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Dallas Food and Culture Tour

Hearty servings of West End’s Tex-Mex with a side of history

  • When 12:30 PM daily
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Meeting Point Wild Bill’s Western Store, 311 N. Market Street

$35 per adult

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$35 per adult

$35 per adult

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  • Local experts
    Personal stories and insider travel tips
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

Highlights

  • Dine on diverse cuisine, from Texas chili to tacos to spicy mango sorbet.
  • Learn about the history of food culture in the Big D and how it’s evolved over the years.
  • Enjoy larger portions and more variety at each stop than your standard food tour.
  • Discover the West End Historic District, once home to warehouses and railroad yards, now a hotspot for shopping and art.
  • Get tips on things to do nearby, from the Dallas World Aquarium to horse-drawn carriage rides.
  • Stay out of the Texas sun for most of your trip with stops within a few blocks of each other on our walking tour.

Itinerary

  • Kokopelli Sweets

    A colorful candy wonderland that serves gelato, too

  • Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse

    The definition of a quality Texas steakhouse

  • RJ Mexican Cuisine

    Tacos, enchiladas, carnitas, and more in a laid-back atmosphere

  • Ellen’s

    Deep fried grits mixed with a variety of delicious flavors

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Book this tour for just your group, starting from $350.

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Accessibility

This tour is accessible for strollers and wheelchairs.

Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.

Reviews

Tom was entertaining and professional. He took Jennica and I to the best Tex-Mex that Downtown Dallas has to offer. The tour was a perfect blend of culinary deliciousness and valuable history lessons.

Cesar
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Best Dallas Experience
My boyfriend and I had the best time with Tom! He was very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. The food was also all delicious! We would highly recommend this food tour!

— Krista

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Amazing Afternoon on Dallas Food Tour
Since I’m not a Texas native, but a lover of Tex/Mex cuisine, I was intrigued by the idea of going on a Dallas Food and Culture Walking Tour. We enjoyed chatting with the friendly proprietor of Kokopelli Sweets and getting a little background on their yummy chipotle mango sorbet and sampled Mexican hot chocolate. After sampling the chili at YO Steakhouse, we enjoyed a fascinating tour of the historic restaurant and learned a lot about the early days of Texas. I will definitely be back to have the brisket pizza from Tutta’s. A truly tasty treat! We were stuffed and happy at the end of the tour. I can’t wait until friends and family come into town as I will surely recommend this tour.

— Kim

Meeting point

Wild Bill’s Western Store, 311 N. Market Street

FAQs

How much walking is there?

It’s about a half-mile of walking as your guide shares details of Dallas history and culture between food stops.

Is the cost of food included with the tour price?

Your ticket covers the guided walking tour. With our unique pay-as-you-go model, simply hand the guide $30 in cash on your arrival, and the guide will take care of the rest, covering Texas-sized portions of food at all four stops. Paying cash makes it easy for each restaurant to offer more food for less money, so you don’t have to sacrifice quantity or quality.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time for this tour. We also offer rescheduling to another date the tour is running at no extra cost if you’re unable to make this tour. Please keep in mind there are no refunds available if you have already rescheduled your tour.

What if it rains?

Our tours run rain or shine, so please check the local forecast to plan. In rare cases when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or give a full refund.

What about gratuities?

Tips are always appreciated but never expected. They’re a great way to tell your guide they did an awesome job and show your appreciation.

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