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  3. U Street

U Street Neighborhood Food Tour

Product ID: 54851
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Discover the history and rapidly changing culture of the U Street and Shaw Neighborhoods, through the iconic streets formerly known as ‘Black Broadway.’ The tour stops at local restaurants, to explore tasty flavors and drinks.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy tastings from a variety of local restaurants on a 3-hour walking tour
  • Discover DC like an insider
  • Get to know the area formerly known as 'Black Broadway'
Full description
The U Street neighborhood tour begins at Ben's Chili Bowl, directly across from the U Street metro. From there visit the other stops during a 3-hour long leisurely walking tour, that covers approximately 2 miles.

During your tour, you will learn about several significant buildings and check out street art and murals that contribute to the story of U St. In addition to the stops at multiple restaurants, where you will enjoy a variety of carefully selected tastings, you will explore the history of the neighborhood.

Stay for approximately 20 minutes at each stop and enjoy brief walks in-between. The tour will end close to the Shaw Metro stop at approximately 2:30 PM. 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
  • All food
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities for tour guide

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Ben's Chili Bowl, 1213 U Street NW, Washington DC, 20009.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking, vegetarian options are available and accommodations can be made for food allergies or other requirements
• It is recommended to dress appropriately for the weather because the tour takes place rain or shine
• It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes because the tour will cover 3 miles in 2 hours
• A portion of each ticket sale is donated to Bread for the City, a local charity
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Carpe DC Food Tours

Product ID: 54851