The restaurant Osteria dei Vespri
Located in the heart of the historic center of Palermo, more precisely in the Kalsa district, the restaurant Osteria dei Vespri will amaze you with its creative, mature, decisive and flavoursome cuisine: which has always been its hallmark.
The cuisine, led by Alberto Rizzo, takes its cue from the tradition of the area to meet the traditions of other places: all elaborated with innovative techniques. The strength of the Osteria dei Vespri is also the cellar, which today has more than 600 Italian and foreign labels.
Our dishes expressFor over 20 years we have only one goal: to make the most of our territory without betraying it.
research and knowledge.
Our cuisine tells stories and supports the territories of Sicily.
Palace of the ‘Leopard’.
Palace Gangi Valguarnera
Surrounded by the walls of the ancient Palazzo Gangi, as if in an embrace, is the Osteria dei Vespri, which timidly and silently observes the passers-by between Piazza Croce dei Vespri and the historic Modern Art Gallery.
More precisely, between Palazzo Bonet, seat of the Civic Gallery of Modern Art, and Palazzo Valguarnera Ganci, the residence where Luchino Visconti filmed the grand ball sequence in “The Leopard” in 1963, the restaurant expresses a Sicilian atmosphere contaminated with more northern gastronomic ideas , revealing the origins of the Rizzo brothers.