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Carpe DC Food Tours

13th Street and U Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20781
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Small-Group Tastes of Georgetown Walking Tour
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Carpe DC Food Tours tells the story of DC's iconic neighborhoods through delicious food and drinks. We visit a variety of restaurants, trying the best DC has to offer, as well as stopping at cultural and historic landmarks on our walking tours. We take you on tasty, off the beaten path tours, where you'll learn about the history, culture, and food of the district.
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13th Street and U Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20781
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"u street"
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"ben's chili bowl"
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"great tour"
in 28 reviews
"ethiopian food"
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"food stops"
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"local history"
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"half smoke"
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"walking food tour"
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"famous chili"
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"kale salad"
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"st tour"
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"chili dog"
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"history tour"
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"interesting area"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"fun afternoon"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately, I was really looking forward to this U Street tour. I was expecting a small selection of delicious, well-prepared samples. Instead, we got food that just seemed/tasted ordinary, for the most part. For example, we got a side dish of pasta salad to share...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed this tour a lot- we got to sample several different types of food from small, local eateries, and we appreciated the history and culture that was woven into our walk. Would definitely recommend!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The U Street food tour was a perfect way to spend the afternoon in DC. The stops were all interesting and helped tell the story of the neighborhood. Our guide was very knowledgeable. A food tour is a good way to learn and visit places...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in DC and are no strangers to U Street, but this tour taught us so much about the neighborhood that we never would have known otherwise. My parents came for a visit and we thought a food tour would be an easy way...More

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marycollins12, Owner at Carpe DC Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

HI Zachary P~ What a fun idea to do with your parents while the visited! I'm glad to know that we were able to teach you a little something about your own city. We hope to see you on our Georgetown tour as well! Cheers,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting a little different kind of tour. In some ways this was better than I was expecting, in some ways it didn't really measure up. I was expecting a tour of DC's unique-to-the-area or artisanal foods. We got one DC specialty (a halfsmoke)...More

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marycollins12, Owner at Carpe DC Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Valerie~ I'm glad that you had a good time on tour - even though it wasn't exactly what you expected. Our tastings are chosen to highlight the history and evolution of the particular neighborhood in which they take place: featured food is not necessarily...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this food tour! We were full when we left and were thrilled with the quality and quantity of food offered! Plus the tour was informative! It was a friendly, small group!

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Cindy D
15 April 2018|
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Response from KarenSt233 | Reviewed this property |
I’d guess so...sidewalks, cafes, all need ADA accommodations, right?
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Sundeep G
24 January 2017|
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Response from Michelle D | Reviewed this property |
Its totally worth 68$
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ABK1627
7 October 2015|
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Response from marycollins12 | Property representative |
Hi! Yes, we actually have a vegetarian ticket option to make things simple. And we do have vegetarian options at all our stops. Hope that helps! Thanks! Mary
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