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On this 2-hour food tour you will visit some of the best Tex-Mex and Southern cuisine food stops that the Historic West End of Downtown Dallas has to offer. With our unique pay-as-you-go model, simply hand the guide $25 cash on your arrival and the guide will take care of the rest. They'll pay for the entire group at each of our 4 stops, minimizing wait time. Paying cash also makes it easy for each restaurant to offer more food for much less that you would pay on a comparable food tour — saving you money.
Cross to the other side of the tracks and find out how the joining of two railroads in 1873 changed the landscape forever. Making Dallas the center for commerce in the Southwest, unprecedented for a city without a major river or seaport. Walk the tree-lined streets and bask in air-conditioned comfort at each stop as we explore this unique neighborhood. The sky's the limit on this taste of Texas food tour.
It is important to arrive at the tour starting location at least 10-15 minutes prior to the start time, as we do start the tour promptly. It would be unfair for the others if we need to wait for those that are late. We cannot guarantee you’ll be able to find your tour group if you are late.
You can cancel a tour up to 24 hours prior to your tour date without penalty and receive a full refund. Also prior to 24 hours of your tour date, you can reschedule your tour without penalty. Tour spots are limited.
We only cancel the tour during extreme weather conditions. Otherwise the tour goes on. Please check the weather report and be prepared.
Tips are always appreciated by our guides, but never expected. They should be given if you believe your guide did an outstanding job, and further, if you as an individual want to demonstrate your appreciation to the guide for that job well done.
Yes! The route is completely accessible to wheelchairs and strollers
No. This tour is only ½ a mile of walking. You will take in much more on foot!
By Car: Click here for a map of nearby paid parking spaces.
Public Transportation: Wild Bills Western Store is one block North from West End Station, which connects to all DART lines, and 6 blocks NE of Union Station, which connects to the TRE to Fort Worth.
Tour Ends: Tutta's Pizza
Whether you’re a local looking for fun things to do in Downtown Dallas or a visitor wanting to experience the best of the Big D, the West End Historic District is the ultimate destination. Located in the northwest corridor of Downtown Dallas Texas, our 67.5 acres district is full of restaurants, museums, shops, and entertainment. The West End combines historic charm with modern elements and an eclectic atmosphere. From world-famous attractions like the Dallas World Aquarium and the John F. Kennedy Memorial to gourmet wild game dinners at the YO Steakhouse and horse drawn carriage tours.
Just ask your experienced guide about all that Dallas has to offer and they will give you the
Tex-Mex is a uniquely Texas cuisine, different in many ways from Mexican food. Fajitas, enchiladas, nachos, chili, and combo platters are all staples of Tex-Mex cuisine, developed right here in the Lone Star State. Your guide will be with you every step of the way, telling stories and sharing insider foodie facts as you sample local cuisine from a variety of restaurants located in the Historic West End District of Dallas.
"We tried the Texas Chili at the Y O Ranch Steakhouse and it was to DIE FOR! Who knew you can make a fantastic chili without beans!”
Between stops your local guide will tell you the rich history of the West End District. Once a place of warehouses to support the loading and unloading of railroad cars, the West End is now a vibrant community bustling with restaurants and shady tree-lined streets. The guide will also let you know what makes the food so unique by revealing the history of how it came to be. Check out the video below for more information about the world famous Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse.