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Eat Like a Local: 3-hour Venice Small-Group Food Tasting Walking Tour

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Fall in love with Venice, through your 3-hour discovery of the gastronomic tradition of the city, through a uniquely designed small-group, walking food and wine tour of the lesser known places to tourists. With at least 13 tastings from well-known restaurants and bars to the locals, between sipping some glasses of wonderful local wines, and trying some of the best restaurants in Venice with the guidance of your expert foodie, you will also get to hear about its unique histories of what makes Venice a truly wonderful place.
  • Discover the food and wine of Venice on a walking tour with a local foodie
  • Taste at least 13 regional specialties on up to eight separate stops
  • Get personal attention from your guide in a small group
  • Choose between morning and afternoon departures to suit your schedule
What to Expect
Join your guide and small group near the Rialto Bridge and set off through the streets on foot. Start the tour with some coffee and typical Venetian pastries, before strolling through some wine bars and trying traditional Venetian drinks alongside “cicchetti” (Venetian tapas). Sample local specialties including polenta, cured meat, cookies, gelato, and at least five types of fish as you learn the stories behind the bars and restaurants you’re visiting. Learn about Venice’s foodie history as you sample signature dishes at historic establishments, and discover how to spot good-quality gelato from a distance. Your tour will finish close to where you began.
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Important Information
Departure Point
San Giacomo di Rialto
2h 30m
Return Details
The tour ends near the Rialto Bridge
  • Local guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Local taxes
  • Food tasting
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Any foods and drinks not included in the tour
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • A maximum of 15 people per tour
  • In case the day of your tour falls on a holiday or a day where lots of some restaurants are closed, we will still make sure that you will have the same amount of food if not more food than usual,with wine and always with the minimum of 6 stops
  • All bookings are automatically confirmed unless received within 48 hours, then the booking will be subjected to availability. We will offer an alternative date or time if there is no availability at the time that the customers choose.
  • The customers should show up at least 6 minutes prior to the starting time on the voucher to make sure they are at the correct meeting point and report to the tour coordinator or guide that day before the starting time of the tour on the voucher. It is the responsibility of the customers to try to reach out to our phone number at + 39 3382975029 or the phone number of the guide written in the email or send us an email to info@savoritalytours.com in case the guide could not be located BEFORE the starting time of the tour. In case your phone does not work, there are many shops, and restaurants around the departure point that will let customers make a phone call for free or one Euro. Failure to contact us PRIOR TO the starting time of the tour in case you need help with direction or will be arriving late and joining the tour later, and late arrivals will be considered " no show". Our restaurants and stops are very famous so we have to start strictly on time, so it is very important that you are at the meeting point at least 5 minutes before the departure time and call us if you could not located our guide or tour coordinator.
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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great food tour with Viviana. Can't remember how many places we went to, but it was around seven. Started with dessert since that establishment closed early, a meat and cheese market, 3-4 chicceti restaurants, and finished with gelato. The pace was unhurried,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank vsplett
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a 10 person group lead by our tour guide Viviana. She was terrific, telling us many cool stories about all the restaurants and bistros we visited, and all the interesting customs of the locals and the neighborhoods. She was so pleasant with us,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and the guests were friendly as well. The guide gave us some good advice about navigating the city also! There was a nice variety of food and I tried things I probably would not have otherwise...as did others....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great time on the Venetian food tour. Our group had 9 individuals which was the perfect size. Our host, Anna, was informative and outgoing. She took us to her favorite cicchetti bars where we were able to sample tasty...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank xvang07
Reviewed 6 days ago

As we planned our adventure with my in-laws I started to do my research about what there is to do in Milan and Venice. Since travel agents have gone the way of rotary phones, a lot of people ask where is the best place to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amy M
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2 July 2019|
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Response from LeahAberdeen_Wa | Reviewed this property |
I went thru Savory Food Tours website, was easy.
24 June 2019|
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Response from Brittney L | Reviewed this property |
The starting point for our tour was near the Rialto Bridge over the Grand Canal - there are yellow signs on most corners (high on the buildings) near San Marco Piazza that point you towards the bridge. I'm not sure where the... More
28 May 2019|
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Response from smolk | Reviewed this property |
THe tour guide did ask about food allergies and tried to make accomodations for people. However, I do not see this tour as a good fit for kids unless they are older teens. There is a lot of alcohol sampling and a focus on... More
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