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Taste the best of Richmond's unique neighborhoods in three hours or less with the city's top-rated, most delicious walking food tour!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1299 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219-4115
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really good tour. All restaurants were very happy to have us there. All their food was well prepared and ready for us. We were not rushed at all. There was plenty of food to the point that my girl friend and I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A., best food tour ever?! Awesome, thanks so much for the glowing words! Skipping dinner is a pretty common side effect of our tours, so you're not alone! - Brian

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was very informative about Carey St, as well as the businesses and restaurants along the way. In fact, she was the ‘salvation’ of the event. None in our party of 4 were highly impressed with the value of this event. The individual restaurants...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

J., I'm really sorry to hear you and your group didn't get the kind of experience you expected. When I look back at the route your group took that day, I see that we did in fact have an extra set of stairs to climb...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we live in Richmond, we're always into hearing and trying new places. The food tour was the perfect was to learn more about the Arts District! Rachel, our guide, was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. 5 stars! Amazing time!

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

H., I love when locals have a great time and learn something new about their own city! - Brian

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an incredible way to spend an afternoon in Richmond! Our guide, Rachel, was absolutely charming, engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. The restaurants served us incredible food along with wonderful stories. I highly recommend this tour whether you are visiting Richmond or a native. Looking forward...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

S., so glad to hear how much you and J. enjoyed your tour this weekend! Rachel said it was a great way to end a year of tours! - Brian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jocelyn led us on a great tour around Carytown! Even as locals, we visited new places enjoying the perfect mix of food and drink. We can't wait to go back to a few and we can't wait to try another River City Food Tour soon....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

L., that's all so great to hear! Jocelyn said that the group got along so well, she barely had the chance to talk with everyone - sounds like a fun bunch! Can't wait to have you back! - Brian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great food tour of Carytown. Jocelyn, our guide for the day, was fantastic and we went to several great restaurants that we had not been to before. While every place was good, the highlights we're the gourmet grilled cheese with mac & cheese and...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad to hear it M., those are some of my favorites, too! - Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite us all living in this city, many for many many years, this tour gave us a new appreciation for Richmond, the fantastic restauranteurs, and our history. Thanks to Brian and all the great foodies who shared their passion with us!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad to hear it, V.! One of my favorite things is introducing locals to their new favorites! See you next year! - Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fun way to spend an afternoon! Our tour guide Brian shared lots of interesting information about Church Hill, the restaurants and the delicious food. I have already recommended to several friends!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

J., thanks for spreading the word about our tours! I hope we'll see you all again next year! - Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was great, as was the guide. Brian gave us interesting information and history about the area, inside scoop on the restaurants and wonderful explanations of the food. All the food was great, and I'll be going back to most of the restaurants. Can't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks again M., I had a really great afternoon showing you all my favorites in Church Hill! You sure left stuffed! - Brian

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I had a blast! Rachel our guide did a great job, food was fantastic, loved meeting the owners and learning about them, their restaurants, and the history of the Arts District. Have already been recommending to friends!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

J., thanks for such glowing words! We love how many interesting people are in the Arts District, and introducing our guests to them is a lot of fun! I hope we'll see you again soon! - Brian

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15kriss
September 12, 2018|
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Response from Brian B | Property representative |
Hi Kris, all the answers given above are pretty accurate! But here are some additional details: Carytown: ~0.75 miles in total, sitting at most stops Arts District: ~1.5 miles in total, sitting at most stops Church Hill... More
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Lauren M
August 13, 2016|
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Hi Lauren, River City Food Tours does not have a license to provide alcohol. Therefore, it is not included in the ticket price. However, guests are permitted to purchase alcohol from our licensed tour partners, and there is... More
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Patti P
August 8, 2016|
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Hi Patti, You're quite the planner! I'll email you directly to talk more about your group and the date. Brian
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