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Taverna Del Pavone

Vicolo Pensato 18, 90046 Monreale, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 640 6209
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Vicolo Pensato 18, 90046 Monreale, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank goodness for trip advisor- after reading some good reviews and also following recommendation from owner of the B&B we were staying in we looked for this restaurant in Monreale. The chef came to chat with us during the ordering of our meal and was...More

Thank Keegan5
Reviewed 19 April 2017

4 of us went to dinner twice - that's how good it was. Benedetto, the chef, returned some years ago from the USA to Sicily. Sicily is the winner in the situation! The owner (I'm sorry I have forgotten his name) was determined that we...More

Thank davidandloretta
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Really enjoyed our meal here - the family owners were very friendly and helpful. Lots of great dishes to choose from. Unfortunately this review comes more than a month after we visited so I can't remember specifics of the meal - I do remember that...More

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Before entering the Basilica in Monreale we were very hungry yet most restaurants appeared closed. We asked a local for a recommendation and he suggested the Pavone. On a piazza just before you arrive at the church, there is a small fountain in the middle,...More

Thank Lazyhs
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We were able to have lunch here on Christmas Day. A set menu with limited items. (I can't fault as we were fortunate to be able to find any restaurant open at all.) Service was somewhat brusque. Food was largely very good, though my turkey...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Extraordinarily different meal with combinations rarely, if ever, seen in the US. I enjoyed pasta with "concentrated tomato, pine nuts and raisins", a flavor combination I've never even imagined and it was over the top. The involutini secundo similarly incorporated flavors which I've never had...More

1  Thank Kairho1
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The taverna was recommended by our B and B and certainly didn't disappoint. The Chef came out in person to help with language issues and made us some individual dishes. He obviously loved his job and it showed in the food. The head waiter made...More

1  Thank maryKentEngland
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Sunday night, only four or five covers, the attention from the only waitress was first class. As in any good restaurant service was neither too slow nor too quick. Fairly standard Sicilian fare but the best quality we experienced in our week on the island....More

1  Thank Tancredi
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were looking for a nice lunch after visiting the Duomo, and we didn´t want to go to any "tourist place" with boring stuff. Well, this restaurant was absolutely what we wished: great local food, nicely made, really fresh and tasty. Wide choice of wine...More

Thank norak813
Reviewed 21 July 2016

As the title says. Been there twicd at a distance of six years and it was just as good as the first time!

Thank dscarfone
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Pensato 18, 90046 Monreale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Monreale
  • Phone Number: +39 091 640 6209
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