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The Carytown Food Tour in Richmond

From US$ 65.00
Highlights
  • Take a walking food tour of Carytown
  • Visit six local eateries
  • Stop at some of the city’s iconic locations
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The Carytown Food Tour in Richmond
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The Carytown Food Tour in Richmond
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Overview
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 (39)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great way to spend the afternoon

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our food tour led by Jocelyn! The variety of food was perfect and everything was tasty! An added bonus was learning more about Carytown with lots of interesting stories provided by our guide.

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

C., I'm so glad to hear it, not least of all because it was Jocelyn's first solo tour - but she's passionate about hospitality and good food, so I knew it would work out! Thrilled you had such a great day! - Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Intro to Richmond

As relative newcomers to the area we thought this would be a good introduction to the food scene in Richmond. It was a great experience. After meeting up with the group and meeting Jocelyn and Brian, our guides for the afternoon, we spent the next...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

C., I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed yourselves so much! We had a fun mix of guests last weekend, for sure! - Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing team outing!

We've been on many corporate/team outings, but this food tour was by far the best! Every person on our team had a blast and raved about what an incredible experience this was. We loved the variety in the restaurant and food selections. Everything we ate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awesome! You all were the most fun group we've had in a long time! Thanks for making a rainy day so great! - Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Loads of fun

We had a private tour with friends. The food was good and our tour guide was wonderful. Thank you Josyln and Brian!

Thank ChristyandMike
Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

C., thanks for stopping by to leave a review so fast! You all were a really fun group, I'm so appreciative of you inviting all your friends and organizing! - Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome food tour, not to mention history lesson!

Our guides were very knowledgeable and took us to some fabulous restaurants. It's been 20+ years since I lived in the area and It was great to see what Carytown restaurants are like since I've been gone.

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Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

C., glad to hear you loved every part of yesterday's tour! You all warned us you'd be "rowdy" but in reality, you were just a lot of fun! - Brian

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