Eat with locals in Rome

Mamma mia! Rome is a true foodie paradise, where you can find everything including the classic pizza bianca, the best soup and authentic gelato. We guarantee that you will experience culinary traditions as never before thanks to our hosts' incredible food activities!

See Rome like a local!

Welcome to Rome, where the dolce vita is addictive, the sights are beautiful, and the food is to die for!

There are so many amazing things to do in Rome, but the question is where to start! One of the best things to do in Rome is to check out all the historic wonders like the Colosseum, the Trevi fountain, or the Vatican. Then you can stop for lunch to enjoy a delicious bowl of pasta, a slice of Roman pizza, or a local specialty like fried artichokes.

Or, if you're looking to get a taste of home-cooked food, why not book a lunch or dinner with one of our local Roman hosts? They'll be happy to tell you all about the best things to do in Rome, like where to find the best local hangouts, hidden food treasures and examples of beautiful architecture.

Why choose Eatwith

We are absolute food experts

Our mission is to connect the best local chefs and food connoisseurs in Rome with adventurous travelers.

Social dining

The best way to make new friends and learn the local culture firsthand when traveling.

Unique food experiences

Try one of our immersive dinners, lunches, brunches, tastings, food tours and cooking classes with local hosts.

The Eatwith highlight

Dinner parties with local chefs in their own homes

  • Our hand-selected local hosts create unique dining experiences in their own homes or private venues. Check if wine is included in your experience!
  • Browse the menu and contact your host if you have any dietary requirements. They can create a custom menu just for you.
  • Dine at a communal table with local Romans and other people from around the world. Get insider tips and recommendations from those in the know.

The best cooking classes in Rome

Always wanted to make pasta and pizza from scratch? Our local Rome hosts are more than happy to share all their tips and tricks so you can learn to make authentic tagliatelle, ravioli, cannoli, tiramisu, Neapolitan pizza and more, then sit down to enjoy your creations around a shared table. Browse all our Rome cooking classes.

Fun food tours around Rome

See all the sights of Rome with your personal guide. Our local hosts will show you all the off-the-beaten path hotspots, foodie hidden gems and where to find the best food, drinks and shops in the Italian capital. Discover the city on foot and get insider tips from your local host. Find your ultimate Rome food tour now.

Meet some of our local Rome hosts

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How to eat like a local in Rome, according to actual Romans

Rome is one of the European culinary capitals, boasting a wide range of foods that you absolutely must try when visiting the city.