Philadelphia food tours expose visitors to the gourmet, traditional, and ethnic foods that have put the city on the culinary map. This isn’t a typical tour of Philadelphia, as there are no historical attractions, save the restaurants themselves, and no museums along the route. But this doesn’t mean that food tours in Philadelphia aren’t educational. Learn about the cultural history of Philadelphia all while tasting a variety of the food and drink that has made the city famous. Foodies will be fascinated by an informative tour director who will help you to understand where food comes from, how it is prepared, and even how to replicate it yourself. Whether you’re looking for a short afternoon tour, a romantic evening, or a couple days of in-depth study on the culinary history of Philadelphia, there is a tour that’s right for you.
City Food Tours advertises itself as "The Delicious Way to Savor the City." This company offers a variety of Philadelphia food tours, including a Decadent Gourmet Tour' Philly Evening Wine, Chocolate, and Tea Experience; and Craft Beer and Artisanal Cheese Tasting. No matter what your culinary interest is, there is a food tour of Philadelphia to match. Visit local breweries that have perfected the art of making beer, talk with chefs about how they keep their menus fresh, and attend special pre-arranged exclusive tastings that only participants of food tours of Philadelphia get to experience. Another great option is the Taste of Philly tour that exposes visitors to all the classics. From cheesesteaks to sub sandwiches, you’ll come away from your tour knowing how to order the classics, and what makes them great. Visitors will eat like the locals during this tour and come away with a master understanding of the history of food in Philadelphia.