U Street Food & History Guided Walking Tour


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration3 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Discover DC's diverse culinary roots and history while we stroll and chat about the heyday of “Black Broadway” and the role this area played in during the Jazz Era. You’ll be surprised to learn how many household names had their start in the little clubs along this corridor.
Sample quintessential DC flavors while we reveal stories behind tucked away murals, sculptures, and the artists who created them. Learn about the Civil Rights riots that shaped the city and its landscape for years to come. Explore the architecture and evolution as it continues to change today.
Taste a variety of cuisines with flavors directly related to the history of this authentically DC neighborhood. U Street is an essential spot in DC and is not to be missed!
Please indicate any food allergies when booking.
A portion of each ticket sale is donated to Bread For The City, an organization who provides food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty for DC residents.


Your tour takes place along the U St corridor, which is rich with DC flavors & history. Making stops at several local restaurants for tastings, which are plentiful, you'll hear about the evolution of the area, including events, historic venues, architecture, and street art. Over the course of the experience, you'll walk about 1.5 miles, enjoy plenty of food for lunch, and learn about this iconic, off the beaten path neighborhood that has played a significant role in DC and American history.


Local/professional guide
Historical Content
Donation to our local charity partner - enough to feed a DC resident in need three full meals


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking - we cannot accommodate vegans :(
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note: Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate vegan diets or dairy allergies on this tour.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.