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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.

    bCycle on busy street in front of Wisconsin State CapitolBike n Bites Food Tour

    Bike n Bites Food Tour

    Join us on a B-cycle* as we explore the Willy Street, Atwood and Olbrich neighborhoods. Tastings at 4 locations. All food will be taken to go or eaten outside! 

    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.

    Madison Eats develops a new food experience

    Oct 24 2020

    Originally published in Madison Magazine. “When in-person food tours needed to be put on pause due to COVID-19, Otehlia Cassidy decided to launch a new part of her business promoting Madison’s local food scene. Cassidy,…

    Madison Eats develops a new food experience

    Featured in WI State Journal – Madison trEats a unique food experience

    Oct 24 2020

    Originally published in Wisconsin State Journal. [Even though we] cannot take people on food tours with our company, Madison Eats, during the pandemic, [we have] created a food experience delivered in a bag — Madison…

    Featured in WI State Journal – Madison trEats a unique food experience

    9 Black-Owned Food Businesses to Shop Now and Forever

    Sep 14 2020

    Madison, WI is home to a diverse community of local food entrepreneurs.  Here are nine local, Black-owned food businesses that we recently featured in our Madison trEats “Island Time” bag during Black business month. From…

    9 Black-Owned Food Businesses to Shop Now and Forever

    The Power of Instagram To Build Business & Community

    Aug 02 2020

    When COVID-19 forced Otehlia Cassidy to stop giving tours, she still had her greatest single business asset: relationships. As the founder and owner of Madison Eats Food Tours and Madison trEats, she’s changed her business…

    The Power of Instagram To Build Business & Community

    Easy Summer Cocktails

    Jul 03 2020

    I have always been intimidated by cocktail making. You have to do MATH, and understand RATIOS, right?? A little bit of this and a little bit of that doesn’t work, and you know, that’s my…

    Easy Summer Cocktails

    Black Lives Matter

    Jun 12 2020

    I founded Madison Eats Food Tours over eight years ago with the intent and mission to serve and support our community, particularly small businesses, minority-owned businesses and locally-owned businesses. I founded MEFT on my passion…

    Black Lives Matter
    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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