Providence Region

DOWNCITY PROVIDENCE FOOD TOUR

Tour Days

Fridays & SaturdaysYear Round

Tour Duration

Approx. 3 – 3.5 Hours

Tour Distance

Approx. 1.7 MilesWalking Distance

How Much

$69 Per Person (no alcohol)
$84 Per Person (with alcohol)

Arts & Gastronomy

Come Together in the Creative Capital

This narrated, guided Food Tour visits at least six food tasting locations in the Downcity Arts District neighborhood. Delicious food tastings are served from both casual eateries serving up , local sea-to-table fare to award winning fine dining plating fresh creative dishes. Between bites and samplings, you’ll get an insider’s view of the Providence Downcity’s “hot” modern day culinary landscape, where food, art and architecture collide in a very walkable, scenic, diverse small city. Our expert guides share their knowledge of epicurean favorites, hidden murals and art, architectural gems, hidden speakeasies and local festivals and entertainment to be found in the Creative Capital.

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What To Expect

One-of-a-Kind Food Tastings – This narrated, guided Food Tour visits at least six food tasting locations in the Downcity Arts District neighborhood. Delicious food tastings are served from both casual eateries serving up , local sea-to-table fare to award winning fine dining plating fresh creative dishes. A few stops include a “Parisian Inspired Café” where guests partake in the pleasures of seasonal, wholesome goodness, a local brew pub that combines a favorite made from scratch German accompaniment and a local food truck with a new brick & mortar location serving a favorite fun street food, made famous by the French.

Historic & Cultural Experience – Between bites and samplings, you’ll get an insider’s view of the Providence Downcity’s “hot” modern day culinary landscape, where food, art and architecture collide in a very walkable, scenic, diverse small city. Our expert guides share their knowledge of epicurean favorites, hidden murals and art, architectural gems, hidden speakeasies and local festivals and entertainment to be found in the Creative Capital.

Who Should Take This Tour?

Visitors – will want to explore one of the more nationally recognized and growing food scenes in the country, while learning about what Rhode Islander’s already know and love about the Creative Capital. Our knowledgeable guides will walk you through a diverse and tasty food journey as we share some history of the rich architectural gems of the city and it’s arts culture.

Locals – will want to learn the backgrounds of their favorite restaurants, specialty dishes and discover new exciting places they have yet to try. It’s also fun to share with family and friends the colorful history and culture of the city.

All guests will discover new eateries they will want to return to while visiting the city, we will even tip you off to little known eateries, happenings, places to stay, etc., not found on our tours. Dish & Dine with us to experience this unique adventure in a lively culinary and cultural community – truly an enjoyable afternoon for all!

When: Fridays and Saturdays, from April thru November

Time: From12pm to 3-3:30pm (please arrive 15 min. early)

How Much: $69 per person no alcohol, $84 per person with alcohol

What’s Included: All tastings, enough for a very satisfying lunch and a guided historic downtown neighborhood tour.

Sales Deadline: 10:00 AM the day of event.

Who: All ages and all fitness levels, especially those who enjoy eating, walking and learning.

Capacity: 14 people per tour

What To Wear: Comfortable clothes and shoes for walking. Please bring rain gear if wet weather is predicted and bottled water for walking in hot weather.

Weather Conditions: Tour takes place rain or shine.

Meeting Point: Northwest corner of the intersection of Ship/Eddy & Dyer Streets or 1 Ship Street.


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Tasting Locations

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Starting Location

Meet at the Northwest corner of the intersection of Dyer/Eddy/Ship Street or 1 Ship St. **Please double check exact location provided with tickets and reminder emails, sometime there are changes in meeting locations.

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