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Rome Food Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Insider culinary tour of Rome's lesser-visited Testaccio neighborhood
  • Learn about the neighborhood's hidden gems and culinary history 
  • Enjoy food tastings of authentic gelato, pasta, and regional specialties
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Rome Food Walking Tour
From US$90,90
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Rome Food Walking Tour, departing at 11:15am
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Rome Food Walking Tour, departing at 10:30am
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Overview

Go on a food tour of Rome's Testaccio neighborhood, an area many travelers miss out on. You’ll enjoy nine tastings of regional cuisine including pasta, gelato, cheese, and pastries. With a foodie guide to show you the way, you'll visit hidden gems in Rome's culinary epicenter, meet local proprietors, and learn about secret Roman recipes. Plus, go home with a food guidebook to assist with further culinary travels. 

What to Expect
Choose a tour time that suits your schedule, and then meet your guide and group at the designated location in Rome's Testaccio neighborhood. It’s the city’s epicenter of food culture, which many travelers and tour groups seem to overlook.

Stop by shops and restaurants that serve authentic Roman food. Visit a bakery for a local treat, and then peruse a food market where you’ll learn how to pick out the best quality produce. You’ll also learn how to make bruschetta and sample some buffalo mozzarella. Other stops include chances to taste gelato, Italian cheese, fresh pasta, wine, and suppli, a fried rice ball.

Your guide will tell you about the neighborhood’s history, culinary and otherwise. Stop at the Protestant cemetery, burial place of John Keats, and see one of the city's only pyramids.

Return to your starting point and go home with a food guidebook to use on the rest of your stay.
Reviews (864)

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Reviewed 2 days ago
One of the best parts of our stay in Rome

Everything in the heart of Rome is so touristy and crowded...this was a welcome relief. You get to eat your way through a neighborhood tucked away from all the chaos, and the food (especially the gelato) was amazing. Our guide was great too (but I'm...More

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brilliant way to see traditional Rome

This tour was good fun and a great way to learn about traditional Roman food. Our tour guide Luca was friendly and informative.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Exceeded our expectations!

First I would like to talk about how good the tour was. At each stop the food was outstanding and the drinks with each dish were paired fantasticly. I would say, exactly what you would expect from an Italian food tour, however all of our...More

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wow! Traditional Carbonara has NO CREAM-- Informative and Tasty

I love doing food tours while traveling. This one was not the best, but it did not disappoint, it was an enjoyable part of our trip. I really enjoyed trying the aged balsamic vinegar and learning about the food culture and how to make a...More

752jennifer, Guest Relations Manager at Eating Italy Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi KearCabiya, We would like to let you know that the food tour you took was not one of our food tours. Non of our food tours in Rome offer Carbonara or balsamic vinegar tastings. We hope to meet you on one of our food...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Nesim is the man!

Our guide Nesim was great! Very informative and funny. He is a former chef, so he knows his pasta, gelato and oxtail, to name a few. This is an excellent way of discovering a city and its restaurants you would otherwise pass by and not...More

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Response from Melody P | Reviewed this property
Our tour was 3 1/2-4 hours. I really didn't count time, because we were having so much fun! Its definitely worth the time, since you don't "just eat;" there is so much cultural and historical information in this tour. I... More
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