Situated just across the river from DC, Old Town Alexandria is easy to access by car, metro, or water taxi. This charming little city has a fascinating history from the Civil War to Civil Rights. Come taste the flavors that set the backdrop to Alexandria’s evolution.
U Street Food Tour
- Vegetarian Adults
- Private Tour Starting Price for 2 people
Eat at our Favorite U Street Restaurants
Connect with DC’s jazziest community on our stroll through the U Street corridor. Discover the foods that repaired a rioting city, and sample diverse cuisines of cultures that have come to call DC home. If you listen closely, you might even hear some tunes from DC’s own Go-Go music!
Sample the classic flavors unique to the district and discover the new tastes that are shaping its culinary evolution as we continue down the street while stopping to hear stories behind local murals, buildings, and sculptures that define the city’s heritage. Explore some of the best places to eat on U Street.
Taste the local bites
Don’t know what a half smoke is? Don’t worry. We’ll explain it along the way, and you’ll be glad we did! After all, this is a food tour. And we believe the best way to connect to a city is through its cuisine!
Aside from carefully curated tastings and fascinating history, your experience includes custom photos of your tour. A portion of each tour ticket is donated to our charity partner and is enough to feed a local resident in need for the whole day, three full meals.
Book your U Street Food Tour now and stay flexible. If you chose the option to make your ticket refundable for just $5 per person when you check-out, you will have the ability to receive a full refund (Less the $5 per person charge) up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time.
We applaud solo travel! Single tickets for solo travelers are available once we reach our 2 person minimum; if your date is not yet available, please check back or email us to request assistance.
We have provided options for small private tours for 2 to 10 people to be booked directly online with 48 hours notice. If you are interested in organizing a private tour for more than 10 people, please complete our form on THIS PAGE and we will get back to you within 2 business days (Monday through Friday). We have tiered options designed to fit most budgets but in most cases we can design a custom tour based on your needs – just ask!
Committed to Local Community
Join our Tour and Have Confidence That You Are Exploring Responsibly!
Blue Fern Travel is committed to supporting our local community and our partners. When you join a tour with us, you are directly contributing to our mission. Your tour dollars are helping in several different ways:
- A portion of your ticket price is donated directly to Bread For The City; you are responsible for feeding a DC resident in need THREE MEALS.
- Our restaurant partners are small local businesses, predominantly minority and/or women-owned.
- Some food tour companies negotiate tasting prices at restaurants they visit. Blue Fern Travel considers our restaurants to be our partners and we pay full price and tip your server 20%.
- We pay our guides a living wage.
Thank you for participating in our tour, supporting the local community while you taste and learn, and traveling in a responsible and sustainable way!