U Street Corridor and Shaw: Dc Food Cultural Walking Tour
Spend 3 hours leisurely wandering two incredible neighborhoods in Washington D.C. packed full of tasty food with the Walking Food Tour Of The Historic U Street and Shaw Neighborhoods.
You'll meet your guide and begin a culinary exploration of 2 separate neighborhoods in Washington D.C. You'll start right across from the U Street Metro at Ben's Next Door and wind your way through U Streets culinary hits. From the classic chili dog to new gourmet food served on the go, you'll find something surprising and tasty at each location. You'll even have the chance to taste some local beers along the way. As you go from location to location, your guide will explain how music helped to shape these famous streets as well as the incredible architecture that is found on these streets. You'll have plenty of time to explore each food location, with stops lasting about 20 minutes.
This tour requires either electronic or paper tickets. This tour comes with a professional guide to lead you from location to location. This food tour requires walking, please wear comfortable shoes and dress accordingly for the weather. The tour begins at Ben's Next Door and ends at Calabash Tea and Tonic which is a very short walk to the Shaw Metro Station. Lunch is provided with the cost of the tour. Gratuities are not included in the tour price but are recommended. Guests are responsible to and from the starting and ending location of the tour. If you have any specific dietary requirements, please notify the staff upon booking the tour. Children are welcome on this tour but must be accompanied by an adult. Adult pricing applies to all tour guests.
Taste your way through 2 incredible neighborhoods in Washington D.C. with Walking Food Tour Of The Historic U Street and Shaw Neighborhoods.
The U Street Neighborhood tour begins at Ben's Next Door, directly across from the U Street metro. From there you go to several other stops during a 3 hour long leisurely walking tour, that covers approximately 2 miles.
Let our guides take you on a culinary exploration of two of DC's iconic neighborhoods. Here, you will discover what makes U Street so delicious, from classic Chili Dogs that have stood the test of time, to new DC favorites and on-the-go gourmet. You will also try some local beers and sample some up and coming flavors in Shaw. This adventure will satisfy your stomach and leave you excited to explore more of our delicious city.
As we stroll through these famous streets, you can learn how music has shaped the culture starting with 'Black Broadway' and the jazz era. You'll learn about other great eats, how the architecture has shaped the city and the ways the neighborhoods have evolved over the last century.
This tour is perfect for those who call DC home or are just visiting. They are made for anyone who wants to connect to DC's great neighborhoods, and go on a culinary adventure. Whether you are looking for somewhere to take your family, a date or out of town guests, this food tour will satisfy all appetites.You will stay at most locations approximately 20 minutes, with brief walks in between. The tour will end close to the Shaw Metro stop at approximately 2:30 pm.
Please specify any food allergies at the time of checkout in the special requirements field.
Pickup & Return:
Ben's Next Door.
Tour ends at Calabash Tea and Tonic, a minute walk from the Shaw Metro Station. Shaw Metro Station is one stop down from the U Street Metro station. Guides can also provide directions to anywhere else in the city from Calabash.
Departure Times: 11:30am
- Local guide
- Walking tour
- Professional guide
Does not include:
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund