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Bar Mirto Giovanni & Figli

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Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 15 | angolo via Roma, 90046 Monreale, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 640 4525
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London, United Kingdom
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478 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Had some cappuccino and sweets with the family. Personally I had waffle that was so hard it was almost impossible to cut with the plastic knife provided - so quite average. The reason I gave the place poor marks is their service. The door to the toilet is controlled by the button from cashier's stand. First time I tried to... More 

Thank avsm
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215 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The coffee is as usual in Italy. Better than almost anywhere in Europe. The sweets are so so and randomly priced.

Thank Alexander M
Brussels, Belgium
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a fortifying cappuccino and cornetto before visiting the cathedral and were pleasantly surprised. We sat outside, which offers a great view of the side of the cathedral, and had a delicious cappuccino in the proper Italian style - ie the cup was not too big as is often the case in trendy bars nowadays. The cornetto... More 

Thank Calpurnia33
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I have been travelling throughout Italy for four months. Generally I find the service warm and friendly and helpful. NOT HERE an extremely rude wait staff ruined what was otherwise a decent coffee and ice cream. He then went on to make my visit as uncomfortable as possible. Very childish behaviour. There are many other places in town I recommend... More 

Thank Denisenewz
Staunton, Virginia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This was perhaps the worst caprese i have eaten. mozzarella cheese was very tired and basil was dried not fresh.

Thank Purplepix9
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Was so excited to be having lasagne in Italy but was served a frozen supermarket lasagne .... Still in the plastic container. Un eatable!

Thank Paula B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

After visiting the cathedral we decided to get a little dessert. We stumbled across the best dessert we had on our entire Sicilian vacation; the cannoli cream filled graffa. What's a graffa you say? Only the best doughnut in the world! Made with potato flour the graffa is a fried doughnut that isn't heavy and melts in your mouth, combine... More 

Thank Ryan H
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520 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This has got to be the best bakery in Monreale, try just about anything there and you are hooked.I try to get there as much as I can. My family craves their pastries and so do I. Cannolis are great, one of my favorites, the filing isn't overly sweet, and the outer shell is flaky and crisp.

Belgrade, Serbia
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105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

In spite of terrible reviews in here, our expirience is pretty warm. We took a break at Mirto's after visiting the stunning Cathedral and it was really pleasant. Coffee is delicious and the guy who works there was really nice. Prices are normal, nothing so heavily disturbing about this place. And you are sitting in front of one of the... More 

Thank Marija N
Germantown, Maryland, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Avoid this place it's a turist trap. We ordered pasta 4 different types and all of them were made out of a box. no one should sell pasta ourt of box or thin can in italy. It's a shame. If you can not make pasta than don't put on your menu

Thank Anna V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
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Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 15 | angolo via Roma, 90046 Monreale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Monreale
  • Phone Number: +39 091 640 4525

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?