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Roanoke Downtown Food and Cultural Tour provided by Roanoke Food Tours

Roanoke Downtown Food and Cultural Tour

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2 adults
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You'll start at
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Curio Collection by Hilton
110 Shenandoah Ave NE, Roanoke, VA 24016, USAMeet Tour Guide in main registration lobby. (540) 309-1781 - Call is lost or running late.
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    Taubman Museum of Art
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Center in the Square
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Center In The Square
1 Market Square SE, Roanoke, VA 24011, USAThis ending location is with three blocks of the starting location.
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Curio Collection by Hilton, 110 Shenandoah Ave NE, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA
Return Details
Center In The Square, 1 Market Square SE, Roanoke, VA 24011, USA
  • Beverages
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years (valid ID is required)
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alex C wrote a review Jan 2020
Union Hall, Virginia2 contributions1 helpful vote
Finally did a tour like this after living here for 22 years and it was delightful! Tried restaurants I had not eaten at before and learned about the history of Roanoke in detail I had never heard before! The walk was very pleasant and a nice break in between the food
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Date of experience: January 2020
Linda M wrote a review Oct 2019
Sarasota Florida36 contributions36 helpful votes
the walking food tour was so much more than that. ned was our guide and he had so many stories to tell. we felt as if we really got a taste (no pun intended) of Roanoke. so much so that we want to return.
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Date of experience: October 2019
bike_ski53 wrote a review Oct 2019
Spokane4 contributions2 helpful votes
Our group of 4 adults took the Roanoke Downtown Food and Cultural tour on a Saturday. Met at 11 am and proceeded to eat and walk our way around town. Our guide, Ami, was very knowledgeable and fun. We ate 7 different restaurants/shops and enjoyed every single one of them. Highly
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Date of experience: October 2019
RKexplore wrote a review Oct 2018
Barron, Wisconsin4 contributions
A great variety of foods and really interesting and well-delivered history of the area. The tour size (our group was 11) worked well for getting around. Walking between the restaurants was nice and gave us a chance to see some of the downtown area. Our guide was friendly and
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Date of experience: October 2018
Bea B wrote a review Sep 2018
Staunton, Virginia26 contributions
I received a gift card for my birthday and my husband and I had wonderful time taking the Downtown Food and Cultural Tour. Mr. Gilbert was an amazing guide and our appetites were certainly pleasantly satisfied at the end of the tour! Book a tour for any occasion or just a fun
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By: Roanoke Food Tours
Fun way to spend time with adult children/grandchild
Sunday brunch worked for our timing. My husband and I are locals looking for ways to entertain an adult child and
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Lots of Fun
We are kind of locals but thought it would be interesting to try different restaurants and walk around the city. W
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22nd Anniversary Getaway
We thoroughly enjoyed our Roanoke Food Tour! Becky was so friendly & a wealth of knowledge. The tour included 6 st
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Roanoke Food Tours is a great way to taste and learn about the city!
My husband and I have taken two Roanoke Food Tours. First, to assess the experience; second, to bring a group of o
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Great experience!
During the tour we sampled several different foods from restaurants, was delicious and the history and information
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I did the Saturday lunch tour. It was better than expected! I had family in from out of town and wanted to do somet
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Great way to get to familiar with the city & enjoy food along the way.
Roanoke has developed into a nice little city with interesting history & a diversity of food. We all enjoyed oursel
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Amazing tour
I went to Roanoke alone and had the great experience of choosing this tour, with the best guide Ned. He is very com
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Great Brunch Tour!
I took the Sunday Brunch tour and it was great! We learned a lot about Roanoke from our terrific guide Amelia and h
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Great experience
We are local and had never been. Had a great time and learned a lot about the downtown area even though we have bee
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patty j
This Roanoke native was most impressed!
Even though I’ve lived in Roanoke for 30 years, I chose to do this tour with my out of town friend. We had such a g
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Historic Downtown Roanoke Food & Cultual Tour is GREAT!
It was very easy to find and reserve this tour on line, no need to print a ticket. We started at Hotel Roanoke then
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great place to sample all the food in roanoke restaurants
it is a walking tour but since all the restaurants are close it is not a problem. you get to try and sample food at
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Jim M
Fantastic...perfect birthday present!
The food and tour made for a perfect Sunday afternoon in The Star City. Our guide, Gilbert, was very knowledgable
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Cathy H
Food Tour
I highly recommend this Food Tour. The food at each location was outstanding. The history with the tour was above a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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