Philadelphia Food Tour: Explore Iconic Local Delicacies
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Indulge in Philadelphia's iconic local delicacies on this filling food tour. From soft pretzels to Philly cheesesteaks, explore the city's foodie scene and discover innovative culinary creations.
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • City Hall - Meet your guide and hear about the exciting and delicious tour you’re about to enjoy. Learn about Philadelphia’s historic City Hall building and get an introduction to the City of Brotherly Love.
  • Reading Terminal Market - Led by your guide, you will eat your way through one of America’s oldest and largest daily indoor markets. Tap into the diverse cultural influence on Philly’s food scene by sampling the iconic Philly Cheesesteak, a Pennsylvania German handmade soft pretzel, Southern-inspired mac-n-cheese, Jewish-style pastrami on rye, or an Italian cannoli.
  • Center City - Discover the innovative side of the Philly food scene, with a stop at a local coffee shop that prides itself on fair trade and environmental sustainability, a neighborhood eatery known for applying old-World recipes to innovative dishes, or a delicious, out-of-the-box beverage.
  • Sansom Street - One of the newer foodie hotspots of the city, here, you’ll taste delicious food featuring locally-sourced ingredients.
What's Included
  • Lunch
  • Local, English-speaking guide
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Additional food and drink
  • Not all locations listed are guaranteed stops
Additional Information

Embark on a gastronomic journey through Philadelphia with this sumptuous tour! Step inside the renowned Reading Terminal Market, home to Philadelphia staples like fresh-baked soft pretzels and scrapple, alongside international delights such as Italian cannolis. Relish in the distinctively delicious Philly cheesesteak, a much-loved regional gem that has sparked recreations globally. Next, we’ll traverse the chic Sansom Street exploring cutting-edge food concepts like smooth vegan shakes, locally-inspired mushroom pizzas, and irresistible New World hummus developed from ancestral recipes. Amidst, have a taste of Fair Trade coffee at a burgeoning local venture, showcasing Philly’s commitment to social responsibility and environmental preservation. If you’re seeking an authentic taste of Philadelphia’s culinary landscape, this tour is perfect!

1 N Broad St
North Broad Street
Your tour will meet outside the Masonic Temple, in front of the main entrance - 1 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Apr 14, 2024
A definite must - Chuck was a terrific host. Not only a food tour, but a history of Philadelphia. Easy walking with tastes of Philly cheese steak, warm and yummy pretzels and fresh made donuts.
Review provided by Viator
Apr 14, 2024
Trying some Philly delights - Love to do food tours! Such a great way to explore a city and try some great things. Chuck was an awesome guide-super personable and knowledgeable. Great experience!
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Apr 7, 2024
Food tour - Enjoyed the tour. Alot of great food! Alex was great! Very informative and polite! Would do it again! Would recommend..
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Apr 6, 2024
Recommend! - Alex was kind, informative, and very well prepared. Was hard to pick a favorite food item. Definitely recommend, great way to have lunch.
Review provided by Viator
Mar 30, 2024
Great tour! - This food tour rocked! Each spot had awesome flavors, and Chuck's tips made it smooth sailing. Plus, he gave us a cool list of places to check out at the end. Whether you're a foodie or just hungry, this tour is a must. Thanks for the awesome time !
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Mar 29, 2024
Great Experience - The food tour was very filling and Barry was amazing! He was knowledgeable about the history of a Philly and made great recommendations!
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Mar 29, 2024
Best tour in Philly - The food tour with Barry was AMAZING!! He brought us to so many mouth-watering delicious spots and knew so much about the history of the city. This is a MUST for anyone in Philly - visiting or local alike! And for all the food you get the price is a killer deal! 100/10!
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Mar 29, 2024
Yummy! - This was such an amazing trip with Barry who created such a wonderful environment. We got to stop by some iconic food places in Philly and learned about the city along the way. Barry was so knowledgeable, extremely thoughtful, and handled everything to create a perfect experience. Highly recommend if you’re hungry and want to see an authentic Philly!
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Mar 29, 2024
Hangover CURE - Barry was an absolute gem. Took us all around Philly. Don’t let a hangover stop you- Barry has you covered and you will be feeling right as rain afterwards. Would definitely take another tour of Barry’s in the future!
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Mar 29, 2024
Barry - Great food and interesting information on Philadelphia. Very knowledgeable and personable. Barry did a good job showing the group about Philadelphia
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up to 12 guests
1 Adult
May 2024