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Churchill: Spies and Pies??

If you are wondering and so are all the others on your too large tour group where the name came... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SusB962
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Wilton, Connecticut
Great afternoon in Richmond!

If you are looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon in Richmond, this is it! I can't recommend... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Elizabeth K
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Richmond, Virginia
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Come along with REAL RICHMOND Food Tours, as we help visitors and residents alike navigate the culinary and cultural riches that RVA has to offer. Taste and see why Saveur, The New York Times and other national press raves about our cuisine scene. Since 2010, our food tours through architecturally and historically interesting Richmond neighborhoods such as Shockoe Slip, Shockoe Bottom, Church Hill, Carytown, Museum District, Scott's Addition, Manchester, the Fan, Jackson Ward, and the West End let guests see the behind-the-scenes scene in several Richmond restaurants food/beverage purveyors and sample delicious creations at each of the several stops. Our walking tour routes cover 1.5 Miles of ground, and we do walk rain or shine. We offer private tours, including Capital of the Confectionery, a riverfront one and a Lincoln-themed tour and can customize tours to suit your group.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are wondering and so are all the others on your too large tour group where the name came from then you have a problem. Tour guide??? Our family was expecting a more intimate tour (17 people was too large) and to learn some...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your recent tour as much as we wanted you to. Just to clarify, there's not one pie place that Spies and Pies refers to--but rather the various bakeries, 2 of which this tour visited. The restaurants/bakeries on...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you are looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon in Richmond, this is it! I can't recommend this enough. My husband and I have taken three tours (Spies and Pies, Scott's Addition, and Both Sides of Broad) and each one has been...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We did the Both Sides of Broad Street tour, as a gift for my husband's birthday. I grew up in Richmond and this tour still introduced me to places that I have never been. It was a casual walk, with 6 great stops along the...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to tell us how much you enjoyed the tour. We really appreciate it and glad you had a great time. Look forward to seeing you on one of our other routes soon!

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We took my 93 year old Dad on the On the Avenues tour yesterday. There were 2 wine tastings involved. Having traveled extensively worldwide in his career, he was particularly impressed with the knowledgeable wine masters and the caliber of the offerings. There were options...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Love having you and your father along again! Thanks so much for taking the time to say such nice things. Enjoy the holidays and see you in 2018!

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

My 16 year-old daughter and I took the "Church Hill: From Spies to Pies" tour a few weeks ago and absolutely loved it! We met across the street from an historic church at the top of Church Hill and were welcomed by our guide Nicole...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to say such nice things about our tour and tour guide, Nicole! Looking forward to having you along for the walk in another part of Richmond!

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great tour today in Scott's Addition with Nicole! She has a great, sunny personality and knew a lot about the neighborhood. Our tour featured refreshing popsicles and delicious sandwiched at king of pops, pimento grilled cheese at urban farmhouse, sliders and fried...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks so much for coming along in Scott's Addition and taking the time to say such nice things about Nicole and the tour! We appreciate it very much and hope to see you around town on another tour soon!

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had a great time with Jess in Shockoe Slip this weekend! The weather was warm but very nice for walking around and checking out the restaurants! We visited 6 places: Pecan Jacks, Cabo de Barcos, Berkley Hotel, Urban Farmhouse, Sine and Mise En Place...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to say such nice things! So glad you enjoyed the tour and learned all sorts of good things. Hope to see you around town again!

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Our tour guide, Jess, was a delight. We started at Nettie's Bakery with a Chocolate Beet Brownie. I hate beets and yet the brownie was delicious. From there we went to J Kogi (Korean), Saison Market (very tasty crispy chicken sandwiches with a spicy sauce),...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thanks so much for being frequent flyers with us! And for taking the time to post here. Glad you enjoyed the tour all around. See you in another neighborhood soon!

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

The walking tour with Jess was informative and filling! Come hungry and prepared to walk a couple of miles while sampling from some of Richmond's lesser known restaurants. It was a hot day, but the walk was paced to allow for cool breaks in the...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Glad you came and ate and enjoyed! Thanks so much for taking the time to add your comments here. Hope to see you on another tour soon!

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We did the art and soul of Broad Street tour with Jess. The tour included a variety of foods, from street style Korean and a vegan type bakery to a pool hall with a lesson in billiards and delectable food. My husband and I enjoyed...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thanks so much for coming on the tour and taking the time to post this. We really appreciate your review! It sure is a great neighborhood to explore. Hope to see you again in another part of town!

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Chris A
26 May 2017|
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Response from Chris F | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the tour office.
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bookqueen
27 January 2016|
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Response from sharon c | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely contact them. They seemed so flexible. There were 8 of us on our tour - all one group - and we went about 11 in the morning and were at the food places by 12;30.
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