• Location: Nassau, Bahamas
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 74.18 View price calendar

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Explore Bahamian cuisine and culture on this food and walking tour in Nassau’s historic neighborhood. Sample tasty foods at six venues – including family-owned restaurants and specialty shops. Sip on handcrafted rum cocktails while you nibble on classic conch fritters and Bahamian mac ‘n’ cheese. Expect food quantities to be equivalent to a hearty lunch. Beyond the bites, you’ll also experience the rich culture and architecture Nassau has to offer. This is a small-group tour, with a maximum of 12 people, ensuring a personalized experience.

Highlights

  • Stop at six Bahamian food venues – plenty of tastings for a full lunch!
  • Try tastings ranging from classic conch fritters to locally sourced artisan jams!
  • Travel off the beaten path to discover hidden culinary and architectural gems with a local guide
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures personal attention from your guide
  • Enjoy exclusive privileges from tasting locations including in-store coupons, recipes, and behind the scenes access to local chefs and restaurateurs
  • Excellent photo opportunities at major historical sites and downtown landmarks

What You Can Expect

Nassau Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour

Taste local food on this walking tour in Nassau!

Meet your group in a central location and embark on your food tour through Nassau! Get off the Bahamas tourist trail and visit some beloved downtown eateries where you'll learn local cooking secrets from the chefs and entrepreneurs who are at the heart of Nassau's culinary scene.

Stop and sample delicious food in a variety of venues, including a family-owned Bahamian soul-food restaurant; a spice merchant to sample locally sourced salts, jams, and teas; a restaurant known for Bahamian/Greek fusion; a fair-trade, organic chocolatier to sample hand-made truffles and more!

Between tastings, you’ll wander the leafy streets of downtown Nassau, soaking in stories and history from your local guide. Admire the colonial era architecture and get a feel for the local culture. Your guide will also be able to share recommendations and tips for the rest of your trip.

You’ll conclude the tour with a satisfied belly and a new understanding of downtown Nassau and Bahamian cuisine!

Customer Reviews

Lisa S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

We had so much fun on this tour! We met lots of different people but the group was just the right size to be able to easily hear the guides speak and to feel the personal touch when you are in a smaller group. Both Mark and Will were so knowledgeable about the food and the history and the pop culture of Nassau - they made the tour very fun and interesting. I would highly recommend this tour at the start of your vacation so you can get a nice overview of the downtown area and taste some of the treasures found here.

Shari G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

We did the tour with Joy on our first day in Nassau. It was a perfect start to a great vacation. Joy showed us great architecture, taught us about the interesting history of the island, and introduced us to the food of the Bahamas. Joy was knowledgeable and fun. This tour gave us a chance to experience authentic Nassau culture not just the touristy parts of the island. Seeing Greycliffe was the highlight for us. We returned later in the week to have a glass of wine, tour the winery, and visit the art studios.

Henriette E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This Tour was absolutely fantastic. Captain Ron, our wonderful guide, introduced us to great Bahamian food and culture. It is an absolute must-try if you have time during your stay - if not, MAKE time :-)
Highly Recommended to anyone who likes good food and to spend time having fun :-)

Jean R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Capt Ron was the perfect host. He told us history and interesting stories. The walk was interesting and included beautiful views. The food and drink was perfection.

dlyons10

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

A fantastic tour which includes a bit of local history and sights within the downtown. The restaurants visited are authentic, portion sizes are decent and the story behind the food is excellent. Give this tour a try - easy walking distance from the cruise ship terminal.

Naomi R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

We were delighted with this tour. Captain Ron was great as was the choice of places we went to. A bonus was that the tour attracted very friendly, interesting people. We highly recommend it.

Kimberly

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

We had a great time learning about Bahamian food and culture. Captain Ron is very knowledgeable and entertaining. High recommend this tour!

Carolyn B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This tour was awesome. Much more than I expected. Our tour guide, Murray, was beyond informative about all foods and Bahamian history. The food was delicious and filling. I would recommend it in a heartbeat thanks for a great afternoon

rbandy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

I would definitely recommend this tour. Our tour guide, Will, was AWESOME. I visited Nassau as part of a cruise with my daughters and really wasn't interested in visiting the ever-popular waterpark attraction in Nassau I won't name it, but you can probably guess what I mean. I read great reviews about this tour, but was a little worried beforehand about whether my daughters would resent me for taking a more cultural/historical approach to our visit...They LOVED the tour as well.

Will really made us feel like locals. He's very popular around town and it was great to see so many people stop to say hello. You can feel his love for his hometown and appreciation of the history I don't know if I could speak such details of my own hometown. The food was great. I don't know what else to say, except that if you haven't already, be sure to take this tour!

Kristine S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Murphy was our tour guide. He was extremely knowledgeable about Nassau! Everything was great, from the food to the locations taken. Would recommend to others who likes history and food!

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