Palermo Food Tour

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Eating Palermo like a local

When you say Sicily, you think Palermo. Its incredible culinary traditions are famous all around the world. Finding the best food without a local with you is like navigating a culinary maze blindfolded. That’s why you’ll always be joined by one on our tours while you visit local markets, savor ancient recipes, meet locals from all walks of life and uncover their secrets. Indulge in street food like the famous arancini and cannoli, as well as many other delicacies you might never have heard of. We’ll explore the many influences that have shaped Palermo and Sicily’s cuisine. And, as always, we’ll make sure you have an unforgettable experience. Take a break from being a tourist!

Street Food Journey
Eating Palermo: Street Food & Market Tour

Street food and Sicily go hand in hand, telling the story of centuries of influence on one of Italy's cultural and culinary melting pots. Make your way through a maze of vendors to find their best bites, all while interacting with the locals whose pride is as endearing as their hospitality.


3 hours


Centre, Ballarò Market



Group Size:

Max 12

From €79 From €55
Extended Dinner Experience
Eating Palermo Food & Wine Tour

There's a reason that Sicilian cuisine is famous around the world. Experience the best of it! Delve into the heart of Palermo’s vibrant culinary scene. Experience a delicious adventure where traditional Sicilian cuisine and new, exciting twists intertwine.


3.5 hours


La Kalsa, Historic Centre



Group Size:

Max 12

From €99 From €69
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Book a Private Tour

Looking for an exclusive activity for your company, family or friends? Our Private Palermo Food Tour will take you off the beaten path and immerse you in local history and culture. A friendly guide will...


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Meet Your Local Palermo Tour Guides

Our team of Palermo Food Tour Guides includes local experts that speak several different languages.

Ciao, my name is Giusi, born and raised in Palermo. After 10 years abroad, I came back to my town, following the luke of arancine!
Since I was a child, my favorite dish and comfort food is pasta with green peas. Growing up, I have improved the recipe and sometimes I propose it during formal dinners at my place
I love strolling around and getting lost in the narrow alleys, discovering new corners of my city. See you in Palermo!

Share a taste of local life on one of our food tours in Palermo!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is a food tour in Palermo worth it?

Absolutely! There’s no better way to experience the beautiful city of Palermo and its culture than a food tour with a local guide.

What is the most famous food in Palermo?

It’s difficult to choose with how many delicious dishes there are in Palermo, but many say their favorites are either sfincione or panelle.

Do the tours accommodate vegetarian or gluten-free diets?

All of our food tours are vegetarian friendly. However, it may not always be possible to serve vegan, gluten-free, or kosher foods at many tour stops. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions upon booking so we can try to accommodate your needs.

What’s included in the price of the food tour?

All food and drinks are included in the price you pay for the tour.

What time is dinner in Palermo?

Sicilians typically eat dinner between 8pm and 10pm. As you can tell, dinner is usually a little later in Palermo than other in European countries or the United States.

Do you tip in Palermo?

Italian restaurants do not expect tips, but are definitely appreciated. We normally tip when the service was good!

I’m traveling alone. Do you offer single tickets or just group sales?

We love welcoming solo travelers! All of our tours are open to individual guests.

What is Eating Europe’s cancellation policy?

Private tours can be cancelled and fully refunded up to 7 days before tour departure.

Small group tours can be cancelled and refunded up to 24 hours before tour departure. See our complete cancellation policy here.