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Flavors of Philadelphia Food Tour

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BEST FOOD TOUR!

Several of us met in Philly and decided this would be a fun way to spend an afternoon. It was great! We met at a central location that was easy walking distance from the train... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Mechanicsburg, PA
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53 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Our guide was very good and knew a lot about the city but the tour and food were nothing special. There were really only four stops for food and not once did a proprietor come out and talk to us. It was almost as if we were no big deal to them which is too bad because food tours are... More 

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Mechanicsburg, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Several of us met in Philly and decided this would be a fun way to spend an afternoon. It was great! We met at a central location that was easy walking distance from the train station, stopping at five places for a soft pretzel, tomato pie, a Philly cheesesteak and cheese fries, and ended with a chocolate chip cookie and... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We had a great time! Our tour guide knew a lot about the city and the typical foods of Philadelphia. She was enthusiastic and offered us a great variety of tastings in different settings. We enjoyed it!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

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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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
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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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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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