Tastes & Traditions of Venice: Food Tour with Rialto Market Visit

662 reviews

3 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.


  • Enjoy 8 food tastings and 4+ drinks at 7 incredible, locally owned spots in Rialto and San Polo. Enough food for breakfast and lunch.
  • Allow your guide to educate you on the history of Venice's food culture at the Rialto Market and sample fresh seasonal produce.
  • Savor the best risotto in the city at our favorite contemporary bacaro.
  • Make the most of recommendations and advice offered by your guide—an expert local foodie!
  • Sites Visited
  • Grand Canal (by boat)
  • 7 food stops
  • San Polo neighborhood
  • Rialto neighborhood
  • Rialto Bridge
  • Rialto Market
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • All food & beverage tastings
  • Short gondola ride to cross the Grand Canal

Taste authentic Venetian delights at the best family-run eateries in the city.

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Total Customer Reviews: 662

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4.8 /5
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Maria was fantastic guide, as well as the food & drinks . I was stuffed. Maria explained everything translation of food, she even made it possible for me to have ice cream instead of dark chocolate .?really enjoyed myself. Thank you
Verified · Shirley · Sep 20, 2023 · USA · Female · 45 to 54 years
Maria was an excellent tour guide! She brought us to places that I would have never found on my own. My husband and I enjoyed all the food stops!
Verified · Gina · Sep 20, 2023 · USA · Female · 35 to 44 years
This tour wasn't up to Devour's usual high standards. There are many better venues in Venice than those visited. Also the lack of a sit down meal at the end made for a tiring experience. The last stop according to the itinerary should have been for gelato, but instead we had some cold drinking chocolate - most disappointing.
Verified · Peter · Sep 16, 2023 · United Kingdom · Male · 65 to 74 years
Jennifer was a superb guide. Relaxed, fun good choices of food
Verified · Laurence · Sep 16, 2023 · USA · Male · 75 or older years
Jennifer was outstanding as a guide! What a wonderful way to start our visit to Venice... great food, a lot of useful and interesting information and a really good insight into life and culture in Italy. The chocolate stop at the end was awesome! Don't forget your camera... the Rialto Market is a great place to take food and people pictures.
Tripadvisor customer · Sep 13, 2023

Meeting Point

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Meeting Point

We'll meet in Campo San Giacomo di Rialto outside the entrance of the Church of San Giacometto. Your guide will be holding a red Devour Tours bag and a Devour Venice sign. 

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. 


Is this tour wheelchair accessible?
No. Unfortunately, due to site restrictions we cannot accommodate wheelchairs on this tour. If you use a wheelchair and book this tour by accident, we are happy to offer you credit for a future tour that is wheelchair accessible anywhere in the world, or a full refund.
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.
Does this tour accommodate vegetarians & people with food allergies?
Yes, but please contact our customer service team after you book ([email protected]) so that your guide will be aware on the day of the tour. Also, not all of the tastings on the tour can be substituted for others, but we will do our very best to make sure that you always have something to eat.
What if the weather is bad (rain, snow, hail, etc.) on the day of my tour?
Our tours run rain or shine so please dress for the elements. We also ask you to please remember hats and sunscreen if you are taking this tour in the summer as it might be very hot.
I don't like seafood, should still take this tour?
Venetian cuisine is primarily based around the sea so there is a lot of seafood on this tour. If you aren't a fan of fish and shellfish we recommend avoiding this experience.
Can I take a gondola ride if I use a wheelchair?
No. Unfortunately, gondolas are not wheelchair accessbile.

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