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Philadelphia: Flavors of Philly Food Tour

4.8 / 5

14 reviews

Philadelphia: Flavors of Philly Food Tour

From US$ 52 per person

Discover Philly's most popular food favorites. Get a taste of the city's history and culture. Chow down on local favorites often missed by tourists.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Savor cheesesteaks, pretzels, tomato pie and more
  • Criss-cross between 5 local-favorite eateries, learning about Philly's history all the while
  • Sit back and relax as you taste some of the city's foremost culinary delicacies
Full description
Explore the most popular food spots and dishes in Philadelphia on this 2.5-hour walking tour. Eat your way through the city with 5 stops along the way, all the while picking up insight into the city’s history and culture from your expert guide. Make sure to come hungry — this is not only a tasting adventure, but a meal that includes classic Philly eats like cheesesteaks and cheese whiz fries, tomato pie, soft pretzels, and 2 sweet treats from the world-famous Reading Terminal Market. Get the scoop on Philly’s food history with quirky stories about how some of these iconic foods came to be, and walk away with some insider tips about the best places to eat like a Philadelphian. This one-of-a-kind tasting experience brings you to where the locals really eat — low-key, no-frills, independently-owned gems that share the uniquely unpretentious vibe of the city.  In addition to some first-class sightseeing, visit an authentic mom-and-pop pizzeria, a soft pretzel bakery, the historic Reading Terminal Market, and much more. This tour is served up with a generous side of humor, Philadelphia history, and a helping of beautiful architecture that includes an up-close look at City Hall, the second-largest municipal building in the country. As the tour ends in Reading Terminal Market, walk away with a thorough understanding of the city, and some more tips on how to eat like a true Philadelphian.
  • All food at all 5 venues
  • Expert local guide
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 5 years
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Please meet your guide inside the lobby of Liberty Place near the Saxby's Coffee kiosk. Your Tour Guide will be wearing a maroon shirt with the local partner's name on it. Plan to arrive 10 mins before the tour begins.

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    Know before you go

    •  This is a walking tour, spanning approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) in 2.5 hours
    •  Most food allergies and restrictions can be accommodated
    •  This tour ends 6 blocks away from the starting location
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 14 reviews

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    Owen was a fantastic guide - a lot of fun, very personable and knowledgeable. Adam was great to have a long as well! We learned a lot, saw a lot and ate yummy food. I was with my two grandkids, ages 12 and 9, and they loved every second of it! I would highly recommend this tour!

    August 27, 2019

    Owen was great! A lot of history and good food.

    July 16, 2021

    Guide was very good and very personable. Food was really good and offered something I would not have had the opportunity to try had I not taken the tour. Would definitely recommend.

    July 5, 2021

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