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Taste of Philly Food Tour

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Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

The food tour takes you around the Reading Market - talks about it's history and then about the food sold there. One gets to try a few stalls for free. The tour was average in quality - good if you have time to kill in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Traveleator
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We recently did the "Taste of Philly Food Tour" on a Wed. morning and expected it to be more food centric. As many other reviewers have said, this is more an historical tour of Reading Terminal and explanation of how the Reading Market works today--very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

This tour was 120% worth it, Carolyn is so knowledgeable not just about food but about history and fun facts; do it on an empty stomach before you explore the market and then stay after to eat at one or some of the recommendations -...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lizzieryan87
Reviewed September 18, 2017

This tour was informative and tasty. You will learn about the history of the Reading Terminal and you will get samples from some of the RTM vendors. Carolyn is a food writer and is acquainted with many of the vendors. She has written a book...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Joni C
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Carolyn was knowledgable tour guide. Of a 75 minute tour touted as a taste of the reading terminal market, did not expect to waste 20 minutes in the old railroad house getting history. Expected more inside the market food stalls information and insider tips. For...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Teresa L
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We've visited the food market regularly on previous visits but this was a fantastic way to learn more about the building and the history of the market. We had the chance to sample some lovely food and also got some great tips on where to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank foodfan2
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

This was a great introduction to the Reading Terminal Market. Carolyn gave great background of the building, murals, food stands, and the unique flavors of Philly. The Market is a must but could be overwhelming. We made stops to some of the food purveyors that...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Becky51306
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Offered only on Wednesday (less hectic) and Saturdays (much busier) in the winter (additional tours are available in the summer), this informative and inexpensive ($16.95/adults & $9.95 ages 7-12) tour covers the history of the local area and the market's 100+ year history. The walking...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank pamgoes
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

We did the philly food walking tour, and we're so happy we did. Our guide (the beautiful, charming, and amazing Judy!) was a fourth generation Philadelphian, and it was evident that she not only knew the history of the city, she also knew the funny...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Beta C
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Reading Terminal Market is a bustling food market, full of shops and tourists and natives, which could be overwhelming for visitors like my family and me. Fortunately, the first activity of our weekend getaway was the Taste of Philly Food Tour, led by Carolyn. She...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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June 18, 2016|
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Yes, this is the Reading Terminal Market Food Tour. I think teens would enjoy it. The samples are great, there is a lot of history, and I thought Carolyn was very interesting and knowledgeable., I would highly recommend... More