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Bar Touring

#101 of 1,280 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
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Viale Alcide De' Gasperi 237 | Via Lincoln, 90146, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 517682
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Touring Cafe is our first stop in the Morning.. we are currently on Via Alloro in the Historic section next to the Orto Botanico and Villa Giula, so this is our most favorite spot to have a break and a treat. The Gelato is Excellent and a great sized portion... no messing around and dont forget to ask for... More 

Thank GettingCreative_org
Leyland, United Kingdom
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412 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

With no refreshments available in the Botanical Gardens opposite we called in to this bar for a snack and a drink. I asked for hot baguette and was offered a chicken roll already filled with chicken and chips. It was taken from the counter and placed in a grill for a few minutes, removed and put in a microwave oven... More 

Thank vuepoint
Stamford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My husband and I were staying nearby and after a week of travelling in Sicily, we were exhausted and too full to eat much more so we went to Café Touring for what we thought would be a quick bite. It turned into a meal of multiple arancini and pastries and a bottle of wine despite our efforts to “eat... More 

Thank jessica m
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

the via lincoln place opens at 3 AM great for after party food. very good price and high quality food.

Thank marco_e_luisa_84
Oswiecim, Poland
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114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We ate there two times. Once a coffee after relax in near garden and before leaving Palermo we went there specialy for Arancini. They have the biggest Arancini in Sicily and call it Arancini Bomba. It's the biggest and nice taste for only 1,8e.

Thank Amigoucieka
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

If you need a bite to eat, coffee cake or gelato they are available all day at the Bar Touring. It is good for a lunch stop, afternoon snack or late night drink. Fast turnover on fresh items, brilliant service and the kind of bustle which tells you that you are in the right spot.

Thank mikeofstourbridge
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

My boyfriend and I came to Bar Touring to try the famous arancini and they didn't disappoint. My boyf is Sicilian and even he admitted it was one of the best arancini he'd ever tried. We went for the classic and the ham and cheese and we loved them both. They're so big as well - definitely good value for... More 

Thank Katie R
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

This place is famous for its huge arancini, which are really quite good. We also tried some of their mignon (mini) gelato sweets, which were excellent. Yum!

Thank mdtj13
Maple Ridge, Canada
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929 reviews
435 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 449 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Not sure how to spell it but we came to try this very large hand held stuffed rice ball. We tried two types: ham-cheese and the meat. Not as crispy as a croquette but very filling and very good. Would have loved to try some of the other great looking sweets but we left very full. Servers did not speak... More 

Thank Kevin D
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Have visited this place three times now, the first after a visit to the incredible Botancial Gardens. I was advised to have Sausage the first time and on my second visit was going for 'Funghi' only to be recommended Spinach. Always listen to the staff. They were delicuous and a lovely authentic shape. My third visit I had Sausage again... More 

Thank Isabelle G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Fast food, Mediterranean
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Alcide De' Gasperi 237 | Via Lincoln, 90146, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 091 517682

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