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ShermansTravel experts know where to find the best meal in town at the best price. Our restaurant reviews sift through the mountains of menus to highlight neighborhood gastronomic institutions and up-and-coming foodie hotspots – not to mention where to go for affordable, dependable fare complemented by a charming atmosphere.

Top Restaurants in Sicily

Donnafugata Winery

Get a firsthand look at one of Sicily’s biggest wine producers with a guided tour and a wine flight. Varietals produced here include reds, whites, and a collection of dessert wines.

Western Sicily, Via Lipari 18, 011-39-0923-724-245,
Tags: budget | tour | reservations | wine

Fish and Food Market

Dozens of stalls selling produce, assorted cheeses, innumerable varieties of seafood, pastries, and dried meats make this market a must-stop for any foodie.

Piazza di Benedetto,
Tags: moderate | market


Tucked away in a rustic stone house, Kokalos is the place to sample traditional Sicilian pizza with its thick crust and meat-based sauce. The extensive menu features Sicilian wines.

Western Sicily, Via Cavaleri Magazzeni 3, 011-39-0922-606-427
Tags: budget | sicilian

La Giara

Upscale and romantic, Le Giara woos guests with flickering candles and a seafood-heavy menu with dishes like mixed seafood pasta and grilled whole fish.

Vico La Floresta 1, 011-39-0942-23-360,
Tags: seafood | expensive

Pasticceria Alba

Established in 1955, this café is a shrine for Sicilian desserts. Choose from dozens of options including cannolis and siciliana, a specialty made with ricotta cheese and candied fruit.

Piazza Don Bosco 7/c, 011-39-091-309-016,
Tags: budget | dessert | sicilian

Trattoria Biondo

Tuck into al dente tagitelle with fresh seafood, locally grown vegetables, tempting lasagna, and a large selection of crustaceans at one of the island’s top family-run trattorias.

Via Carducci 15, 011-39-091-583-662
Tags: moderate | italian

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