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Ferro di Cavallo

Via Venezia | 20, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 331835
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (83 reviews)
“antipasti” (27 reviews)
“cannoli” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Venezia | 20, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to try Ferro di Cavallo based on TA reviews. We were not disappointed. This places offers really decent food and drink at shockingly reasonable prices. If you don't go early, you'll have to wait for a table. It's very popular. We tried seafood...More

Thank Archipelago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good and very tasty sea food, decent portions. Service a bit slow but acceptable taking into account that the restaurant was full. A bit more detailed description of the dishes won't harm.

Thank Crisyly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking to dine like a local in Palermo, Ferro di Cavallo definitely fits the bill. We were the only non-Italians when we dined there for lunch and that suited us perfectly - while our Italian is basic at best, fortunately an English menu...More

1  Thank PDXBayouBoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great restaurant with nice food. The pasta is great, the ambience is good too. Its located in central Palermo and easy to find. It was crowded, so we had to wait for our table. Be patient when you go here, but its well...More

Thank Tomas N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wandered in a bit after 19.00 when the place was mostly empty and we were eventually seated by a bloke who must be part of the family. He was dressed like he'd just been hangin' out watching TV and his mystifying disdain for us was...More

1  Thank hzbloke
Reviewed April 20, 2018

get there before 1930 as it fills quickly. very bustling place to eat - organised chaos. good experience and food is good but not exceptional. house white is far superior to the red. Ask for the specials as there seemed to be lot of food...More

Thank stephen k
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is mentioned in a lot od guide books. It is very very busy. Food is good and not expensive. Better to book in advance

Thank vibcentporfy58
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

I was informed about this restaurant in the free tour... The acceptance of the recommendation was very pricy... Really impressive value for money... We tried several dishes and all of them were home-made and tasteful... Among the recommendation are pasta with sardines or cuttlefish...

Thank Eneko M
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We went to this restaurant as it was recommended by Rick Stein - and he wasn't wrong. We had to wait outside although we had booked, but not for long. While we waited, some regulars served us with wine and nibbles, and our fun started...More

Thank WendyDavis2018
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

An excellent traditional restaurant , about one century old. Not very large, reservation is a must at peak time. Very reasonable prices and familiar service.

Thank michele_baratta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venezia | 20, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 091 331835
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