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Knowing where the locals eat in Taormina is a great way to discover the authentic cuisine of Sicily and some incredible establishments.

Nestled on the rugged cliffs that gracefully overlook the mesmerizing waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Taormina stands as an absolutely awe-inspiring city. This captivating town is steeped in ancient history, with every corner offering a glimpse into its rich cultural heritage.

With its unforgettable rustic allure and delightful shabby-chic vibe, this island truly captivates. If you find yourself wondering about local dining spots in Taormina, the welcoming aromas are likely to grab your attention.

Where do Locals Eat in Taormina?

One such area is within the vibrant vicinity located just off the bustling Corso Umberto. Locals are enthralled by its charming, winding cobblestone streets and picturesque cafés. Here one can indulge in freshly brewed coffee, a delectable pastry or stop for lunch.

This captivating area stands apart from the bustling tourist crowds, revealing a hidden gem that boasts a tranquil and inviting ambience. Immerse yourself in the local culture as you unwind in this idyllic haven.

However, to really enjoy the authentic flavours of Sicilian cuisine, why not join a captivating cooking class? Experience the sheer bliss as the rich flavours come to life through the artistry of your very own hands.

Check out these 3 amazing cooking classes that'll take your taste buds on a journey through the local food scene. You won't want to miss it!

Taormina: Sicilian Cooking Class and Market Tour 

Come and visit the vibrant Taormina Market and indulge in a variety of mouthwatering Sicilian delicacies. Learn the art of making homemade pasta and other iconic dishes – it's an experience you won't want to miss!

With your local chef in their home, soak in breathtaking Mediterranean views, while learning authentic recipes to recreate traditional Sicilian cuisine. Be amazed in the mouthwatering delight of making your own pasta and savour the bliss of relishing your homemade creations.

Taormina: Private Cooking Class with a Sicilian Chef.

Explore the art of cooking a traditional Sicilian supper at a charming local restaurant nestled in the heart of Taormina. Master the authentic techniques, and create mouth-watering dishes brimming with the rich flavours of Sicily.

You will receive a heartfelt welcome from a gracious local family, dedicated to making your stay truly unforgettable. Experience the sumptuous four-course lunch or dinner, skilfully crafted using exquisite local ingredients, and served with generous portions of Sicilian warmth.

Taormina: Street Food Tour with a Local Expert

Discover the true local cuisine through an enchanting street food tour. Delight in a wide array of mouthwatering tastings, immersing yourself in the wonderful diversity of culinary delights. 

The knowledgeable host will guide you through an interesting exploration of trusted artisanal food shops. Enjoy street food adored by the locals while immersing yourself in the authentic flavours of the city.

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Avoid falling into tourist traps. Discover where the locals eat in Taormina with tabl. Book online today or contact our incredibly friendly team through the live online chat or email at [email protected].

Looking for more inspiration? Then let us share with you some of our top food tours in and around Taormina with another of our recent blogs here and discover a truly authentic experience.

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