of red - owner's choice: Nero d'Avola, typical Sicilian wine - and the starters plate. I don't eat meat, so I can't speak about the salami, the rest was good, very much enough for one person. I especially liked the ricotta cheese with Pistachio. I... More 

Thank Kishajnalka
Malle, belgium
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Traditional restaurant with a large selection & daily proposals. We had lunch at 14:30 and were well received & served. They have a terras on the small & quiet square. We enjoyed the pasta & fish & local wine. Good start to start our Palermo tour.

Thank CisMalle_belgium
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I probably didn't see this restaurant at its best, being part of a large party of foreign visitors. We all opted - as we were strongly encouraged to - for the

1 Thank katefbyrne
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

A group of 26 were served an excellent fixed price menu with choice of meat (veal cooked two ways) or a tasty vegitarian nut pasta all with free flowing carafes wine and bottles of water. The food was tasty, hot and quick and served wtih frienly panache. The place was buzzing with patronised by locals. Excellent.

Thank cotland
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90 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

During our vacation in Sicily, we visited Palermo and I thought we should stop by for dinner in a place I have eaten in a previous trip to Sicily. I am glad they maintained their standards, service is friendly and reasonably quick and their beef steak is one of the best that I found all over Sicily. My girlfriend ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Sant'Oliva 10, 90141, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Politeama
  • Neighbourhood: Politeama
  • Phone Number: +39 91 58 5606

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