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Vatican Area Private Food Tour

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As recommended by 99% of users on TripAdvisor

Follow the backstreets from the Vatican to foodie paradise

If you’re in a large group or would like an exclusive experience, let us take you on the perfect food tour made just for you. There’s only so much you can fit into a short trip to Rome, so if your plans include both a visit to the Vatican and wanting to eat authentic, local food – we’ve got just the food tour for you!

Our tour of the Prati neighbourhood, next to the Vatican, takes you down small backstreets to uncover locally loved places serving up a mix of traditional Roman classics and some of the city’s newest food trends like Trapizzino and Italian craft beer. Your passionate, local foodie guide will introduce you to all the friendly food artisans along the way and bring this undiscovered neighbourhood to life.

To find out more or to book this private tour, fill out this form and we’ll work with you to make sure you have the tastiest exclusive experience!


Private Tour



Free cancellation

24 hours in advance for a full refund


the best local food places in real neighbourhoods


insider knowledge for exploring the city on your own


the table, food and company of like-minded global travellers


stories you will find yourself retelling over and over

Tour Highlights Include

Like a true Italian, start your day at a local speciality coffee shop

Pick your favourite filling for a homemade cannoli prepared on the spot just for you

Experience real Roman life inside a historic neighbourhood food market

Enjoy a selection of the finest cured meats and aged cheeses paired with 'vino sfuso '– tap wine!

Allow neighbourhood personalities to indulge you in Roman specialities at their generations-old stores

Taste why Italy is the new darling of the European craft beer scene

Discover why Trapizzino is Rome’s hottest street food craze

…All this authentic food just a stone’s throw from the Vatican’s doors

The food tour takes place in the neighbourhood of Prati, a 5-minute walk from the Ottaviano metro station.

Check Out TripAdvisor Reviews From Our Happy Guests

Jessica C (Tripadvisor Review)

Toni was incredible throughout the whole tour. We got to try a variety of traditional Italian food and drink. We were so impressed with the food tour that we are booking the London food tour in the next couple of weeks. It’s a great way of seeing the city and trying some good local food!

Jessica C (Tripadvisor Review)

Food Heroes

Extraordinary food is made by extraordinary people. Whenever we find very special food in Rome, we know behind each culinary creation is someone who is very passionate about what they do.

On our tours, you’ll not only taste these delicious treats but you’ll also get a chance to meet the people who prepare them.

Food tastes even better when you know the story behind it.

Private tours

If you are coming to Rome with your entourage and you’d like to take a private tour just for you and your group – this is the perfect tour for you! To book this tour or to book another one in Rome, just visit our private tours page and fill out the form – we’ll help you plan the perfect Rome experience for your needs.

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