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La Cambusa

#51 of 1,309 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Piazza Marina 16 | 90133, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 584574
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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Thu - Tue 12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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Fiano Romano, Italy
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for lunch in December 2016. Excellent food, tasty and good portions. Fresh fish and typical sicilian gourmet dishes! Very reasonable prices for the qulaity offered! It is definetely recommended!

Thank monicalu2015
Okatie, South Carolina
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

There is nothing special about this place. We went there on a guide's recommendation, because it has been promoted in travel magazine articles and because we wanted to try the bucatini con le sarde which was ordinary. The large prawns were very tasty according to my wife. Dinner for 4 was about 150 euros including 8 plates and 2 bottles... More 

Thank sccanuck7
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Solid traditional Sicilian food that is well priced. The house nero d'avola is very good. I tried the eggplant ravioli and a mixed salad and I was very pleased. The staff was cordial, warm and attentive. The atmosphere is cordial and the location perfect. The walls are adorned with beautiful original paintings. Complimenti

Thank johnstonstudios
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Location is great and eating outside in the piazza was wonderful. The food was good, The staff was ok. Not sure if it was due to the fact that we did not order 3 courses staff seemed to not be bothered with us and not very attentive, food down no enjoy or conversation , take away plates when we were... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This unassuming restaurant has a outdoor area, covered by canvas roofs, in the Piazza Marina. It's reasonably priced, and the baked sea bream I ordered was wonderful. It had an unusual stuffing of fresh green beans and cheese, which did not overwhelm the delicate fish. It was beautifully presented. Service was a little slow, since my waiter appeared to be... More 

Thank Frances C
Malaga, Spain
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

A very good meal sitting out on their terrace. We started with the 3 dish antipasti de Sicilia which was excellent, I had the ravioli half moon shell and my wife the tuna fish. It was all excellent as was the house red wine in a carafe. Highly recommended.

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Buffalo, NY
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Location fantastic, the food was excellent. We found our service to be excellent and attentive. All around a great stop and highly recommended

Thank SalSicily
Los Altos, CA (USA)
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336 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Much recommended but a bit of a disappointment. Lovely location in Piazza Marina right off Corso Vittorio Emmanuele and so eating outside is recommended. Nice wait staff. Spaghettini ale vongole were good, not great. Good reviews on the half on pasta with eggplant. Bronzino and orata both got decent, not outstanding reviews. Lamb made in a Nero d'avola sauce was... More 

Thank Tracy K
New York City, New York
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152 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a nice meal in La Cambusa. The pasta was very good, and the service equally so. It is in Piazza Marina, but a bit more private. Probably one of your better picks in the area. Recommend it!

Thank WhereNext2NYC
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Delicious seabass (Branzino) baked within thin potato crust. My partner had the rolled , swordfish with a local touch of spices, which I tasted. Excellent white wine. Service was friendly and fast. We were sitting in this car free square in the warm late september air, it was really perfect. And all for a charming price.

Thank Martin D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Italian, European, Mediterranean
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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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
La Trattoria "The Pantry" 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 "The Pantry" 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?