Uptown Dallas Food Tours

Come hungry and eat your way through enchanting and historic 125 year old Uptown Dallas. Considered the most pedestrian friendly neighborhood in Dallas, Uptown is just one mile north of downtown Dallas, minutes from most hotels. On our Uptown Dallas tours, generous food and beverage tastings, and local and historic attractions unique to the area are all included! Check schedule & availability.  What’s on the menu? With over 15 different bites and sips all of our tours are enough for lunch!  Refer to our Tasting Highlights on the right for our currently featured items. Please note that tastings may vary.

Dine & Dash

This two hour tour is for those short on time, not on appetite!  Enjoy three sit-down restaurant tastings, a complimentary cocktail, and one bonus dessert tasting.  With over 15 different bites and sips this tour is enough for lunch!  If you would like to minimize your time spent outdoors this is the tour option for you! Our tastings are all within a five minute walk!

  • Cost:  $45 per ticket, plus tax. Ages 8 and above. Gratuity not included.
  • Duration: Approximately 2 to 2.5 hrs.
  • Included: Food, beverages, 10% VIP Card.
  • Capacity: Limited to 20 people per tour.
  • Dietary Restrictions:  With notice, we can accommodate most requests.
  • Meet: McKinney Ave. in Uptown.  Near downtown hotels & convention center.
  • Weather: Tours held rain, shine, heat, snow.

Dine Around & Uptown Walk

Limited to just 14 participants, this is an adults only 3.5 hour food tasting and cultural walking tour.  This tour features the same restaurant tastings as our Dine & Dash followed by a leisurely Uptown Walk.  With over 15 different bites and sips this tour is enough for lunch!  You will also receive a bonus dessert tasting in a local Bed & Breakfast, a complimentary cocktail, and a sweet, made-from-scratch parting gift.

In addition to all that amazing food these Dallas tours also include entertaining Dallas commentary and several historic attractions unique to the Uptown neighborhood. These include the State Thomas historic district, home to Dallas’ most intact collection of historic residential structures of the 1880′s Victorian period, and (space permitting) a ride aboard the McKinney Avenue Trolley, a restored antique rail car system that includes “Rosie”, who at over 100 years old, is the oldest running trolley car in the nation.

These narrated Dallas tours end in the West Village, a walkable, urban living, dining and shopping district in the heart of affluent Uptown Dallas. After the tour, people often choose to stay and explore West Village’s one of a kind shops and boutiques, relax on a picturesque patio for some of the best people watching in Dallas, or sample the local entertainment West Village and Uptown have to offer.  As for nightlife, all the locals know that Uptown is the trendiest nightlife destination in Dallas and your local guides will happily suggest the most current hotspots to see and to be seen on McKinney Avenue. You can ride a mechanical bull, watch the big game, or dance the night away in Uptown Dallas!

  • Cost:  $60 per ticket, plus tax. Ages 14 and above. Gratuity not included.
  • Duration: Approximately 3 to 3.5 hrs.
  • Included: Food, beverages, local attractions, 10% VIP Card.
  • Capacity: Limited to 14 people per tour.
  • Dietary Restrictions:  With notice, we can accommodate most requests.
  • Meet: McKinney Ave. in Uptown.  Near downtown hotels & convention center.
  • Weather: Tours held rain, shine, heat, snow.

Please note:  These tours are held in all weather conditions and does include up to 1.5 miles of leisurely walking.   Most of the Uptown walks take place outside so please check the weather forecast and dress appropriately.  For your comfort handheld misters are provided during summer months and hand warmers during winter months.

Ultra Private Uptown

By appointment only, these daytime and evening tours are offered seven days per week and are customized for up to four participants.  Just email foodtoursusa@yahoo.com with your availability and we will do our best to arrange a guide for you!

  • Cost:  $85 per ticket, plus tax. Gratuity Included.
  • Duration: Approximately 2 to 3.5 hrs.
  • Included: Food, beverages, local attractions, 10% VIP Card.
  • Capacity: 2 – 4 Participants.
  • Dietary Restrictions:  With notice, we can accommodate most requests.
  • Meet: McKinney Ave. in Uptown.  Near downtown hotels & convention center.
  • Weather: Tours held rain, shine, heat, snow.

Tasting Highlights

  • BBQ Brisket Nacho topped with a Pineapple Pico de Gallo
  • Hand stuffed Chicken & Cheese Jalapeno
  • Chicken filled Enchilada Suizas with a Mild Green Tomatillo Sauce
  • Authentic Chips & Salsa
  • Frozen Margarita (Nominated Best Margarita in Dallas)
  • Moroccan Sweet Tomato Spread with cinnamon & orange water
  • Vegan Hummus with Tahini & Fresh Garlic
  • Babaganoush with Jalapenos & Pomegranate
  • Grilled Lebanese Pita Bread
  • Traditional Lahm bil Ajeen with Pine Nuts
  • BBQ Burger Bites with Smoked Gouda, Bacon, & Barbeque Sauce
  • Ketchup Mixology with Five House Made Ketchups
  • Original, Truffled or Buffalo Tossed Hand Cut Fries
  • Southern Fried Pickles with Ranch Dressing
  • Award Winning Chocolate Seduction Cake with Malted Whipped Cream Frosting
  • * Advance Ticket Purchase required, tours often sell out. Tour highlights and food & beverage items are subject to change. Alcoholic beverages sized for sampling and are served only to participants over age 21. Full size alcoholic beverages for optional cash purchase in some locations. Free trolley is time and space permitting during the tour and an unguided optional activity after tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Generous restaurant tastings
  • 125 year old charming Uptown Dallas
  • Dallas’ oldest surviving neighborhood
  • Cultural & historic Dallas commentary
  • McKinney Avenue antique trolley cars
  • The West Village Shopping District
  • The State Thomas Historic District
  • Victorian homes from the 1880′s