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Address: 2406 Upham Street, Madison, WI 53704
Phone Number: +1 608-444-3050
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Description: Our tours offer an opportunity to learn about Madison's history and...
Our tours offer an opportunity to learn about Madison's history and culture via a walking food tour. Our Lake to Lake Tour features top Madison attractions, like the Monona Terrace, the State Capital and food that is uniquely Wisconsin - artisan cheeses, brats, locally-brewed beer, and ice cream. Enough food is served that lunch afterward is not needed. Tours start at 12:30pm, rain or shine,
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Great way to spend a few hours during downtime

Had some downtime on a recent business trip and decided to try out the Food Explorers. It was a great decision as I was able to learn some history, have some unique food, and get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Fargo, North Dakota
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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Had some downtime on a recent business trip and decided to try out the Food Explorers. It was a great decision as I was able to learn some history, have some unique food, and get the inside scoop for downtown Madison. I fairly flexible tour, our guide made the experience specifically for our group highlighting food, attractions, and history our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Andrea was very accommodating, helped me plan a private food tour for our reunion. our tour guide Lynne was great. We got a little history, lots of food , some brew and a nice walk around Madison!! Enough food for a hearty lunch!! I would definitely recommend this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Awesome way to spend an afternoon touring Madison. We learned lots about the city and ate so much food!! Lynn was our tour guide and she was well informed and patient with us. Highly recommend this tour!

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Monona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We are Madison area residents, and had received a gift certificate for Madison Food Explorers. On a cool crisp fall Saturday we took the Downtown Food Tour that goes Lake to Lake. It was just awesome! Andrea was a wonderful guide, the pace was perfect, the food stops were fantastic, and we could not have enjoyed ourselves more! We would... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I've done a few food tours of my hometown, Columbus, Oh. It's a great way to get a more intimate look at places you know, but to explore restaurants or food venues that you might otherwise overlook. I've never spent any time in Madison, Wi. and this was the city of choice for my sisters' trip this fall. The tour... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Thank you, Kyle, and the rest of the crew at Madison Food Explorers for an awesome experience! Our crew are all new Madison residents within the last 4 weeks and our tour was EXACTLY what anyone new to Madison, or Wisconsin, needs! Even for those well versed in what Madison has to offer should check out this tour! Thanks again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Nice stroll and sampling of the city. Educational component was a great, unexpected addition. Beautiful scenery at the lake on campus.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Great way to spend a few hours getting to know the city and find place you would never go or find otherwise. Time goes by fast (took wife and teenage kids). Tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. I would seek out another explorer tour based on this one.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

My husband and I have lived in Madison for many years. We took the lake to lake tour with Andrea as our guide. She is very knowledgable and funny!! We had great food at Merchants, Fromagination, Ian's mac & cheese pizza (it was great!). Enjoyed an Indian beverage at Chautara. Always a fun day on State Street when there's a... More 

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galena, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

,Andrea are tour guide,did a great job . The history of Madison and its Restaurants made it a fun . The tour started on time ,and the next 3 1/2 hr went by very fast .The mix of tasty food and history was a nice way to spend the day .We have friends that grew up in Madison , and... More 

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