Tour Description

Become a culinary explorer with our exclusive East Village Food Walking Tour. Established in the 19th century, the East Village district was a center for commerce and government. Then in 2000, this area was revitalized and is now home to eateries, boutique shops, and loft-style housing. We’ll visit restaurants top chef restaurants that add to the legacy of this vibrant district. Your friendly, knowledgeable local tour host is excited to share the local stories of the area along your personal taste journey of Des Moines.

 

This tour is designed to delight the senses through food tastings from a variety of locally owned restaurants; along with your selections of wine or cocktails to enhance the dining experience.  Enjoy an assortment of appetizing cuisines from Des Moines classics to inspired new favorites that the locals love. Join us to discover the East Village one bite at a time.

  • Enjoy reservations at 3 top locally owned restaurants during this 3 hour walking culinary adventure

  • Experience personal service and expert recommendations at each venue by our tour host

  • Learn about the stories of the district past and present

  • Taste your first adult beverage (cocktail, wine or beer) on us at the first venue

  • Savor food tastings included at each venue to sample a variety of foods from different styles and cuisines

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East Village 

Walking Food Tour

$55 per person; group of 4

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no hidden booking fees

Duration

3 hours; approximately

Included

VIP reservations

Top rated restaurants

All food tastings

First drink on us

Professional local guide

Optional

Tip for your guide

Souvenirs

Meeting Location

Outside Scenic Route Bakery

350 East Locust Street

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Availability

  • A minimum of 24 hours notice is preferred

  • Our standard tour times are Tuesday through Saturday. Click Book Now for available times. 

  • Contact us for other available private customized tour times

  • Each guest will need to have an ID proving their age of 21 years or older

  • Full payment is required to reserve and confirm your desired tour date

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Pricing

Group of 2 at $65 per person

Group of 4 at $55 per person

Group of 6 at $50 per person

Group of 8 at $50 per person

Group of 10 at $50 per person

Group of 12 at $50 per person

Group of 18 at $50 per person

Group of 20 at $50 per person

Contact us for a larger group quote

Prices may be higher during busy citywide event days

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