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Bucharest: Street Food Tour with a Local Guide

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Bucharest: Street Food Tour with a Local Guide

From US$ 55.47 per person

Immerse yourself in Romania's scrumptious food scene and visit different areas of Bucharest on this walking food tour with a local guide. Enjoy delicious tastings of traditional Romanian grilled ground meat rolls, doughnuts, beer and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of Romania’s largest and oldest markets
  • Sample local food and beer
  • Learn about Bucharest’s history and culture
  • Walk through different neighborhoods and get a sense of the local atmosphere
Full description
Discover the best of Bucharest's gastronomy on this all-encompassing food tour. Start your tour with "the snack of communism", a Romanian pretzel and yogurt, the breakfast of choice for communist workers.  Afterward, take a short tram ride to reach Obor Market, one of Romania's largest and oldest markets, this is the best place to discover Romanian food and culture. During your tram journey, admire the architecture and buildings of the Jewish and Armenian quarters of the city. At the market, enjoy a stroll through stalls selling everything from honey and cheese to handcrafted wooden bowls and fresh produce. Visit a well-known stall to sample some traditional Romanian ground meat rolls, washed down with a cool beer. After this experience, take the trolleybus to University Square. As you walk, learn about the most important historical landmarks located between University Square and Cismigiu Park. Finish your tour at a fine dining restaurant where you can taste sweet Wallachian doughnuts called Papanasi, served hot and filled with jam and delicious cream. While indulging, feel free to ask your friendly local guide for tips on what else to eat and see during your stay in Bucharest.
Includes
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • All food and drink mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Tram and trolleybus tickets
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Personal purchases at Obor Market
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Lupa Capitolina Monument, 36 I.C. Bratianu Blvd., Bucharest, Romania

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • From March to October as well as December 16 to January 6, at least 4 people are required for this activity to take place
  • From January 7 to February 29 and November 1 to December 15, at least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
  • If the minimum number of people is not reached, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Cool tour with an enthusiastic guide in a casual atmosphere.

July 15, 2021

We enjoyed this tour with Serban Riga a lot! It was a great combination of local food and a city tour. Definitely would recommend it!

September 17, 2021

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