Add dates
Venice

Street food

Our most recommended Venice Street Food

Venice: Street Food Tour with a Local Guide and Tastings

1. Venice: Street Food Tour with a Local Guide and Tastings

Eat your way around Venice on a tasting tour of some of the city's eateries, and see historical monuments along the way. Follow your foodie guide through the historic Rialto Market alongside the Grand Canal. End at Campo Santa Margherita square, surrounded by local restaurants and farmers’ markets. Meet your guide in the San Marco district. Cross the Rialto Bridge to visit the Rialto Market and marvel at the colorful fruit and vegetable stalls. Experience everyday life in the city as the locals come to purchase fresh fish and other ingredients. Next, go to Campo San Polo and enter the Basilica dei Frari. Pass the square of Campo San Bartolomeo, where the locals like to gather. Along the way, taste a wide range of food specialties, from regional cheeses to buranelli biscuits and traditional cakes. Sample some sweet tiramisù in the city where it was invented, and experience the unique culture of cicchetti, the tapas-like snacks loved by Venetians served in typically cozy bàcari (bars). End on the Campo Santa Margherita in the historical sestiere (district) of Dorsoduro near the university.  

Venice: Private Evening Tour w/ Drinks & Bites in Cannaregio

2. Venice: Private Evening Tour w/ Drinks & Bites in Cannaregio

See Venice come to life as the locals come out to unwind in one of the top areas in town, the Cannaregio district. Visit 3 of the best spots for a drink and a typical local bite like Cicchetti and Ombra. Visit beautiful sights with your local guide and nightlife expert. Enjoy local drinks such as wine, beer, cocktails, or non-alcoholic beverages paired with delicious bites typical of the region as you hop from hotspot to hotspot. Vegetarian alternatives cover every taste. Immerse yourself in Venices' vibrant nightlife with your tour guide and get to know the city.

Venice: Small Group Wine Tasting and Food Tour with a Local

3. Venice: Small Group Wine Tasting and Food Tour with a Local

Explore the alleys of the Dorsoduro district on a small group walking tour. Sample the delicious foods and wines Venice has to offer as you learn about the culture, history, and daily life of Venetians from your local guide. Meet your guide under the Ponte della Costituzione bridge. Start with a prosecco toast. Try real regional prosecco and find out more about this world-famous drink. Sample some tasty treats that pair beautifully with your drink. Next, stop for a spritz unlike any you've tried before. Real Venetian spritz doesn't contain any Aperol or Campari. Learn its secrets as you enjoy an unfiltered Venetian experience. Pair your spritz with some fine fish. Try well-known antipasti like baccalà mantecato and sarde in saor and discover local dishes that most tourists don't know about. Enjoy another glass of wine at the third stop before rounding off your tour with dessert and grappa.

Punta Sabbioni: Venice + Murano and Burano Tour by Boat

4. Punta Sabbioni: Venice + Murano and Burano Tour by Boat

Enjoy a boat tour of two islands of Venice in one day. See a glass factory on the glass island, Murano, enjoy a glass blowing demonstration, and explore the colorful city of Burano. Depart from Punta Sabbioni and pass through the Venetian Lagoon to arrive at Murano – the most famous glass island in the world. Visit one of the glass factories to see a glass demonstration, which you can even help out with, then explore the island, take pictures, and shop in the many glass shops. Following this, it’s time for Burano, famous for its lace and brightly colored houses. The guide will take you to the heart of the town and leave you to enjoy an hour of free time exploring the many wonders of the colorful city. Take a seat and enjoy some typical Venetian Aperitivo or gelato in one of the many small restaurants and cafes on the island. Finally, depart from Burano back to Punta Sabbioni.

Venice: Private Local Foodie Food Tour

5. Venice: Private Local Foodie Food Tour

Follow your local foodie guide to some of the best bacari, or wine bars, in Venice. After sampling your choice of local wine, an Aperol spritz, or Campari, get ready to taste your way through the city. Try traditional Venetian crustless sandwiches, or tramezzini, with ham and mushrooms at Rosa Salva, a pasticceria open since 1867 just a stone’s throw away from the Piazza San Marco. Keep walking towards an old fish market where you can try creamed codfish or marinated sardines. Make sure your belt is loosened for a must-try foodie haven hidden away just a few steps from the Rialto bridge. Indulge in everything from polenta bianca to fried seafood and pasta with squid ink.

