Classic Bites of Boston Tour
Lobster, Chowder, Baked Beans and Boston Cream Pie! Have you heard about these culinary classics? Curious about where to eat them? Wondering why these foods became so popular in Boston in the first place? Join us on our Classic Bites of Boston Tour and you’ll learn about all of the above – and taste these iconic dishes for yourself too!
During this tasty stroll, you can expect to:
- Dig into the classic foods Boston has become famous for.
- Delve into the history of these dishes and how they came to be local classics.
- Discover downtown Boston in a different – and delicious – way!
Sound interesting? Read on!
When: Our tours run seasonally from March – December.
Please visit our online Tour Calendar for up to date availability.
*Private Tours are available year-round by request.
Time: Tours depart at 11:00am
Cost: $81.49 pp (+tax)
What’s Included: The Classics! Taste the best of lobster rolls, clam chowder, baked beans and Boston Cream Pie. This tour includes a guided tour of the history of Boston’s classic dishes and hearty tastings at 4 local eateries – plenty for a satisfying lunch for most guests.
Duration: 3 hours
Where: Tour meets near the Boston Common. Exact location provided with confirmation of ticket purchase.
Who: All who enjoy walking, exploring and eating! Ages 12+
What to Wear: Comfortable clothing and shoes! We will be outside and on our feet most of the time.
Capacity: 12 guests per tour
Weather: Tours run rain or shine. We have fun in all types of weather, so please come prepared for the forecast.
Classic Boston Tasting Locations*
An American Pub serving New England comfort food near the Freedom Trail
America’s Oldest Tavern!
Upscale Casual-dining Seafood Restaurants
Historic 19th Century Hotel on the Freedom Trail
*This list is subject to change
Boston’s Downtown is packed with revolutionary history, but along the Freedom Trail, you’ll also find some of the best examples of the iconic dishes Boston has to offer!
Over the course of this 3-hour urban adventure, we’ll take you on a one-of-a kind stroll through Downtown Boston. You’ll taste Classic dishes including Boston Baked beans and Brown Bread, Clam Chowder, a lobster roll and Boston Cream Pie. Plus, you’ll hear about the history of these foods, and their rise to popularity in Boston.
While this is not your typical Freedom Trail tour, we will stop at a few sites of food-related historic significance along the way. Both filling and fulfilling, this tour is great introduction to Boston through the lens of local foods. Join us for this unique opportunity to Eat, Explore, and Experience Boston!