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Rome 4-Hour Food and Market Tour with Tastings

Product ID: 63902
Visit Rome's largest market and several other foodie venues on a 4-hour guided tour. Enjoy over 25 tastings of high quality Italian products, including pizza, pastry, pasta, wine, and more. Finish off your tour with a taste of authentic Italian gelato.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 10:45 AM
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  • Taste pure truffles, 30-year-old balsamic vinegar, and the most expensive ham in Italy
  • Visit the largest market in Rome and marvel at the variety on offer
  • Sample the finest pizza in Rome, according to Anthony Bourdain
  • Try 3 different types of pasta with wine
Full description
Taste the best Rome has to offer on this 4-hour walking tour. Explore some of the city's best foodie venues with an expert tour guide, and enjoy over 25 delicious tastings.

You’ll stop at locally loved places, including the largest food market in the city, an award-winning pizzeria, an artisanal gelateria, a gourmet food shop, a Sicilian café, and an authentic Roman restaurant.

After meeting your experienced, food-loving guide you’ll head off for an introduction to the local culinary scene. Begin with a Sicilian-style breakfast at Cannoleria Siciliana, where you’ll have freshly made cannoli accompanied by perfectly brewed coffee.

Next you’ll explore the largest food market in Rome. Marvel at the freshest of produce as well as the juicy buffalo mozzarella, eggplant parmesan, bruschetta, and more. Meet the people who bring their local products and produce to this neighborhood venue.

Get your taste buds ready for the number 1 pizza in Rome. You’ll meet the Michelangelo of pizza, Gabriel Bonci, and choose from an incredible and unpredictable 80 varieties of pizza made fresh daily.

Your tour continues to the legendary La Tradizione salumeria to taste the best cheeses and hams Italy has to offer, as well as 30-year-old balsamic vinegar, truffles, and DOCG wine.

Head to an award-winning restaurant to sample fresh Roman pasta, including carbonara, amatriciana, and cacio e pepe, accompanied with wine.

The program ends with an education in gelato at an artisanal gelateria. Learn how to identify genuine gelato, and choose from the more than 70 flavors on offer.
  • Local guide
  • Over 25 food tastings
  • Espresso or cappuccino
  • Wine
  • Bottle of water

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Meeting point

Cipro Metro station Your guide will be waiting, holding a sign, in the small piazza where you exit. The Cipro Metro station is on the A line and is 7 stops from Termini Station and 4 stops from Piazza di Spagna. If you are arriving by taxi, walk down the stairs to the small piazza at the Cipro Metro station. Here is a link with more detailed directions to your meeting point http://foodtourrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/The-Roman-Food-Tour-meeting-point-Taste-of-Trionfale-1030-start2.pdf

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Important information
Know before you go
• It is recommended that you don't eat breakfast before the tour
• If you have specific dietary requirements, please specify when booking. Gluten-free, vegan, lactose-intolerant, and allergy-free menu options are all available
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 40 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Take this tour your first or second day in Rome!!!

This was my second Trionfale Food Tour! It was just as engaging and informative as the first time we took this tour in July 2016 with Laluca. I would recommend taking this tour your first or second day in Rome so that you can apply what you learn on this tour to the remainder of your visit!!

20 October 2019

This was an amazing food tour and would highly recommend to anyone who wants to try a huge selection of Italian food. Do not eat before because you will be provided with so many types of food plus beverages. We learnt a lot about the regions where the food and wine was made and how to identify certain specifications about what to order and buy. Our guide was great, engaging and funny which made the time fly by. We were a group of 11 family members and everyone mentioned that it has been a highlight of their time in Rome.

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27 September 2019

10/10 would recommend; best idea ever.

We are the best food and learned so much about the history of what we were eating! Raluca was a fantastic guide and we would absolutely do this again if we had the chance! Would definitely recommend doing this tour on one of your first days in Rome as it gives you a lot of insight where to go eat and what to look out for in the different regions of Italy.

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11 August 2017

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The Roman Food Tour

Product ID: 63902