Culinary and Cultural Tour of Boise

Culinary and Cultural Tour of Boise

Detail Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Detail Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Detail Perfect for all ages and skill level
Detail Family friendly
Detail Led by a local guide
Detail Receive discounts at selected restaurants, shops and attractions
Detail Duration: 3 hours
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A great way to experience the City of Trees
This is the perfect adventure for first-time visitors to Boise Idaho. You will get to explore local streets and walking tour of the city. You will enjoy one-of-a-kind food tastings in a nice scenic town featuring rich history and culture. You'll enjoy food from an award-winning chef and also a city that is unlike any other in the country. You will visit six food tasting locations in the old historic District and sensual downtown. Be sure to bring your appetite because you will be craving these foods after you return home.

You will be able to stop at historic places such as the Basque market, the Boise farmers market, and baking. You'll be eating food from the best of Boise Restuarant winners and best of all is that meals are included in the price of the ticket. If you are someone who is interested in expanding your palate and eating food that you have never tried before and experiencing a culture you've never seen before then this is the perfect trip and adventure for you. You will have an enthusiastic guide will tell you everything you need to know about the city as you go along. You will enjoy lush parks and historic mansions as he traveled to the most popular places in the city.

This adventure is perfect for people who are visiting for the first time as well as locals who are interested in getting a taste of this city. It would be a good day for you and your family to enjoy a tourist experience in your own city and this gives you the opportunity. You'll be smiling and your appetite will be satisfied because this is a once in a lifetime adventure. Unwind and relax as you forget about everything else and focus on rich culture and food.

What to expect:

One-of-a-Kind Food Tastings - Our guided Historic Boise Food & Cultural Tour is curated by our Special Advisor Victor Scargle who is an award winning chef & currently is the Executive Chef at the Culinary Institute of America's COPIA location in Napa, CA. This tour visits 6 or more Boise food tasting locations located in the Old Boise Historic District and Central Downtown.  Delicious food samplings, enough for a hearty meal, are served from iconic specialty food stores and one-of-a-kind eateries. Stops may include places such as the historic Basque Market, the Boise Farmers Market, BACON, and Best of Boise restaurant winners. All food tastings are included in the ticket price. See all Tasting Locations (subject to change) listed to the right.

Historic & Cultural Experiences - Between tastings, you'll experience the life of a Idahoan as you stroll the beautiful tree lined streets decorated with art commissioned by the Downtown Art group. Our enthusiastic & knowledgeable guides will provide great insight into the architectural wonders, lush parks, historic mansions, and popular local attractions and restaurants.


Our Historic Downtown Boise Food & Cultural Tour is perfect for Treasure Valley locals and visitors interested in expanding their culinary palate and education. Whether you're visiting Boise for the very first time or are a lifetime resident of the Gem State who is eager to enjoy a tourist experience in your backyard with friends and family, we guarantee that you'll walk away with new gastronomic knowledge, a smile, and a satisfied appetite.


Our Historic Downtown Boise Food & Cultural Tour helps you unwind while discovering the wonderful flavors and ethnicity of Boise - uncover local delight and sights that you may not know about or haven't enjoyed in quite some time. The real adventures start in our communities where you will discover why natives love to live and eat as the Boise culinary scene continues to evolve. Included in the tour is our popular Neighborhood Guide booklet, which features valuable maps, discounts, restaurant and accommodation recommendations for use in Downtown Boise. After the narrated Boise tour, explore these inviting neighborhood streets with confidence and enjoy helpful recommendations from your guide on the area's full spectrum of attractions, sightseeing, outdoor adventures, and restaurant offerings.

Pickup & Return:
Meeting location for each tour will provided in email receipt.
Tour ends at a different location from meeting point. The tour guide will provide guests with directions on how to return to vehicles or hotels.
Departure Times: 11:00am on weekdays and Saturdays
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting
  • All activities
  • Local guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Walking tour

Does not include:

  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
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