Roebling Point Food and Culture Tour in Covington Ky

Roebling Point Food and Culture Tour in Covington Ky

 
Detail Get inside tips from a local
Detail Step back in time on a history tour
Detail Receive discounts at selected restaurants, shops and attractions
Detail Vegetarian meal option available
Detail Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Detail Duration: 3 hours
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Take a three hour food and culture tour in Covington, Kentucky. Those taste buds need to be ready to do some serious sampling, as the food is the highlight of the tour. Guests will get to taste the Irish cuisine that Covington.

The tour starts at 11 the morning and is on every Thursday. Molly’s Irish Pub & Restaurant. This is the first place that guests will get to sample food from. Bangers and Scotch eggs are a treat. The next stop is Market Square. This is a historical landmark from 1815. Keystone Grill with its delicious macaroni and cheeses is next to sample. This pub has nine different meals on the menu. Once guests are done sampling the dishes, there will be a stop at the Covington Police Memorial.

Roebling has a suspension bridge where everyone can see the two story mural. Smoke Justis is next. They allow guests to sample some delicious smoked chicken wings. There is also a tasting of the local craft beer. If you were looking for a more modern restaurant, The Gruff is the answer. This establishment serves a roasted beet salad, if there are vegetarians on the tour. For dessert, there is a stop at Blinkers Tavern for some very delicious bread pudding. This is the best way to end the tour, after seeing the landmarks and mansions that overlook the Ohio River.

Vegetarians are welcomed on the tour. Please wear the appropriate clothing and shoes. This tour operates in all weather conditions. Also, make sure to bring some water to keep yourself hydrated. Reserve your spot to taste the food on this excursion. .

We begin our tour outside the Irish restaurant, Molly Malone's, located at 112 E 4th St, Covington, KY 41011.  Public parking is available in the lot across the street.  After a short introduction, we will step inside Molly Malone's to dine on authentic Irish specialties including bangers, fish, and chips and/or Irish spring rolls.  We will pass by the original Market Square from 1815 and proceed to our next tasting at Smoke Justis where we will sample their renowned chicken wings and a craft beer.  The next stop is the Keystone Grill. There we will sample one of their nine award-winning varieties of mac and cheese. Next, we will visit the Police Memorial and proceed to the stunning Roebling Suspension Bridge and tour the two-story wall murals depicting Covington's history.

Our next stop is the Gruff, where we will dine on their signature salad, the roasted beet salad with goat cheese, prosciutto and a homemade dressing.  We will stroll through the historic and charming Riverside neighborhood situated on the banks of the Ohio River.  We will view the grand mansions and hear stories of who lived in these immense structures in the late 1800's. Our tour concludes with bread pudding Du Jour from Blinkers Tavern, one of the top-rated restaurants in the city.

The food samplings on this tour are ample for lunch and include a wide variety of dishes to please every guest. 

Our tours are perfect for locals who want to feel like they're on vacation, as well as visitors looking for an out-of-the-way foodie adventure.  We guarantee you'll come away with new insights and appreciation for this beautiful neighborhood.

Our walking food tour helps you to slow down and enjoy an afternoon in a way you have never experienced before.  Whether you are meeting old friends or making new ones, you will gain a whole new perspective which will leave you with sweet memories for weeks to come!

Pickup & Return:
Molly Malone's Irish Pub & Restaurant.
Molly Malone's Irish Pub & Restaurant.
Departure Times: 11 am

Includes:

  • Local taxes
  • Food tasting
  • All activities
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Small-group tour
  • One alcohol tasting

Does not include:

  • The listed price does not include a parking fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We climb one flight of steps to access the Roebling Bridge
  • Guests who have difficulty walking may wait inside the next restaurant
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