Georgetown Food Tour: Discover DC's Culinary History
4.7
146 Ratings
Washington
Embark on a culinary journey through Georgetown, DC's oldest neighborhood, and discover its rich history and diverse food scene. Indulge in delectable dishes at acclaimed restaurants while learning about the neighborhood's cosmopolitan past. Join our small-group tour and support a good cause!
Duration: 3 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Georgetown - Embark on a journey through the historic Georgetown district, where you’ll delve into the area’s past and savor an assortment of culinary delights. Spanning 3 to 3.5 hours, the tour involves strolling from one eatery to another while your guide imparts intriguing tidbits and historical insights. The eateries selected for this excursion are either helmed by local proprietors or situated in locations with historical significance to the narratives we’ll unfold. Occasionally, we’ll grab our bites to go and proceed with our exploration. Don’t worry, you’ll have ample food to consider it a full lunch!
What's Included
  • Small-group tour of 8 people
  • Historical neighborhood information
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information

Georgetown, the oldest district in DC, was formerly a bustling port city. It still offers hints of its past with remnants of mule-drawn boats and flour mills. Explore Georgetown’s multicultural history where individuals from all corners of the globe and various religions coexisted, fostering a diverse gastronomic community. Beyond just being a top-notch shopping hotspot, Georgetown boasts an exciting and multifaceted past.

During the three-hour tour, you will visit a variety of esteemed restaurants. In between the gastronomic ventures, your guide will enlighten you with the fascinating history of the Georgetown district. You’ll sample delicacies like tarts from a James Beard Nominee and award winning VPN-style pizza, bringing you closer to the history, people and tales that define DC’s most renowned district. The tour is designed for small groups, consisting of approximately 8 individuals.

Bread For The City, an organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty in DC by providing essential services including food, clothing, healthcare, and legal and social aid, is supported with a portion of each ticket sale.

  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note: Unfortunately, as our tastings contribute to our story, we are not able to accommodate vegan diets, dairy, or gluten allergies on our Georgetown tour.
Location
3210 Grace St NW
Grace Street Northwest
Please meet your guide at Green Almond Pantry at 3210 Grace St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Cancellation Policy

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

Customer Ratings
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Manuel_m
Apr 1, 2024
Very good - We had a good time with Jim, he explained about Georgetown history , and we got to taste best pizza in town
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R6849wjalim
Mar 23, 2024
Fun Food Tour - Wanted to do something fun with my college aged foodie daughter home from school over spring break. We both thoroughly enjoyed our food tour! Interesting facts about the history of Georgetown and most importantly delicious food. Love that they have partnered with restaurants that provide meals to those in need.
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Sonyapoindexter
Feb 26, 2024
Great day exploring the city! - Chris was an absolute fantastic guide! We had so much fun and walked away with a great history of Georgetown and very full bellies!
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Gabriel_g
Feb 19, 2024
Great food and facts. - Our tour was fantastic with the great food, folks and facts. Great to learn about Georgetowns history and taste the great food.
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Claudia_s
Feb 13, 2024
Must try! - Amazing tour. Highly recommend this experience to explore the history of a city! Chris was very knowledgeable and friendly. Thank you so so much!!
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Karin_k
Feb 5, 2024
Unique walking tour with excellent food and an enjoyable guide. - Soneka was a fun and knowledgeable guide. The tour was a great - "off the beaten path" experience and the food was excellent. We enjoyed the small group - we had 6 in our tour.
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Nina_d
Jan 24, 2024
Loved it! Great guides, great food! - We had a lot of fun! Loved the restaurants we went to and learned a bunch of interesting local history. Highly recommend!
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Marcia_w
Jan 22, 2024
History and Food! - Loved the food. Loved the history. Especially liked where the Kennedy’s lived. Only four foods. Usually more. But tasty
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Paul_w
Apr 1, 2024
Good but not great - Tour included both local history and local food establishments. It was fine, but the choice of the food items was not quite up to what we have had on other Viator food tours.
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Judi_d
Mar 26, 2024
Great food, but lacking in history. - Most of the food was outstanding. The scones, pizza and creme brulee were amazing. Pizza from Canale and the creme brulee were the standouts. We even went back to Canale for dinner that evening. Did not have enough room to enjoy the falafel. Would suggest something lighter before eating creme brulee. Food excellent, but the history was lacking. My son was really looking forward to going to the Exorcist Steps on the tour as well as more history about Georgetown. Maybe going to well know people that lived in Georgetown.
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