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Philadelphia Iconic Foods Tour

From USD 29.00
  • Try a generous range of dishes, including the classic Philly cheesesteak
  • Learn about the history behind this 300-year-old neighborhood
  • Walk away with a TasteBook: an in-depth guide to the city’s food scene
Philadelphia Iconic Foods Tour
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Located just northwest of Center City, along the banks of the Schuylkill River, Manayunk is both a destination for food lovers and one of Philadelphia’s oldest and most scenic neighborhoods. On this in-depth tour, you won’t just see the area’s highlights: you’ll also indulge in generous samples of more than six classic Philadelphia dishes, all while hearing story’s about the area’s rich history.

What to Expect

Meet your guide in the late morning at a centrally located meeting point in Manayunk, and embark on a culinary-minded tour of the neighborhood. This tour will take place over lunchtime, and will include generously portioned samples at multiple stops, so be sure to come hungry.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and with more than 300 years of history behind it, riverfront Manayunk was once a mill town before it became one of Philadelphia’s most food-loving neighborhoods. Take in the sights while your guide gives you a background in the history.

Then, it’s time to eat. Sample tomato pie (a thick, rectangular take on pizza, topped with lots of tomato sauce), the enormous local soft pretzels, and a classic Philly cheesesteak, as well as numerous other treats. At each stop, you’ll see a new side of the neighborhood and discover more about the area’s culinary traditions.

The tour ends right in the center of Manayunk, and just steps from the local train station.

Reviews (18)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Go hungry

Enjoyed every attraction in Manayunk. Definitely would recommend. Will go back for more. Enjoyed the Chestnut Hill tour also

Thank perrylj5
ChewPhilly, Owner at Chew Philly Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad that you enjoyed! Thanks for returning, and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Food Tour

My husband and I really enjoyed the Chew Philly Iconic Food Tour. Bethany was great, and you could tell she really loved sharing her city with her guests. I've probably been on 5 food tours around the country, and I would highly recommend this one....More

Thank jmrcal
ChewPhilly, Owner at Chew Philly Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We're so glad that you felt the tastings were generous and that you fully enjoyed the tour. We did want to note that in terms of tours available to the public, we *never* go over our advertised...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manayunk Tour!

Fantastic - great for family with teens looking for something you will all enjoy! The walk was great! The food was awesome but the history and details along the way frmo Lauren were the best!

1  Thank Chrissy R
ChewPhilly, Owner at Chew Philly Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Chrissy! We had a great time showing you around, and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
1st of many Manayunk Food Tour

Manayunk's Best kept secret!!!!! Loved the tour and Bethany is the best guide. I look forward to our next tour.

1  Thank Jermaine T
ChewPhilly, Owner at Chew Philly Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We'll pass on your compliments to Bethany! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

My sister and I absolutely loved this tour! The food choices were spot on - really delicious and diverse. Bethany, our tour guide, gave us a great back story for each stop - of the food, the history of the business, and of the Manayunk...More

1  Thank Jeremy R
ChewPhilly, Owner at Chew Philly Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

We can't wait to see you again! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed both the food and history while on the tour, and we'll pass on your compliments to Bethany. Thanks again for coming, and for taking the time to write a review!

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23 August 2018|
Response from Jeremy R | Reviewed this property |
Hi - If you go on Chew Philly Food Tours website, they have a contact number there...but once you sign up for their tour (and they have several), you will receive an email notification from them with the address/meeting... More