How it Works

Step 1.

Browse experiences by location and type and choose one you like!

Step 1: Browse

Step 2.

Book a scheduled experience or contact the host to request a date

Step 2: Book

Step 3.

Enjoy! Attend the event, enjoy the food, and meet new people

Step 3: Enjoy!

Featured Food Experiences

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Why be a guest?

Connect with local people and share an authentic meal, all around the world.

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Connect with local people

Have you ever been traveling and wished you knew someone on the ground? Or maybe you’re settling into a new city and need to get your bearings. Who better than a local to help you get acquainted with your surroundings? They can tell you the ins and outs, the do’s and don’ts, all while sharing an authentic meal.

Share an authentic meal

Maybe you’re just craving Mexican or Japanese food and want the most authentic experience possible. Our hosts can take you on a virtual trip to their hometown without leaving your city. Browse hosts according to their cuisine and discover new cultures in your backyard.

All around the world

Whether you’re planning a trip, a move, or a weekend at home, we have incredible hosts for you to meet, no matter where you are. Can’t find a host in a particular location? Let us know where you’re heading next and we’ll help you find the perfect experience!

Why be a host?

Show off your skills, meet new people and earn extra money!

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Show off your skills

You've been called the “best host ever”. Why not share your entertaining skills with new people from all over the world?

Meet new people

Imagine having the world come to your doorstep… well that’s what happens! Hosting is a great way to meet travelers from around the world, and to connect with your neighbors too.

Earn extra money

Some hosts like to cover the costs of fun dinner parties, while others use Bookalokal to make extra money doing what they love.

Why Bookalokal?

Our #1 priority is to make sure hosts and guests can meet in a safe environment.

Ratings and Reviews

Our detailed star ratings allows guests to rank hosts based on 6 distinct criteria: quality of food, location, cleanliness, atmosphere, communication, and value for money. Guests also leave detailed comments about their experience to help others choose the right experience for them.

Verified Hosts

Whenever a host signs up we encourage them to become verified. This means we visit the host in their home, take pictures and sample their food. We’ll make sure we feel safe and enjoy the experience before giving them our “Verified” seal of approval.

Detailed User Profiles

A great experience is about so much more than food: it’s about eating with the right people in the right environment. We make sure you have all the information you need to book the right hosts.

Secure Payments

All payments are processed securely using PayPal. You can choose to pay with your PayPal account, or with any major credit card. Your payments are safe with us.