Flavours of Philadelphia: Private Reading Market 2.5-hr Food TourPrivate Tour

Visit Reading Terminal Market and discover the flavours of Philadelphia, a city with a diverse culinary heritage, from traditional Italian bakeries to Jewish delis on this private 2.5-hour food tour.
Adults: 2 Children: 0

Things to know


2 hrs 30 mins


City Highlights, Family Friendly, First Time Visitor, History, History

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included

What's included:

A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group, Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places, 4 tastings & 1 drink that may include: Italian Cannolis, Corndogs, Pennsylvania Dutch Scrapple, Southern Inspired Mac n Cheese, Jewish style Pastrami on Rye, Philly Cheesesteak, Local Fair Trade Coffee, Creamy Shakes or New World Hummus

What's not included:

Hotel pick up and drop off, Additional Food and drink, Gratuities
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you at the entrance to the Masonic Temple located at 1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States.

What makes this tour special

Join us for a unique food tour in the vibrant city of Philadelphia in the iconic Reading Terminal Market, a bustling hub of activity that has been a fixture in the city for over a century. You'll sample a wide range of local delicacies, including fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, and delicious baked goods. 

On your private food tour, you will:

Philadelphia's food scene is interesting for a variety of reasons. The city's diverse culinary heritage and the long tradition of immigrant communities from around the world reflect the rich cultural history of the region. From traditional Italian bakeries in South Philly to Jewish delis in the centre, there is a wealth of culinary diversity waiting to be explored.

Philadelphia is committed to using locally-sourced ingredients and sustainable practices which has led to the rise of farm-to-table dining experiences with passionate chefs and restaurants that are all about supporting local farmers and producers in their venues.

From cutting-edge fusion cuisine to inventive new takes on classic dishes, Philadelphia's chefs are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the kitchen, making the city a hotbed of culinary innovation and creativity. 

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