Experience Culinary DC

Welcome to DC Metro Food Tours, the region's top source for walking and motorcoach based food tours, pub crawls, and specialized culinary events.

Walking Food Tours

We offer 14 waking food tours available for individual purchase in unique, exciting neighborhoods (and counting) pita houseto choose from, with options available throughout the week at price points for nearly any budget.

Culinary Events

Along with highly ranked Food Tours, we offer combinations of culinary events and activities for customized private tours, developed by an award winning creative team, and executed in cooperation with our sister company 4Lobe.

Together we are dedicated to running the finest culinary events available. Our services are available throughout the Capitol Region, including Maryland and Virginia.

Although the Washington DC area is best known for its world class museums and monuments, it is also full of exciting, 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.

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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 painstakingly 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 nearly any Washingotn DC area neighborhood enjoying the food and history of the charming, yet diverse neighborhoods. We will stop at three local restaurants for a six-course progressive meal. Enjoy 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 featuring the area's history and culture.

Alexandria Jelly Cake

Enjoy the specially made Washington DC area dessert created and served exclusively on our Old Town Alexandria Food Tours.