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Trattoria Familiare da Michele & Jolanda

Via Cappuccini 12, 90129, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 340 359 1775
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (51 reviews)
“caponata” (15 reviews)
“pasta” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Cappuccini 12, 90129, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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11 - 20 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017

It was my first time to visit Palermo. Me and my friend decided to go in this restaurant. The food was so amazing and nice, owners michelle and yollanda are so nice and tried their best to speak and communicate in English.

Thank avetravelandtour
Reviewed 15 May 2017

came across this place tucked away on a side street lovely food tried cannoli for the first time it was amazing as was the rest of the food we tried . michele and his wife are very welcoming . you can find this place on...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Michele is one of a kind. He treated my friend and I like family when we stopped by during our trip to Palermo last year. SERIOUSLY...TRY THE CANNOLI!!!!! 😍

Thank Bpequeno
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Michele is very friendly and makes a wonderful atmosphere. We had antipasto (some cheese and croquettes), pasto with sardines, cannoli and some white wine. We enjioyed them and we're glad we choose this place for the lunch. We had a taste of traditional sicilian food...More

Thank Ionut Cristian P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Visited this place based on good reviews on TripAdvisor. Our experience was very average. We can agree that Michele and his family are very friendly people and we felt very relaxed there. Real home atmosphere. We were offered complex menu for 18 Eur per person...More

Thank Liluska
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Often, when you have your Gordon Ramsey Kitchen Nightmare type shows, a failure of small family-run restaurants is to try to appeal to too-wide an audience, with huge menus that they can't deliver. Not in the case of Michele & Jolanda - there are 3/4...More

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Wonderful reception from Micheal and Jolanda. If you want authentic Sicily don't go any where else. Food home made by Jolanda, rustic and unpretentious.

1  Thank lasbridge
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

After visiting the palace we used Trip Advisor for a local restaurant and found this small trattoria. The fixed price menu was simple good home cooked food. The restaurant filled up with locals who had clearly eaten there before - a good sign. The owners...More

1  Thank whinfellwanderer
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Michale is very capable and communicative and benefits of those skills very well ;).. you have to see it but not sure that you will like it but you can play along.. ;). Regarding food, enough to say that this is the only place that...More

Thank dottoressaBG
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We found the Trattoria Familiare da Michele & Jolanda after we finished touring the Cappella Palatina. We stopped in just for cannolis and we were pleasantly surprised. Michele took great care in preparing our three cannolis and they were delicious. Michele's service was impeccable and...More

Thank Kevin Z
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What are the opening hours?
15 June 2017|
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Response from whinfellwanderer | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry I don't know. We went for lunch after visiting the palace - about 12.30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cappuccini 12, 90129, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 340 359 1775
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