Restaurants

Top Choice Sicilian in Caltanissetta

Ristorante Centro Storico

Owned and run by a warm, hospitable couple, Centro Storico is all about gorgeous produce cooked with love and pride. Trust the staff's suggestions, which might include pasta with fresh sardines or an absolutely subl…
Top Choice Seafood in Caltagirone

Il Locandiere

Those in the know head to this smart little restaurant for top-quality seafood and impeccable service. What exactly you'll eat depends on the day's catch, but the fish couscous is superb and the casarecce con ragù d…
Top Choice Sicilian in Enna

La Rustica

Slow Food stalwart La Rustica ticks all the right boxes: off the tourist trail, popular with locals and run by a couple passionate about classic local grub. While husband Gaetano tends to the vinyl-lined tables, Car…
Sicilian in Enna

Osteria al Canale

Enna foodies know all about this simple village eatery, a 24km drive southeast of Enna. Lorded over by head chef Lillo Serra, its shtick is honest, locally rooted dishes such as seasoned pecorino with onion marmalad…
Sicilian in Caltagirone

Bar Judica & Trieste

It's all about the street food at this unassuming neighbourhood bar, complete with pavement patio. Scan the counter for cheap, filling bites such as pizza a taglio (pizza by the slice), arancini and calzoni. The lat…
Modern Sicilian in Piazza Armerina

Al Fogher

This is one of central Sicily's top restaurants, serving sophisticated modern cuisine to a demanding and appreciative clientele. It's about 3km out of town, but your journey is rewarded with dishes such as suckling …
Sicilian in Enna

Paccamora Bio Bar

With its clean lines, blond wood and shades of grey, this next-gen cafe breathes fresh thinking into Enna's main square. The focus is on the fresh, wholesome and local, from great organic coffee (non-dairy milk avai…
Sicilian in Caltagirone

La Piazzetta

For many locals, Saturday night means a slap-up meal at La Piazzetta, a much-loved centro storico (historic city centre) restaurant. That might mean a pizza and beer or something more substantial such as fresh pasta…
Trattoria in Piazza Armerina

Da Totò

Don't let the stark white lights and bland decor put you off, this popular, affable trattoria serves excellent value-for-money food. Antipasti are of the ham, cheese and grilled veg variety, while pastas are matched…
Modern Sicilian in Caltagirone

Coria

Caltagirone's top restaurant is an established address on the island's fine-dining circuit. Its reputation rides on innovative, visually arresting cuisine, and while not every dish on the menu flies, the strike rate…