A Tempting Taste: Capital Region USA Food Tours

Savour the cuisine of the Capital Region with this guide to top food tours in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.

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Explore the diverse neighbourhoods of Washington, DC with DC Metro Food Tours (Photo courtesy DC Metro Food Tours)
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DC Metro Food Tours offer a variety of tour options throughout the DC metropolitan region (Photo courtesy DC Metro Food Tours)
Carroll Creek Linear Park in downtown Frederick, MD
Enjoy food and drink tastings at unique local restaurants and specialty food shops in historic Frederick, Maryland
Brewer's Alley, Frederick, Maryland
Brewer's Alley, Frederick, Maryland
Feast on fresh oysters in Virginia Beach
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Carroll Creek Linear Park in downtown Frederick, MD
Brewer's Alley, Frederick, Maryland

Sample the best of the Capital Region during one of these food tours.  Taste regional specialty food and drink, meet the chefs and producers, and learn the history of the region's cities and neighbourhoods from expert guides.

Washington, DC

There are more than 100 restaurants located in downtown Washington, DC. Fourteen restaurants in DC have earned highly coveted Michelin stars and 40 restaurants in the metropolitan region received Zagat scores of 25 or higher (out of a possible 30). Washington, DC was called “one of the most exciting restaurant cities on the East Coast” by Travel + Leisure. DC’s culinary distinctions include James Beard award-winning chefs, AAA Five Diamond ratings, and restaurants included on Esquire’s list of the “Best New Restaurants in America.”

Would you like to experience a DC culinary adventure? DC Metro Food Tours offers cultural walking food tours and culinary events that bring you to the area's most historic and diverse neighbourhoods. Learn about the architecture and history of each neighbourhood from our highly trained guides, including famous residents, historic sites, and events. 

Frederick, Maryland

Maryland is famous for its Chesapeake Bay seafood, but there’s so much more! Embark on a 3-hour guided walking tour and culinary adventure through historic downtown Frederick, Maryland with Taste Frederick Food Tours. You’ll enjoy food and drink tastings at unique local restaurants and specialty food shops while getting a taste of the city’s history, culture, and architecture. It’s a fun and filling experience for you and your taste buds as you walk - and eat - your way through some of Frederick's most historic and scenic areas. 

Virginia Beach, Virginia

The Virginia Beach culinary experience isn’t just about the delicious food, it encompasses the entire dining experience. Be it your personal catch of the day prepared to perfection or an evening kayak paddle through Back Bay to make a dinner reservation, the beach life is your delectable tour guide to a culinary adventure like no other. Hoist the anchor and begin your voyage to Virginia's coast and discover the rich culinary history of the shore with Coastal Food Tours of Virginia.

Follow food from the farm to the table, experience the history of the state, even catch your own dinner! Sea air and local cuisine combine brilliantly to bring you a unique sense of the true nature of the coast, from the surf and soil to the dinner plate. Go behind the scenes with destinations like Virginia Beach and relax as a Coastal Food Tour guides you to your savoury destination.   

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