Flavors of Philadelphia: Private Reading Market 2.5-hr Food Tour in Philadelphia, PA

Travel CuriousMasonic Temple, 1 N Broad St.Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Overview

Embark on a unique food tour in the historic Reading Terminal Market, a Philadelphia landmark for over 100 years. Taste local favorites like Philly cheesesteaks and Italian cannolis, and discover new culinary trends in Philly's diverse food scene. Sample locally-sourced and sustainable dishes while learning about the city's rich cultural history.

up to 2.5 hrs 1 to 9 people

Good To Know

  • The tour takes place at Reading Terminal Market, a bustling indoor market that's been a Philadelphia fixture for over 100 years.
  • Sample a variety of locally-sourced and sustainable dishes, including traditional Philly cheesesteak, and more.
  • Includes stops along trendy Sansom Street, where you'll discover the latest culinary trends in Philly's vibrant food scene.
  • Tour duration is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Includes a friendly, English-speaking guide and plenty of time to take photos.
  • The tour covers a lot of ground, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
  • This is a private walking tour, it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Description

from Flavors of Philadelphia: Private Reading Market 2.5-hr Food Tour
Enjoy a unique food tour in the vibrant city of Philadelphia in the iconic Reading Terminal Market, a bustling hub of activity that has been a fixture in the city for over a century. You'll sample a wide range of local delicacies, including fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, and delicious baked goods.

On your private food tour, you will:
  • Try the one and only renowned Philly cheesesteak in one of your guide's favorite spots - a true Philly classic!
  • Discover the latest culinary trends in Philly's vibrant food scene along trendy Sansom Street, located in the heart of Center City;
  • Sample a variety of locally-sourced treats, including farm-to-table dishes and sustainable seafood,
  • Hear fascinating insights about the history and culture of the city;
  • Develop a deep appreciation for the unique flavors and spirit of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia's food scene is interesting for a variety of reasons. The city's diverse culinary heritage and the long tradition of immigrant communities from around the world reflect the rich cultural history of the region. From traditional Italian bakeries in South Philly to Jewish delis in the center, there is a wealth of culinary diversity waiting to be explored.

Philadelphia is committed to using locally-sourced ingredients and sustainable practices which has led to the rise of farm-to-table dining experiences with passionate chefs and restaurants that are all about supporting local farmers and producers in their venues.

From cutting-edge fusion cuisine to inventive new takes on classic dishes, Philadelphia's chefs are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the kitchen, making the city a hotbed of culinary innovation and creativity.

Inclusions:
  • A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group
  • Plenty of time to take photos of your favorite places
  • 4 tastings & 1 drink that may include: Italian Cannolis, Corndogs, Pennsylvania Dutch Scrapple, Southern Inspired Mac n Cheese, Jewish style Pastrami on Rye, Philly Cheesesteak, Local Fair Trade Coffee, Creamy Shakes or New World Hummus

Exclusions:
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Additional Food and drink
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation
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Frequently Asked Questions about Flavors of Philadelphia: Private Reading Market 2.5-hr Food Tour

Where is the meeting point for this Philadelphia food tour?

Your guide will meet you at the statue of William Penn in Welcome Park - 129 Sansom Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Please be at the location 10-15 minutes prior to your tour.

How long is the tour?

This Philadelphia food tour lasts approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.

What is included in the tour?

The tour includes four tastings and one drink, and a 2.5-hour guided walking tour with a private, English-speaking tour guide.

Is transportation included?

This is a walking tour, no transportation is included.

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?

This tour is suitable for all ages. All guests must be at moderate physical fitness level as the majority of the tour will be spent walking.

What should I bring?

Bring your camera and cash on hand for gratuities (optional) and any additional food and drink purchases.

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

How many people are on a tour?

This is a private walking tour. It will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.