Food tours are a fun way to experience local culture and cuisine. You can sample a variety of local foods at Washington DC restaurants, cafes and public markets while exploring historic neighborhoods such as Capitol Hill, Georgetown, U Street and nearby Old Town Alexandria. Here is a guide to food tours in Washington DC.
Capitol Hill Culinary Experience
The 3.5 hour food tour takes you on a stroll through Capitol Hill, the historically diverse neighborhood, where you sample local and regional cuisine. Experience Washington DC’s culinary scene as you sample foods at a range of dining establishments from the Navy Yard to Barracks Row.
Gastronomic Georgetown Food Tour
This 3.5 hour food tour highlights the cuisine of locally owned and operated restaurants and shops in historic Georgetown. Try some Presidential favorite dishes, handcrafted European beverages, high-end Turkish inspired cuisine, desserts from Georgetown's favorite family run bakery and much more.
Old Town Alexandria Food Tour
The 3.5 hour Old Town Alexandria Food Tour explores the culinary variety of locally owned and operated restaurants off the beaten path in the historic waterfront town. On this guided walking tour, you will experience and learn about Alexandria’s significance throughout colonial times.
Little Ethiopia Food Tour
This 3.5 hour walking food tour highlights Ethiopian cuisine at a variety of restaurants in the historic U Street and Shaw neighborhoods in Washington. Sample the flavors and textures in Ethiopian cuisine while recounting the history of the Ethiopian people.
The Foods of Eastern Market
The 1.5 hour tour guides you through Eastern Market, the longest running public market in Washington DC. The 200 year old market on Capitol Hill is a culinary gem with history, character, and delicious food.
DC Metro Chocolate Tours
Two-hour interactive walking tours bring the culinary experience of chocolate to life in Washington, DC. Tours in Dupont Circle, U Street Corridor, and Georgetown take guests on a multiple-destination learning and tasting adventure. Guests will learn the history and life of chocolate, how luxury chocolates are created, and taste samples of different types and flavors of chocolate.