Due to the current Coronavirus crisis, all tour operations are suspended until further notice. We look forward to resuming tours and hosting our guests when restrictions are lifted and it is safe to do so. Please feel free to email us if you have any questions or check back for updates. Until then, all the best to you and yours…stay safe and stay healthy!
Duration: 11am-2pm (3 hours)
Location: Park Avenue--between Goodman & Oxford Streets
Group size limited to 12 people
Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in...
Tour will start on time due to scheduled tastings.
All food and beverages are included.
Purchase tickets before 9am for that day's tour
Tour takes place rain or shine
All food tastings provide enough for lunch for most people
Tour runs 11am-2pm
Alcohol will be served at some of our tasting stops. Guests must be 21 and present valid ID
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 your appetite for a lunch that is full of variety.
Thursdays tour offers the shortest distance…lots to eat but less time on your feet! Delicious tastings are enjoyed at 6 delicious stops coupled with insightful presentations of this neighborhoods’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 0.25 miles (2 short blocks) and is experienced at a leisurely pace allowing you to sip, savor and stroll on this culinary journey.
All food and tastings are included in the ticket price of $57. See all tasting locations below:
The Mad Hatter
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch & English Tea Service...step into this Wonderland!
Gifts & Specialty Store....lots of special selections to choose from. Visit our expansive McKenzie Childs collection too!
Eat*Drink*Roam....home of the famous arancini and espresso martini!
The Red Fern
Popular Vegan Restaurant with something for everybody!
The Half Pint Pub
Irish Pub featuring diverse selections of beers!
Magnolia's Deli & Cafe
Great food...breakfast, lunch or dinner...home of the Obama Special!
Park Avenue Paninoteca
Authentic Italian Deli
Parking is available on various streets on and around Park Avenue. Please observe any noted parking signs.
The tour will meet at the teacup in front of the Mad Hatter on South Goodman Street. If it, is raining, we will meet on the covered porch at the entrance.
Please arrive 10-15 minutes early as the tour will start promptly at 11am.
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.
The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We also provide ponchos in case of sudden weather changes or if you do not have your own umbrella. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.
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.
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Susan McCullough, Bergen, New York
WOW! Park Avenue has so many great places. This food tour is a great way to get a flavor of the neighborhood, literally! I will definitely be back again!