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Minneapolis Riverwalk Food Tour

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    Stop At: Gold Medal Park, Second Street and 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN

    Your food tour along the river in Minneapolis starts at Gold Medal Park, where you'll meet your guide.
    You'll be introduced to a variety of culinary highlights in the city as you sample dishes at the first Thai restaurant in Minnesota, drink regionally brewed craft beer along the oldest street in Minneapolis, and enjoy a local favorite—cheese curds. Taste pasta at an eatery in the historical Chase building, sample homemade gelato, and nosh on savory European-style baked bread as your stroll through the farmers' market.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mill City Museum, 704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2163

    In addition to food tastings, you'll also visit the Mill City Museum

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Anthony Falls, West River Road and Portland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414

    Stroll by the Guthrie, and admire views of St. Anthony Falls as you cross the Mississippi River on the Stone Arch Bridge into historical St. Anthony on Main. Learn about the history of both these neighborhoods, and enjoy chatting with other food-loving participants. By the end of the tour, you'll have an appreciation for these distinct districts that some visitors never see.
    Example tasting menu (subject to change):
    • Unique mouth watering pasta with an amazing atmosphere
    • You haven't been to Minnesota until you've tried the Cheese Curds!
    • Dessert from a local chef Nominated for the James Beard award and featured on many baking TV shows
    • Authentic fresh Thai spring roll from the first Thai restaurant in Minnesota
    • Variety of Minnesota brewed craft beers (non-alcoholic tastings available)
    • Delicious and most popular Thai dish, you better eat it all, you don't want to enrage the "God of Rice"
    • Gelato that is sure to please your taste buds
    • Gooey cheese-bread made from a local bakery
    • Award winning coffee including local favorite Noreast Mud (only in private tours)
    Please note: Some tastings are only available on specific tour dates. Market is closed for Thursday tours. Tastings subject to change without notice. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated. The Mill City Museum is closed on Thursday evenings.


    Duration: 1 hour
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I went on the tour with my 4 siblings and we enjoyed the historical aspects of the tour but we have a few suggestions for improvements. It was a very hot day and so much of the talking could have been moved indoors instead of...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank kfrancoise
    Rebecca P, Owner at Taste Twin Cities Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about the tour. I’m happy to hear your visit was here on a nice MN warm day and sorry if you were outside a little more than you expected. The guides will usually bring guests...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2019

    Great tour of the twin cities. My favorite was seeing Mary Tyler Moore home and the drive in that neighborhood. The falls were a delight too.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Janette L
    Rebecca P, Owner at Taste Twin Cities Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2019

    Thank you for the review! There are so many great sights to see in such a small area! We hope to see you again!

    Reviewed 2 June 2019

    The tour guide Andrea was very knowledgeable about local architecture and history, and the food was great. Be prepared to do a lot of walking.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank lcduke
    Rebecca P, Owner at Taste Twin Cities Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2019

    Thank you for your review! Its amazing how much history is so close together. I am glad that you had a great time!

    Reviewed 30 May 2019

    Our food tour was absolutely amazing! Steve was the best guide! He had a great sense of humor/personality and was extremely knowledgeable about the area! I would highly recommend this tour for anyone looking for a fun and new experience. :)

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank smithe524
    Rebecca P, Owner at Taste Twin Cities Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2019

    Thank you for your review! I am happy to hear you had a great time with Steve. We would love to see you again!

    Reviewed 29 May 2019

    I really enjoyed this tour. I've lived in Minneapolis most of my life and still learned a lot of interesting history. It was a beautiful day for a long walk and our guide, Andrea, was very knowledgeable and pleasant. My only criticism is that the...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Liz H
    Rebecca P, Owner at Taste Twin Cities Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

    Thank you for the review! I am glad you had a good time! Andrea is amazing, and very passionate about the tour. It would be nice if the gelato could be at the end; but the tour was not designed to be progressive, and due...More

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    17 July 2018|
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    Response from d0rrainea | Reviewed this property |
    Our private tour took 4 or 5 hours, I believe.
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