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City Food Tours

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City Food Tour

A Philadelphia City Food Tour Credit: Courtesy of City Food Tours


Get introduced to some of Philly’s best specialty food shops and restaurants while sampling delicious handmade treats with City Food Tours.

Food experts lead a series of tasty encounters while sharing the inside scoop on how foods are made and the quirky stories behind their creation.

Choose from one of the six tours below:

Flavors of Philly Tour
Offered Monday-Saturday from 1:30-4 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Discover the foods that made Philly famous with stops that include signature eats including cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, Famous 4th Street cookies and more! During your delicious journey, you’ll also experience the history, humor and beautiful architecture of the city.

Highlights of East Passyunk
Offered select Saturdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Named one of the 10 best foodie streets in America by Food and Wine magazine, East Passyunk Avenue is lined with food-centric spots of all styles of cuisine, evident on this five-stop tour.

Philly Pizza Tour
Offered Saturdays from 1:30-3 p.m.
Head out on a pizza pilgrimage across East Passyunk to reap tastes from multiple pies and multiple dough-making masters.

Prohibition Cocktail Tour
Offered from Saturdays 5-7 p.m.
Experience what it was like to be a thirsty Philadelphian trying to score a drink during the Prohibition-era on a tour that’ll take you to three Philly spots serving up rare, period pieces in cocktail form.

Ethnic Eats Tour
Offered every Sunday from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Venture out and explore Philly’s ethnic offerings including authentic tacos at a taqueria, Banh Mi sandwiches at a Vietnamese restaurant, the foods of an Asian marked and the beauty of a Buddhist temple.

Decadent Gourmet Tour
Offered Saturdays from 3 – 5:30 p.m.
Indulge on fine cheese, chocolate, gelato and more during a journey through several gourmet shops in Philadelphia.

All tours include less than 30 minutes of walking and more than 2 hours of indulging. The tour company also happily accommodates vegetarians, dietary restrictions, and special needs—just let them know in advance.

City Food Tours was voted one of the top 10 tours in America on and has received the “Best of Philly” award from Philadelphia Magazine for best tour of the city.


Reservations for the tours are required and can be made up to one hour before the tour. Visit City Food Tours to find the tour for you, then call 800) 979-3370 to reserve your spot.


2219 Locust St
Tours depart from various locations
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
(800) 656-0713

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