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Taste of Rome - The Trionfale Foodie Tour

Highlights
  • Visit top Rome culinary spots and taste traditional dishes
  • Steer clear of tourist traps without spending time researching
  • Overcome language barriers with a guide who knows what and how to order
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Taste of Rome - The Trionfale Foodie Tour
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Taste of Rome - The Trionfale Foodie Tour
US$89.78
Overview

Rome is known for its rich food culture, but with so many options it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Get off the tourist path on this walking and eating tour, which allows you to visit some of the city's best culinary locations without the hassle of navigating or researching where to go. Meet some of Rome’s traditional food artisans, stroll through the city’s buzzing food markets, and sample Roman specialties such as pizza, cannoli, and fresh pasta. Between bites, your guide details the history, architecture, and untold stories that define Rome.

What to Expect

The tour begins with a traditional Roman breakfast, during which you can enjoy your choice of coffee and watch as a chef prepares fresh cannoli. The first stop after breakfast is the Paciotti Gourmet Shop, where you can taste cheeses and meats along with aged balsamic vinegar, truffles, and local wine.

Next head to Pizzarium, where renowned Chef Gabriele Bonci, often called "the Michelangelo of pizza," makes more than 80 types of pizza per day.

Then, stroll through the largest food market in Rome and meet local families who have been running food stalls for generations. Taste buffalo mozzarella, bruschetta, and eggplant parmigiana along the way.

After the market you will visit a traditional trattoria, where you can sample local wine and choose between fresh carbonara (pasta with an egg-based white sauce), amatriciana (pasta with red sauce), or cacio e pepe (cheese and pepper pasta).

The tour wraps up with a scoop of Italian gelato at Fatamorgana Gelateria, where more than 60 different flavors are available.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Prati Food Tour

We've done food tours in just about every major European city, and this was probably the best one we've ever done! Great range of food, and really nice to get out of Rome's most crowded areas into something that feels more like a neighborhood. The...More

1  Thank ugwilliams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic Food Tour!

Absolutely loved this food tour! It struck a perfect balance between being informational and social, and stretching our culinary interests without alienating pickier eaters. The guide was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I felt like I learned a lot (even though I really just expected to...More

Thank smedina2662
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing Food Tour

This was a can't miss experience for any foodie (or even non-foodies) going to Rome. The food is amazing. They take you through neighborhood places were real Romans eat. You get to experience the food of Rome the way that Romans do. On some food...More

Thank C_T_Neilson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Best possible food tour

I took 3 different food tours in Rome. This was far and away the very best. Raluca was an amazing guide. Her knowledge of food and coffee and Roman culture was fascinating. The food was fantastic, generous portions but not too much. Just the right...More

Thank nashvilleamy2016
Reviewed 8 August 2018
Highlight of Rome!

Would absolutely recommend this tour to anyone visiting rome--and do it one of your first days in town! Not only was it some of the best food I have ever had, I truly felt as if I was enjoying the best food Rome/Italy had to...More

1  Thank LindsayMcEwan13
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23 July 2018|
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Response from Jmmy C | Reviewed this property |
I would say in car 15 min bus about 30 min. In bus take N1 (Battistini/soria) about 18 stops or by subway MEA (Battistini) 6 stops from Repubblica Hope this helps. Thank you
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k t
19 May 2018|
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To be completely honest, there is not a ton of walking. The restaurants are mainly close together. The most walking you will do is probably through the market. In terms of how long it is, depending on your tour guide, it... More
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19 May 2018|
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Response from Jilliward | Reviewed this property |
We walked for the whole tour except where we stopped, there were not always seats available. I am 60 and not super fit, with s back injury but coped Ok
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