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La Cambusa

Piazza Marina 16 | 90133, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 584574
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (5 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
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Piazza Marina 16 | 90133, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

After we sat down we had to wait twenty minutes just to get water. The second coarse was cod with a pizza like topping of tomato sauce and melted cheese? Surely this chef is not Italian. The square this place is at is great. This...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We eat here in iur first night and ere slightly disappointed. Our starter the tuna tartare was excellent. Our mains were less impressive and the staff weren't really interested in us at all. It is in a good location and is clearly popular but overall...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Excellent meal here. Efficient service, plenty of room between tables outside. Better to get here by 8/8.30 as by 9 it was full outside. I recommend the Trilogia sicula antipasto, a generous plate of fried caciocavallo, sardine polpette, swordfish caponata - very plentiful, but light....More

Thank barabell
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Nice spot in a lovely piazza! Nice to sit outside. Good choice of food and wines at very reasonable prices. Some lovely options for vegetarians. Attentive and polite service.

Thank Jeffdee
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

After reading all the reviews we decided to try out luck and they this place. As we haven't made a reservation we were offered to sit inside. The place was full which indicated that it's a good place. We loved everything we ordered, wine and...More

Thank Asaf S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Effective service and great food. Not to forget reasonably priced. Highly recommended for couples, families and friends!

Thank aninet2016
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We tried here having failed to get into 2 others that were full. We had low expectations given it is a bit touristy the area, but we're very pleasantly surprised. Had a main course each only, one rabbit and one pork and both were excellent....More

Thank ukiwil1
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely place with well prepared food. The tuna tartare was excellent. I have no real complaints except that it perhaps lacked the atmosphere of the nearby Garraffo.

Thank Dominic G
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Very good food, Nice and vriendlief staff and in a Nice spot. Well worth the visit for lunch or dinner!

Thank Rene T
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Really delicious food and excellent service. The sea food was excellent. Recommended by Glada at Boutique Vintage B and B.

Thank Pam H
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Stephen B
11 April 2017|
Response from SalSicily | Reviewed this property |
Mi dispiace io lo so. We never made a reservation, we just stopped there while walking the neighborhood. They were very accommodating so I would think it's no problem without reservation
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Marina 16 | 90133, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Tribunali
  • Neighbourhood: Tribunali
  • Phone Number: +39 091 584574
  • E-mail
La Trattoria "La Cambusa" was founded in 1988 and is a family-run trattoria, born from the idea of ​​"Mamma Oriana and Pino," which opened in the heart of Palermo, Piazza Marina, a trattoria with a clear idea: offer tourists and Palermo the dishes and traditional Sicilian expressed and made with fresh fish put on display. Among the dishes that you can enjoy the restaurant "La Cambusa" we find: swordfish marinated with green pepper, meatballs with meat sauce of sardines, caponata swordfish, scampi risotto and smoked cheese, busiati fresh pasta with artichokes and ricotta rolls swordfish with almonds on tabbouleh vegetables, grilled prawns and more.
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