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9632 Emerald Oak Dr, Elk Grove, CA
+1 916-686-1582
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lasagna” (19 reviews)
“mussels” (2 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
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9632 Emerald Oak Dr, Elk Grove, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! This place surprised me. The location is near McDonalds and totally overlooked. Once inside you'll think you're in another place. The ambiance and customer service-exceptional. Italian/ romantic music playing. Very clean, nice Italian feel. The music was so romantic. There a bar with tv-watch...More

Thank sistasister_2000
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It's been over 10 years since I've been here. Friday night at7 pm. There was plenty of parking. The restaurant was busy but we were seated right away. One of the owners continually brought out bruschetta to try. It took quite a while for our...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for dinner while in Elk Grove on business. Elk Grove is a tough place to find a good restaurant. Palermo is in a Strip mall and had a basic setup. Noticeable was a chemical smell in the air that almost prompted me...More

Thank BSK713
Reviewed 23 May 2017

and the Delicious....Come for the lasagna or evening special,the Owner is on site to charm and greet you, staff is well versed on the menu and food is wonderful, enjoy a relaxed paced dinner.

Thank RoniB574
Giovanni T, Owner at Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017
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Grazie RoniB574!

Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a very fine restaurant. The food and service are excellent. They will improvise if you want something different. The prices are fair. Good wines, too.

Thank epipk
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My first time visiting Palermos was fantastic from the food to the service. I felt I was in a Sicilans home having a great meal. My family roots are from the city the restaurant is named after and the food was the same. Simple and...More

Thank AlaskaCrazed
Giovanni T, Owner at Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Grazie AlaskaCrazed! Glad you found us!

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We shared the lasagna! It is huge and delicious! The tiramisu was one of the best we have had! Our waitress was very attentive ! Great dinner🍷

Thank Mary B
Giovanni T, Owner at Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Grazie Mary B.! Appreciate the review!

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Palermo used to be located on University Avenue in Palo Alto. It has now moved to a strip mall in Elk Grove. Don't let the location fool you, this place has great food and service. The couple that own it are genuine and are obviously...More

Thank Judi M
Giovanni T, Owner at Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Grazie Judi! Loved and appreciate your review!

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has always been quirky, but our recent Valentine's Day visit for dinner was a disappointment. Service was poor (server was very slow, lost our order, etc.) and the food was barely warm, which caused the crab ravioli sauce (usually tasty beyond words) to...More

Thank Alex B
Giovanni T, Owner at Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Ciao Alex...Appreciate your feedback and apologize for your unfortunate experience. Valentine's Day is one of the busiest, if not the busiest, night for our entire year. We do our best to accommodate everyone on these busy nights but it can be tough when you have...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

This family run restaurant reflects their love of preparing excellent food for dinner guests. They made sure everything we ordered was just right.

Thank leslie D
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9632 Emerald Oak Dr, Elk Grove, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Elk Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 916-686-1582
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Palermo Ristorante Italiano, located in Elk Grove, California, is a family owned and operated business. We offer an exquisite menu, daily specials, delicious wines, and a full bar and lounge. Come in and join us for an authentic Italian dinner tonight. Buon Appetito!
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