DC Metro Food Tour

Enjoy a Delicious 3½ Hour Culinary Walking Food Tour For Two of One of Three Delicious Neighborhoods

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Discover the delicious flavors of the D.C. Metro Area during a mouth-watering 3½ hour guided Food Tour of either Old Town Alexandria, Washington D.C.’s Capitol Hill or Little Ethiopia neighborhoods. No matter which tour you choose, you are in for a treat!


The Old Town Culinary Tour offers you and your guest the opportunity to explore parts of this historic and architecturally unique town that has prospered for over two hundred years. Your guide and fellow foodie, will take you to locally owned and operated restaurants off the beaten path where you will enjoy culinary treats such as: traditional Lebanese dishes, Old Town’s Famous 125 year old Jelly Cake, freshly brewed specialty teas, regional cuisine from a 100+ year old restaurant and local seafood specialties served in an eighteenth century captain's warehouse. After you finish this delicious Old Town Food Tour, you will be able to truly appreciate the heritage, history, and local foods of Old Town Alexandria.


Capitol Hill is one of the most beautiful areas in Washington D.C. and boasts some of the best and most diverse restaurants in the district, tucked into turn of the century storefronts. The Capitol Hill Food Tour offers you and your guest the chance to sample a wide variety of food and drink, from Barracks Row to Eastern Market, and everything in between. Your friendly guide will take you to the most delicious and eclectic eateries in the District where you will sample gourmet treats such as: 18th Century inspired Anglo-Indian Cuisine, award winning Soul Food, Spanish Empanadas, Peruvian Charbroiled Chicken and even Salvadorian Beverages.


Little Ethiopa in Washington DC is the World's largest Ethiopian enclave outside of Ethiopia! This delicious neighborhood boasts over 45 Ethiopian restaurants! During this tour you and your guest will visit several of the best locations in order to experience the intricate flavors, textures and colors of Ethiopian cuisine. A traditional Ethiopian Breakfast, Doro Wot, Breads, Honey Wine and more Ethiopian deliciaes are on the menu for this Ethnic Food Tour.


Whether you are a local or this is your first time in Nation’s Capitol, this Culinary Sightseeing Tour is one of the best things to do in D.C. and makes the perfect gift for foodies and history buffs alike!

The DC Metro Food Tour Xperience Certificate® is for two participants. You will be joined by up to 12 additional participants on the tour.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

District of Columbia, Washington
Virginia, Alexandria
District of Columbia, Little Ethiopia

The Old Town Alexandria Food Tour is offered Friday thru Sunday, year round, subject to availability. Tours begin at 1:00 PM.

The Capitol Hill Food Tour is offered Saturdays & Sundays, March thru January, subject to availability. Tours begin at 2:00 PM.

The Little Ethiopia Food Tour is offered Saturdays, March to December, subject to availability. Tours begin at 10:30 AM.

The DC Metro Food Tour Experience has a tour length of approximately 3½ hours and a total duration of approximately 4 hours.

The DC Metro Food Tour Experience takes place in all weather conditions.

What to wear
Dress comfortably, flat rubber-soled shoes and layers are recommended for this culinary adventure. Flip-flops, high heels and dress-shoes are not recommended.

Additional Information
Tours finish within three blocks of the starting point and include 1½ to 2 miles of walking. There are typically five stops along the tour, each stop will last between 20 and 25 minutes.

Enough food is served that most participants will not need dinner after the tour. All dishes are served sitting down, so you can enjoy the ambiance of each restaurant while trying their specialties, and hearing their stories. All dishes served are included in the tour.

Eating a light brunch before the tour rather than lunch is recommended. The dishes you will try resemble small meals rather than traditional tastings. During the DC Metro Food Tour, each restaurant will serve water or other beverages. Alcoholic beverages can be purchased during the tour from the restaurant(s).

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the experience no substitutions can be made.

Gratuities for your tour guide are not included but are greatly appreciated and may be offered at the end of the event.


Cancellation Policy
All changes to reservations for the DC Metro Food Tour Experience require fourteen (14) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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Gift Certificates can be sent to your email address or directly to your recipients email address.
Gift Certificates should arrive within 15 minutes of purchase and can be personalized with a message. Happy Holidays!