Old Town Alexandria Food Tour

Experience the History and Flavors of Old Town Alexandria on a Three Hour Walking Food Tour

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About This Experience

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Lace up your walking shoes and immerse yourself in the history and culture of explore Old Town Alexandria, a town that has prospered for over two hundred years. On this three hour narrated walking food tour in D.C., you will discover the delicious flavors of Old Town while exploring the historic and architecturally unique neighborhood.

The fun begins when you meet your friendly local Guide, and fellow foodie in Alexandria.  Then you and the rest of the group will be escorted down the colonial streets as you learn about Old Town’s historic significance to our Country.  Throughout the tour, you will stop at several locally owned restaurants where you will savor both colonial and modern cuisine.  Some examples of the culinary treats you may have the chance to sink your teeth into are 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.

So whether you are visiting the area and looking for a unique way to explore the neighborhood or you are a local looking to learn a little history and discover hidden gems, this sightseeing food tour of Old Town Alexandria is the ticket, and makes a truly unique gift!

Where It's Located hide

  • Alexandria, Virginia (Old Town Alexandria Food Tour)

Who Is Included hide

Participants
The Old Town Alexandria Food Tour Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. You will be joined by up to 13 additional participants on the tour.

Guests
This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests or spectators.

When It Is Offered hide

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

How Long Is It hide

The Old Town Food Tours have a tour length of approximately 3 hours and a total duration of approximately 3¼ hours.

Weather hide

The Old Town Culinary Tours take place in all weather conditions, but may be rescheduled by the Guide due to sever weather conditions.

What To Wear hide

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 hide

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

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 price of the tour. The dishes you will try resemble small meals rather than traditional tastings. During the Food Tour, each restaurant will serve water or other beverages. Alcoholic beverages can be purchased during the tour from the restaurant(s).

Eating a light brunch before the tour rather than lunch is recommended. Enough food is served that most participants will not need dinner after the tour.

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.

ITEM/SKU NUMBER: XD-1209-009

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All changes to reservations for the Old Town Alexandria 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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