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Flavors of Philadelphia Food Tour

Philadelphia, PA (City Center East)
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Ranked #35 of 122 Activities in Philadelphia
Type: Tours, Food & Drink
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Type: Tours, Food & Drink
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Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

this tour was the highlight of my weekend there. Our guide was Christine and she did and excellent job at describing and explaining key points to know about the city of Philly as well as its food. we had 5 different types of food to taste and portions were good enough to have us FULL by the end of the... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We thought this Flavours of Philly tour would be a good introduction to the food of Philly and we were not wrong. Ryan was an excellent guide, he was interesting and engaging and open to answering any and all questions from out-of-towners! We enjoyed the fact that we were taken into places we might not normally go to see some... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Appreciated that our guide was knowledgeable and loved Philly. She shared restaurant tips and recommendations throughout the walking tour. We started at 16th & Chestnut and ended at Reading Terminal Market so the amount of walking was reasonable. What we ate: 1. Tomato Pie at Joe’s Pizza – double rise crust topped with only tomato sauce (excellent sauce). 2. Soft... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

It was fun, relaxed and informative. Our guide Judy was so friendly and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed it.

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New York City, New York
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98 reviews 98 reviews
46 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This tour was great. The foods are all local to Philly, so while not necessarily gourmet, they tell part of the story of the city. In addition to the food, we went into some of the historic buildings and got a sense of Philadelphia's culture and history beyond Independence Hall ("Meet me at the eagle!"). The food on our tour... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

As always my lovely bride and I try to take in a local walking food tour in any new destination. We had high expectations for Philly. And this tour fulfilled both. Fun and Filling. We started with light snacks. Soft pretzels, tomato pie. A quick tour of the vault room in Del Frisco's steak house then on to a Classic... More 

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Started slow with a bit of lackluster history while eating an equally lackluster 'tomato pie', but things picked up after the first stop. The food and the history became more interesting as we traveled by foot over several blocks, including City Hall, Wanakers original Macy's and Del Frisco (bonuses that weren't mentioned in the reservation). Our guide, Ryan, is a... More 

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Clayton, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

First visit to Philly and took the Flavors of Philly Food tour which was the highlight of our trip. Visiting in early December we still had very small group-people, and a great guidr, Judy. It wa very slow paced with lots of opportunites to eat, walk, ask questions, and learn about food and history from a native Phiily girl. Highly... More 

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Skippack, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We were looking for something entertaining for two fourteen year old birthdays. This was perfect. There were 10 people in our group. Couples on dates, tourists and us. Our tour guide was Judy. Judy has a passion for the city she grew up in and is very knowledgable about the city. The tour itself is exactly as they describe it.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

My husband and I had a great time learning about the history of the city and eating like the locals. We had the best cheese steak (made with american cheese), fries, tomato pie, a buttery pretzel, and some chocolate goodies at the end (wow, the famous cake truffle!) Our guide answered all of our random questions about how to get... More 

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