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Best Local Cuisine in Nice

Discover the top Nice local cuisine

About the Local Cuisine in Nice

Food and gastronomy in Provence and in Nice play a tremendous part in the culture and daily life, from the fresh seafood markets to the abundance of locally grown fruit and vegetables. This huge Mediterranean region is widely renowned to offer healthy, flavoursome and colourful cuisine, as well as traditional dishes; take a look a some of Nice's local dishes.

Beignets de Fleurs de Courgettes

Beignets de Fleurs de Courgettes

Courgette flowers are a firm favourite in Nice when they come into season

Bouillabaisse, Nice

Bouillabaisse, Riviera / Cote d'Azur

Traditional Provencal fish stew, originating from Marseille

Farcis Nicois

Farcis Nicois

A traditional family meal made with the Spring & Summer vegetables

Galette des Rois

Gateau des Rois - The Cake of Kings!

January - a time for cake and celebrations...

Pissaladiere, Nice

Pissaladiere

Caramelised onion & anchovy flatbread popular across Provence & the Cote d'Azur

Pissaladiere from Nice

Pissaladiere

Originating from Nice, this anchovy tart is a classic for fish lovers

Ratatouille

Ratatouille

Traditional vegetable stew from the Occitan region, a Provencal favourite

Salade Nicoise

Salade Nicoise

A delicious famous salad from the Côte d'Azur region of France

Socca

Socca

Chickpea flour pancake, a delicious treat of a snack!

Soupe au Pistou,

Soupe au Pistou, Nice

Thick, rich Provencal vegetable & bean soup with basil dressing

Tourte de Blettes

Tourte de Blettes

Swiss chard tart - the chard being the main ingredient!

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