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Bisso Bistrot

Via Maqueda 172 | Quattro Canti, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 328 131 4595
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“polpette di” (3 reviews)
“caponata” (12 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Maqueda 172 | Quattro Canti, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No frills, fresh food & not over-priced. We literally stumbled uon this place & just hada drink. We came back for dinner, early, 7pm & still had to wait 20 min. Well worth it. Good simple fare at a reasonable price. One of those rare...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Premolars208
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel gave this recommendation on our first night in Palermo, saying that BB doesn't take reservations but that if we went early we could get in. We arrived at 8:45p and saw that we should have gotten there earlier if we didn't want to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TravelingMarzJumps
Reviewed 31 October 2018

My husband and I arrived in Palermo on Saturday night and went to Bisso as it was highly recommended. We were told that it was worth the wait, but 1 hour and 15 minutes...no. If they had a place to sit outside or service outside,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FrequentFlyer013
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We had to reserve a table as this is a small restaurant - very popular with locals and tourists. Excellent menu options especially for seafood and vegetarian options. We had a 3 course meal and all the courses were delicious, healthy and beautifully presented. Staff...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DWong1599
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We had a nice lunch in Bisso! Was plan to have a drink after a long walk, but then decide to have lunch there. We ordered fresh pasta and it was very delicious. The portion is generous, as most of the italian restaurant. They dont...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank creis188
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Dinner doesn't come anymore traditional than this. Immensely busy with locals mainly. Menu very straight forward and local produce used. Our family had a super meal with wine all for under €30. Don't expect polished posh, it's manic, noisy, busy - just Italian I suppose....More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We were very disappointed with this restaurant. It had such excellent reviews so we tried to book a table but were told they don’t take bookings. So we arrived (at 7.10pm), put our names on the list and waited (outside) for nearly an hour for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChelseaD51
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

No reservation. Kitchen opened at 19:30. We decided at 18:00 to just have some wine. Ended up after a few glasses of vino dell casa rosso ordering the pasta norma and a seafood couscous. Very nice dishes. Expresso was good too. Opted out of dessert...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sequimteeth
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

My cousin and I were on a road trip across sicily and stayed two nights in Palermo and this was our hands down favorite restaurant in northern Italy! They even had a bar area you could eat it which is pretty contemporary for Italy, which...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 2017mchris
Reviewed 8 October 2018

On the corner of a busy tourist street, and the Bistrot was full even at 2pm. You put your name on the list and wait outside. The food wasn't fantastic but was good freshly-made local food. a good place to experience local dishes. ravioli con...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank David M
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You cannot book a table, turn up at 7 when it opens to get a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Maqueda 172 | Quattro Canti, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 328 131 4595
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