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“Very disappointing!”
Review of Sesto Canto

Sesto Canto
Ranked #17 of 1,820 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$41 - US$71
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Politeama
Reviewed 5 November 2013

For us it was one of the worst dining experiences in Sicily both in terms of service and food. For starters, it was quite difficult to find the place: It is located in an unwelcoming area of the city. The room is extremely tiny, and we really felt crunched. Then, the server spilt the water and the wine. My fish was absolutely tasteless and severely overdone. I wish I had returned the dish. All in all, my husband and I were really underwhelmed. In addition, everything was really overpriced compared to much nicer restaurants where we had a chance to dine later. I would not recommend this place.

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1  Thank Yalta10
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billinyc, Proprietario at Sesto Canto, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2013

Kind Yalta10,
reading your review there is doubt that you are speaking about the wrong restaurant.
First of all we are a short walk from one of the most central and most beautiful squares of Palermo.
In any case, from what you writes, nothing allows us to identify our place. We do not remember that our staff has split water or wine. If an accident like that would happened, we would have apologized.
To Finish, regardless of the fact that the restaurant you are referring is our or not, we like to think that you enjoyed our beautiful city and you'll find other restaurant live up to your expectations.

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65 - 69 of 648 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2013

This restaurant came very highly recommended on Tripadvisor and it certainly lived up to its reputation. The whole experience of this small but fantastic restaurant was nothing but great, the food, the owners and the atmosphere. Definitely should be tried the fish was just wonderful, in fact everything we had was just amazing.

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2  Thank Adelaide23
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

We had a wonderful lunch at this small, elegant restaurant. The menu is small with simple but delicious dishes. Starting with a lovely appetiser and after primi and secundo piatti a great desert. All accompanied with a good wine. Highly recommended

2  Thank Dutchbennie
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

Best meal in Sicily this week. well worth the trek to find. Good atmosphere, brilliant food and excellent welcoming hosts.

3  Thank Penny J
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Reviewed 12 October 2013

This was by far best restaurant not only in Palermo, but during our entire trip to Sicily!
Excellent food and service. You simply can not ask for more. We liked it so much that we went there twice on during our 2 night stay.
Try their rissoto and desserts - simply amazing. And of course their fish, fresh and well prepared. And all this at very reasonable prices.
Highly Recommended!

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2  Thank Mamuka M
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