Experience Culinary DC
Welcome to DC Metro Food Tours
, your source for food tours that highlights the cuisine of our favorite
locally owned and operated establishments in the Washington DC
We want to open your mind and palate to the sights, sounds and flavors the Washington DC area has to offer.
The area best known for its museums and monuments is also full of exciting, historic neighborhoods that offer a wide range of cuisine that will change your
expectations of our nation's capitol.
Join us as we bring you through a journey that is informative, delicious, and most importantly, fun. Spend a few hours with us and enjoy a completely different perspective of the Washington DC area.
Food Tours and Culinary Events
You will experience and learn about the 250 year old port city created under British rule. Take a journey through one of the nation's largest historic districts that was once home to both George Washington and Robert E Lee. Sample specially made dishes at unique family owned restaurants, including a local dessert enjoyed for over 150 years.
Elegant mansions, and intricate row houses mingle with tree-lined streets and family friendly green spaces in this quiet, beautiful neighborhood located just south east of the capitol building in Washington DC. Join us as we walk the quiet streets, tasting an assortment of flavors along the way. Visit the Capitol Hill neighborhood with us and fall in love with its charm, and vibrant food scene.
Our Georgetown Food Tour takes you to the historic yet chic charm of Georgetown, an area that pre-dated Washington DC. Long before it became popular by the Kennedys and the home of high end retail and fashion, Georgetown was a working class port city pre-dating the Federal City of Washington DC. Its roots are still very much alive and can be seen in the red brick townhomes, and turn of the century factories that are found throughout the area.
Beneath the blue-suit, ID-badge aesthetic of Washington sits a rich subculture of all things artistic, innovative, and hip. That part of the District is alive and well in the Northwest neighborhood of Dupont Circle, home to some of D.C.’s most unique shops, galleries, traditions, and, of course, food and drink.
U Street, known as "Black Broadway", has been the heart of the African American music scene for over half a century. Once the home of Duke Ellington, it remains a vibrant and exciting neighborhood with some of the best cuisine in the city.
We will take you through historic U Street to 9th street as we visit the heart of the world’s largest Ethiopian community outside of Ethiopia. Your gastronomic experience will chronicle the intricate flavors, textures, and colors in Ethiopian cuisine, while recounting the history of the Ethiopian people.
Eastern Market is the oldest continuously running food market in the Washington, DC area. Eastern Market has been the center of life within Capitol Hill for over 200 years. Our Eastern Market Food Tour will give you an inside look at the legendary market. You will have the opportunity to meet the long standing vendors, and taste their specialties that include a variety of local products produced within the Washington DC area.
A diverse, eclectic mix of bars, restaurants, and historic buildings married with modern art and ethnic enclaves marks the DC's Adams Morgan neighborhood.
For decades the destination has been known for great nightlife as well as some of the most diverse cuisine in Washington DC.
Del Ray, Old Town Alexandria's first suburb brings together a historic main street with small town charm only minutes from Washington DC. Over the past decade, the area has become reinvigorated, bringing a new group of top tier restaurants and shops to serve the growing, family friendly community.
For over 280 years, Leesburg has been the heartbeat of Loudoun County. The town streets, filled with 18th and 19th century buildings, has been painstakenly preserved, offering guests a look at early Virginia.
Over the years, award-winning chefs have set up shop to cater to a discerning clientele, including the Kennedy family, Liz Taylor, and more recently, many professional football and basketball players.
We offer a variety of customized culinary events and Food Tours for groups both small and large. Enjoy everything our Food Tours and Culinary Events have to offer, available in any of our Washington DC area locations.
Spend an unforgettable evening in Old Town Alexandria, Capitol Hill, Georgetown, or Little Ethiopia enjoying the food and history of the charming, yet diverse neighborhoods. We will stop at three local, family run restaurants for a six-course progressive meal. Enjoy local specialties while expanding and challenging your palette with an array of flavors, tastes, and textures.
We offer Pub Crawls in Old town, Capitol Hill, and U Street that combine a historic and cultural tour with stops at our favorite bars, and pubs.At each stop, your guide will give everyone enough time to purchase drinks, while recounting stories about the area.
Alexandria Jelly Cake
Enjoy the specially made Washington DC area dessert created and served exclusively on our Old Town Alexandria Food Tours.