Guided tour

Austin: Secret Food Tour

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Austin: Secret Food Tour

From US$ 91.60 per person

Discover the eclectic range of delicious food that Austin has to offer on a shared group or private tour. Taste unique treats and learn about the history and modern influences on Austin cuisine.

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  • Enjoy a guided food tour around the historic city centre
  • Taste a range of delicious Austin dishes
  • Learn about Austin's food history from a passionate guide
Full description
Skip the tourist traps and get to know the real Austin foodie scene with a local guide, in this 3-hour tour of Austin. Make your trip to Austin memorable with this unique insight into its food culture.  Austin’s city slogan ‘Keep Austin Weird’ is a great way to describe the diverse range of delicious food that you will sample on this tour. Visit six unique stops in the historic city center. You will try dishes dating back to the Aztec days, and you will learn about the influence these traditional dishes have on modern Austin cuisine. You will also taste contemporary Austin dishes that have been influenced by cuisine from all over the world and that shape the modern flavors of this modern metropolis.
  • Food and drinks
  • Guided tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The meeting spot is at the Fareground at One Eleven. Your guide will be holding an orange umbrella.

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  • Comfortable shoes

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  • Please get into contact prior to booking to discuss any specific dietary needs
  • Children are more than welcome to join the tour if they are of an appropriate age to enjoy it
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3.3 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Very good experience. Guide was fun to be with. Initially Hard to locate hin. A little on the pricey side but it was different experience. Glad we did it. Value could of done it alot cheaper ourselves but wouldnt of known how too.

September 21, 2019

Joe was our tour guide and he did a nice job. We did 5 food tasting along the food trail. It started out great! Our first stop was for beef brisket. The location and food was perfect! Great stop especially since we were in Austin. The our second visit was for pizza. We had pizza that I would NEVER have ordered. A strange, but workable combination. It was awesome. So at that point we were pleased! The food on our third stop was tamales. I've never tried them before and looked forward to trying. While we waited we snacked on ships and salsa and a bean dip (which was to be used on the tamales.) I found the tamales bland and nothing I'd try again. Our last stop was an very upscale restaurant for pork chip bites. The seasonings on these bites were tasty, but the pork chops were dry and tasteless. Instead of a final stop for desert, as we have done on outher tours, we were handed a muffin type cookie. Although large, it wasn't very good. I feel Austin has better to offer!

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March 6, 2020

December 21, 2021

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