Authentic Food Tours in Rome

Share a taste of local life on one of our award-winning food & culture tours in Rome! Formerly known as Eating Italy Food Tours.
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Since 2011, we have welcomed over 150,000 guests on our immersive food tours in Rome.

Rome is by no means new to the culinary scene! With its traditional foods and passionate chefs, it’s the perfect city for a food tour. Together we have shared the best local foods at our favourite places and introduced them to all the wonderful people and fascinating stories that lie behind these iconic dishes. We can proudly say that all of our Rome food tour guests leave us ready to explore the city like true insiders.

Twilight Trastevere Rome Food Tour

An exclusive night out in Rome’s medieval Trastevere neighbourhood. Skip the one-hour wait at an award-winning Roman eatery and enjoy wine tasting in a cellar 100 years older than the Colosseum!

Daily
4 Hours
Small Group

Taste of Testaccio

Get a taste of daily life in Rome's original foodie neighbourhood on this 4-hour adventure that introduces you to all the Italian classics - from brushetta to gelato.

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
4 Hours
Small Group

Book a Private Tour

Let us create the perfect private event for you and your friends or family! Our private tours can accommodate large groups or give you an extremely intimate and private experience.

Meet Your Local Rome Tour Guides

Domenico

Domenico

From the US, has called Rome home since 2000.
Favorite dish is Fusilli with Fiore di Zucca sauce (from Acquavella) because that is my family's specialty!
Don't miss the night life in a non-touristy neighborhood like San Lorenzo.
Gianluca (Luca)

Gianluca (Luca)

Living in Rome for over 10 years, born and raised in Puglia (Southern Italy)
My favorite thing to eat is fresh mozzarella di bufala
Take long walks to better enjoy the eternal city - it's a museum in the open!
Valentina

Valentina

I was born and raised in Rome
My favorite thing to eat is bucatini all'a matriciana
When visiting Rome remember this - "cibi condimentum esse famem" or "hunger is the seasoning of food"
Chiara

Chiara

Born and raised in Rome!
Favorite food is trippa alla Romana! (Roman-style tripe)
Don't be afraid to talk to the locals. Romans love giving advice, if you give them a chance
Ghyslaine (Gigi)

Ghyslaine (Gigi)

I'm from New York city and been living in Rome since 2012
My favorite food is a simple Roman classic: gricia
Check out Trevi Fountain after midnight when the piazza is empty and the fountain is lit up
Manuela

Manuela

Born in Genoa, but I've been living in Rome since 2011
I love homemade pesto and Roman supplìs!
Visit the villa ruins under Palazzo Valentini - there's even videomapping of how it used to look
Kathi

Kathi

I'm from Germany, but living in Rome since 2017
I can't pick just one! Pizza bianca con la mortadella and artichokes prepared every way
Walk trough Rome at night. The monuments and squares are empty, the mood is beautiful
Get insider tips before you go! View our short list of not-to-be-missed food & drinks!

 


 

From ancient monuments and iconic museums to theatre and shopping (and oh, the amazing food!), Rome is a fascinating city with no limits to what you can see or do. But when it comes to food, most guidebooks and bloggers will send you directly to touristy spots. The views and people watching might be nice, but who wants to travel all the way to Rome for a touristy dish that you can get anywhere in the world?

As easy as it is to get a great meal in Rome, it is just as easy to sit down in a crowded touristy restaurant and eat a pre-made or even frozen dish warmed in a microwave. Joining a Rome food tour is one of the best ways to experience the breadth of Rome’s food culture and to ensure you are eating authentic Roman dishes at restaurants and food venues frequented by locals!

Our entertaining local food tour guides walk you through the backstreets of Rome and share a taste of local life with you – through authentic dishes, drinks and entertaining stories about the neighborhood’s history and the food itself.
Each neighborhood in Rome has its own signature flavors that you must taste, from the Pizza Bianca in Trastevere to Suppli in Testaccio. Our food tours in Rome are a great way of discovering these amazing bites on the backstreets of Rome, far from the tourist traps.

We’re confident that not only will you leave our Rome food tours stuffed, but also ready to explore Rome with the confidence of the local, like a true Roman insider.