Been wondering lately about your hand and feet coordination? Can you eat and chew at the same time? Well, here’s your chance to test your motor skills as you sip, savor and stroll your way through enchanting 125-year-old Uptown Dallas. Considered one of the most pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods in Dallas, The Uptown Dallas Food Tour offers participants an insider’s view of the best local cuisine – from down-home favorites and Tex-Mex specialties to made-from-scratch desserts. In addition to generous tastings at several hand-picked eateries, each fully-narrated walking tour includes historical attractions and anecdotes as guides share the stories behind each locale.
Restaurant tasting highlights may include:
BBQ Brisket Tacos, Chicken & Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos, Mini Chimichangas, Frozen Margaritas, Thin Crust Margherita Pizza, Tempura Tilapia Tacos and Mini Cinnamon Rolls.
Uptown Dallas historic highlights may include:
Generous restaurant tastings, 125-year-old charming Uptown Dallas, Dallas’ oldest surviving neighborhood, cultural and historic Dallas commentary, McKinney Avenue antique trolley cars, The West Village Shopping District, The State Thomas Historic District, Dallas’ most notable cemeteries, Victorian homes from the 1880′s and local art galleries.
Advance ticket purchase is required. Note, these tours often sell out and within your tour highlights, food and beverage items are subject to change. Alcoholic beverages are sized for sampling, and served only to participants over age 21, yet full-size alcoholic beverages are available at some locations. There is a freebie deal within this tour — free trolley (space permitting) during the tour and an unguided optional activity after tour.
Dallas tours last approximately 2.5 hours. The total time walking/standing is approximately 30 minutes, distance is less than 1.5 miles, there are no steep inclines or hills and has been designed so that the walks are leisurely and short in duration. For the majority of the tastings you will be seated, so there are several opportunities to rest.
So pull out your comfy yet fashionable sneakers, and totally nosh guilt-free. It’ll be sort of like walking on a treadmill eating a slice of pizza.
WHEN: Saturdays and Sundays
WHERE: McKinney Avenue in Uptown Dallas (exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.
TICKETS: $45 per person, plus tax, for ages 12 and older (no one under 12 permitted on the tour). Price includes all food and beverages, and, although not required, gratuities for the tour guide are appreciated.
Tickets can be purchased with Visa, American Express or Mastercard from the Zerve Ticket Center or by calling 888-871-2052. Cash is not accepted for ticket purchase.