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Antico Caffe Spinnato

Via Principe di Belmonte 107/15, 90139, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 583231
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“gelato” (30 reviews)
“ice cream” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Principe di Belmonte 107/15, 90139, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

The staff at our wonderful hotel recommended this restaurant, so it was doubly disappointing! We were starving and wanted authentic Italian margherita pizza, but what we got was disgusting. It was thick and chewy with very little tomato sauce or cheese. Slow service as well....More

1  Thank volleygirl44
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Stopped here for a cappuccino and croissant. The woman behind the counter acted like she couldn't be bothered. The coffee was fine and the croissant is not recommendable. I wouldn't come back.

Thank MisterFace
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Situated on a plush pedestrian street with smart shops and restaurants this is an Institution not to miss. Very busy typical Sicilian caffe with brilliant service and fantastic food and drinks choices. Superb Gelato (ice cream). Eat in or take away. Lots of seats inside...More

Thank Adamthegardener
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We visited Spinnato twice during our 3 day stay in Palermo. The drinks, wine, and desserts were fantastic. Reminded us of Cafe Demel in Vienna!

Thank Njbob53
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I went here to try the gelati. I stood in front of the counter for 4 minutes and was not even acknowledged. There were 3 staff members behind the counter, 2 of which seemed frustrated and were chatting about something. The staff seem very unhappy....More

1  Thank NicW100
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We only had a short time in Palermo and we were lucky to come across Antico Caffe. We sat outside to enjoy the beautiful day. A friendly waiter was quick to notice us and take our drinks order. This arrived fairly quickly along with some...More

Thank TravellingFlowers
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We ventured inside the main cafe of Spinnatos since the outside seating area was very crowded and service seemed quite slow. To the staff's credit inside we were immediately shown to a table for two and served in a friendly and courtious manner. We asked...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We found this place in a couple of online review articles so thought we would give it a try. We sat outside in the large seating area, which was quite busy. It took a while to get a menu and order despite staff members working...More

Thank Bernadette E
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This was recommended by a person we met on a bus travelling into the centre of Palermo as one of the place to have a coffee . Coffee is served italian style ( not long English / American style drinks ) so is small and...More

Thank 19Dave1955
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This establishment has good coffee and a limited range of food which is even more limited before noon. It is a place for a nice coffee or drink outside but the food is undistinguished

Thank stupormundis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Principe di Belmonte 107/15, 90139, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Politeama
  • Neighbourhood: Politeama
  • Phone Number: +39 091 583231
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