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LoDo (Lower Downtown) Denver Food Tour

  • Take an insider's tour of Lower Downtown Denver's hip dining scene
  • Learn about Denver's history while visiting top-rated restaurants in this landmark district
  • Includes five diverse food tastings (plus drinks with an optional cocktail add-on)
LoDo (Lower Downtown) Denver Food Tour
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3 hr guided walking food tour with 5 food tastings + 3 drink pairings
From $95.00
LoDo Food Tour
3 hr. guided walking food tour with 5 food tastings.
From $79.00
Follow your appetite and a foodie guide through one of Denver's culinary hotspots on a tasting tour of LoDo (Lower Downtown). Learn about the innovative chefs that are putting Denver on the map as a dining destination while making your way to five bars and restaurants to try the best of trendsetting menus. Add on a drink tasting to join in the beloved local tradition of Mile-High happy hour.
What to Expect

This 3-hour food tour kicks off with a bang at 1pm in the stunning lobby of the Indigo Hotel situated in the new Union Station neighborhood. After a warm welcome and a brief introduction to the group, your adventurous local guide will share the lineup of the five exceptional tastings scheduled for the afternoon.

The tour begins as you savor delectable wood fired creations from Denver’s critically acclaimed modern-day saloon. Here, you’ll travel back in time as your guide brings to life the rich history of Denver’s gold rush days and hear fascinating stories from the golden age of the railroad.  At each tasting you’ll experience an insider's view of how the chefs and owners are elevating the food culture in Denver. In addition you’ll learn about their positive impacts within the community #Denverlikealocal.

Your flavor journey continues as we stroll toward Union Station. Next, you’ll relish in the flavors of the south. Southern comfort food is all the rage in Denver right now and you’ll indulge at the hottest SoCo spot in LoDo. With two tastings under your belt, we’ll mosey our way into Union Station and gain insight on our iconic landmark. As you walk to the next tasting your savvy local guide will point out must visit hot spots and share fascinating history of Denver’s oldest neighborhood.

Your food adventure continues as you feast upon the premier New American cuisine in the city. We wrap up the afternoon with our final two venues, where we share a fresh perspective on locally sourced organic products, and learn about the local farmers and ranchers in our community. The LoDo Food Tour is a fun filled flavor journey throughout lower downtown that will leave you full of delicious food, and full of local knowledge. We can can’t wait to meet you!

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Reviews (32)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Thank you Rachel!

Such a fun (and filling) tour. Rachel was an amazing tour guide. She was fun and very informative with fun little tid bits about Denver. The food was great. We stopped at Pig and sprout, Lucky Pie, Zoe Ma Ma, Avelina, and the milk box....More

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denverlikealocal, Owner at Denver Like A Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I’m so happy you to hear you had wonderful time on the LoDo food tour. I loved getting to know you and your family and I hope the rest of your trip in Denver is amazing. Thank you for the kind words and thoughtful review....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic and delicious tour of Denver

Did the LoDo tour of Denver with Rachel a couple of weeks ago with my family and everything about it was fantastic. Rachel is so upbeat and knowledgeable about the history of Denver. The food stops were phenomenal, both delicious and plentiful. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Food, Facts and FUN !!!

To tell you the truth, I didn't sign up for the food tour, my girlfriend signed me up so I wasn't sure if I'd even like it, but went anyway (LOL)......and BOY, I was wrong in my thinking! It was fantastic...and I'd do it again...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Evora400
denverlikealocal, Owner at Denver Like A Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm so happy you enjoyed the LoDo food tour! Look out, they can be addicting. They are certainly my favorite way to experience any new city. Thanks for the wonderful review and I am so happy you had a great time. Please come back and...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Fantastic Tour!

My family and I just returned from Denver after a beautiful wedding weekend for my son. We decided to break in the pre-wedding festivities with a Food Tour of Lower Downtown Denver. Rachel, our tour guide, was fantastic and very knowledgeable about the history of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank peemzee
denverlikealocal, Owner at Denver Like A Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Paula! Congratulations again! It was such a pleasure getting to know you and your family. Thanks for letting me be a part of such a momentous occasion and I'll definitely keep in touch as were planning to visit NY in the spring. Thank you...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018
What an Experience!

Rachel was an incredible and knowledgeable guide. Her genuine excitement for this city and all that it has to offer, really made our trip here all the better. The food that we ate was outrageously delicious. Thank you for the fabulous tour Rachel!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank amarahsilva
Rachel S, Owner at Denver Like A Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

Hi Amarah! Thanks again for joining us and for the wonderful review. It makes me so happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and the food. You always have a friend here in Denver, and please come back to visit soon. Cheers, Rachel

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Brenda H
July 14, 2018|
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Response from denverlikealocal | Property representative |
Hi Brenda! Our tours are small groups of 10 people maximum. There are many parking garages near Union Station and their rates all depend on the garage. I really like to use the app “spot hero” for parking downtown. Makes it... More
Sean P
July 9, 2018|
Response from denverlikealocal | Property representative |
Hi Sean! There is a company called LugDen that will store your luggage for $10 a day at union station. The tour starts inside the Hotel Indigo (a few blocks from Union Station) and they are always happy to store your... More
June 18, 2018|
Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
When we arrived for the tour the guide asked about food preferences and allergies. There may be a place for comments on the tour registration page too.