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Ristorantino da Spano

Via Degli Scalini 6 | Angolo Via Degli Scalini 6 Zona Capo, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 348 562 8789
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (16 reviews)
“crostini” (4 reviews)
“lemon sorbet” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Degli Scalini 6 | Angolo Via Degli Scalini 6 Zona Capo, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled apon this charming restaurant while looking for the market. On seeing the food destined for another table we decided to stay for lunch. The food was delicious, service charming and wine a revelation. Thank you Sergio for a surprising and memorable lunch in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Children and adult friendly food. Friendly staff and a chef who has participated in masterchef. A nice and relaxing atmosphere just off the beaten track. Fresh seafood and meat served with passion. Really recommend this spot.

Thank kim j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long overdo review but seafood is incredible at this restaurant! I am not a fan of uni but it was so sweet and creamy here that it changed my mind. Unbelievable! We had the uni bruschetta, fried baby octopus, uni pasta, and pistachio pesto pasta....More

Thank Liz L
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This chef knows his stuff. The ingredients are the best of the best, and the ladies waiting table are friendly, happy and helpful. The chef came out and discussed some dining options with us. My friend hates fish, so I was a bit concerned...but no...More

Thank figtree2
Reviewed 14 May 2017

On a nice terrace overlooking the (back of) the Cathedral I had a good lunch here : friendly waitresses, cozze, carbonara with swordfish, water and ½ bottle of good wine : €35. Just off the main tourist route, worth looking for it..

Thank loeloe
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We had a wonderful meal here night before last. Had sea urchin for starter (a first!) followed by grilled fish. All delicious. Desserts were stunning. We drank v good white wine from the slopes of Mt Etna. This was the best meal we had in...More

Thank LucyHsouthcreake
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Just a short distance off the main tourist road with beautiful view of cathedral. Sergio the chef and Angela are warm and wonderful. Fabiana our server was a delight. The food was superb!

Thank JJBHtravelers
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We have visited the restaurant a Saturday night. The restaurant was not very busy but at some point a group of about 10 people sat next to our table. They were very loud and rude, using a strong language. We were asked to move away...More

1  Thank Silviablackrabbit
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The restaurant is well located and comfortable, the food fresh and tasty, and the wait-staff attentive. However, if you choose one of their 'inclusive menu' items, make sure that you receive everything that is included on the menu, and finally 'double check' the bill, as...More

2  Thank byron_bay_traveller
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent fish but the place is unmanaged, the wine list non-existent. Go there if you want to eat, forget it if you want to enjoy a pleasant evening.

1  Thank Antonio P
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I feel like I completely remember the credit card stickers on the door, but I can't say with certainty because we paid with cash. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Degli Scalini 6 | Angolo Via Degli Scalini 6 Zona Capo, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 348 562 8789
  • E-mail
Description
Sergio and Angela Spano run the restaurant since 2004. Both come from families of restaurateurs who have passed on their passion and love for the traditional cuisine of Palermo, the same passion that today move in their work, seeking the scents and flavors of the past and selecting all the raw materials with care. Caponata, Sardinian warbler, daisies ca n'ciova, squid ink pasta with sea urchins, fresh fish of the Mediterranean, they explode like a vortex of fragrances giving you a blast from the past.
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