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

680 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: 680

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A fantastic tour! Tried a range of foods and drinks during the short walking tour. Loved the walk through the fish, fruit and veg markets right on the canal. Excellent value for money with a fantastic guide.
Verified · Dianne · Oct 24, 2023 · Australia · Female · 65 to 74 years
The first couple places were sandwiches and cheese which were so-so. The last place (Sepa) was the best, very high quality food. Nothing wrong with Sara the tour guide, she was good. Also the places are standing only, which is hard to do for over a few hours with no sitting.
Verified · Sara · Oct 05, 2023 · USA · Female · 45 to 54 years
Our guide Barbara being a native from Venice was very informative, knowledgable & friendly. The tour was well spaced with a wide array of food & drink tastings. Highly recommend
Verified · Rex · Sep 24, 2023 · Australia · Male · 55 to 64 years
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

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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