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U Street Food Tour

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2 person minimum required to book this tour.
U Street Food Tour Develop your taste for the city on this cultural and culinary walking tour through U Street & Shaw neighborhoods. You will enjoy delicious tastings from 4 locally owned restaurants and eateries, while strolling through these iconic neighborhoods. You'll also learn about the interesting culture and history of the area that makes each of these areas so special.


  • Eat at our favorite U Street restaurants
  • Sample the classic flavors
  • Connect to the city is through its cuisine
What to expect from a U Street & Shaw Neighborhood Tour:

Tasty Treats: Let our guides take you on a culinary exploration of two of DC's iconic neighborhoods.
Here, you will discover what makes U Street so delicious, from classic Chili Dogs that have stood the test of time, to new DC favorites and on-the-go gourmet. You will also try some local beers and sample some up and coming flavors in Shaw. This adventure will satisfy your stomach and leave you excited to explore more of our delicious city.

History and Culture

Exploration: As we stroll through these famous streets, you can learn how music has shaped the culture starting with 'Black Broadway' and the jazz era.
You'll learn about other great eats, how the architecture has shaped the city and the ways the neighborhoods have evolved over the last century.
U Street and Shaw Neighborhood Food Tour U Street and Shaw Neighborhood Food Tour
Guides Take You On A Culinary Exploration Of Two Iconic Neighborhoods Of DC Guides Take You On A Culinary Exploration Of Two Iconic Neighborhoods Of DC
Explore Famous Streets And Learn About The History And Culture Explore Famous Streets And Learn About The History And Culture
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U Street Food Tour

Operating Times:

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Reservation Notes:

Reservations are required. Ticket confirmed for date and time selected.

# of Stops:

4 stops


3 hours

Booth Location:

Tour starts at Ben's Chili Bowl, 1213 U St NW Washington DC 20009

Nearest Intersection:

Ben's Next Door is located directly across from the U St Metro Station 13 St exit.


Public transportation is recommended.

Age Requirements:

Must be able to walk about 3 miles in distance (over 2 hour tour); Must call 540-923-2773 24 hours ahead with any food allergies or dietary restrictions.


Tours operate rain or shine, so come prepared. Walk covers approx. 2 miles over 3 hours.

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