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  • Welcome to Madison Eats Food Tours

    Fun and Filling Food Tours & Events in Madison, WI | Destination Culinary Vacations. Eat, explore and connect, one bite at a time.

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    Explore Madison’s Vibrant Local Food Scene on a Guided Food Tour

    Why Choose Madison Eats? We are Madison’s Premier Food Tour Company working with locally owned restaurants and businesses that source locally and sustainably. And We’ll make sure you get plenty to eat!

    Madison Eats Food Tours works exclusively with locally owned restaurants, chefs and businesses to create memorable and delicious experiences. Gather around and let us feed you! Experience restaurants and businesses that support sustainability and diversity in our community. As we guide you through Madison’s unique neighborhoods and scenic downtown, you’ll enjoy food and drink samples from Madison’s most acclaimed chefs and local producers along the way. We’ll make sure you have plenty to eat, while you just relax and enjoy Madison’s thriving culinary scene and historic landmarks.  At Madison Eats Food Tours, we start with simple, yet key, ingredients: building relationships and strengthening communities. Take a tour and taste the difference.

    Madison Eats Food Tours combines our love for this city with a passion for great local food. Join us as we explore Madison’s historic neighborhoods and thriving culinary scene.

    See the Sites. Eat the Bites.

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    Eat. Explore. Connect.

    Sweet potato pancakes from Short StackCapitol Square Downtown Tour

    Capitol Square Downtown Tour

    Six food stops! Specialty oils and liqueurs; pasties; Korean food; WI cheese tasting, pizza; tour of the Capitol building; WI ice cream.

    Taco platterAtwood Brew & Chew Food Tour

    Atwood Brew & Chew Food Tour

    6 stops; artisan chocolate; tacos; Thai and pub fare; 1 local beer/1 cocktail sample; 2 wine tastings.

    Plate of appetizersWilly Street Global Eats Food Tour

    Willy Street Global Eats Food Tour

    Indonesian food; Ethiopian fare; Madison’s first city park; Thai/Lao cuisine; artisan charcuterie; 9+ tastings, 2 craft cocktails.

    Florist setting up flowersTaste of the Farmers' Market Tour

    Taste of the Farmers' Market Tour

    Market tour with samples; 3 lunch tastings at farm-to-table restaurants; recipes, tote bag and $5 market gift certificate; learn to navigate the Dane County Farmers’ Market

    Guests toasting glasses of craft beer from Around the Square food and drink tourAround the Square Tour

    Around the Square Tour

    Try a mouthwatering assortment of sweet and savory tastings as well as 2 refreshing Madison brews.

    A Local’s Guide To Eating In Madison

    We live and breathe Madison. Read our blog to find out more about producers that make this city so amazing.

    7 Restaurants to try on Madison’s Northside

    Oct 02 2019

    If you live on Madison’s northside, you already know that it is home to some great restaurants. Madison’s northside has changed quite a bit over the past several years and is growing as a dining…

    7 Restaurants to try on Madison’s Northside
    Persian Fried chicken with rice from Joon

    Ten Favorite New Restaurants in Madison WI

    Aug 12 2019

    Madison’s restaurant scene is always changing, with new restaurants popping up all the time! This makes for an exciting adventure for the local foodie or visitors! Here are ten of our favorite new Madison-area restaurants.…

    Ten Favorite New Restaurants in Madison WI
    Otehlia Cassidy stands in front of the WI State Capitol.

    Madison Eats Food Tours is Growing!

    Jul 07 2019

    On June 6, 2019, Madison Eats Food Tours acquired Capital City Food Tours. I am thrilled to be growing my small business by acquiring another food tour company with strong ties to our local food…

    Madison Eats Food Tours is Growing!

    Featured in Vacation Idea.com – 25 Best Things to do in Wisconsin

    May 01 2019

    Wisconsin cities and towns like Madison, Milwaukee, Bayfield and Green Bay have much to offer in the way of cultural sites, great restaurants, breweries and museums. Read the full article here…

    Featured in Vacation Idea.com – 25 Best Things to do in Wisconsin
    Otehlia Cassidy enjoying a trio of tacos from la Mestiza

    The 11 Best Taco Places in Madison, WI

    Apr 23 2019

    Whether you love a classic al pastor taco, a crispy fish taco with slaw, or an overstuffed taco loaded with guacamole, salsa and sour cream, tacos hold universal appeal. Some taco fans prefer soft flour…

    The 11 Best Taco Places in Madison, WI
    The view from Cristo de la Habana

    Top 10 Things to Do in Havana, Cuba

    Jan 31 2019

    A visit to Havana, Cuba is a must. The rich history and vibrant culture shine at every turn.  Now that Americans are able to travel there, tourism has picked up, but the city and nearby…

    Top 10 Things to Do in Havana, Cuba
    If you've never taken a food/drinks tour (or if you have and you're looking for another great one) you have to try Madison Eats Food Tours. It was easily one of the highlights of my trip!


    Madison Eats Food Tours has been featured in Forbes, Taste & Travel, USA Today and Lonely Planet

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    Otehlia Cassidy stands in front of the WI State Capitol.

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