Looking to experience some of the most unique eating and drinking options in Philadelphia? We have compiled a list of the best food and drink themed tours on offer.
Here at TravelMag.com we have compiled a list of the best culinary and drinking tours in the city based on value for money, quality of experience and customer reviews. Go out and indulge.
FROM: $85/per person
Combining two of humanity’s finest achievements: the segway and the Philly Cheesesteak, this tour might be a little on the pricey side, but there is no better way to both see and taste the city. The 2 hour tour from Chinatown through the highlights of South Philly takes in 5 of the most revered cheesesteak purveyors with samples thrown in. The local guide is on hand to narrate along the way.
From $29/ per person
Chestnut Hill is one of the more historic neighborhoods in the city. This walking tour is great value and includes stops at six different locations, each one specializing in a form of gourmet food. Try hand-made olive oil, cheese and desserts along the way, while learning more about the area. This tour is described as a progressive lunch and includes McNally’s Tavern, famous for their iconic Schmitter sandwich.
From $92.33/ per person
Dining by the water is always great, but dining on the water is even more unique. This three hour cruise has an all you can eat buffet, live entertainment, DJ and a disco. If that was not enough, you can gaze at the Philadelphia skyline as you cruise down the Delaware River in style. Drinks cost an additional fee to the ticket price.
From $29/ per person
Seven miles from downtown Philly is the 300 year old Manayunk neighborhood. This 150 minute walking tour is the best value on this list. With historical anecdotes and the chance to try eight iconic Philly foods including the infamous pretzel and cheesesteak, the tour through this old mill town combines food with an exploration of an area of the city that is often overlooked.
From $39/ per person
Only for the over-21 crowd, the happy hour pub crawl is a great way to skip right to the fun part and meet some new people at the same time. Three beers and a snack are included in the ticket price of this 2 hour tour. Group sizes are limited to 12 so that things do not get too out of hand and the local guide can even provide interesting tidbits of information about the area. The bar selection is not fixed and will be tailored on the day to fit the group’s preferences.