Lonely Planet Experiences: DC Food and History Tour on H Street with a Local
Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience powered by Urban Adventures. From Mexican to Middle Eastern, American to all things artisan, this Washington DC food tour reveals where to find the very best bites in DC. Sample everything from local craft beer to Ethiopian coffee, delicious and authentic tacos to the famous DC half-smoke sausage. As we swagger down the road, tasting the city as we go, your local guide will make you an expert on our city, from H Street and beyond.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Washington DC Tour Hub, Washington DC, DC 20004
You’ve seen the major sites in Washington DC — the Capitol Building, the Smithsonian Museums and the thought-provoking memorials — but did you ever wonder about the people who built this great city- Join us on a foodie tour of H Street, the neighborhood that housed the builders and artisans who built the city and made it come to life.
After introducing ourselves at the meeting point, we kick off the tour with a delicious snack from a local grocery store. Then we head to a cafe with freshly roasted, in-house coffee, where we may even meet the unofficial “Mayor of H St!”
Duration: 3 hoursStop At:
H Street (Atlas District), H Street, Washington DC, DC
We continue to make a loop around the H Street Corridor, visiting restaurants, markets, churches, and historic sites. Our foodie stops vary depending on what is available that day but we can promise a culinary rollercoaster ride through many of DC’s most authentic and delicious neighborhood spots.
Along the way, you’ll hear some amazing stories about the people who used to live and work in this district, learn how food has played a big part in bringing the community together and taste for yourself why DC’s food scene is enjoying a much-deserved resurgence.
After we have filled you up with some of the best food in the city, don’t forget to ask your local guide for more hints and tips on how to get the most from your stay in Washington DC.
Duration: 3 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requests."
"This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6."
"Please dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather, as much of the tour takes place outdoors."
"A maximum of 5 people per tour"
"Minimum drinking age is 21"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"The H St. neighborhood has been home to immigrant communities for decades. All of the stops you visit are locally-owned establishments off the typical tourist tract."
"This is a historically minority-focused neighborhood that is rapidly gentrifying and your guide will try to take you to as many minority-owned establishments as possible in order to preserve the character and history of the area."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing.
Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols."
Duration: 3 Hours
Washington Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.