Small Group Food Tour of Testaccio in RomeGroup Tour

Enjoy a small-group food-tasting tour in the best-kept secret and trendy Testaccio neighbourhood, famous for its traditional Roman fare that gave origin to the "Cucina Romana"
Adults: 2 Children: 0

Things to know


4 hrs

Suitable for:

Couples, Culture Vulture, Foodies, Friends

Group Tour:

Small, intimate groups with a professional guide

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included


- English Speaking Guide
- All-inclusive food tour with a tasting of aged balsamic, prosciutto, cheeses, bruschetta, 1 pasta dish, and a gelato

Other inclusions:

- Any additional food or drinks may be purchased on the day of the tour. 
- Gratuities optional
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included
Meeting points: Meet your guide and group outside L'oasi della Birra Piazza Testaccio, 39, 00153 Roma.

What makes this tour special

Explore Rome’s best-kept secret, the dynamic and vibrant area of Testaccio, a real foodie hub, where traditional Roman food ‘Cucina Romana’ was born. 

On your small group tour, you will: 

Enjoy a delicious walking and eating tour of Testaccio – one of Rome’s coolest neighbourhoods, really popular with locals, and least visited by tourists. Testaccio has a vibrant community and is really proud of its history and reputation as the birthplace of typical Roman food – Cucina Romana. 

Walk around the historic market, chat with the friendly vendors – who have worked here for several generations – and sample their offerings. 

Testaccio is a unique area built onto an enormous mound of discarded amphorae – ancient clay jars. You’ll see some amazing street art, as well as the more historic monuments like the Pyramid of Cestio, which marks the Protestant cemetery where the English poet John Keats is buried. 

Your guide will introduce you to classic Roman street food like Fritti (fried foods – like cod and Fiori de Zucca, battered balls of mozzarella, zucchini and anchovy), and Suppli, breaded rice balls cooked in a tomato ragu with a yummy, gooey centre of melted mozzarella. 

Get stuck into some mouthwatering pasta dishes at a local trattoria, and enjoy a convivial meal with fellow travellers on this small-group tour, in Testaccio while it is still a really well-kept secret! 

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