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La Cambusa

#53 of 1,272 Restaurants in Palermo
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Piazza Marina 16 | 90133, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 584574
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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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Alpharetta, Georgia
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993 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,002 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, quick, service. Ravioli with pistachio and pumpkin sauce, and spaghetti and clams, were both above average. We would go back. Total for two with non-alcoholic drinks was 33 euros -- more than fair. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

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1 Thank Trek-Always
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113 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The place is located centrally, which in fact is its biggest advantage. Waiters bearly knew English, so we had to explain a lot by hands. Which is normal by the way in Sicily. Food is average and so are the prices. There are definitely better places than this

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Chose this restaurant because of proximity to hotel and Trip Advisor reviews, and glad I did. There were 4 in my party and everyone enjoyed their meal. Service good, portions more than sufficient and reasonably priced. Probably my only complaint was dinner salad, while large, was only greens. Would have like tomatoes at least.

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Fiano Romano, Italy
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

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!

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Okatie, South Carolina
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102 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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 

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Nantucket
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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

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Toronto
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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 

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Malaga, Spain
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 38
Cuisine
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?