The only way to explore one of Italy’s top culinary destinations is alongside a local foodie, devoted to spreading the love for Italian food. Our Rome food tours are run by local foodies who get to the heart and soul of Italian cuisine, and know just where to find the gastronomic hotspots from the finest markets of the city to the boutiques where the locals queue out of the door for their favorite dish, served up to perfection.
Looking for more dates? Localers also offers here an alternative Rome private food tour running outside the Christmas season!
In a friendly small group tour, your local food expert will show you the real Trastevere and demystify each mouthwatering product you'll find on the way. Your festive foodie exploration begins right at a typical Trastevere outdoor food market. The colors of the freshest regional delicacies of the season are a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach. Make friends with a passionate family who have been selling cheese in the market since 1920 as you sample some of their best mozzarella or buffala.
The market tour is followed by a scenic stroll in the charming little streets of the picturesque Trastevere, with flavorful sips and nibbles along the way. You’ll stop inside a revered salumeria and sample a platter of local cured meats and olives artfully selected for you by a passionate professional. Continuing the stroll, you’ll fall in love with the irresistible suppli, the mouthwatering fried risotto balls that are Romans’ favorite street food.
Take a rest at a traditional osteria where a warm welcome and some copious servings of roman festive specialties are waiting for you. You’ll enjoy an assortment of roman pasta such as carbonara, amatriciana or cacio y pepe, paired with two glasses of local wine for each guest. You’ll also discover the famous Roman-Jewish-style artichoke cooked in two ways, fired and glazed, bliss for your taste buds (when in season).
After the hearty and savory meal awaits the coffee and the dessert in some tucked-away gems just around the corner. What could be better to conclude you foodie fantasy than with a warm and aromatic coffee, some roman biscuits and an ultra-fresh handmade gelato? Yummy!!
Agathe was absolutely delightful! Her knowledge and charming personality made her an excellent tour guide. I would highly suggest this tour!!
Jesica was a great tour guide and made the experience one of the highlights of our entire trip to Paris. It certainly met our expectations.
Marjorie was just great! I didn't really want to do the Louvre but she made the history come alive in stories and I just LOVED our experience!
Alberto was a great guide, he was very informative. The Catacombs were just awesome. Would definitely recommend this to everyone!!
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