1.5 miles, gradual uphill incline, strollers and wheelchairs not recommended
Enjoy handmade doughnuts near a canal once used to transport goods during Westward expansion, taste socially-conscious street fare that supports refugees and discover women chefs pushing equality forward while sampling signature dishes.
Our Georgetown Food Tours give you a taste of the best eats in the city’s oldest neighborhood as you learn about its history.
● Enjoy handmade doughnuts near a canal once used to transport goods to the West.
● Taste socially-conscious street food that helps feed refugees.
● Learn about the women chefs in DC pushing equality forward while sampling signature dishes.
Once a thriving port, Georgetown is DC’s oldest neighborhood and still reveals glimpses of mule-drawn boats and flour mills.
Discover Georgetown’s transition from a port city to an elite enclave, where people from every continent and many religions lived together and built an eclectic culinary community.
More than just a premier shopping destination, Georgetown has a delicious and culturally-diverse history that is sure to surprise you. Discover the complexity of this ever-changing neighborhood and how it came to be the Georgetown we know today. The Georgetown Food Tour departs from Cady’s Alley at 1 p.m. The exact address is given at the time of ticket purchase.
“This is the second tour I have taken with Carpe DC. The tour guides are really knowledgeable and friendly. They do a great job of giving the history of the area and combining it with tasty food that also tells the story of the area. I definitely recommend as a unique and fun way to get to know the interesting neighborhoods of DC. You will come away knowledgeable and full with a list of new favorite restaurants!”