Visiting the Vatican Museums is an excellent way to work up an appetite. After soaking in all that culture, art and history, figuring out where the best places to eat near Vatican City is a challenge. Don’t get tricked into eating at overpriced tourist trap restaurants, explore the Vatican neighborhood with a local foodie guide by your side! Each neighborhood in Rome has its own local institutions, family-run trattorias and sometimes their own local dishes. The Vatican neighborhood is no exception
Meet your guide in Borgo Pio in the afternoon. That area is well-known for some of the best places to eat in Rome. Your Roman food tour begins with typical sliced pizza ! The Italian culinary exploration will continue in the heart of Borgo Pio, a popular Roman neighborhood. This foodie neighborhood is home to hundreds of outstanding Roman restaurants. Eat your way through a variety of meats and cheeses, pizza and local Roman pasta dishes. This particular Italian food tour focuses on the enjoyment of a typical Italian, or Roman, dinner. Hearing about Italian art and history all day definitely works up an appetite, so this tour is well deserved after a day of walking around the Eternal City. Light walks between each popular Roman food stop will definitely keep that metabolism going as you fill up on exceptional traditional Italian food and drink! This food tour in Rome takes you through the courses and finishes with an exceptional gelato. You have been warned, only come with an empty stomach!