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The 11 best pizzerias in Palermo

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If you are traveling in splendid Sicily and in particular in Palermo, you cannot miss a taste of pizza. Yes, because in the Sicilian capital there are excellent pizzerias, which offer pizzas very different from the classic Neapolitan one. For example we mention it sfincione, the real flagship of Palermo pizza: it is a sliced ​​pizza with tomato, onion, anchovies, breadcrumbs and caciocavallo, made with a mixture with a percentage of semolina flour. Let's find out the top 11 of the best pizzerias in Palermo!



1 - Carmen

Pizzeria Carmen offers quality and taste in Palermo since 1974. The strengths are undoubtedly the pizzas prepared with fine flours and ancient Sicilian grains, the dough perfectly leavened in 48/72 hours, the use of mother yeast and the painstaking selection of typical Sicilian ingredients. Pizzeria Carmen guarantees tradition, innovation and quality for an always unique experience.

  • Address: Via Evangelista Torricelli, 16 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: Carmen, pizza with tomato sauce, mozzarella fior di latte in water, fresh mushrooms, frankfurters, cooked ham, spinach, fried aubergines, aged caciocavallo, fresh Sicilian oregano, EVO oil
  • Average price for a pizza: € 10
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 4 out of 5 - 193 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 6819292 - FB page

2 - Frida

A truly unique pizza of its kind: one pizza inspired by the painter Frida, which points not only to the quality of the ingredients, but also to the aesthetic quality. An artistic tasting. There leavening of the dough and of 48 hours minimum.


  • Address: Piazza Sant'Onofrio, 37 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: squares stuffed with the same ingredients as pizza
  • Average price for a pizza: € 11
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 4,5 out of 5 - 2609 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 550 5440 - FB page

3 - The Cheater

Restaurant and pizzeria with the use of products and flavors of the Sicilian land. The pizzas are also made with raw flour and with particular and highly creative shapes.


  • Address: Via Mario Rutelli, 20 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: Exclusive, pizza with pistachio cream, swordfish, mussels, shrimps, sea urchins, cherry tomatoes, songino
  • Average price for a pizza: € 11
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 4,5 out of 5 - 1543 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 303 110 - FB page

4 - The Corte dei Mangioni

Rustic atmosphere which offers excellent dishes and truly memorable pizzas, characterized by different mixtures of stone-milled organic flours such as Perciasacchi, Tumminia, Russello, etc. The staff is very courteous and smiling. Also very good sandwiches and draft beer.

  • Address: Via Sammartino, 97/99 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: Pistachio, pizza with pistachio cream, stracciatella, buffalo mozzarella, mortadella and chopped pistachios
  • Average price for a pizza: € 9
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 3,5 out of 5 - 1793 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 625 5360 - FB page

5 - Ciccio Pass me the oil

Cellar, culinary specialties and a wide choice of pizzas, divided between classic, pizzas with buffalo DOP and sweet pizzas. The oil that gives the restaurant its name is the focal point of the offer: it is a Biancolilla and Nocellara based extra virgin olive oil added to the dough and directly on the pizza after cooking.


  • Address: Via Castrofilippo, 4 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: fried pizzas, not greasy
  • Average price for a pizza: € 12
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 4 of 5 - 1145
  • Contact us: Tel 338 909 5598 - FB page

6 - The Bufalaccia

Pizza restaurant he works with ingredients of the Sicilian territory. As the name suggests, buffalo is a central ingredient: we find Calabrian buffalo pizzas, raw buffalo, bologna and buffalo, queen buffalo, culatello and buffalo, mixed mushrooms and buffalo and much more.


  • Address: Via De Cosmi, 13 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: fried pizza stuffed with meat sauce
  • Average price for a pizza: € 13
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 4 out of 5 - 694 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 682 2435 - FB page

7 - Mistral

Renowned place for "giropizza". It is possible to choose between various types of dough and buy the kit of the pizza maker Ron for preparation. Some also available sweet pizzas, such as ricotta and nutella.



  • Address: via Bordonaro, 30 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: bellavista, pizzas made as rolls and enriched with external toppings
  • Average price for a pizza: € 12
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 3.5 out of 5 - 429 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 637 2285 - FB page

8 - The Three Little Pigs

Rustic location, very short waiting times, courteous staff e excellent pizzas make Tre Porcellini one of the best known pizza restaurants in Palermo. Only high quality and branded products are used for the pizzas.

  • Address: Via Ausonia, 83 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: pizza with ancient buffalo mozzarella from Battipaglia
  • Average price for a pizza: € 10
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 4 out of 5 - 735 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 511561 - FB page

9 - Villa Costanza

Villa Costanza is a restaurant Pizzeria ideal for dinners for couples both in summer and in winter. Wide choice of pizza and also for the restaurant the menu changes frequently.

  • Address: Pietro Bonanno, 42 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: Sicilian cart wheel (Organic Biancolilla ancient Sicilian durum wheat flour, PDO vastedda from the Belice valley, Sicilian mozzarella, Sicilian black bee honey, cinisara cow carpaccio, courgettes, datterino tomatoes, organic Baucina almonds)
  • Average price for a pizza: € 13
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 4,5 out of 5 - 1152 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 547027 - FB page

10 - Giabal

Rather informal environment which offers not only great pizzas, but also definitely tasty appetizers. The place is very nice both inside and outside

  • Address: Via Umberto Maddalena, 14 (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: Giabal pizza
  • Average price for a pizza: € 10
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 3,5 out of 5 - 172 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 668 7580 - FB page

11 - The Brazier

La Braciera is a pizza restaurant that offers a very varied menu, from appetizers to pizzas, from soups to main courses. Wide choice of particular pizzas, such as the Pistacchiosa (pistachio pesto, stracciatella, mortadella). Possibility of different doughs, too gluten free. Recommended booking.

  • Address: Via S. Lorenzo, 6 / b (Get directions)
  • Specialty of the house: Ursula, pizza with buffalo mozzarella, soft cheese, potatoes, speck and bacon squares, scamorza
  • Average price for a pizza: € 10
  • Statistische Tripadvisor: 4 out of 5 - 968 reviews
  • Contact us: Tel 091 688 5444 - FB page
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