A Taste of Rome Private Walking Tour: Eat Like An Italian
A tour of the history, tastes and traditions of Roman food with a visit to the authentic buzzing neighbourhood of Testaccio.
Things to know
Culture Vulture, Family, Foodies, Friends
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
No tickets required for this tour
Type of tour:
Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.
Twelve delicious tastings and a glass of Italian wine Gratuities optional Customisable - simply ask us
Meeting points: Outside the entrance to the MACRO Testaccio Contemporary Art Museum.
What makes this tour special
Munch your way through this tantalising food tour of Rome.
Experience Rome's best pasta dishes and wine at Flavio al Velavevodetto.
Sample Rome's amazing street food, including the famous 'suppli'.
Visit the unmissable Volpetti – a shrine to Roman food and excess.
Savour the very best Tiramisu from local pastry shops.
Learn how to discern real gelato from the fake stuff.
Try one of Rome's most beloved pizza places.
Take a bite out of one of Rome’s tastiest neighbourhoods with this foodie tour through the enchanting local area of Testaccio. This is a great opportunity to experience authentic Italian cuisine and learn about the country’s delectable wines, whilst encountering a part of the city that is Rome through and through. Embrace the smells, buzz and charm of a neighbourhood where ordinary people live, eat and shop. Your tour guide will take you to the best local eateries, markets and shops, where you will not only get the chance to taste the delicacies but also learn about the people behind the magic. Understand the traditions and values that have produced such tasty good food for generations and see why Italian cuisine continues to be the trend setter for what we enjoy eating and cooking today. You will also have the chance to visit many key landmarks and sights and learn about the fascinating stories behind them.
Take a break from the popular tourist attractions and plunge into the Eternal City’s wine and food culture epicentre – expect to find a new favourite food before your tour is done! Buon appetito!
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour. Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased. For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide. Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration. To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs. Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).