One of the best ways to experience a city, is to taste it. With no shortage of great restaurants in West Palm Beach and beyond, you can dig in with these top-rated food tours.
West Palm Beach Food Tours is a delicious way to sip, savor and explore charming historic districts and the trendiest tables.
The Downtown West Palm Beach Food Tour is a great introduction to the area and history with 13 tastings from some of the best locally owned restaurants. The three-hour, 1.5 mile walking tour will include stops at six locally owned restaurants plus strolls past historically significant buildings and vibrant street art. During the tour, guests will be able to savor a Cubano, explore a hidden tropical courtyard, learn to open a coconut, enjoy dishes featured on the Food Network and learn the origins of Key Lime Pie, Florida’s state dessert. You’ll even be able to sip a Prosecco Mojito at a wine bar that made Travel & Leisure’s list of the Top 25 Wine Bars in the U.S.
The Dixie Dining Corridor Food Tour is ideal for those who want to branch out past downtown and explore the charming, historic neighborhoods to the south. Go behind the scenes with chefs and owners and learn the stories behind the area’s amazing restaurants. The three-hour tour shuttles participants around in a luxe van in between 14 tastings at six restaurants, including one owned by a four-time James Beard nominee. You’ll get to enjoy some of West Palm Beach’s best tacos made by Food Network’s two-time Cutthroat Kitchen Champion and also try authentic Cuban food and sangria, explore a Spanish-style historic inn and dive into Grandview Public Market, a 13,000-square-foot destination with 12 chef-inspired vendors.
The guys at Craft Food Tours offer multiple ways to sample some of Delray Beach’s best cuisine. Plus, you’ll get to spend the day walking the bustling Atlantic Avenue strip in between bites. Learn about the area’s history, culture and architecture while chatting with chefs and mixologists about what goes into their creations.
Eat like a true local during their Delray Beach Food Tour, a three-hour experience with more than eight tastings and three spirited drinks. This tour includes five stops plus vendor demonstrations. While each tour is different, some potential stops include a handcrafted popcorn shop, European-style restaurant in one of Delray Beach’s oldest buildings, a family-owned vegan restaurant and a historic 1907 house now serving small plates, among others.
The two-hour Delray Beach Happy Hour Tour will take thirsty guests to four different cocktail bars and neighborhood joints to experience top-rated happy hours, complete with six food tastings and four drink tastings. Meet the bartenders and chefs at a variety of locales including a historic bungalow, a self-serve craft beer bar, an upscale Latin American outlet and a cocktail bar inside the historic 1925 Falcon House, among others.
More Foodie Fun
If visiting in September, get a taste of Flavor Palm Beach, a month-long event offering prix fixe menus at more than 50 restaurants. Dig into specially priced three-course lunches and dinners at some of the town’s most popular eateries. Other events include the Sweet Corn Fiesta in April and Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest in July where you can guzzle artisanal and craft beer while munching on savory eats from food trucks. For true foodies, the Palm Beach Food & Wine Fest takes place in December with four days of celebrity chefs, star-studded events and culinary creations.