Rome: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

Rome: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

From $49.80 per person

Combine a guided walking tour of Rome with one of the best things to do there, tasting authentic Roman delicacies. Choose either a private or small-group tour and try artisanal goodies such as supplì, pizza and gelato.

About this tour

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Duration 2.5 hours
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English
Private or small groups available

The Original experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a delicious street food walking tour of Rome
  • Try local delicacies such as supplì, cured meats, pizza and gelato
  • Wash down some of the local delicacies with some wine and beer
  • Discover Rome's local haunts with the help of your guide
  • Choose from either a private or small-group experience
Full description
Try out authentic delicacies as you immerse yourself in the local culture of Rome on a small-group walking tour. Taste unmissable Roman foods such as pizza from a family-run establishment, Supplì (fried mozzarella rice balls) and typical seasonal dishes from Rome’s Jewish Quarter. Meet in Piazza del Biscione before whetting your appetite at a local charcuterie at your first stop. Sample some typical Italian cured meats and some local wine there before heading off to try Rome's well-known tasty street food, Supplì. Your guide will fill you in on these rice delicacies' 19th-century beginnings and how they earned their name. Next, taste some classic Roman pizza and Menabrea beer at family-run Roscioli, an establishment run by the founder’s grandchildren. After this you’ll be heading to the Roman Ghetto, Rome’s old Jewish Quarter. Here, sample traditional zucchini flower fritters or carciofi alla giudìa (deep-fried artichokes), depending on what is in season at the time. Finish up the tour with a delicious artisanal gelato at Punto Gelato near Largo di Torre Argentina, the site of four ancient Roman Temples and Pompey’s Theater. Savor the unique northern Italian flavors at a gelateria that featured in Gambero Rosso’s Top 10 list of the best gelato in Rome.  Choose from either a private experience just for your group, or a small-group experience with no more than 14 people. Benefit from personalized insider tips about what to do next in Rome city center after the tour has finished.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Samples of typical Roman dishes
  • Beer and wine tasters in some establishments
  • Guided visit around site such as the Jewish Ghetto and Largo di Torre Argentina
  • Gluten-free and vegetarian options with prior notice (though not suitable for celiacs or people with severe allergies)
  • Transfer to meeting point
  • Vegan options
Not suitable for
  • Vegans
  • People with gluten intolerance
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • We’re enforcing extra health and safety measures for GetYourGuide Originals
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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  • Shared group and private options do not always offer the same languages. Please check all languages of interest to find your preferred option type
  • Severe allergies cannot unfortunately be catered for on this tour. Please advise in advance if vegetarian or gluten-free options are wanted
  • Please note, while there are gluten-free options available, these are not suitable for celiacs or people with a severe gluten allergy. There is still a risk of contamination.
  •  Vegan options are unavailable unfortunately
  • A medium amount of walking is involved on the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 602 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
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My tour with Elisabeth was fantastic! I was able to see parts of the city that others tours of Rome did not take me on. You really get to know how the food of Rome is influenced by the city and the people. Not to mention you get to eat some too! I would definitely recommend this tour for people visiting Rome who are looking to see more of the city other than the main attractions.

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June 16, 2021

We absolutely loved this tour!! It was something different to what we usually do but I am so glad we did it. We tried foods that we would never have picked ourselves and we got to see areas that we probably wouldn't have seen if it wasn't for this tour. We were extremely lucky as because of COVID, we were the only ones on it! Our guide was lovely and super knowledgable and we came away incredibly food from all the gorgeous food we had tried! We would definitely recommend this tour!

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October 14, 2020

We had a fabulous time with Guilia. We were lucky enough that we were the only guests so had her undivided attention. She was happy to answer all of our questions, whether food related or not and she passed on a lot of historical and cultural knowledge. The foods we tried were great and we’ve already planned to return to some establishments before we leave Rome.

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September 23, 2020

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