Providence Region


Tour Days

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from mid-April through November

Tour Duration

Approx. 3 – 3.5 Hours

Tour Distance

Approx. 1.7 Miles Walking Distance


$76 Per Person (no alcohol)
$94 Per Person (with alcohol)

Arts & Gastronomy

Come Together in the Creative Capital

Delicious adventure awaits where food, art, and architecture collide in Providence’s vibrant Downcity Arts District. Sample from diverse Rhode Island favorites and award winning culinary restaurants, and between bites get an insider’s view of this lively and creative small city. Our expert guides will help you discover the treasure of epicurean favorites, hidden art, historic architectural gems, sharing local stories and the many happenings to be found in Rhode Island’s Creative Capital.



What To Expect

A gastronomic event that you won’t soon forget: The Downcity Providence food tour includes sea-to-table fare at a casual hotspot, tasty seasonal bites from a Parisian-inspired cafe, tasty traditional Greek bits and bites , made-from-scratch German snack with brews from a local pub, and so much more!

A one-of-a-kind historical and cultural experience: Learn about Downcity Providence’s illustrious past and its innovative present on a tour narrated by enthusiastic local guides who love to share their love of the Ocean State. What better way to drink in history than through sight, sound, smell and taste!

A growing bucket list: Beyond the tour itinerary, we’ll tip you off to little-known eateries, happenings, places to stay, and other captivating things to do in Providence, so you can dive even deeper when you return.

Who Should Take This Tour?

Visitors — will love learning what makes our beloved Creative Capital so extraordinary and exploring the nationally recognized food scene. 

Locals — will relish behind-the-scenes tales and background stories of newly found restaurants and specialty dishes. A great way to share a day with family and friends!

All guests will find new eateries and places they will want to return to — and tell their friends about.


When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from April thru November

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

How Much: $76 per person no alcohol, $94 per person with alcohol

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

Sales Deadline: 9:30:00 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.


Tasting Locations


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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