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Arts District Food Tour in Richmond

From US$ 65.00
  • Take a walking food tour in Richmond, Virginia
  • Travel through the city’s Arts District
  • Visit a variety of local eateries
Arts District Food Tour in Richmond
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Arts District Food Tour in Richmond
From US$ 65.00
Discover Richmond’s food, history and culture on this guided, 2.5-hour walking tour through the city’s recently established Arts District. Try food tastings from a variety of local restaurants and cafes. Visit establishments such as Lift Coffee Shop and Cafe, Tarrant's Cafe, Lucca Enoteca, Mama J's, J KOGI, the Cultured Swine and Pop's Market on Grace. Along the way, sample coal-fired pizzas, Korean street eats, southern soul food and more.
What to Expect
Meet and greet a knowledgeable local foodie/guide at Lift Coffee Shop and Cafe on West Broad Street in Richmond. Then proceed through the city’s popular 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.

The focus for this tour will be on the restaurants and cafes, of course.

Some of the restaurants to visit could include the upscale pharmacy turned restaurant Tarrant's Cafe, offering a variety of delicious American meals; Lucca Enoteca pizzeria; the aforementioned Lift Coffee Shop and Café, a canopied cafe with sidewalk seats serving breakfast, sandwiches, salads and box lunches; Mama J's Kitchen, serving soul food and Southern fare; J KOGI, a Korean restaurant; the Cultured Swine, a food cart turned brick and mortar establishment and Pop's Market on Grace, a café, deli and bakery.
Reviews (17)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perfect outing for our group celebration.

Beautiful day for walking; great guide; good food w/excellent service. Well organized with a variety of food samples. Loved having some of the owners tell us about their establishments.

Thank Diane H
Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So many celebrations lately! Glad everything went so well! - Brian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic day of food

Really enjoyed the Art district food tour. We visited 6 restaurants and had everything from Mex/Asian fusion to gelato. Our guide was very pleasant and getting to talk with some of the chefs owners was a great twist. Will tell all our friends that they...More

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

S., I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed everything, and I'm sure the brilliant weather didn't hurt at all! - Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fun Tour

We've lived here a long time. My mother in law bought me a tour as a gift. Very Glad she did. The walk was good, the food great and met some fine people, both local and out of towner's. I'd recommend this tour to locals...More

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

R., glad to hear how well everything went this weekend! Hard to have a bad time when the weather is as good as it was! - Brian

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile
Day trip from Florida!

What a great tour! A group of us flew up from Miami for the day to do the tour and it was so worth it! The tour was well organized and even customized to accommodate our schedule! Richmond is definitely up and coming with so...More

Thank londonspop j
Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Wow, J. I'm still floored that the group came from Miami just to spend a few hours in Richmond and enjoy one of our food tours! I'm glad everyone enjoyed the day! - Brian

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Fabulous Team Activity!

If you are a foodie who likes to explore, River City Food Tours can’t be missed. Recently, my small work team did the Arts District tour for a fun event. I’m not exaggerating when I say everything we tried was absolutely delicious. At many of...More

Thank Katie A
Brian B, Owner at River City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks again, K., we always try to do our best to accommodate our vegetarian friends! I look forward to the next team outing! - Brian

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