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C$29 - C$88
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in Palermo - we just followed the guidebook's recommendation but tasted some of the best food in our lives: Try the chef's selection of antipasti, let yourself be blown away by the first one and wonder how the next dish can match the...one that came before - but it does. Nice, underplayed, friendly service, good wine that matches the food, and, considering the quality of everything, very reasonable prices. If you are in Palermo for just one meal, get it here. And the chef is a wizard with sardines...Pernille and Lars, CopenhagenMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed August 31, 2023 via mobile

Very good food and excellent and friendly service in a historic atmosphere. The place is beautiful inside and the plates are typical Sicilian

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had short visit to Palermo. After visiting to Palazzo dei Normanni, decided to have lunch nearby. Good seafood pasta with great wine. Especially service was excellent.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed August 26, 2023 via mobile

Came for a lunch after visiting Ai Normanni. Very clean, fresh food. Good service from Vincenzo, friendly and efficient. Would recommend for those visiting the area looking for a nice lunch out the heat.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed July 20, 2023 via mobile

We had a really lovely lunch here as a family!All the food was fantastic and the wine delicious too. Our server, Vincenzo, was a delight. Very friendly and attentive, he even waved at us when we passed the restaurant on other days. Would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed July 16, 2023

The Risotto with Katsuobushi was amazing. As a native Japanese, I must say that this was one of the best Risottos I have ever had in my life.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 26, 2023 via mobile

Nothing special, it is better to take pasta, involtini so so, very dry, carbonara as well so so. Takes time to get food, for tourists.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 17, 2023 via mobile

Food was beyond amazing! Our waiter Vincenzo was super kind and helpful and spoke good English as well. The restaurant is in a very nice, not too loud area, which made it all around a very pleasant experience.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 16, 2023 via mobile

We had lunch at Ai Normanni after visiting the Palazzo dei Normanni. It was the best choice by far. After the overwhelmingly beauty of the Palatine Chapel, we entered a calm and soothing atmosphere. The music was soft and pleasant, the food was delicious. Everything...fresh and special. High notes for the service. Vincenzo, thank you!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 13, 2023 via mobile

Great restaurant. We had a great time on the lovely terrasse. The waiter Vincenzo was really nice and helpful. We recommend it!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 11, 2023 via mobile

I had the most lovely lunch here on 5th June, thank you to Vicenzo for looking after me. An authentic Italian menu, sweet dining room and lovely service.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed April 5, 2023 via mobile

First the bad points: the only beer they had was Peroni. That was it. Fine if you like Peroni. Secondly the whole menu (including drinks and wine list) was only online (QR code). I don’t mind this at airport bars, but at proper restaurants I...like to browse thru the wines they have on offer. But overall the food was good quality, reasonable portions and not overpriced. The service was friendly and efficient too. Tip: the fries side was a big enough for two. Generally recommended although the atmosphere in this basement type room is slightly lacking, the decor and artwork do help.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed February 19, 2023

We stopped here for lunch after visiting the Royal Palace and were not disappointed. We had some excellent fish and sea food dishes, as well as traditional Sicilian pasta, and everything was simply delicious. Definitely recommend it!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed September 23, 2022 via mobile

My final meal in Palermo was by far the best. Authentic Sicilian flavours with a light touch. And great service

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 8, 2022 via mobile

Excellent meal in lovely surroundings. The best meal we have had in Palermo. Pasta and Couscous very tasty. Prices very reasonable for such high quality food. Definitely recommend visiting here.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Ai Normanni is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4