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10 Top-Rated US Food & Drink Experiences (Ranked By Foodies)

10 Top-Rated US Food & Drink Experiences (Ranked By Foodies)

Since foodie cities in America are constantly changing their menus, adding new eateries to meet food critics, travelers are even more eager to travel for the meal and believe that a large part of getting to know a city is indulging in its cuisine. However, combining both sightseeing adventures and food experiences is fantastic. Thanks to professional guides, people can visit top-rated eateries, experience culinary offerings, and flavor local hometown dishes they won’t find anywhere else while digging into the city’s long heritage. Here are 10 top-rated food & drink experiences in the United States.


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10/10 Cincinnati Morning Tour

Tourists wishing to combine sightseeing with food tasting should opt for this morning tour in Cincinnati. They will explore the city’s ten popular sites, including Fountain Square, the banks of the Ohio River, and the downtown, before heading for food tastings at Findlay Market. Visitors enjoy the charming city of Ohio and its beautiful architecture, explore the Findlay Market, which features food and craft vendors and enjoy a sample of goetta and waffle at The Taste of Belgium Bistro. This tour includes a full-day streetcar pass for visitors to continue exploring the city at their own pace.

  • Tour:
    Top 10 Sites + Top 5 Foods of Cincinnati Morning Tour

  • Duration:
    3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes

  • Cost:
    From $59 USD per adult

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9/10 New Orleans Cocktail And Food Tour

People should try the unique New Orleans tour, which offers a trip into the past and is the best combination of Louisiana’s food, culture, history, and culinary heritage. Thanks to a fantastic, knowledgeable guide expert, people will discover little places and taste specialties with historical ties to the city, such as the Alligator Sausage & Seafood Gumbo. Before savoring some of the city’s most delicious cocktails, they can test Louisiana-style hot sauces like BBQ and Buffalo Wings sauces.

  • Tour:
    New Orleans Cocktail and Food History Tour

  • Duration:
    4 hours

  • Cost:
    From $130 USD per adult

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8/10 Greenwich Village Sightseeing And Food Tasting Tour

Visitors looking for history, good food, and fun should opt for this food tour. They will enjoy New York City’s food culture while taking a sightseeing tour of Greenwich Village. The professional guide will take them to top-rated eateries with various New York specialties, from Pizza, the best falafel, and fries at Pommes Frites, to artisanal cupcakes. Along the way, people will explore hidden landmarks while listening to the inside history of the neighborhood.

  • Tour:
    Greenwich Village Walking and Food Tasting Tour

  • Duration:
    3 hours

  • Cost:
    From $79.99 USD per adult

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7/10 New Orleans Food Tour Of The French Quarter

People embark on a three-hour walking tour in the lively French Quarter and explore world-class restaurants and foodie venues. In a guided tour, visitors will glimpse the most refined Louisiana cooking and explore the kitchens seen on food shows and in cookbooks. They will also indulge in food tastings and try specialties like classic gumbo seafood, boudin beignets, and nibbles. Also, popular cocktails like the Pimms Cup with a twist are available. Finally, they have the choice to customize their journey to their taste by returning to one’s favorite eateries when the tour ends.

  • Tour:
    New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Small-Group Option

  • Duration:
    3 hours

  • Cost:
    From $69.50 USD per adult

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6/10 Downtown Denver Food Tour

On this walking guided food tour, people will have a great experience learning about Denver’s multicultural richness and admiring the area’s historical landmarks like the baseball field and the iconic Union Station. They will also discover Denver’s downtown dining scene and sample the five best restaurants serving freshly baked empanadas to award-winning eateries and delicious paired drinks. The tour will also give a nice amount of time to have a drink or a meal at some restaurants.

  • Tour:
    Downtown Denver Food Tour

  • Duration:
    3 hours

  • Cost:
    From $75 USD per adult

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5/10 Key West Southernmost Food And Cultural Tour

Starting from the heart of Key West, people enjoy strolling around the beautiful city, walking in touristy streets, and admiring the charming neighborhoods while listening to the guide’s insights about the city’s food, architecture, and history. This tour is not complete without discovering popular Key West eateries in the Old Town district and having a taste of seafood, Cuban cuisine, and key lime pie. The visits will also include some cafes famous for their Cuban coffee and a speakeasy with rum cocktails.

  • Tour:
    Key West Southernmost Food and Cultural Walking Tour

  • Duration:
    3 hours

  • Cost:
    From $88.68 USD per adult

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4/10 Chicago Food, History, And Architecture Combo Tour

This tour in Chicago is an excellent choice for first-time visitors, as it offers a glimpse of the city’s popular attractions and little-known sites. People will stroll the Chicago River walk’s streets, admire the impressive buildings and fantastic architecture, and see the Chicago Theater and the Chicago Pedway, which features a network of underground tunnels used by locals and commuters. They will then undertake a food tour to taste some of the city’s local food favorites, including Chicago-style hot dogs, Pizza, and Italian Beef.

  • Tour:
    Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour

  • Duration:
    5 hours

  • Cost:
    From $104 USD per adult

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3/10 Food Tour Of Pike Place Market

One of Seattle’s most famous landmarks, Pike Place Market, is best experienced with a chef-guided on a 2 hours food tour. People will stop at various food spots, savor tastes, sights, and sounds of historical attractions, and enjoy eateries at places like Beecher’s, World’s Best Mac and Cheese, Local Color coffee shop, Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt, and more.

  • Tour:
    Chef-Guided Food Tour of Pike Place Market- 2 Hours

  • Duration:
    2 hours

  • Cost:
    From $63.49 USD per adult

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2/10 Little Havana Food Tour in Miami

On this guided walking food tour, people will explore the lively Cuban district, learn about its history and culture, and try delicious Cuban food and Miamian snacks. Visitors will sample local cuisines like empanadas, guava pastries, chicken plantain cups, and desserts such as flan ice cream. They will also meet some regional artists, watch skilled Cuban cigar rollers and listen to traditional Cuban music while enjoying the sights and sounds of Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood.

  • Tour:
    Little Havana Food and Walking Tour in Miami

  • Duration:
    2 hours 30 minutes

  • Cost:
    From $69 USD per adult

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1/10 Feast Of Saint Augustine Tour

The St. Augustine food walking tour will take tourists to many local restaurants, eateries, and wine stores and teach them about the city’s food culture and history while exploring the charming town. A professional guide will let them dig into the city’s culinary culture, and they will enjoy some food samples and alcoholic beverages, visit famous restaurants, an olive-oil tasting room, and a winery store.

  • Tour:
    Feast of Saint Augustine Walking Tour

  • Duration:
    3 hours

  • Cost:
    From $109 USD per adult

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