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  3. Philadelphia
  4. Old City, Philadelphia

Philadelphia: Food Tasting Tour through Historic Old City

Product ID: 277242
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Eat and drink your way through Philadelphia’s colorful history on this unique food tasting tour. Between bites and beverages, walk along the cobblestone alleyways of the city’s old colonial neighborhoods as you learn about Philadelphia’s founding history.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about Philadelphia's founding history while eating your way across the city
  • Dine on a selection of modernized colonial dishes and delicacies
  • Admire an array of the city's most historical sights and landmarks
Full description
Your Philadelphia food tasting tour begins at a restaurant across the street from the iconic Independence Hall. Start off with some hearty fritters and a fresh veggie dish accompanied by a deliciously light cider. From here, stroll through the picturesque streets of Philadelphia’s old colonial neighborhoods and see a selection of the city’s most historic landmarks.

Arrive at the second stop of the day, one of the city’s oldest restaurants bursting with authentic American charm. Dine on a modernized colonial dish, washed down with a smooth and strong cocktail. At the next stop, enjoy some traditional Pennsylvanian beer before finally heading to America’s oldest confectionery store for a real sweet treat!

The tour is a unique way to learn about Philadelphia’s colorful history, whilst making the most of happy hour. The walking tour combines visits to countless must-see sights, as well as off-the-beaten-path locations that you won’t find in traditional tourist books. Be sure to arrive on an empty belly, so you can have your fill of traditional dishes and boozy beverages.
Includes
  • Food and drinks
  • A tour around some of Philadelphia's most historic landmarks
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People under 21 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The tour meets inside Red Owl Tavern at 433 Chestnut Street. Inform the hostess you are with City Food Tours. Drinks are available for purchase at the bar if you arrive early.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is not designed for anyone under the age of 21
• Substitutions cannot be made for a gluten-free diet
• Alcoholic beverages will be provided so please bring identification that includes your date of birth as it may be requested