Dive headfirst into the delights of Italian and Milano cuisine with your own personal guide on this Private Milan Food Tour. While our standard public tour offers a fantastic introduction to the local food scene, going private guarantees a personalized experience and undivided attention on your group’s interest from your guide. Be sure to come hungry, because this food tour includes ten tastings!
Good to Know
Frequently Asked Questions
Questions about our food tours in Milan
Where is the meeting point?
This tour meets at at Panificio Pattini, located at Via Solferino, 5, 20121 Milan. Look for your guide wearing a Fat Tire Tours t-shirt.
How many tastings are included?
You’ll experience true highlights of the Milan culinary scene including the following tastings…
- Ten food and wine tastings
- Italian coffee
- Italian cannoli
- Unique Milanese specialty dishes
- Parma Ham
- Melanzane alla Parmigiana or Lasagna
Can you accommodate my special dietary needs?
Please let us know any dietary restrictions in the ‘Comments’ section at check out. While we will try our best to satisfy any special dietary needs, we do not guarantee we will be able to do so, and ask that you let us know about those at least 24 hours prior to the tour. Failure to do this might result in not being able to accommodate your needs but will not warrant a refund.
Is this tour appropriate for children?
Please note that there is a wine tasting included, and the legal drinking age in Italy is 16 years old. However, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult on our tours.
What is the drinking age (for alcohol) in Italy?
The legal drinking age in Italy is 16 years old. However, please note that anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult on our tours.
This food tour does include a wine tasting at a authentic local wine shop.
General Tour Questions
Is this tour offered in any other languages, or only English?
All scheduled tours are in English, but private tours can sometimes be scheduled in other languages, given we have a tour guide who speaks the language of your choice.
Where is the meeting point?
The tour meets outside a store called “Football Team” at the back of the Duomo. The address is Piazza del Duomo 20, 20122 Milan. The closest subway station is “Duomo” (lines 1 and 3). Look for your guide wearing a Fat Tire Tours t- shirt and holding a sign.
What is the number to call if I am lost and trying to find the meeting point?
If you are having difficulty finding the meeting location for your tour, please call us at +39 334 548 0264 and our staff will be happy to help you find your way.
What is your weather policy? What if it rains?
Our tours run rain or shine, and we encourage all guests to consult the weather forecast and plan your dress accordingly.
In the summer months, please prepare for the heat by bringing/wearing adequate sun protection, and staying hydrated. Even if you are accustomed to high temperatures, air-conditioning is not always available in Italy.
Are reservations required?
Yes, reservations are required for all tours.
How long before my tour should I arrive?
The tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.
What is your cancellation policy?
Due to the nature of guide scheduling for private tours, cancellations or rescheduling requests must be done at least 7 days in advance of the activity start time to be eligible for a full refund. Reschedulings are subject to availability and fare difference may apply.