Guided tour

Alexandria: Old Town Boutique Food Tour

Alexandria: Old Town Boutique Food Tour

From $99 per person

Discover the charm of Old Town Alexandria, just across the river from DC. Embark on a 3-hour walking tour and hear stories about this historic city from the Revolutionary War to the Civil Rights Movement. Enjoy a variety of carefully selected tastings.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy carefully selected food tastings at a variety of restaurants
  • Explore charming Old Town Alexandria and discover its history
  • Learn about the Revolutionary War and Civil Rights Movement
Full description
Meet your guide and the rest of the group at your first restaurant stop where you'll learn what to expect during the tour. After enjoying your first tasting, follow your guide along the tour route, designed to highlight the historical importance of Old Town Alexandria. Make multiple stops at restaurants and between stops, learn about to the evolution of the neighborhood, from the role played during the Revolutionary War, to the Civil Rights Movement, to modern day. End the tour at the last restaurant stop, where your guide will be happy to provide tips about how to spend the rest of your day or assist in helping you find your way to your next activity. A portion of each ticket is donated to bread for the city, a charity that provides services to DC locals including providing food, clothing, and legal and medical services.
Includes
  • Multiple food tastings including 1 alcoholic beverage - plenty for lunch
  • Historical content between restaurant stops
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

107 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA. You will meet your guide and the rest of your small group at our first restaurant stop. Please arrive 5 minutes prior to your tour start time. If you do not see your guide outside, please head inside to find your group.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Vegetarian options are available; please advise the local partner in advance of any dietary requirements or food allergies
  • Tours run rain or shine, so please dress appropriately
  • This walking tour will cover about 1.5 miles
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3 /5

based on 1 reviews

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  • Value for money
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The history on the tour was phenomenal and the guides were very nice but the food was very disappointing. King Street has some amazing restaurants and we were surprised by these choices. Also, the guides could have better explained what was coming next in regards to the food. For example, we went to a bar and were given a beer then was surprised that there were ribs that came out later. Also, we had the spiciest chicken in the whole town and some people in our party couldn't handle spice and couldn't eat it. I suggest that if they keep this restaurant on the tour to have an alternate dish. It was more of a history tour that had food stops and there was a lot of walking which could have been better explained on the website.

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March 15, 2020

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Product ID: 232027