Tastes & Traditions of Rome: Testaccio Food and Market Tour

194 reviews

3.5 hours

Max 12

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.


  • Taste delicious local bites at eight family-run establishments (enough food for breakfast and lunch).
  • Explore the an authentic Roman 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. Hear why you should be seeking out the former, and why the latter doesn’t really exist!
  • 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 of homemade pasta with plenty of wine.
  • 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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Total Customer Reviews: 194

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4.8 /5
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Great experience, fantastic foods, fun tour guide, would definitely recommend
Verified · Kathryn · May 25, 2024 · United Kingdom · Female · 55 to 64 years
Chiara was amazing! Engaging, knowledgeable, professional and courteous!
Verified · Samuel · May 11, 2024 · USA · Male · 65 to 74 years
This is an excellent tour. Of course our guide, Mano, made it double excellent. She knows the area and is also known in the area. She is enthusiastic about the tour, the sights along the way and the food offered. She is knowledgeable and answered all questions very well. She made the tour very enjoyable. There are many stops on the way. We saw all the interesting parts of Testaccio like the Mountain/hill and the old slaughterhouse. Many of the tastings were in the Marketplace. It was bustling with locals buying their food for the weekend. The food we tasted was of high quality an MORE than enough. Don't have breakfast before you go on this tour. Excellent tour, excellent guide, excellent foot
Verified · May 05, 2024 · South Africa · Female · 65 to 74 years
Manuela was a fun, informative guide who loves her city!She was kind to all and energetic and very happy!!! The food and drink selections were terrific. We had a great time on this Devour tour. Weve enjoyed Devour in Madrid, Barcelona and Lisbon!
Verified · Edwin · Apr 19, 2024 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
I will book future food tours with Devour Tours. Our guide, Manuela was a delight, the food was plentiful and delicious, and the staff was easy to reach when I called to say I was running a few minutes late.
Verified · Monica · Apr 15, 2024 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years


Can my dietary needs be accommodated on this tour?
The buffet has a variety of options that can accomodate different dietary restrictions. Contact the Guest Experience team at [email protected] or call +39 068-596-0143 (Italy) or 888-683-8670 (USA) if you need additional assistance.
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.

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