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Real Richmond Food Tours

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Come along with REAL RICHMOND Food Tours, as we help visitors and residents alike navigate the culinary and cultural riches that RVA has to offer. Taste and see why Saveur, The New York Times and other national press raves about our cuisine scene...more
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All reviews shockoe bottom both sides church hill cooking school cupcakes mise en place tour yesterday pool room union market urban farmhouse fantastic tour guide proper pie scott's addition behind the scenes shockoe slip broad street private tour
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Shock and Awe Tour today, with Amy as our guide. What a treat! The food at each restaurant was delicious--hard to choose a favorite. We started with eggs Benedict at Lulus. Delicious! We had dessert twice --both Whisk and Root Stock Provisions...More

Thank marykarz
Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write and for taking the tour! We agree, Amy is great, as are our restaurant and bakery partners. Look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a private food tour for Shockoe Bottom and Churchill to celebrate my husband's birthday. Maureen was very accomodating. Our tour guide arrived on time but I was surprised when she told us this is a Shockoe Bottom tour so I told her it's...More

Thank lenniemejia
Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry for the confusion as I had explained in a our phone call before setting it up that the Shockoe Bottom/Church Hill tour included the canal and the beginnings of Church Hill when you head up the hill to Whisk and the Poe...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018

We had an absolute BLAST on Saturday during our Carytown food tour. I really didn’t know what to expect but I was thrilled with everything. We ate such good food, I discovered a bunch of new restaurants that I want to go back to, my...More

Thank CE55555
Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

So glad to hear you had a great time!. Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed June 10, 2018

We like to give our in-law families something fun we can do together with our kids, so this year we gave them Richmond Food Tours. In May we did the Church hill tour with Maureen, a private tour for 6 that included Proper Pie, The...More

Thank Kim R
Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you so much for coming along both times with your family and taking the time to say such nice things! Was a pleasure both times. Think you might be the best in-law out there!

Reviewed May 22, 2018

We went on a private tour for our group of 16. Susan was our guide and was excellent! We had five stops (we understand they change them so different restaurants get to participate and benefit) and had plenty of food. By the time we finished,...More

Thank celeste m
Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to tell us what you thought! So glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you around town on another route soon!

Reviewed May 17, 2018

Maureen Eagan was a fantastic tour guide. Our group of 19 thoroughly enjoyed a Saturday evening in Scott's Addition.The private Blue Bee cider tasting was fun and educating. ZZQ was lively and the food was great! We were lucky enough to see the fireworks from...More

Thank TAB_VA
Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know how much you liked the tour! We don't often do Saturday evening tours, but when we do, we make sure there are fireworks!

Reviewed April 25, 2018

I've done this tour twice, once joining a predetermined group/route and once as a private tour set up for a family celebration, and have greatly enjoyed both experiences!! Susan has been our tour guide each time, providing an extremely informative and delicious glance into Richmond....More

Thank Jordan R
Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know how much you liked the two tours you've taken with Susan. We do appreciate it and hope to see you around town again soon!

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, I can only give this tour 3/5. I’ve been on many food tours and this one was kind of a disappointment. The ones I’ve been on in the past were “food tours with interesting historical or quirky facts about the area along the way.”...More

Thank Lindsay K
Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Sorry to hear you didn't think the tour good for out-of-towners. Each tour focuses on the history and present of the particular neighborhood we walk. In the case of Church Hill, this tour covered William Byrd and the founding of Richmond, St. John's Church, Church...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018

If you are wondering and so are all the others on your too large tour group where the name came from then you have a problem. Tour guide??? Our family was expecting a more intimate tour (17 people was too large) and to learn some...More

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Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Hi there, Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your recent tour as much as we wanted you to. Just to clarify, there's not one pie place that Spies and Pies refers to--but rather the various bakeries, 2 of which this tour visited. The restaurants/bakeries on...More

Reviewed January 22, 2018

If you are looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon in Richmond, this is it! I can't recommend this enough. My husband and I have taken three tours (Spies and Pies, Scott's Addition, and Both Sides of Broad) and each one has been...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Maureen E, Owner at Real Richmond Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to say nice things! Hope to see you around town again!

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Chris A
May 25, 2017|
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Response from Chris F | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the tour office.
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January 26, 2016|
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Response from sharon c | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely contact them. They seemed so flexible. There were 8 of us on our tour - all one group - and we went about 11 in the morning and were at the food places by 12;30.
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