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La Cambusa

Piazza Marina 16 | 90133, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 584574
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (17 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
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Italian, European, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Marina 16 | 90133, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

La Cambusa recommended by Ziggy is a wonderful outdoor café in a courtyard. Unfortunately, they forgot about our meals. After waiting an hour and watching other people get served, the waiter gave us our bill when we had not gotten our food! The food was...More

Thank Turks1956
leolate, Proprietario at La Cambusa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Gentile recensore sono sicuro che lei si è recato in un locale diverso dal nostro sia perché non siamo un...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location: in a beautful piazza in old-town. Design: homey old-school. Great al fresco terrace. Food: grilled Sicilians gameberoni. Fried baby calamari. Sardine with fennel pasta. Lemon with tuna roe rigatoni. Lobster tomato fettuccini. Service: friendly. Good camerderie between staff. Price: reasonable.

Thank Happy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst restaurant we visited during our trip to South Italy. Most of the food was reheated. One of my friends pasta was so bad that she could not eat. The waiter pick up the plate and didn't ask if there was something...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Had pasta with sardines as a primi and,while very well cooked, the very strong herbs took from the dish. The main dishes oh sea bream and sea bass were excellent. A half liter of local wine for E4 was appreciated

Thank Jogo737
Reviewed 4 May 2018

This restaurant was a huge disappointment. Despite a reservation,they refused to move us to a different empty table which was better for a hearing impaired person in our group. It took quite a while for a server to take our order,but then we waited and...More

1  Thank travelmissy4747
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We organised a dinner at this restaurant for our friends in Palermo and had a most pleasant evening. The staff was very friendly, although the restaurant was very busy, and the meal was excellent.

Thank Minneke S
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We had dinner in La Cambusa after a got city tour. It was a great siclian dinner , the best we had in our week in sicily. It is located in a square wtha beautiful garden with huge fcus trees.

Thank mulibenzvi
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic sea bream dish with artichoke and sicilian cheese. Really tasty sea bass with pea and mint. Delicious chunky french fries and house white wine. Quite affordable too. One waiter was lovely, very courteous. He didn't have any English, so directed us to another waiter...More

Thank Aengus H
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely local restaurant with great service and food. Near the sea front and in the old town opposite the Garibaldi gardens.

1  Thank Tallinda
Reviewed 24 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
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Stephen B
12 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$17 - US$41
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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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