Public Tours

Minneapolis Riverwalk
Minneapolis RiverwalkWalk along the scenic riverfront in downtown Minneapolis sample food and have a great time with other food lovers! Learn More
Heart of St. Paul
Heart of St. PaulRight in the heart of downtown St. Paul and along the Mississippi River- this tour is filled with rich history and local crafted food.Learn More
"Nordeast" River DistrictBrand new tour exploring the historical Northeast Minneapolis or what locals call "Nordeast" and the Riverfront area.Learn More
Heart of Minneapolis
Heart of MinneapolisJoin us as we walk through the heart of downtown Minneapolis! Visit our Broadway Theater district, tallest building in Minneapolis and enjoy our local food.Learn More
Minneapolis Eat & Sip
Minneapolis Eat & SipRight downtown Minneapolis this tour features local restaurants, drinks plus many historical sights - must be at least 21 to join!Learn More
Slice of Minneapolis
Slice of MinneapolisComing this Fall- Jump on our bus and enjoy a slice of Minneapolis on the Twin Cities' only pizza tour, feature 5 local pizzeriasLearn More
Country Side Winery Tour
Country Side Winery TourVery popular fall bus tour visiting 3 wineries, multiple wine samples and 5 hours long and lots of fun with other winos! (Bus Tour)Learn More
River Road Winery Tour
River Road Winery TourFall winery tour featuring 3 premier wineries located along the St. Croix River Valley, multiple wine samples, 6 hours long - bring your friends! (Bus Tour)Learn More
Minneapolis Skyway
Minneapolis SkywayWhile it's chilly outside, join us as we weave our way through the cozy corners of downtown Minneapolis skyways on an indoor food adventure.Learn More
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Minneapolis Riverwalk 

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Hungry for an off-the-beaten path Minneapolis food experience? Join us as we explore one of the city's trendy and historical neighborhoods, Mill District and St. Anthony on Main in Northeast Minneapolis. You'll enjoy sampling food at the first Thai restaurant in Minnesota, home-made gelato, and drinking local Minnesota brewed craft beer along the oldest street in Minneapolis. You'll also enjoy mouth-watering pasta located in the historical Chase building, local favorite - the cheese curds, and nosh on an amazing dessert from a well know pastry chef Nominated for the James Beard award as we stroll through the local Farmers Market.

Along with sampling food we will also visit the Mill City Museum, stroll by the Guthrie, and enjoy gorgeous views of St. Anthony Falls as we walk along the Stone Arch Bridge into historical St. Anthony on Main.  You'll learn about the history of both these neighborhoods including a stroll along the oldest street in Minneapolis.  You'll taste and chat with other food-loving guests, and leave the tour with an appreciation for these distinct neighborhoods that most tourist never see!

*Market and Mill City Museum is closed on Thursday evenings

Tour Operates

  • 6-9pm Thursdays (May - Sept)
  • 11-2pm Saturdays (April - Nov)

Tastings

  • Unique mouthwatering pasta with an amazing atmosphere
  • You haven't been to Minnesota until you've tried the Cheese Curds!
  • Dessert from a local chef Nominated for the James Beard award and featured on many baking TV shows
  • Authentic fresh Thai spring roll from the first Thai restaurant in Minnesota
  • Variety of Minnesota brewed craft beers (non-alcoholic tastings available)
  • Delicious and most popular Thai dish, you better eat it all, you don't want to enrage the "God of Rice"
  • Gelato that is sure to please your taste buds
  • Gooey cheese-bread made from a local bakery
  • Award winning coffee including local favorite Nordeast Mud (only in private tours)

    *Some tastings are only available on specific tour dates.  Market is closed for Thursday tours.  Tastings subject to change without notice.  Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

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Pricing

$47 per person

Location

Starting location begins at Gold Medal Park (S 10th Ave & S 2nd Street), located next to the Guthrie Theater (818 South 2nd Street), ends in Northeast Minneapolis.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Tour Policies

Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

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Heart of St. Paul Food Tour

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Explore the best of St. Paul food in the heart of downtown. Start by enjoying the sights along the Mighty Mississippi River. You’ll learn about St. Paul’s food culture while exploring the city’s rich history. You’ll sample food from an old gangster hangout and drink local brewed craft beer from the only brewery in the country that uses well water to produce its beer. 

Stroll through some of the most historic areas in St. Paul including the Saint Paul Hotel that overlooks Rice Park and Landmark Center. Along the way you’ll enjoy quaint eateries that have pride in local ownership; including a favorite since 1932. Visit one of the best local chocolatiers in the Twin Cities while eating and sipping on their hand crafted chocolate. 

