Palermo Traditional Food Tour

  • 2-10 seats
  • 11:30 am or 6:30 pm (Tue/Sun)
  • Food & drink included
  • 3,5 hours in total
  • Walking food tour with at least 4 stops
  • Piazzetta delle Dogane
  • 2-10 seats
  • 11:30 am or 6:30 pm (Tue/Sun)
  • Food & drink included
  • 3,5 hours in total
  • Walking food tour with at least 4 stops
  • Piazzetta delle Dogane


Our Palermo food tour will accompany you in the discovery of the most ancient recipes of Sicilian tradition within traditional trattorias (traditional small family restaurants) and in the food places most loved by local people.
This Palermo food tour features different food stops where you can enjoy both typical street food and home-made preparations of Palermo, passed throughout generations. In this framework, our local Foodie, will share with you unknown stories and secrets of the city and its culinary tradition.
Panelle, arancine and pasta alla norma: nothing is missing in order to ensure an unforgettable experience!



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  • Panino with panella and crocchè - this beating heart of Palermo’s street food is a sesame bread stuffed with mashed potatoes “balls” or with chickpeas omelette. This is absolutely a must try in order to have an overview of the rich and tasty Sicilian food culture.
  • Sfincione - it's made with a pizza-like dough covered with fresh tomato salsa, anchovies paste and onion. Sfincione is the super tasty idea of pizza from Palermo!
  • Rice arancina - it's famous all around the world this rice ball filled with different ingredients (meat, smoked ham, spinach, mixed cheeses and so much more) and then deep fried according to centuries-long tradition.
  • Pasta alla Norma - it's a traditionally shaped pasta (usually maccheroni), with fresh tomato salsa, fried aubergines, salty seasoned ricotta cheese and basil. The recipe was born in Catania but shortly after it became a symbol of Sicilian savoury food tradition.
  • Anelletti al forno - it's a small sized pasta, shaped in the form of a ring (“anello”, in Italian), with meat and peas salsa. One cannot claim to have been in Palermo without having tried it.
  • Traditional veggie preparations upon choice among which parmigiana di melanzane - famous Sicilian dish made with Fried aubergines, tomato salsa, parmesan and mozzarella cheese
  • Sicilian cannoli - the waffle, traditionally shaped around a hot metallic bar, filled with a sweet and creamy paste made with ricotta cheese, candied fruit, crunchy pistachios or dark chocolate drops. A colourful and sweet explosion of taste! You can find the recipe here.
  • Sicilian cassata - it's a traditional Sicilian pie to be eaten chilled. It is made with fresh ricotta cheese, candied fruit, wheat paste and other ingredients according to a hundred years old recipe.
  • Sicilian granita - perfect for chilling in a warm summer afternoon, the granita is served in a glass and it is meant for concluding in a great way a rich meal. Fresh fruit, sugar and ice are its simple ingredients but the taste is incredible by itself… Imagine it topped with coffee, chocolate or fruit!


Local foodie Italian and English speaking.

Area: The Palermo food tour will take place in Palermo downtown. You will taste the best traditional Sicilian food but also see the oldest streets and the most important attractions of the city.

It’s a social dining experience. People from all over the world sharing food stories enjoying a relaxing and joyful atmosphere. Therefore, we have a 2 people minimum and 10 people maximum policy. If the minimum number of guests is not reached, we will contact you to reschedule onto another time or date (100% refund). 

Expect 1 serving minimum at each stop. Water, wine or beer/soft drinks will be served. 

Child policy: children below 5 years old are free of charge. Children from 6 to 12 have 50% discount. 

Allergies: please let us know if you suffer from any food allergy or intolerance. Do Eat Better will not be responsible for any guest not informing us about special dietary restrictions at the time of the booking. 


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100% refund up to 24 hours before the start of the activity. Add your protection during the booking.


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