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    Food Tours

    Meet the makers. Meet your neighbors. Meet the city.

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    Discover Madison’s Hidden Culinary Gems

    Sampling a diversity of fare from local restaurants is a great way to get to know a city, and the people and places that make that city special. Madison Eats’ Food Tours take you on a tasty adventure through Madison’s unique neighborhoods and our scenic downtown. Learn about our city’s culinary and cultural history from our professional team while you enjoy food and drink samples from Madison’s acclaimed chefs and producers! Visit historic buildings, landmarks and one-of-a-kind shops, and enjoy our city’s great food! Education through eating is the best way to learn!

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    bCycle on busy street in front of Wisconsin State CapitolBikes N' Bites

    Bikes N' Bites

    Explore the tastes and sights of Madison’s beautiful and bikeable east side neighborhoods! Join us on a B-cycle* as we explore the Willy Street, Atwood and Olbrich neighborhoods. All food will be taken to go or eaten outside!

    Walkway to ocean viewCuban Culinary & Culture Tour

    Cuban Culinary & Culture Tour

    Cuba–a place of magic, wonder, culture, history and incredible food and natural resources. If you’ve wanted to travel to Cuba, now is the time!

    Bunches of peppersMexican Culinary & Culture Tour

    Mexican Culinary & Culture Tour

    Do you love to learn about other cultures through their local food as well as cultural adventures? Our small group culinary vacation to Mexico is for you!

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    We will be adding more tours to our lineup as restaurant capacity increases. If you would like to be notified when the on-hiatus tours are running again, please add your email to our mailing list.

    bCycle on busy street in front of Wisconsin State CapitolAvailable: Bikes N' Bites

    Available: Bikes N' Bites

    Explore the tastes and sights of Madison’s beautiful and bikeable east side neighborhoods! Join us on a B-cycle* as we explore the Willy Street, Atwood and Olbrich neighborhoods. All food will be taken to go or eaten outside!

    Tour group guests enjoying food and drinksAvailable: Private Tours

    Available: Private Tours

    Madison Eats Food Tours combines our love for this city with a passion for great local food. Work with us to create a special tour just for you!

    Plate of appetizersOn Hiatus: Willy Street Global Eats Food Tour

    On Hiatus: 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.

    Sweet potato pancakes from Short StackOn Hiatus: Capitol Square Downtown Tour

    On Hiatus: 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 platterOn Hiatus: Atwood Brew & Chew Food Tour

    On Hiatus: Atwood Brew & Chew Food Tour

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

    Florist setting up flowersOn Hiatus: Dane Co. Farmer's Market Tour

    On Hiatus: Dane Co. Farmer's Market Tour

    Meet 6-8 producers, sample cheese, honey, baked goods and produce. $5 gift certificate included. Lunch and Capitol tour add-on.

    Guests toasting glasses of craft beer on Around the Square food and drink tourOn Hiatus: Around The Square Tour

    On Hiatus: Around The Square Tour

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

    Bartender pouring drinks for Fare & Square food and drink tourOn Hiatus: Fare & Square Tour

    On Hiatus: Fare & Square Tour

    Explore our beautiful Capital City through delicious bites and sights on our Fare & Square tour, in partnership with FoodFight. Our “snack size” tour is a great way to get a little of everything.

    Culinary Vacations

    Walkway to ocean viewCuban Culinary & Culture Tour

    Cuban Culinary & Culture Tour

    Cuba–a place of magic, wonder, culture, history and incredible food and natural resources. If you’ve wanted to travel to Cuba, now is the time!

    Bunches of peppersMexican Culinary & Culture Tour

    Mexican Culinary & Culture Tour

    Do you love to learn about other cultures through their local food as well as cultural adventures? Our small group culinary vacation to Mexico is for you!

    Photo of a bay with mountainsSitka, Alaska Food & Wine Tour

    Sitka, Alaska Food & Wine Tour

    To quote John Muir: “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” Join us for a one-of-a-kind curated Alaskan food and wine experience.

    Book A Private Tour For The Ultimate Tour Experience

    We’re flexible! Contact us to set up a truly unique food tour that fits your needs. Learn more about our private food tours here.

    Customize Your Food Tour Experience

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    My fiance and I had a great day with Otehlia. We ate great food and learned a ton! There were 7 stops in total (all in downtown Madison)--6 different food stops and an awesome tour of the famous capitol building.

    Andrew C.

    Otehlia Cassidy stands in front of the WI State Capitol.

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