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Good food, great guide, lovely day with friends.

The Taste of Tucson Downtown was a wonderful experience. We had a very knowledgeable guide who did... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
892cheryl
Restaurant and campus tour

The highlight was touring restaurants in downtown and campus areas in Tucson. Guide was clever and... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Guided culinary & cultural tour of Downtown Tucson, AZ. The tour includes five restaurant tastings, a ride on the streetcar, and a guided walking tour including local history, art & architecture.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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100 S Avenida Del Convento, Tucson, AZ 85745-2958
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

The Taste of Tucson Downtown was a wonderful experience. We had a very knowledgeable guide who did not bore us She was entertaining and informative. The restaurants we visited were really very good and the the tour of historical hotels and buildings was great fun...More

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Lysa C, Owner at Taste of Tucson Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your Taste of Tucson Downtown Tour experience. I am so glad that I did not "bore" you ;) and that you found the tour to be fun and entertaining. Hopefully, we will see you...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

The highlight was touring restaurants in downtown and campus areas in Tucson. Guide was clever and extremely knowledgeable. This was our second tour. We were very pleased and highly recommend.More

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SherryandLysa W, Owner at Taste of Tucson Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed the tour and streetcar ride. Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience. We look forward to seeing you on amother one of our tours in the near future- Warnedt regards, Elysa and...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018

My husband and I took the Taste of Tuscon Downtown tour to celebrate our anniversary, and we were absolutely blown away by the experience. Our guide, Janice, was wonderful, and went above and beyond to make our experience special. The tour was the perfect mix...More

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SherryandLysa W, Owner at Taste of Tucson Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Elena, We are so happy that you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for letting us help you and your husband celebrate your anniversary. Warmest regards, Elysa and Sherry

Reviewed June 20, 2018

We highly recommend the Taste of Tucson Downtown to anyone in the Tucson area - locals and/or visitors! Janice did a fantastic job introducing us to true Tucson cuisine, while sharing interesting history about the downtown area. Each stop on the tour was timely and...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

I cannot recommend this tour high enough. Our guide Janice was personable, engaging, and wove an interesting collection of historical information intertwined with current events about Tucson. The personnel we met at the various eateries were cordial, very accommodating, and the food...WOW. Be prepared for...More

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SherryandLysa W, Owner at Taste of Tucson Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2018

Tom- We are so glad that you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Your review is great! Thank you.

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

We are so glad that we went on this day trip introducing us to an area that we will return to again and take friends. We were treated to very knowledgeable history and descriptions of architecture, quality food in unique restaurants and the whole trip...More

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Lysa C, Owner at Taste of Tucson Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Dave- Thank you for taking the tour and writing about your experience. It was a pleasure to show you what is going on downtown, share some history and introduce you to restaurant owners and chefs. Warmest regards- Elysa

Reviewed April 25, 2018

A great food tour, with generous portions and super guides! We learned about Tucson's history in a fun way. Loved taking the streetcar too. Would recommend this wonderful tour for locals and visitors alike!

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Lysa C, Owner at Taste of Tucson Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Thank you for the great review!’ So glad that you enjoyed the tour. Maybe our paths will cross again one day on our other tour or at a cooking class. Warmest regards- Elysa

Reviewed April 17, 2018

We took this tour to see what Tucson had to offer downtown and we weren't disappointed. The food at each restaurant was outstanding! Our guides, Sherry and Lysa were friendly and knowledgable. It was very hot the afternoon we went and I was a bit...More

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Lysa C, Owner at Taste of Tucson Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Michelle- We are so glad that you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for writing such a favorable review. We hope to see you on another tour sometime in the future. Warmest regards- Lysa

Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 6 & enjoyed our tour immensely!! Lysa was a phenomenal tour guide!! Highly recommend!

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Lysa C, Owner at Taste of Tucson Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Cathy- Thank you for taking the tour. It was a pleasure spending the afternoon with you and your party. I am so glad that you enjoyed the experience. Thank you for taking the time to write a teview- I appreciate it! Lysa

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Our party of 6 attended the taste of Tucson food tour in late March. Some were attending their first food tour whereas others were seasoned veterans. Our day began at the Agustin kitchen, an engaging space in the Mercado San Agustin. The bar was set...More

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Lysa C, Owner at Taste of Tucson Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

We appreciate your review and opinions concerning the restaurants we choose for the tour. The tour is suppose to highlight our downtown culture and culinary delights. Thank you for your review. Janice and I are glad you enjoyed the afternoon.

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jlacayo28
May 24, 2018|
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Response from SherryandLysa W | Property representative |
Good Morning Both of the Taste of Tucson Downtown tours begin at 1 PM and end at about 5PM.
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OttawaSnowbird
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Diane T | Reviewed this property |
I asked this same question when I took the tour and the owners said that it is good to start with the Historic tour before the 4th Avenue, especially if you are new to the area or visiting.....
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wmtdrury
December 30, 2017|
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Response from Cloudy1957 | Reviewed this property |
Mercado Augustin. Sorry if this is late. Hope you have/had a wonderful tour!
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