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  • Location:Seattle, Washington
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)

Capitol Hill Food Tour in Seattle

Experience the trendy food scene in Seattle’s Capitol Hill district on this guided, 2-hour walking tour to the city’s finest restaurants and hot spots. Enjoy 14 diverse tastings, from coffee and bagels to spicy Korean tacos, Thai rice with pork, hard cider and more. Get an exclusive look at a local bakery and check out the brick-and-mortar version of America’s favorite food truck, as seen on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America.’ Plus, hear some entertaining tales and learn the history of this eccentric neighborhood.

Highlights

  • Food tour of Seattle’s eclectic, diverse Capitol Hill neighborhood
  • Take an easy walk to popular and off-the-beaten-path restaurants, cafes, bars and coffee houses
  • Enjoy more than 15 food and drink tastings, which add up to a satisfying meal
  • Savor cupcakes, shrimp n' grits, Korean-style tacos, frozen custard, a handcrafted daiquiri and more
  • Go behind the scenes of a local bakery and visit a food truck featured on Good Morning America
  • Hear entertaining stories about the history of Capitol Hill from your guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Capitol Hill is an eclectic neighborhood with a food scene that matches. Not only do you get to taste awesome food, but your tour guide is super informative about Capitol Hill's history and culture.

What You Can Expect

Capitol Hill Food Tour in Seattle

Capitol Hill Food Tour in Seattle

This tour begins in Capitol Hill, home to Seattle’s most hip and happening food scene. Capitol Hill is known for its varied culture, and chefs and restaurateurs have migrated here to show off their culinary flair. Amid the wide variety of restaurants and cafes, there is a mix of night clubs, specialty boutiques and over 60 locally owned coffeehouses.

Is it wrong to start with dessert? Of course not. Begin this Capitol Hill food tour at Cupcake Royale, the city’s first cupcake bakery and café. Try the homemade ice cream and varied selection of cupcakes.

Then it’s off to Eltana Wood-Fired Bagel Café. The cooks here roll bagels and flatbreads by hand and cook them in a wood-fire oven. The result? Montreal wood-fired bagels with incredible homemade spreads. Try one or try a few. They also have local micro-roasted coffee from Biowilly’s Beans.

Just a block away is a restaurant called Manhattan, a casual-chic steakhouse with Southern touches and a bar converted from an apothecary shelf. Devour delicious shrimp ’n’ grits paired with a handcrafted daiquiri. Visit Marination Station for spicy pork tacos with a Korean twist and Soi Restaurant for an exotic Thai offering with crispy, marinated rice and pork.

Capitol Cider is a multilevel tavern with 30 rotating ciders on tap. Soak up the vintage vibe, play some games and by all means, taste some cider.

Start with dessert, end with dessert? Absolutely. The final stop is Old School Frozen Custard, offering three flavors of frozen custard — vanilla bean, chocolate and the flavor of the day — served in cones or cups and blended with a choice of mix-ins, if desired.

Customer Reviews

Nancee D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great food, very information and excellent guide!! I highly recommend this tour was a lot of food - my husband loved it!!!

Sheryl k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was great fun. Harriet was awesome and fun, the food was yummy!!!!! Only complaint was the starting point address was not clear. But, Harriet called us and found us. Very fun! We left in a food coma.

Vicki S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Food and drinks were great.
Our guide was very knowledgeable.
Only problem was trying to figure out the first meeting place. It wasn't
listed on the tickets. So we just went to first food place and found the guide.
All and all it was very nice and would recommend it to other people.
I have taken food tours all over the world and this was very good.

Nancy B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

What a perfect start to our visit to Seattle. Our guide was outstanding and the foods were delicious! A real must do tour.

Kay G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

It was amazing! We had delicious food and a fun guide. Thanks Kyla for a great evening!

al

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

THE BEST TOUR IN SEATTLE,EXCELLENT GUIDE

neengef

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

great

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