Food Tours

We offer over twenty culinary tours in great neighborhoods in DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Below are some of our original tours in greater detail our many culinary tours available throughout the area.

Scroll down to learn about some of our current Food Tours and Culinary Events for Old Town Alexandria, and Washington DC

Contact DC Metro Food Tours for more information on either our group tours or private tours and to reserve your event today.

what is a food tour?

A Food Tour (or Culinary Tour) combines an area's culture, history, and architecture with local food and drink. The objective is to integrate historic and cultural sites with visits to local establishments to enjoy specially created dishes.

Meet chefs, proprietors, brewmasters, farmers, and bakers and learn how their story enhances the area's culture. There are severakdifferent types of Food Tours available: the Tasting Tour, the standard Food Tour, and the Dine Around.

Washington DC and Old Town Food Tours and Culinary Events

Each neighborhood we visit has its distinct story. Below are just a few of the many neighborhoods we visit, and the tours we run.

Historic Old Town Alexandria Food Tour

The Old Town Alexandria Food Tour is a three hour excursion through the former British Colonial town and oldest part of what was once Washington DC.

Visit George Washington's second home and original place of business while enjoying great food and drink. The rich colonial and federal architecture remains in the proud buildings throughout the neighborhood as well as a great restaurant scene.

The Capitol Hill Culinary Experience

The Food Tour of Capitol Hill takes you through the country's largest Victorian neighborhood where you sample local and regional specialties that reflect the neighborhood's vibrant population. A diverse culinary scene awaits you as we dine at family run restaurants from the Navy Yard to Eastern Market.


Eastern Market Food Tour

The Eastern Market Food Tour will give you an inside look at the district's legendary public market. Meet vendors and taste their specialties, which include a variety of local and regional products.

Gastronomic Georgetown

Second only to Old town in age and filled with charm, the Georgetown Food Tour explores not only the great local restaurants but also the unique history from Francis Scott Key to the Kennedy's.

Little Ethiopia Food Tour

Your gastronomic experience through Ethiopian culture and culture and will chronicle its intricate flavors, textures, and colors. The tour will visit restaurants each boasting a different specialty dish.

Additional Culinary tours

Not interested in a daytime Food Tour? No problem. See our other tours below

Evening Dine Around

The evening Dine Around is a fully customizable progressive Food Tour offered not only in any neighborhood which we run Food Tours, but many others throughout the region.

Enjoy a multi-course progressive meal that will expand and challenge the palette with an array of flavors, tastes, and textures. Dishes can often be paired with alcoholic beverages upon request.

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Pub Crawl

Let us take you through a DC area neighborhood of your choice after dark with a Pub Crawl. Enjoy a guided tour with stops at great local bars and pubs. Enjoy trivia and games and win prizes and drinks at each stop.

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Washington DC area Culinary Events

We have a range of culinary experiences throughout the Washington DC metropolitan area.  Whether it is a multi-course dinner in a 18th century colonial home, a cooking class led by a notable DC area chef, or a food appreciation course, we have it.

For more information, please contact us at info@foodtourcorp.com