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Fork in the River

45 reviews
San Antonio, TX, USA
About Fork in the River
The Only San Antonio River Walk Food Tour and highest rated food tour of any kind.

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Reviewed August 2, 2016

Almost two weeks ago a friend and I were privileged enough to attend the most amazing cooking class offered by San Antonio Walks. We were able to have personal one on one time with chef Michael Sohocki of restaurant Gwendolyn. He gave us a blank...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 4, 2015

I was very disappointed in this tour. While the three stops (Justin's, Biga, and Gwendolyn) were great places, it was a very small sample of the large number of restaurants within walking distance. I enjoyed some of the history, but had heard most of it...More

Date of experience: April 2015
9  Thank InanJohn
localhistorylovers, Owner at Fork in the River, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2015

Hmmm. Where to begin. Not sure we understand why you took this our if your main concern was that there should have been more places to sample. Why? Because our website clearly states there are 3 locations at this time. And, we don't just recommend...More

Reviewed April 24, 2015

Gary is a thoroughly knowledgeable guide, not only of the history of his city but also of the explosion of new restaurants propagating there. He gave us a deeper understanding of the riverwalk and its origins, as well as the battle of the Alamo. I...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank musicjunkieno1
Reviewed April 19, 2015

I enjoyed this tour enormously, and agree with the commentator who said it’s different than most food tours. It’s definitely aimed at the high end cuisine, celebrity chef crowd: if you’re looking for a tour that will give you a heaping’ helping of Texas Beef...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great Food, Guide & Tour Having taken over 10 food tours in many places, we have always found the best ones mix various parts of that city/country's culture to include the cuisine. But of course, how the guide and restaurants deliver makes a big difference....More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank mygreatfinds
Reviewed February 15, 2015

I've taken half a dozen food tours in the US and overseas and this was by far the worst. The guide pitches this as a Food and Culture tour. He's clearly emphasizing the culture as there are only three stops for food. No problem, give...More

Date of experience: February 2015
8  Thank Fussbudgit
Reviewed January 30, 2015

We've been on several food tours in the US and Europe, so our experience at Fork on the River was unexpected, mostly in a good way. Unlike other tours that take you to six restaurants and leave you stuffed at the end, as is advertised...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank frankb357
Reviewed December 9, 2014

Some Ice cream and one small appetizer at two other restaurants. We did see a kitchen and talked to a owner/ chef.

Date of experience: December 2014
6  Thank CaliforniaSure
Reviewed November 17, 2014

We've been on several Food Tours in several cities and this is the best overall experience. Gary, our tour Guide, was very knowledgeable about the cuisines, the chefs, and the city heritage. We visited 3 places and met the 'chef' in person at each place....More

Date of experience: November 2014
3  Thank Richbro22
Reviewed November 5, 2014

During a brief stay in San Antonio (our first), we decided to try the Fork in the River tour based on TripAdvisor reviews. Gary led us on a three-hour stroll that included three food stops. He provided interesting facts about San Antonio as we walked...More

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank sheiksan
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Janet G
August 22, 2015|
Response from zeppofan | Reviewed this property |
There were probably about 15 people on our tour, but the venues were pretty large so they could probably ramp it up. They might use two guides, though, as they didn't have microphones and that's a fairly large group to... More