eat with locals in italy

Italy is famous for many things, but Italian cusine has to take the cake! From fresh pasta and wood fired pizza to hearty meat dishes and delicious desserts (not to mention spritzes, prosecco and Chianti red wine!), everywhere in Italy is a foodie paradise.

why choose eatwith

We are absolute food experts

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

We are the leaders in social dining

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

We offer unique food experiences

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

the italian food guide

Italy is a top-notch culinary travel destination, renowned for its stunning landscapes, historical landmarks, warm-hearted locals, and delectable cuisine. When in Rome, don't miss out on visiting the awe-inspiring Colosseum and indulging in the famous Roman fried artichokes. For mouthwatering thin-crust pizza, head to Napoli, while Sicily is the ultimate destination for relishing pistachios and Pasta Alla Norma. Whether you're in the north or south, Italy offers an abundance of top-quality extra virgin olive oil, artisanal cheeses, cold cuts, pasta, pizza, seasonal veggies, and superb red and white wines.

Why not enhance your culinary journey in Italy with a local Eatwith host? From captivating market tours to engaging cooking classes, delightful wine tastings to dinners with breathtaking views, an Eatwith host will be your perfect guide to the gastronomic delights of Italy. Explore the regional recipes and products that truly showcase the culinary treasures of Italy. Don't miss out on this memorable dining experience!

best cooking classes in italy

Join hands-on cooking workshops with local chefs

Make handmade pasta with an Italian nonna, take home generations-old recipes for tiramisu, or whip up authentic wood fired pizzas with new friends! Eatwith cooking classes are some of the best (and most delicious) ways to experience that famous Italian cuisine first hand!

best food tours in italy

Where to pick up the best Italian groceries on your trip!

Discover all the sights, sounds and scents of Italy on a tantalizing food walk with a local host! See where Italian chefs pick up the best seasonal produce in Rome, experience Palermo's much-loved street food scene for yourself, or stop by famous delicatessens and try prosciutto, salami and mortadella with the shop owners. An Eatwith food tour caters to all tastebuds!

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The 6 best cooking classes in Italy

Check out our roundup of the best Italian cooking classes and learn how to cook pasta, pizza and more with local experts!