Can you advise me on where to park?
For our Authentic Philly Food Tour in Manayunk, street parking is readily available within a 5 minute walk of our first tasting location. Paid Parking is available at the corner of Green Lane and Main Street. Free Municipal Parking is located at 4712 Umbria, a few blocks from our starting location. For our Chestnut Hill Food Tour, we recommend parking in one of Chestnut Hill Philadelphia's parking lots, with the Purple Lot and Yellow Lot being most convenient to the starting location of our tour.
How do I book tickets using a voucher?
Please go to http://www.phillyfoodtours.com/voucher/. We can't wait to see you on our tour!
I tried to book tickets, but there are no more available. Is there a waiting list I can get added to?
Absolutely. Send us an e-mail with the date that you'd like to tour on and we'll add you to our waiting list, and notify you via e-mail should tickets become available.
Should I skip lunch? Exactly how much food will I be eating?
Our food tastings are equivalent to a progressive lunch, and most participants do leave full. For more details, head to our blog for 5 Things To Expect & Prepare For Your Tour.
I've never been on a walking tour. How much actual walking is involved?
Our tours cover 1.7 miles - but the neighborhood is hilly and has flights of outdoor stairs, we it is not recommended for those with walking difficulties, wheelchairs, or strollers. For more details, head to our blog for 5 Things To Expect & Prepare For Your Tour.
Are allergies and intolerances accommodated?
While not all food preferences can be accommodated while staying true to our Philadelphia food samplings, we strive to be inclusive of everyone, regardless of allergies or aversions. Please notify us when purchasing your tickets so that we can prepare accordingly, or e-mail us with any questions.
Am I able to stop on your food tour?
While shopping on the tour is not permitted, all of our tasting locations are in close proximity and you can easily shop at the end of the tour. For more details, head to our blog for 5 Things To Expect & Prepare For Your Tour.
Can my kids come along?
Our food tour is recommended for children who have an attention span of 2.5 hours and are able to walk or be carried for 1.7 miles. Strollers are not recommended, but many parents and children enjoy the tour by walking or using carriers. For more details, head to our blog for 5 Things To Expect & Prepare For Your Tour.
Is the tour handicap accessible? Stroller accessible too?
Our tours are not currently handicap accessible. However, we are currently working to find options so that we can include everyone. Strollers are not recommended, but many parents and children enjoy the tour by walking or by using carriers.
Can or should I bring my camera or hand-held camcorder?
You're going to have a really fun time on our tour. We would love for you to take photos or videos to remember your experience with, share with others, or post on your favorite social media sites.
Where can I find hotels and accommodations for my stay in Philadelphia?
We recommend Trivago should you need a hotel or accommodations while visiting Philly.
How I purchase or redeem gift certificates?
Can I just show up with cash at the tour time and location?
Unfortunately, no. We can't wait to see you on our tours, and we wouldn't want you to come all the way out just to find that we're sold out. Guarantee yourself a spot on our tour by booking in advance directly through our website with your Visa, Mastercard, or AmEx - or by calling 800-656-0713.
Once my tickets are booked, am I able to reschedule in case of an emergency?
While we typically do not allow rescheduling, we understand that life can be unpredictable. Please click here to learn more about our policy.
I've lived in Philly my whole life. Is this tour for me or an attraction for tourists?
Our tours welcome visitors and locals alike. Head over to our reviews page to read reviews from Philadelphians like yourselves.
Do I need to tip my tour guide?
While extending gratuities is not mandatory, it certainly is appreciated. Experience one of our tours, and see for yourself if our tour guides deserve an extra buck or two. Typically participants leave gratuities of between 10- 20% of the cost of their tour for their guide. Meet one of our entertaining tour guides here.
I am a vegetarian. Will there be anything on tour for me?
We do offer vegetarian options at most tasting locations. For more details, head to our blog for What To Expect At Food Tour Tastings.
Are drinks included in the tour?
Each tour has one drink tasting included, as well as water offered at selected food tastings. But, feel free to bring along a bottle of water or other beverage if you'd like. There is also a convenience store located across the street from our first tasting location where you can purchase a bottled beverage. For more details, head to our blog for What To Expect At Food Tour Tastings.
Will the food tour end at the same location it began?
Our food tour ends at a different location than where it started. While on your tour, you'll receive a participant's guide with specific directions. For more details, head to our blog for 5 Things To Expect & Prepare For Your Tour.
If it rains, will the tours be cancelled?
You're in luck! Regardless of rain, snow, or other inclement weather our tours will be conducted as scheduled. Many times, the restaurants that we'll be visiting will have more seating available during poor weather than they do typically. Best of all, the food will taste amazing rain or shine. For more details, head to our blog for 5 Things To Expect & Prepare For Your Tour.
Are restrooms conveniently accessible throughout the tour route?
So glad that you asked! We knew you would appreciate that, so we have included several bathroom breaks throughout our tour. For more details, head to our blog for 5 Things To Expect & Prepare For Your Tour.