Testaccio Neighborhood Food & Market Tour

61 reviews

3.5 hours

Max 10

Why take this tour?

Devour are the food specialists in our family, running all of our food tours. They're obsessed with finding the most authentic and tasty food and the biggest characters at the local market. We think that passion makes them the best at what they do.

Highlights

  • Taste delicious local bites at 8 family-run establishments (enough food for breakfast and lunch)
  • Explore the Testaccio neighborhood with an expert foodie guide and spend your morning shopping and eating among the locals
  • Learn the difference between Roman food and Italian food—and why you should be seeking out the former during your time in the Eternal City
  • Meet the passionate vendors who run some of our favorite stalls at the Testaccio Market and try their incredible products
  • Enjoy a leisurely Roman lunch with plenty of wine and one of the city’s most quintessential pasta dishes
  • Sites Visited
  • Testaccio Market
  • Mattatoio
  • Monte Testaccio
  • Piazza Testaccio
  • Local Bakery
  • Local Pasticceria
  • Market Stalls
  • Cheese Seller
  • Famous Sandwich Seller
  • Family-run Roman Restaurant
  • Gelateria
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided food tour
  • Food Tasting: Half Pastry
  • Beverage Tasting: Coffee
  • Food Tasting: Pizette
  • Food Tasting: Fresh Tomatoes
  • Food Tasting: Cheese
  • Food Tasting: Half Panino
  • Food Tasting: Prosciutto
  • Food Tasting: Pasta Dish
  • Beverage Tasting: Glass of Wine

Discover the sights, sounds, and tastes of a true Roman neighborhood

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Verified Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.8 /5
based on 61 reviews
Rating summary by category
Guide
5.0/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Latest reviews
Excellent
This was such a great tour. Andrea (?) was a wonderful, knowledgeable and funny guide and I learned things from him about local customs and the best places to go that I likely would never have learned about in my own.
Gary · Nov 28, 2022 · United States · Male · 65 to 74 years
Excellent
This was a wonderful food tour. The difference types of food make it amazing. Loved the way the history of the district was included. Our guide was fantastic.
Robbin · Nov 26, 2022 · United States · Female · 65 to 74 years
Excellent
Fantastic tour...small group with outstanding guide! Learned much and eat much....thx for such a great experience!
Steven · Nov 11, 2022 · United States · Male · 65 to 74 years
Excellent
Manuela took us on a fantastic tour in Testaccio. I highly recommend it to experience all this area has to offer. It was a great way to understand this area’s history as well. Thanks very much. I booked a pasta class next day based on this experience. Thanks
Mary · Nov 08, 2022 · Australia
Excellent
Market tours are a great way to learn culture and history, as well as try local delicacies. Our guide Fernanda was excellent: knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and entertaining.
Angela · Nov 05, 2022 · United States · Female · 65 to 74 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point

We'll meet in Piazza di Santa Maria Liberatrice, by the statue closest to the Santa Maria Liberatrice Church (which is located on the other side of the road). Your guide will be holding a Devour Rome sign.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. 

FAQs

Will my tour run in the order that is described?
Please note that this description is an example and stops or tastes may vary depending on the season, day of the week, and group size. Regardless of where your tour goes, you always have a delicious experience.
Can my dietary needs be accommodated on this tour?
This tour is adaptable for: - Vegetarians - Pescatarians - Dairy free - Pregnant women We love providing delicious options for those with dietary needs. If you have a dietary requirement or food allergy, please note it when booking. This tour is not recommended for vegans and, due to the risk of gluten cross-contamination, this tour is not recommended for those with celiac disease. Due to the amount of wine stops on this tour, it is not recommended for children or adults who do not drink alcohol.

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