Rome Food Walking Tour
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Get inside tips from a local
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
After meeting your expert guide, head off to discover the culinary gems around this must-see foodie district. As you walk, hear tales of Rome's lesser-known history from your guide, and see sights that many tourist maps miss, such as Rome's only pyramid and the Protestant Cemetery, where the poet John Keats is buried.
Visit the legendary Barberini pastry shop to try its mouth-watering Italian pastries that have been sold for over 50 years. Then, browse gourmet produce at a bustling local food market. While shopping, your guide will introduce you to some of the more colorful characters who work there. Meet the market trader, affectionately known as the ‘Tomato Poet,’ and learn about the 45 varieties of tomatoes that he grows and sells.
Continue your tour to the 00100 Pizza Restaurant to try suppli, every Roman's favorite fried rice ball. Sample some of Rome's best pasta along with wine at one of Rome's best restaurants for authentic Roman cuisine.
Further highlights include visits to the Giolitti Caffe and Gelateria, where artisan gelato has been made for over a century; an upmarket delicatessen called Lina & Enzo's Alimentari, where you'll try fresh mozzarella di bufala; and the fantastic Volpetti cheese shop, home to 150 regional cheeses.
After eating your way around Rome's foodie heaven, you'll end up two blocks from where your tour began, approximately a 5-minute walk to all major public transport options.
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Rome Food Walking Tour, departing at 9:45am
Rome Food Walking Tour, departing at 10:30am
Rome Food Walking Tour, departing at 11:15am
Rome Food Walking Tour
- Nine food tastings
- Wine tasting
- Local guide
- Copy of the 'Local Food Lover's Guide to Rome' publication
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Places visited during your tour are subject to change
- Vegetarian, vegan, glucose-free and lactose-intolerant dietary restrictions are catered to. Please note this in the 'special requirements' field on booking
Reviewed by: Kaye X, July 2014
went to 4th and 5th generation family businesses was fantastic and was all about the food our guide Bo was the best all 4 of us enjoyed this very much right from my 14yr old to myself at 49 years old one of our best tours
Reviewed by: Brandon C, July 2014
This tour was certainly one of the highlights of our trip. Our guide Emma did an excellent job of explaining all about the different foods and the history of the different shops. We took the 10:30 tour and we certainly didn't need to eat lunch when it was done...we really shouldn't have eaten breakfast that morning either. My only regret is that we did this tour on our last day in Rome, if it would have been at the beginning of the trip we could have done a much better job of selecting our meals while in Rome.