Taste of Chestnut Hill Tour

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA



Minimum 2 guests - Maximum 12

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Our #1 Selling Holiday Food Tour! On this Professional chef-led walking tour explore markets, shops, enjoy tastings and a bountiful lunch.

  • Professional chef to answer all your questions about purchasing produce, meats, recipes and cooking and other culinary tips.
  • We meet local food artisans, craftspeople and sample their specialties along the way.
  • We sit down for a casual alfresco lunch at one of the markets. We will enjoy a bountiful lunch from the local food vendors.

Public Tour

Tours run Thursday - Saturday

Moderate walking with hills

Vegetarian and gluten-free options available

Rain or shine Please dress accordingly

Tour available in English and Italian

10% shopping discount at tour locations

What to Expect

Your walking food tour of Chestnut Hill starts at the Chestnut Hill Welcome Center.  We will visit local markets and sample food along the way.  We sit down for a casual alfresco lunch, at one of the markets.

This food market and tasting tour of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia’s Garden District is a foodie’s dream!

Visitors Welcome!

We meet at Chestnut Hill's Welcome Center and proceed to the first market where we enjoy our first sample. Chef Jacquie discusses the people, culture and foods of Chestnut Hill.

Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice!

We visit a local spice shop that specializes in USA sourced custom made spice blends, sauces, dips, oils and vinegars. We will pair these up with local nibbles.

King of the Hill!

Locally sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers, meats and seafood are the specialty at these local market gems. Chef Jacquie will give tips on purchasing, storing and cooking.

Meet me at the Market!

Dining alfresco on International fare is a perfect way to enjoy lunch in Philadelphia's Garden District.

Life is like a box of chocolates!

Meet and greet with a local chocolatier and then choose one of her artisan truffles as a pre-dessert treat!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream!

A decadent sundae topped with homemade chocolate and caramel sauce awaits you at this award winning Bavarian bakery, which was established in 1889.

Where to Meet

Parking lots available off Germantown Avenue and metered street parking

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Parking is available at each tour’s location.

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, dairy free, food allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We also provide ponchos in case of sudden weather changes or if you do not have your own umbrella. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.

Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.

Unfortunately, no, due to the small confines of the pavements, steps and small stores.

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"Our guide, Jacquie, was world class. Since this was a private tour, she was able to customize, connect with us personally and tailor the tour to our interests The Garden District has many restaurants, shops and a long history. We sampled the best of the best at a casual pace. Highly recommend!!!"

Kate, Virginia