Palermo is the largest city in Sicily and is the ideal destination for those looking for good food and sunshine. Here’s our guide to the best brunch pots the area has to offer.
This charming cafe is situated just off the sun-kissed stones of its shady, eponymous street, boasting a prime location close to the Chiesa San Francesco D’Assisi church. There’s both indoor and outdoor seating and an array of pastries and juices.
Address: Cartari Café, Via Cartari 1,90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy, +39 091 611 6372
Agorà Gusti Quotidiani prepares all sorts of bread and focaccia each day, alongside pastries and Sicilian specialties. It also serves buffets for special events and caters for a whole host of different dietary requirements.
Address: Agorà Gusti Quotidiani, via Marchese di Villabianca 37/39, Palermo, Italy
Upon entering, customers are overwhelmed by the vibrant colors and wonderful smells of fresh fruit and vegetables, which are on display in the window and on sale at the counter. The shop specializes in freshly squeezed fruit juice, all made from locally-sourced produce. It is the perfect place to have a break from the scorching sun of Palermo and enjoy either a long drink or a fresh fruit salad made with only the best hand-picked ingredients.
Address: SpremiAmO, via Maqueda 264, Palermo, Italy
This is a great choice for a brunch or an afternoon tea in Palermo. There’s a wide selection of teas and infusions alongside delicious desserts and tasty biscuits.
Address: Cha, via Velasquez 30, Palermo, Italy
This little shop serves a variety of home-made desserts. The menu is rich and ranges from cupcakes, croissants, muffins and cakes to little chocolates with various nuts or fruit, as well as other desserts such as tiramisù. If the sun is shining, you can enjoy it all in the small back garden.
Address: Cioccolateria Lorenzo, via IV Aprile 7, Palermo, Italy
This cafe is part of the Teatro Massimo, Palermo’s theater. It is a great meeting place if you feel like splashing out a bit. With such an elegant look and a refined atmosphere, customers are in for a real treat.
Address: Caffè del Teatro Massimo, piazza Verdi, Palermo, Italy