1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Jewish Ghetto, Rome

Rome: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

Product ID: 251502
About this tour
Duration: 2.5 hours
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English, Italian, Swedish
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The Original experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a delicious street food walking tour of Rome
  • Try local delicacies such as supplì, cured meats, pizza and gelato
  • Wash down some of the local delicacies with some wine and beer
  • Discover Rome's local haunts with the help of your guide
  • Choose from either a private or small-group experience
Full description
Try out authentic delicacies as you immerse yourself in the local culture of Rome on a small-group walking tour. Taste unmissable Roman foods such as pizza from a family-run establishment, Supplì (fried mozzarella rice balls) and typical seasonal dishes from Rome’s Jewish Quarter.

Meet in Piazza del Biscione before whetting your appetite at a local charcuterie at your first stop. Sample some typical Italian cured meats and some local wine there before heading off to try Rome's well-known tasty street food, Supplì. Your guide will fill you in on these rice delicacies' 19th-century beginnings and how they earned their name.

Next, taste some classic Roman pizza and Menabrea beer at family-run Roscioli, an establishment run by the founder’s grandchildren. After this you’ll be heading to the Roman Ghetto, Rome’s old Jewish Quarter. Here, sample traditional zucchini flower fritters or carciofi alla giudìa (deep-fried artichokes), depending on what is in season at the time.

Finish up the tour with a delicious artisanal gelato at Punto Gelato near Largo di Torre Argentina, the site of four ancient Roman Temples and Pompey’s Theater. Savor the unique northern Italian flavors at a gelateria that featured in Gambero Rosso’s Top 10 list of the best gelato in Rome. 

Choose from either a private experience just for your group, or a small-group experience with no more than 14 people. Benefit from personalized insider tips about what to do next in Rome city center after the tour has finished.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Samples of typical Roman dishes
  • Beer and wine tasters in some establishments
  • Guided visit around site such as the Jewish Ghetto and Largo di Torre Argentina
  • Gluten-free and vegetarian options with prior notice (though not suitable for celiacs or people with severe allergies)
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer to meeting point
  • Vegan options
Not suitable for
  • Vegans

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Meet your guide by the streetlight in the middle of Piazza del Biscione • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag

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Important information
Know before you go
• Severe allergies cannot unfortunately be catered for on this tour. Please advise in advance if vegetarian or gluten-free options are wanted
• Please note, while there are gluten-free options available, these are not suitable for celiacs or people with a severe gluten allergy. There is still a risk of contamination.
• Vegan options are unavailable unfortunately
• A medium amount of walking is involved on the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 526 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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The guide Elisabeth was extraordinary. It was expressive, with easy to understand English and conveyed a lot of information not only about the food but also talked about the history of Rome in a very interesting way. There was plenty of food and drink and it was very good. With the various appetizers we tried, we didn't even have dinner next. Whenever we put a doubt it was promptly clarified. It is worth doing as many details would have been overlooked. I got to know a lot more about Rome. Congratulations Elisabeth is an excellent guide.

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March 8, 2020

Our tour guide (Gulia) was amazing and informative. The tour wasn’t just about food, she talked about some history as we go through the streets to our destinations. I hope to have tasted more dishes than small its and bits. Gelati is something we could try anytime as it was available anywhere but probably something more worth the money

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February 11, 2020

this was an awesome experience. enjoyed every piece of food we ate tasted great. the guide also gave us a lot of information about the history of Rome which was really nice. my favorite was the pizza, the tomato sauce was next level. wonderful experience, only better if is if we got to try some pasta but will definitely have plenty of opportunities for that.

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January 14, 2020

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Product ID: 251502