ANTICA FOCACCERIA SAN FRANCESCO

    Züruck
    Location:
      Palmero
    Address:
      Via Alessandro Paternostro 58
    Kontakt:
      tel: +39 091 320 264
    View in Google Maps
    Antica Focacceria San Francesco

    The Antica Focacceria San Francesco serves traditional Palermitano gastronomy such as sarde a beccafico - sardines stuffed with breadcrumbs, pine nuts and raisins. Since it opened in 1834, the restaurant’s tasty dishes, lively atmosphere and Liberty décor have attracted the rich and famous, including Giuseppe Garibaldi, Paul Newman, Hillary Clinton and Sofia Loren. Another reason to visit this charming locale is to support its brave owner, Vincenzo Conticello, who refused to pay the mafia protection money in 2005, and whose testimony against his would-be extortionists meant they went to jail. Conticello has had 24/7 police protection ever since.

    Recommended for: