Federal Hill Food Tour

From: $55   

Location(s):

Baltimore, MD

Availability:

Year-Round:
Saturdays - 3:00 PM

Head to south Baltimore's most historic neighborhood for an insider's look at history, culture, food and drinks on the Federal Hill Food Tour!

  • Fun and knowledgeable tour providers have been awarded "Best of Baltimore" for Best Food Tours
  • Enjoy 3-4 samples that may include an award winning crab cake, grilled Haloumi cheese, locally brewed beer and more
  • Learn about the rich history spanning four centuries as you taste your way through the city!


More detailed description >

Description:
This Federal Hill Food Tour will take you through a neighborhood of narrow rowhouses, cobbled streets and fantastic local cuisine exemplifying its charm!

Federal Hill is south Baltimore's most historic neighborhood first discovered in early 1608 by English colonial settler Captain John Smith. The city was found on his first exploration of the Chesapeake Bay establishing a history spanning four centuries.

Federal Hill is also known for its well-developed food scene offering local eateries, famous dishes from Cross Street Market, indigenous foods, family recipes and progressive, high end cuisine.

Tastings on this tour may include (and are subject to change):

  • Award winning crab cakes with wine pairing
  • Handmade comfort foods
  • Locally brewed beer
  • Grilled Haloumi cheese
  • Original Utz potato chip stand
  • Pop star inspired filet mignon dish
  • Baltimore style fried beignet



Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Approximately half of the 3.5-hour tour will include walking
  • All tastings are included in the price
  • Visit 3-4 restaurants for tastings that will happily fill most stomachs
  • Notify Cloud 9 Living of any food allergies or dietary restrictions at the time of booking

Duration:
3.5 hours

Maximum Participants:
up to 12 people per tour

Spectators:
This experience is only for those on the tour.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is not weather dependent and will run rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, you will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. Please dress appropriately for the day's weather conditions.

What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for the weather. You will be walking for 3.5 hours, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 21 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, all bookings for this experience are final.

Experience ID:
LIF-BAL-0017



View FAQ's >

  1. What types of foods are served on the tour?
    The food tour may include Chesapeake oysters, locally brewed Beers, fourth generation Italian recipes, locally sourced dishes at a family run B&B, local specialties at Cross Street Market and Baltimore's best pie. Foods served on the tour are subject to change.
  2. What if I have dietary restrictions?
    Most food allergies and dietary restrictions can be accommodated on this tour. Please notify Cloud 9 Living at the time of booking of any special needs or requests.
  3. Are children allowed on the tour?
    Children are allowed on this tour. Please note, the tour lasts approximately 3.5 hours with standing and walking.
  4. If I am bringing an infant/very young child, do I need to purchase a ticket for them?
    Children under the age of 7 that will not be participating in food tastings do not require a ticket. However, please notify Cloud 9 Living at the time of booking if you will be bringing an infant or young child along with you.
  5. Is this tour wheelchair accessible?
    This tour will cover some uneven terrain and may be difficult on a wheelchair. Please notify Cloud 9 Living at the time of booking if anyone if your party will need wheelchair access throughout the tour.
  6. Do we just walk around and sample food?
    This food tour provides history, architecture, culture and local cuisine. You will enjoy food at a number of restaurants throughout each Food Tour in the form of either specially plated dishes, or family style meals, depending on the type of food at each restaurant.
  7. Are restrooms available during the tour?
    Yes, restrooms are available during the tour at all restaurants. The tour will stop at each restaurant for 20-25 minutes including time to use the restrooms.
  8. How much walking is involved? Is it a fast-paced tour?
    You will be on your feet for approximately half of the tour walking at a comfortable pace. Seating will be available at most restaurants for approximately 20-25 minutes. Remember to wear comfortable shoes.
  9. What happens if it rains or snows?
    This experience is not weather dependent and will run rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, you will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. Please dress appropriately for the day's weather conditions.
  10. Does the tour guide accept gratuities?
    Gratuity for your tour guide is not required, but is appreciated if your enjoy your experience.

Customer Reviews:

  • Federal Hill Food Tour

  • April 25, 2016

  • 4-half

  • Baltimore

"I have been to Baltimore many times and this was great experience. Dan was great and the food was so good. I will book another tour soon."

  • Federal Hill Food Tour

  • April 04, 2016

  • 5

  • Baltimore

"Fantastic! Loved this tour!"