Whether you’re a Dallas local, or a visitor traveling through, there is no better way to experience the history and cuisine of the area than with one of the many local food tours. Our team over at Huffines Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Plano made a list of some of the local food tours in the Dallas area. We hope you enjoy!
Dallas Food and JFK History Tour
This four-hour walking tour starts in the West End of Dallas and combines delicious food and fascinating Dallas history, including President John F. Kennedy’s 1963 assassination. Begin by visiting Dealey Plaza, the former Texas School Book Depository Building, and John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza before heading to the West Village for an array of delicious samples of local cuisine.
Tickets are $77.95 and allow for vegetarian and food allergy accommodations. Guests under 21 years of age are welcome for this tour.
Dallas’ Uptown Food Tour
This three-hour walking tour explores restaurants in the West Village and Dallas’ Uptown. Just a short mile north of downtown near the convention center, this pedestrian-friendly spot offers amazing food options. Your tour will include visits to several local eateries for samples, including desserts with more than enough food to be considered a meal. Learn about local landmarks and the history of the iconic city including the McKinney Avenue Trolleys.
Tickets are $77.94 with accommodations for vegetarian, food allergies, and guests under 21 years of age.
Dallas Tacos and Margaritas Coach Tour
Enjoy the best margaritas and tacos in Dallas with this half-day tour while learning the history behind these tasty traditional Tex-Mex favorites. The tour starts at noon at Desperado’s Mexican Restaurant where you will meet the group and enjoy your choice of taco and ‘La Margarita,’ a refreshing top shelf margarita. From there you will tour the town stopping at several local favorite taco joints to sample tacos ranging from traditional favorites to adventurous surprises with cold margaritas waiting for you as well.
Enjoy interactive commentary on neighborhoods, local lore, and general history that makes Dallas famous. The tour wraps up back at Desperado’s Mexican Restaurant around 4:30 p.m.
Tickets are $69 each and include travel, food, and drink along the way. All travelers must be over 21 years of age. Request vegetarian and gluten-free options at the time you make your reservation.
Dallas’ West Village Food Tour
Limited time? No worries, this tour is for you. Located in the Uptown district, the Dallas’ West Village Food Tour introduces you to some of the best food in the area. You will get to visit several casual restaurants and enjoy generous samples of numerous dishes, definitely enough to make a meal by the time you’re done. This delectable two-hour food tour gives you an insider’s look of Dallas while learning more about the culinary history of Dallas.
Tickets are available for $63.87 each. You can make vegetarian requests when reserving your ticket. Guest under 21 years of age are welcome but you should indicate any kids in your party when checking out.
There is no better way to learn the intriguing history of Dallas than through delicious food. Next time you are looking for a creative way to spend an afternoon, look no further than one of Dallas’ several food tours.
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