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What to Eat in Sicily

Sicily has been influenced by many cultures, including Greek, Roman, Norman, Arab and more, so its cuisine is a unique mixture of many traditions. Some classic dishes include arancini (a fried rice ball), cazzilli (pan-fried, potato croquettes), crispeddi (fried potato fritters) and the island's famous pastries like pignolata (a dessert of fried dough) typically enjoyed during Christmas. Sicily is known for the production of many foods and food products like extra virgin olive oil, capers, prickly pears, blood oranges and olives. Be sure to give their pecorino and Ragusano cheeses a taste and sample their sumptuous sausages.

The Principe Cerami at the San Domenico Palace Hotel, overlooking the Ionian Sea in Taormina, is a fine dining restaurant serving haute cuisine with a Sicilian touch. The menu features pastas with black truffle, smoked anchovies and stuffed guinea fowl, as well as a variety of Mediterranean fish entrees.

For a bistro setting, check out Antica Focacceria San Francesco in downtown Palermo, which dates back to 1834. Sample their brand of arancini, focaccia sandwiches and Sardinian meatballs. Palermo is also known for its street food with items like boiled octopus, fritters and rice croquettes cooked up roadside.

Seafood lovers won't want to miss L'Oste e Il Sacristano in Licata where visitors recommend the pasta in fish broth with red prawns. Other options include barbecue octopus and pasta with clams.

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  • #1
    Tommy's wine - Enoteca, Osteria
    #1 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 261 reviewsTripadvisor (261)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Piazza F.P. Neglia 1, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #2
    Paccamora Bio Bar
    #2 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 609 reviewsTripadvisor (609)
    $ - $$ | Contemporary, Healthy, Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 21, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #3
    Le Tre Rose
    #3 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 560 reviewsTripadvisor (560)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    8, Via Candrilli vicino comune di San Giuseppe , Piazzale Coppola ., 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #4
    Burger Sicily
    #4 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 203 reviewsTripadvisor (203)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Via Unita d'Italia, 17, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #5
    La Rustica
    #5 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 505 reviewsTripadvisor (505)
    $ | Italian, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Via gagliano castelferrato, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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    Ristorante Da Carlo
    #1 of 9 Places to Eat in Pergusa
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 719 reviewsTripadvisor (719)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Viale Dei Miti 22, 94100 Pergusa, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #7
    Liola Enna Ristopizza
    #7 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 323 reviewsTripadvisor (323)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian, Gastropub
    Via Duca d'Aosta 2 Via Amedeo di Savoia Duca D'Aosta, 2, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #8
    Ristorante Ariston
    #8 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 364 reviewsTripadvisor (364)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Piazza Napoleone Colajanni 6, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #9
    Bistre Siciliano con Giardino Paradiso
    #9 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 44 reviewsTripadvisor (44)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Via Roma 316 Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #10
    Meimuna
    #10 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 230 reviewsTripadvisor (230)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Via Lombardia 6 Castello Di Lombardia, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #11
    La Trinacria Ristorante Trattoria
    #11 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 517 reviewsTripadvisor (517)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Via Sant'Agata 80, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #12
    I Cofano Trattoria
    #12 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 126 reviewsTripadvisor (126)
    $ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
    Via Liberta' 95, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #13
    Ristorante Centrale di Pirrera G
    #13 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 446 reviewsTripadvisor (446)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Piazza Sei Dicembre n. 9, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #14
    Pinocchio Ristorante Pizzeria
    #14 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 237 reviewsTripadvisor (237)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
    Contrada Sberna a.n.c., Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #15
    Baglio Balata Ristorante Pizzeria
    #15 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 376 reviewsTripadvisor (376)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Via De Gasperi Alcide, 6, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #16
    Al Carrettino
    #16 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 295 reviewsTripadvisor (295)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Viale Dei Miti 13, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #17
    Azienda Agrituristica Grottacalda
    #17 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 102 reviewsTripadvisor (102)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Contrada Grottacalda ,1 Piazza Armerina, 94015, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #2
    Hotel Ristorante Villa Giulia
    #2 of 9 Places to Eat in Pergusa
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 130 reviewsTripadvisor (130)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, European
    Via Dafne 2, 94100 Pergusa, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #19
    Tavola Calda Pavone
    #19 of 96 Places to Eat in Enna
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 41 reviewsTripadvisor (41)
    $ | Italian, Fast Food, Pizza
    Via Mercato Sant'Antonio 26, 94100, Enna, Sicily Italy
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  • #3
    Garden
    #3 of 9 Places to Eat in Pergusa
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 276 reviewsTripadvisor (276)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Seafood, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian, Mediterranean
    Viale Dei Miti 72, 94100 Pergusa, Enna, Sicily Italy
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