Guided tour

Philadelphia: Favorite Foods Walking Tour

Activity provider: WeVenture (National)
Guided tour

Philadelphia: Favorite Foods Walking Tour

Activity provider: WeVenture (National)

From US$ 69 per person

Experience the variety and history of Philadelphia’s epic foodie offerings, from must-eat classics to trendy favorites. Get your fill of delicious bites on a walking tour with a local guide by your side.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Stroll through the vast and iconic Reading Terminal Market
  • Savor the one-and-only Philly cheesesteak, a guide fave
  • Discover Philly's food innovations along trendy Sansom Street
  • Delight in our city's many fair trade and locally-sourced treats
  • Learn about Philly's social consciousness and drive to sustainability
Full description

Eat your way through Philadelphia's greatest dishes on this filling guided walking tour and learn some fascinating local tidbits on the way to all the foodie hotspots.

Go inside the iconic Reading Terminal Market, where Philly classics like fresh soft pretzels and scrapple can be paired with international tastes like Italian cannoli. Savor the one and only Philly cheesesteak, a local favorite that has inspired imitators around the world.

Then, you'll head to trendy Sansom Street and discover Philly food innovations like creamy vegan shakes, locally-sourced mushroom pizza, and lick-the-bowl-clean New World hummus made from Old World recipes.

You'll also get a chance to sip on fair trade coffee at a fast-growing local start-up, one of many examples of Philly's social consciousness and move towards environmental sustainability. Hit many highlights of Philly's foodie scene before the tours end.

  • Local guide
  • Food samples
  • Additional food and drink
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Your tour will meet outside the Masonic Temple, in front of the main entrance; 1 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. If you are driving to the tour, please allow extra time to find parking. If you are driving and parking, we recommend parking in a lot, rather than street parking (most street parking has a 2-hour limit).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Face mask or protective covering

Know before you go

  • As of January 3, 2022, the City of Philadelphia has mandated proof of vaccination for all indoor dining. While proof of vaccination is not required to attend this tour, we ask that all guests WITHOUT this documentation please contact us at least 48 hours in advance (or as soon as you book the tour) and inform your guide upon check-in.
  • As of 6/14/21, while outside on our tours, masks will be optional. When inside a building or while visiting a business, masks will be mandatory. Please bring a mask with you for your tour.
Customer reviews

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5 /5

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Very informative and yummy tour around the most delicious eateries in downtown Philadelphia. A mix of flavors and history with fun stories and trivia. Our guide Alex was very nice and informed, and obviously loves the city, he customized the tour to accommodate our needs and his company was very pleasant. It is a walking tour that starts at the meeting point and ends at the famous Reading Terminal Market. It’s a treat for foodies but only if you like walking.

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July 3, 2022

Our guide Chuck was very knowledgeable about not only the good food in Philly but also the history of the city. I really appreciate it. His love and enthusiasm for Philly is contagious.

May 29, 2022

Chuck was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable and helpful throughout. The group thoroughly enjoyed our tour!

October 9, 2022

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