Flavors of Philly
What better way to start your Philadelphia foodie journey at the number one rated food tour in the area, the Flavors of Philly tour. Ran by one of the most popular tour companies in Philly all around, City Food Tours, this particular tour is fun and casual, quirky and historic. Eat iconic foods, meet local vendors making it big, and get insiders tips on the best places to go in town. You will even get a history and architecture lesson in between stops! This is the absolute perfect way to ‘Discover Philadelphia's most popular food favorites while getting a taste of the city’s rich history and culture’. The five stops you will make are local, low key, and independently owned, really giving that extra insight into the city and its economy (plus culture!).
Open each Monday - Saturday from 1:30 to 4 and each Sunday from 11:30 to 2, the Flavors of Philly tour will give you enough food to count for a full lunch, with samples of the most iconic foods in the city such as soft pretzels, tomato pie, cheese whiz fries, and of course, cheesesteaks (you can weigh in on the big Pats/Genos debate!) Visit the Reading Terminal Market for a few sweet treats toward the end of your tour and also see City Hall along the way. This dinner and entertainment tour will keep you ‘off the tourist beat, to places locals love, and immerse you in culinary experiences that have made Philly food world-famous. Note that there are also several other offered tours, all equally as great. Try the Prohibition Cocktail Tour, Philly Pizza Tour, Ethnic Eats Tour, Decadent Gourmet Tour, or the Highlights of East Passyunk Tour.