Come taste the flavors that set the backdrop to Alexandria's fascinating evolution and learn where the neighborhood is headed on our Boutique Old Town Food Tour.
Meet your guide and the rest of the group outside your first restaurant stop where you’ll learn what to expect during the tour. After enjoying your first tasting, follow your guide through historic streets of Old Town, learning the stories that make this iconic neighborhood what it is today.
Visit five locally owned restaurants for delicious Old Town classics and some new flavors. Between stops you’ll learn about to the evolution of the neighborhood, from the role played during the Revolutionary War, to the Civil Rights Movement, to modern day.
End the tour at the last restaurant for a sweet treat, where your guide will be happy to provide tips about how to spend the rest of your day or assist in helping you find your way to your next activity.
A portion of each ticket is donated to bread for the city, a charity that provides services to DC locals including providing food, clothing, and legal and medical services.
Sample Southern comfort food in a Prohibition-era bar where John F. Kennedy proposed to Jackie Bouvier, enjoy handmade doughnuts near a canal once used to transport goods to the West, and taste socially-conscious street food that helps feed refugees.