Tour takes place rain or shine
Alcohol will be served at some of our tasting stops. Guests must be 21 and present valid ID
All food tastings provide enough for lunch for most people
Tour runs Wednesdays 11am-2pm
This tour is geared toward adults and is an easy walk for most.
Unique and Specially Selected Food Tastings-Our food tours are guided walking tours of Park Avenue’s most interesting and inviting restaurants and eateries. Each tasting is served from locally owned and operated specialty food stores and ethnic or locavore-style establishments. The food samplings on this tour are sure to stimulate and satisfy your appetite for a lunch that is full of variety.
Wednesdays allow you to sample delicious eats and treats as this tour will offer food tastings from 8 delicious stops coupled with insightful presentations of this popular neighborhood’s cultural, historical and architectural highlights provided by knowledgeable and entertaining local guides.
Between the fabulous flavors, you will discover hidden gems…specialty shops, tradespeople and merchants who provide something unique to locals and visitors alike.
Tour Details…Your taste of Park Avenue will last about 3 hours and provide delicious tastings that are an adequate lunch for most. The walk is about 1.5 miles and is experienced at a leisurely pace. All food and tastings are included in the ticket price of $57 See all tasting locations below.
Sooner or Later, Everybody Dines at Jines! Est. 1971
Baker Street Bakery
Discover why this Park Ave favorite provides breads and other treats to customers throughout the city! From retail to restaurants...one word...delicious!
F. Olivers Olive Oil
Oils and Vinegars with endless possibilities of flavors and recipe combinations!
Blu Wolf Bistro
#1 Gastro Pub of Rochester....burgers, brew and of course the Blu Wolf!
Homemade candy since 1946...all freshly made daily for your enjoyment!
Half Pint Pub
Irish Bar and Pub known for ever changing beer selections!
Magnolia's Deli & Cafe
Amazing food in a relaxed atmosphere. Upscale cafe in the heart of Park Avenue.
Fast, Fresh & Local
Park near the intersection of Park Avenue and Vassar Street.
Your tour guide will greet you at....the parking lot at Park Avenue and Vassar Street in front of the UPS store. Address is 620 Park Avenue.
Yes. tickets must be purchased in advance. Tours often sell out so we suggest purchasing your tickets early to guarantee availability on your desired tour day. Tickets can only be purchased with a Visa, AMEX, or MasterCard from our website or by calling. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted.
The tour lasts approximately 3 hours and covers 1-1.5 miles. Most of our stops provide seating, however, you will be on your feet between locations and may have to stand at 2 or 3 stops. We walk at a moderately casual pace and will adjust to what is most comfortable for the group.
SHORTEST DISTANCE TO WALK TOUR–Park Ave-Thursdays…this tour covers 0.25 miles (2 short blocks). If you are concerned about walking too far, this route is manageable …lots to eat without much time on your feet!
Pittsford Food Tour: Parking is available throughout Schoen Place and in lots behind the Public Library. There is also a parking lot located behind town hall.
Park Avenue Food Tours: Park near the intersection of Park Avenue and Vassar Street. ( Please note posted signs for on- street parking restrictions.)
Neighborhood of the Arts: There is plenty of parking at Village Gate as their are lots and spaces surrounding the building. Arrive early to ensure you get a spot in time to meet the tour.
Our tours are geared more toward adults, however, well-behaved children may join us with a paid ticket. The tour is 3-3.5 hours long and involves standing, walking and listening. Some children have a limited attention span; therefore the tour may not be appropriate for them. Parents, who know their children best, should consider this and assess their situation individually.
We are unable to accommodate children who are not included in your paid reservation. All participants are required to have a ticket purchased in advance, even if they do not wish to participate in food tastings.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through Pittsford village enjoying delicious tastes from unique restaurants and specialty shops while discovering canal side favorites. Tours are informative, insightful and fun-not to mention, tasty!
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Mary Denise B., Rochester
Took the tour this past Saturday in Pittsford. I can't stop telling my friends about it. Our guide was great and the food and drinks were outstanding... I will definitely go again. Can't wait for the Park Ave tour!
Enjoy this food tour..it's more about the flavors and less about the footsteps! This route is 0.25 miles (2 short blocks)