Bars and Cafes in PalermoEdit This
Whether you are looking for a hot cup of coffee or a great place to have lunch, the top Palermo Bars and Cafes will have just what you are looking for. Within the city, you will find numerous bars and cafes, some serve lunch and dinner, while others only focus on desserts.
After you are done viewing the Cathedral, you should go across the way and grab a quick bite to eat in Bar Marocco. This is also a great meeting spot for groups of tourists, because you can meet here, grab a cup of coffee and head off to do some sightseeing. While the bar specializes in Sicilian sweets, it also has many prepared meals that you can choose from.
If you find yourself sitting around at night wondering what to do, you might want to go check out Villa Giuditta. Although this bar is only open during the evening hours, there is no need to worry about safety because it is located in a great area. Inside you will be able to sit back and enjoy a cocktail, beer or a glass of wine, which ever you prefer, while chatting with friends. Villa Giuditta also offers a variety of food choices, from light snacks to full meals.
If you are an avid reader, this little tucked-away restaurant is a great place to visit. Before you enter the restaurant you must pass through a book lounge. If you visit the restaurant for dinner, you need to try out the Chicken Breast Marsala. If chicken isn’t your thing, you can also try out the Risotto with Mushrooms and Clams or the Cheese Plate. The restaurant also has a great red and white wine selection.
Al Gelato 2
If you are looking for the best dessert place in the city, Al Gelato should be at the top of your list. Al Gelato 2 is located near the stadium, so if you are in the neighborhood sightseeing or shopping you must stop in for a tasty treat. Inside the parlor, you will find a huge selection of ice cream desserts, including oven-baked ice cream.
One of the most interesting things about this café is that it offers you Tunisian and Italian dishes while sitting in an Arabic setting. If seafood is your style the cafe offers fresh fish everyday, but there is also a large selection of meat dishes. For dessert, you must try 1 of the Tunisian desserts. During your meal, belly dancers will entertain you, and afterward dinner you can sit in the tearoom where hookah pipes are available.