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Review of Lo Scudiero

Lo Scudiero
Ranked #107 of 1,722 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Ristorante elegante con ambiente accogliente e formale. Sarete accolti dalla gentilezza del titolare Giuseppe Di Maria accostato dal personale cordiale e competente . Al Ristorante Lo Scudiero troverete un servizio ,quasi d'altri tempi dove potrete trascorrere un piacevole pranzo o cena curati nei dettagli, ma anche dei pranzi o cene di lavoro. Il cibo e rigorosamente selezionato per garantire la qualita dei prodotti e ben curata e la presentazione dei piatti per poter dare al cliente la possibilita di gustare le nostre pietanze con eleganza e buon gusto. Potrete anche gustare dei piatti preparati alla lampada dallo stesso Giuseppe Di Maria. La cantina e ben fornitacon vini siciliani e nazionali. Il Ristorante si trova nel cuore di Palermo , nel centro storico a due passi dalle migliori Boutique, per chi e amante dello shopping, tra cui " PRADA - CHANEL - LUIS VUITTON -DOLCE & GABBANA - GUCCI , ETC e tanti altri negozi tra la via della Liberta e via Ruggero Settimo. Ma ovviamente ci troviamo vicino al famoso teatro Politeama e a due passi dal conosciutissimo Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele che e il piu grande edificio teatrale lirico d'Italia e uno tra i piu grandi teatri di tutta Europa. Disponiamo di 50 posti a sedere circa
Maynard, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We visited this restaurant based on a recommendation from our hotel. What a wonderful surprise! It was our first night in Palermo, so we got there right at 7:30. Good thing, because there are few tables, and it fills up quickly (you may want to call ahead and get a reservation). The service was spectacular! The risotto was so creamy and delicious, I almost wept (and then grilled the waitperson as to how they make it so delicious, to which he was happy to answer). The atmosphere was cozy. A wonderful source for fresh seafood as well.

  • Visited December 2013
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3 Thank Melissa F
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Leesburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The most attentive service EVER!”
Reviewed 27 December 2013

You'll enjoy great Sicilian food, with cheerful five-star service, in this very good, sparkling, three-star restaurant. Recommended by Giuseppe from the Prada shop up the street.

  • Visited December 2013
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2 Thank Mark H
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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Very enjoyable and traditional”
Reviewed 21 December 2013 via mobile

Had extremely pleasant lunch and dinner here. Lunch started with steamed greens amply doused with excellent olive oil and lemon ( a dish many of the Italian regulars also chose), followed by an excellent seafood pasta. Dinner later in the week started by picking a fresh fish from the display to be baked with tomatoes, fennel and?. For an antipasta I picked mixed smoked fish, with a contourni of mixed grilled vegetables. All dishes at both meals were excellently prepared and delicious. The wine steward insisted that an 18 euro Sicilian white would fit the dinner perfectly. I was nervous about such an inexpensive choice, but he was absolutely correct. The restaurant is somewhat formal, yet quite relaxed and everyone is served a free prosecco while they contemplate the menu.

Visited December 2013
3 Thank eclectic_traveler043
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Classic restaurant, great food”
Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

Lo Scudiero is one of those places that seems to have been there forever. Often, these places disappoint on the food front but not Lo Scudiero - it was excellent.

We had a great octopus salad, spaghetti con ricci, branding and dessert. They recommended a great dry white Sicilian white which was only 15€. The meal was extremely well prepared and offered great value.

We sat across from another couple who were clearly regulars and one could see why they were. Great food, elegant, attentive service and a beautiful room.

2 Thank JMN-NYC
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2013

We did not realise beforehand that the restaurant was so upmarket. We were seated and given drinks and nibbles without being offered a menu for quite a while. We got suspicious and were ready to walk out just as the menu finally arrived. Maybe I made the wrong choices but both my dishes were disappointing and poor value. The staff were generally very tense and not at all friendly and welcoming. I had 14 meals in Palermo, and this was the one I enjoyed least, and it was also the most expensive by some distance.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank GarethWildecat
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