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The Carytown Food Tour in Richmond

From US$62.54
  • Take a walking food tour of Carytown
  • Visit six local eateries
  • Stop at some of the city’s iconic locations
The Carytown Food Tour in Richmond
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The Carytown Food Tour in Richmond
Discover Carytown’s food, history and culture on this 2.5-hour walking tour near Richmond, Virginia. Try food tastings from six local restaurants, cafes and shops. Visit East Coast Provisions, Xtra's Cafe, Don't Look Back, Virginia Diner Shoppe and Carytown Cupcakes. Along the way, sample local seafood, world-famous tacos, popular Virginia peanuts and learn about the Mile of Style’s colorful history.
What to Expect
Your tour guide will meet you at the tour departure location, and lead you through the neighborhood of Carytown. Otherwise known as The Mile of Style, Carytown is an eclectic mix of restaurants, boutiques, and professional services. You will be popping in and out of various restaurants, cafes, and shops where you will sample each food purveyor's best dish. Depending on the availability of the restaurants, you will visit several of: 10 Italian Cafe, Can Can, Home Sweet Home, Xtra's Cafe, The Tottering Teacup, The Pit & The Peel, Jean Jacques, The Broken Tulip, and Carytown Cupcakes (subject to change without notice). The exact walking route may vary, but you might find yourself sampling classic French fare, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, hand-crafted cupcakes, and more. Treat yourself to a delicious surprise!

The tour ends about a half mile from the original departure point and your guide will provide you with easy to follow instructions back.
Reviews (33)
1 - 5 of 32 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fun and Filling

First food tour we have done and we got the best. Our guide was fun, engaging, and helpful. From local knowledge to relationships with the area businesses we experienced Carytown in a truly awesome way. The food stops were great and the small group made...More

Thank Michael K
Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dang you're fast, M.! Your tour ended less than three hours ago! I'm really glad we could set the food tour bar high for you, but I hope you'll still check out other tours all around the world - great food is everywhere! - Brian

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Lindsey was awesome, kept the ducklings on schedule despite our wandering nature. Perfect day, great food. HIghly recommended!

Thank rick p
Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Ha! R., that's a funny way to put it! I'm glad you all enjoyed such a great afternoon! - Brian

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Delicious Food with a Great Guide!

I highly recommend this tour. Brian was a wonderful guide, and he added a lot of historical depth to the places we saw and food we ate. The food itself was also delicious and unique! The key benefits of the tour for me were learning...More

Thank Pranab S
Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

P., it was really fun to talk about entrepreneurship with you and your colleagues! I'll be sure to check out that podcast recommendation! - Brian

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Fun food tour

We had a great time on the Carytown Food Tour. Kathryn was a great guide, filling us in on several fun facts about Carytown. The restaurants we visited were amazing. Each restaurant was excited that we were there and provided us with excellent samples of...More

Thank Steven M
Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

S., what a great day it sounds like! Kathryn said you all were a chatty group, which is amazing since so many of you were strangers when the day started! - Brian

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Great tour!

We arranged for a private tour on a Thursday for a group of six friends. Brian was wonderful to work with in setting it up, and Lindsey was a friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. Some of us had done food tours in other cities and...More

Thank Kak48
Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

K., I'm glad to hear you all may have found some new regular restaurants to visit! And I can't wait to see you all again in September in Church Hill! - Brian

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