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DC Metro Food Tours

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Address: 305 S Saint Asaph St Apt 4, Alexandria, VA 22314-3752
Phone Number: 800-979-3370
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DC Metro Food Tours brings groups on 3.5 hour walking tours that highlight...

DC Metro Food Tours brings groups on 3.5 hour walking tours that highlight the architecture, history, people and most importantly, the cuisine of Washington DC area neighborhoods. Our Food Tours have been carefully developed to create a striking harmony between a neighborhood’s local cuisine, history, and architecture. The food served at each establishment accurately reflects their house specialties while staying true to the area’s culinary history. Washington DC Food Tours:The Capitol Hill Culinary ExperienceCapitol Hill is a 200 year old melting pot of cultures, ethnicities and religions. The country’s largest Victorian neighborhood has been the home to laborers, craftsmen, and members of congress alike. Enjoy a series of dishes from restaurants and shops nestled in quaint row houses, clustered down barracks row, and located inside the district’s longest running market.

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Great Food! Great Guide!

My boyfriend and I did the U Street food tour with Eric.. The food was incredible at every stop. Everything was set up in a way that made the tour really flow well without having... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2016
Maria B
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Irvine, California
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After thoroughly enjoying tours in Chicago and New York, I looked forward to this one. Disappointing...very little history, only 4 stops, too long at each stop with awkward silences. More stops with less food at each is much better.

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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

My boyfriend and I did the U Street food tour with Eric.. The food was incredible at every stop. Everything was set up in a way that made the tour really flow well without having to wait anywhere or walk too fast from one place to the next. I loved how the restaurants were chosen in collaboration with the history... More 

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Germantown MD
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99 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I've taken several food tours and this one did not disappoint. Terry was very knowledgeable and interesting. He kept on schedule and brought us to 4 locations to try the local fare in Alexandria, Virginia. Portions were nice and I was glad I got to experience these restaurants. We dined on spinach ravioli, ribs and fried green tomatoes, Lebanese assortment... More 

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Culver City, California
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I did the Georgetown Food Tour on a rainy and cool day in March. My guide was a very sweet young lady and the tour was a lot of fun, as our group was a diverse mix of locals and tourists from abroad. The tour was nice to walk around historic Georgetown, learn a little history and get some food,... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We loved this tour. Our tour guide Terry was very knowledgeable about all things Old Town Alexandria, and we visited locations such as Washington's Townhouse as well as 4 eatery locations. The food was amazing, and included salmon, Mediterranean tapas, spinach ravioli in cream sauce, and finally a chocolate butterscotch desert. Our tour guide pointed out various historical buildings as... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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83 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

This food tour will be a big meal so be ready to eat! Friendly and welcoming guide with good knowledge of the area. Great diversity of tastings and loved all the local lore and history that came with it. We were lucky enough to peek our heads into the church and one of the docents there was about to close... More 

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1 Thank hikingbee
Mississauga, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We were visiting from Canada and thought this tour would be something awesome to see as it had received such positive reviews. I was very impressed with the TOUR GUIDE, but this tour was about the food. The tour guide Shiney was awesome. So that is why I am rating this tour a two star. The first restaurant had great... More 

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2 Thank Michelle F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I went on the Old Town Alexandria tour and had a great time! The ratio of walking and stopping for food/drinks was perfect. Even though it was a bit chilly, fall is a nice time of year to walk around and explore the town. Our tour guide, Pablo, was very knowledgeable and seemed genuinely interested in telling us about Alexandria... More 

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Dumfries, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We had a group of 11 with Eric giving us a great tour of Old Town Alexandria. The weather was perfect. Eric was very knowledgeable about the location and even more about all the fabulous food. I loved that the directions on how to get to the location including maps, parking, and what to bring was included. The more information... More 

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Houston, Texas
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

My group of 3 did the Georgetown tour with Christian the last weekend of August 2015. Overall, we had a really great time. It was a fun way to see Georgetown and hear tidbits of history accompanied by local, tasty food. I typically plan my vacations around what I want to eat, so a food tour sounded like a great... More 

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