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Arts District Food Tour in Richmond

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    What to Expect
    Meet and greet a knowledgeable local foodie/guide on West Broad Street in Richmond. Then proceed through the city’s revitalized Arts District, featuring some of the best galleries, restaurants, and businesses Richmond has to offer. This region features the historic Jackson Ward neighborhood, the Broad Street Commercial Historic District and the Grace Street Commercial Historic District.

    Sample delicious food and snacks from several different restaurants, cafes, and shops, from authentic southern cuisine, Mediterranean fare, and unique ice creams. Meet chefs and business owners, and discover their passion for their craft. From your guide, hear the stories that make about one of Richmond’s most defining neighborhoods.

    For a little something extra, opt for the Thursday evening tour and indulge in alcohol pairings at select stops.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Downtown, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Food tasting at 6 different restaurants and bakeries
    • Professional Local Guide
    • Gratuities at restaurants
    • Alcoholic Beverages - Thursday night version only
    • Gratuities for guide (optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • If you are Vegetarian or have Dietary restrictions. Please contact supplier prior to tour date.
    • A small amount of walking is involved, but Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Actual restaurants, cafes, and shops may vary, subject to availability
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We loved every minute of the food tour around Richmond! We booked this tour specifically for a bachelorette party and everything was so perfect. Where we started the tour was easily accessible plus walking around the city made the atmosphere more authentic! Getting the chance...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Elizpbowman
    Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    E., what a great time Saturday afternoon was! Thanks for letting us be a part of the big weekend celebration, and good luck to A. on the big day next month! - Brian

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was one of the best food tours I've done in Richmond. Erin, our tour guide, was super friendly, very knowledgeable of Richmond's history, and a true foodie that took us to some of the best up-and-coming and established restaurants in Richmond's Art District. I...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Gal522-523
    Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    H., I'm so glad the whole group had such a good time! Erin told me you all were like a bunch of comedians with how much laughing was going on. Can't wait to have you back for the next team fun day! - Brian

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    As a 1st time visitor to Richmond this was a great way to learn some of the city's history and see how restaurateur's are contributing to it's revitalization. The tour guides were engaging and the selection of restaurants was a eclectic mix of great food....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank skeyes1616
    Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Great, S.! I hope the rest of your visit to Richmond was just as fun, and I hope you'll come see us again! - Brian

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Delicious, fun, and a variety of different restaurants and cafes! I could not eat dinner afterward! The walk was a great way to pace the afternoon and provided neat historical facts.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank LauraLay
    Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    L. we hear about guests skipping dinner after our tours pretty often! I'm glad to hear you both had a great time on Saturday! - Brian

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Wonderful variety of delicious food! This tour highlighted the rich, but often hidden, diversity of food and people that Richmond has to offer.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Erin C
    Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

    Thanks for bringing your out of town guests, E.! I hope we'll see you and D. again soon! - Brian

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