Venice: Guided Walking Tour with Food Tasting

6. Venice: Guided Walking Tour with Food Tasting

Explore Venice on a walking tour led by a professional guide. Learn about the city's history, experience its culture, and sample the local food. Start your tour with a traditional Italian breakfast. Enjoy your coffee and pastry while your guide introduces you to the legacy, culture, and history of the floating city. Stroll down cobblestone streets and across bridges as you make your way towards St Mark's Square, one of Venice's prime attractions. Admire the stately buildings that surround the square and see the Venetian-Byzantine domes of the grandiose St Mark’s Basilica. Follow your guide as you head to see Doge's Palace. Then, take a break from sightseeing to enjoy traditional Cicchetti and try some of the local specialties. The last stop on your sightseeing tour is the iconic Ponte di Rialto. Learn why this striking and daring structure was predicted to fall, and why it's still standing after more than 400 years. Finally, head to the Rialto Fish Market for one last taste of traditional Venetian fare. Top your experience off with an optional gondola ride and see the city from the water.

Venetian Night Flavors

7. Venetian Night Flavors

Experience the enchanting 1000-year-old city of Venice when the twilight takes you into a new, surprising and different city. Discover typical Venetian flavors in the early evening. An expert Venetian guide will take you through the Venetian streets, where you will discover local Venetian bacari (bars) and sample cicchetti (snacks) which are specialties of Venetian cuisine. This fascinating and charming itinerary will let you get to know a Venice enchanted by the lights and its unforgettable colors. During this tour, 2 different types of cicchetti and a tasting of 2 different types of locally produced Venetian wines will be included.

Venice: Guided Bar Hopping and Food Tour with Tasting

8. Venice: Guided Bar Hopping and Food Tour with Tasting

Embark on an authentic experience in Venice and wander around the vibrant streets of San Marco and San Polo like a local on this guided food and drink tasting experience. A visit to Venice is incomplete without drinking a Spritz in town. So explore Venetian bàcari (typical Venetian wine bars and food joints). Pleasantly tipsy after having this popular drink, start your culinary journey through the city. Hop from wine bars to family-owned shops. Choose several mouthwatering cicchetti bites (small snacks or side dishes) paired with local wine glasses. Find yourself in Venetian heaven, hopping from city highlights to hidden gems. Satisfy all your cravings for local food and culture with your passionate foodie host. Finally, be treated to a traditional treat, the ultimate gelato or a typical Venetian cookie—a fitting end to your culinary adventure.

Venice: Enchanting Evening Tour

9. Venice: Enchanting Evening Tour

Experience the 1000-year-old city of Venice when the twilight takes you into a new, surprising and different city. An expert guide will take you through the Venetian streets, where you will discover the local Venetian 'bacari' (bars) and sample 'cicchetti' (snacks) which are specialties of the Venetian cuisine. This fascinating itinerary will let you get to know a Venice enchanted by the lights and its unforgettable colors including 2 different types of cicchetti and a tasting of 2 different types of locally produced Venetian wines. Enjoy a fascinating evening walk discovering unusual routes accompanied by legends, anecdotes and tales of a secret Venice. The itinerary may change as you wish to avoid the tourist streets to let you feel the intimate and peaceful atmosphere of the city. The walk will be in the Rialto, Cannaregio and Castello district areas.

Venice: Guided Walking Tour with Wine & Local Aperitifs

10. Venice: Guided Walking Tour with Wine & Local Aperitifs

It is said that to really understand a country you should taste its food. This is particularly true in Italy, with its ever lasting culinary tradition and where good food is still an essential part of everyday life. This is true also in Venice. Let a local tour guide take you on a guided tour to discover Venice while tasting its traditional “cichetti” (snacks) and wine. “It’s always Ombra & Cichetti Time” The magic of Venice lies in the labyrinth of its back alleys and the thriving “bacari” that are hidden there, away from the crowds and touristic places. The bacari are characteristic little bars where locals use to stroll in the evening or while heading home from work, between an “ombra” and a “cicchetto”. "Ombra" in Venetian dialect means "glass of wine", while "cicchetto" is the traditional snack locals use to have while sipping their wine. Get ready to lose yourself in unexpected delights and the real side of Venice, with lively locals and their traditions.

  • Guided tours
  • Private tours
  • Water activities
  • Adventures
  • Bundles
16 activities found
Sort by:

Other Sightseeing Options in Venice

Want to discover all there is to do in Venice? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Venice

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 512 reviews

Ana was a great local guide, answered all of our question and have great recommendations. We only had a short time in Venice, and this tour was a great way to see a good bit of the city and taste a variety of traditional foods.

Vanessa was a great guide. She was so knowledgeable and passionate about Venice. She showed us some hidden gems, we tasted amazing food and got some great recommendations from her. I highly recommend this food tour!

Our guide Ana was fantastic and had a great insight into the local cuisine, culture and history. Would recommend this tour as a way to also see parts of Venice you may not find yourself

Ana was great. She’s very knowledgeable and we loved her energy.

Vanessa was very interesting and fun. Lots to eat!