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“Great Tour, Great Guide, Great Experience”
Review of Tucson Food Tours

Tucson Food Tours
Ranked #1 of 22 Food & Drink in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Rated Tucson's #1 tour activity and a great way to get a Taste of Tucson. Tucson Food Tours was featured in the book "100 Things To Do In Tucson Before You Die". We are Tucson's original walking food tour where you not only get a combination of delicious foods and beverages, but a little history of Tucson along the way. This tour is one of the "Top things to do in Tucson" and was designed to allow visitors, locals, foodies to sample some of the hottest local foods and drinks in the area. Even people local to Tucson will learn and taste new things that are unique to this wonderful city. We also specialize in custom, private, or corporate tours and/or events. We can accommodate large groups and handle all the event planning for you!
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Brad at the Tucson Food Tour is a great guide, very knowledgeable about the area (he knows a lot about the city plans being a local Fire Fighter), very friendly, and very interesting to talk to with many great personal stories and stories about the history of the city.

The locations we toured were all fantastic, there is a place for coffee lovers, vegans, pizza lovers, meat eaters, and everything in between. The trip lasted for a few hours and we walked a couple miles (but still it felt like it went by too fast).

There is a parking complex about 2 blocks from where he wanted to meet, which cost $6 to park in for the 5 hours we left our car there (they charge by hour intervals), but there is also free parking at the Hotel if you can snag a spot. It was sort of difficult to find where to meet him at first, but if you can find the Congress Hotel in downtown, the courtyard is just in the back (and he was wearing a white Tucson Food Tour shirt for our tour).

We went to 7 different food locations, however there are only sample sizes of the meals so you will be able to try the food at all of the locations without feeling bloated.

On top of the great experience, you also get coupons to all of the locations that you visit, so that you can go back for seconds at a discount!

Highly recommend this tour to anyone.

Thank twbeauli
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

All the other 5 star reviews were perfectly accurate, it is a great way to see downtown. I didn't think that there was too much food considering how much time you spend walking around and relaxing at the various establishments. Brad is a fantastic tour guide and a great person to sit around and talk with. I also appreciated that many of the restaurants were very new so it was a great way to check out new places to go. I would highly recommend this to anyone!

1  Thank Gregory M
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

We had never spent time in downtown and thought this would be a good means to do so. Our expectations were fully met and some. Brad did a great job explaining the history and food. I didn't think we would get full but we did!!

The food selections were great and hooked us so we will visit these restaurants in the future.

Thank MikeK42
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

Although we've visited the city before, we'd not spent a lot of time downtown. It was wonderful to be able to go inside these businesses and see how downtown is blossoming and renewing. In addition, it was also great to be able to sample so much absolutely top-notch food with a knowledgeable, easy-going guide. Everything was delicious, there was a lot of entertaining and informative background history dispensed, and the walk was relatively easy. I would recommend taking the tour as soon as you can on a visit to Tucson so that then you can take all of your new-found knowledge and make a nice evening of two of it later on in your trip. Just loved it! I like Tucson anyway, but now we have that many more reasons to come back. Yum!

Thank Tolvanera
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Reviewed December 8, 2012

Brad did a fabulous job of showing off downtown Tucson, entertaining our group with his fun personality, and stuffing us with wonderful food from some great restuarants! I really enjoyed the tour and would definitely recommend it. Good for Tucson residents and visitors as well.

Thank sabinowalker
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