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Excellent Tour of Scott's Addition!

Maureen Eagan was a fantastic tour guide. Our group of 19 thoroughly enjoyed a Saturday evening in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TAB_VA
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Virginia
Great way to see RVA!

I've done this tour twice, once joining a predetermined group/route and once as a private tour set... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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 3 days ago

Maureen Eagan was a fantastic tour guide. Our group of 19 thoroughly enjoyed a Saturday evening in Scott's Addition.The private Blue Bee cider tasting was fun and educating. ZZQ was lively and the food was great! We were lucky enough to see the fireworks from...More

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know how much you liked the tour! We don't often do Saturday evening tours, but when we do, we make sure there are fireworks!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've done this tour twice, once joining a predetermined group/route and once as a private tour set up for a family celebration, and have greatly enjoyed both experiences!! Susan has been our tour guide each time, providing an extremely informative and delicious glance into Richmond....More

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know how much you liked the two tours you've taken with Susan. We do appreciate it and hope to see you around town again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, I can only give this tour 3/5. I’ve been on many food tours and this one was kind of a disappointment. The ones I’ve been on in the past were “food tours with interesting historical or quirky facts about the area along the way.”...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry to hear you didn't think the tour good for out-of-towners. Each tour focuses on the history and present of the particular neighborhood we walk. In the case of Church Hill, this tour covered William Byrd and the founding of Richmond, St. John's Church, Church...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

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 4 April 2018

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

Thank Elizabeth K
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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to say nice things! Hope to see you around town again!

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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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Chris A
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You need to contact the tour office.
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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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