Historic Downtown San Antonio Food and Culture Tour

Savor San Antonio’s best comfort food as you discover its history

$39 per adult

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

$39 per adult

$39 per adult

  • 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

  • See the Alamo and hear the heroic stories that led to Texas independence.
  • Learn about the Texas Revolution and Mexico’s lasting influence on the food culture of San Antonio.
  • Sample the most satisfying comfort food the city has to offer.
  • Get tips from your expert guide on things to do nearby, from restaurants and bars to theaters and museums.
  • Enjoy a pleasant stroll through some of the most historic sites in downtown San Antonio.

Itinerary

  • The Alamo

    18th-century Spanish mission and fortress and site of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo

  • La Panadería

    Sweet café bombón and pan dulce at a bakery serving handmade bread inspired by Mexico’s Golden Era

  • San Fernando Cathedral

    One of the oldest active cathedrals in the country

  • The Esquire Tavern

    Texas brisket fries and boursin grilled cheese in a moody, intimate atmosphere home to the longest wooden bar top in the state

  • San Antonio River Walk

    For a scenic stroll along a pedestrians-only street

  • Menger Hotel

    A brewery-turned hotel, now the oldest continuously operating hotel west of the Mississippi

  • Mengerita Tacos

    A taqueria with a Tex-Mex twist, serving us barbacoa tacos and big red

  • The Colonial Room

    Grand Victorian dining room famous for their mango ice cream, served since 1877

Plan your trip

Tour ending point

This tour ends at The Menger Hotel, near our starting point.

Refund policy

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

Meeting point

We will meet in front of the Alamo at 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205. Your guide will be at the Davy Crockett Statue There are many options for paid parking in the area.

FAQs

How much walking is there?

This tour covers about 1.5 miles at a leisurely pace.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund or the option to reschedule up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. Within 24 hours of your tour, we would have incurred hard costs and therefore cannot allow rescheduling or cancellation without costs.

When should I get there?

Plan to show up 15 minutes early. The tour starts promptly, and you may not be able to catch up if you arrive late

What if it rains?

Our tours run rain or shine. If there’s extreme weather and we have to cancel, you’ll get a full refund.

Are gratuities included?

Tips aren’t included but are always appreciated by our guides. If you think your guide did an outstanding job, a tip is a great way to show that.