See the tallest building in St. Paul as well as Mickey’s Dinner Car, a local favorite that was featured in the Mighty Ducks and Rachel Rays’ Tasty Travels on the Food Network. To cap off an incredible tour of Minnesota’s second largest city enjoy food from the Restaurant Critics’ Choice for Japanese food along with a variety of African and Mediterranean food. Between the rich history and incredible food, you’ll never want to leave the state’s capital. 

Tour Operates

11-2pm Saturdays (June - October)

Tastings

  • Must eat on any Minnesotans list – Walleye Fingers from the land of 10,000 lakes beer battered with local craft beer
  • Found only in Northern Lakes, enjoy local wild rice in a fresh harvest chicken salad
  • Fine local chocolates including, Potion #9 Chocolate Sauce, Sipping Chocolate and truffle of your choice - 41 - 99%.  Our favorite is the Himalayan Caramel! 
  • Gyoza (Japanese dumpling) featured from a winner of Restaurants Critics Choice
  • Locally brewed Minnesota craft beer (optional non-alcoholic tastings available)
  • Variety of mouthwatering African, Mediterranean, and American cuisine made fresh and prepared Halal
  • Japanese skewered chicken or beef features bold Asian flavor profile bursting with savory and sweet goodness  (Yakitori/Kushiyaki)
  • Deliciously sweet and salty popular Chicago Mix® popcorn

    *Tastings subject to change without notice. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

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Pricing

$47 per person

Location

Starting location begins at Mears Park (221 5th Street E St Paul) at the corner of N Sibley Street and 5th Street E; ends at 426 St Peter Street.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Tour Policies

Booking Policy: Tours must have a minimum of 4 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are not achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.  

All tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. This tour is held rain or shine. If bad weather occurs, tour will be enjoyed inside via skyways.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

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"Nordeast" River District

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Take a stroll along the Mississippi River in the historical Northeast neighborhood. This guided tour starts on the oldest street in Minneapolis highlighting the Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls. You'll enjoy Eastern European specialties and pirogi from a James Beard Award winner, a staple of "Minnesota" style pizza, classic polish sausages and sauerkraut with a variety of Minnesota craft beers. Don't forget the gelato that is sure to please your taste buds. While enjoying the NE neighborhood you''ll even learn why it's called "Nordeast".

Tour Operates

  • 11-2pm Sundays (April - Nov)

Tastings

  • James Beard award winner - featuring Eastern European specialties and their pierogi
  • Local favorite "Minnesota" style pizza since 1965
  • Variety of Minnesota brewed craft beers (non-alcoholic tastings available)
  • Over 62 years, this classic polish restaurant serves up their very popular homemade sausages and sauerkraut
  • Gelato that is sure to please your taste buds
  • You haven't been to Minnesota until you've tried the Cheese Curds
  • Award winning coffee including local favorite Nordeast Mud 

    *Tastings subject to change without notice.  Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated

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Pricing

$47 per person

Location

Starting location begins at SE Main Street & 6th Street, ends at Hennepin and University (map does not reflect exact location)

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Tour Policies

Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

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Heart of Minneapolis

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Join us as we weave our way through the skyscrapers of downtown Minneapolis on a food adventure! We will stroll through the "Broadway" Theatre District and view a building that set the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest structure ever moved on rubber-wheeled dollies.  Enjoy VIP service at some of the newest and hottest award winning restaurants downtown. You will also sample and learn the art of local beer making with a local brewery. The tour includes seeing the Minneapolis skyscraper that was modeled after the Washington Monument, visiting the tallest building in Minneapolis.  Along the way we will also visit quaint eateries that have pride in local ownership; including a favorite since 1932.  You will participate in beer sampling and learn the secrets behind the great food you are enjoying.  You'll leave the tour with a tasty experience of some of the best food finds Minneapolis has to offer all while learning history of downtown and soaking in the local culture.

Tour Operates

1:30-4:30pm Fridays (May - Sept)

Tastings

  • Ham and Pear Crisp Sandwich with fresh home-made chips from the restaurant that has "damn good food"! 
  • All about sourcing local with Grilled Artichoke & Porcini Fondue and warm flatbread
  • Deliciously sweet and salty popular Chicago Mix® popcorn
  • Fresh and melt in your mouth Rotisserie Chicken Wings in maple glaze made with pure maple syrup, lemon juice, fresh ginger and Sriracha
  • Fine chocolates to be savored
  • Locally brewed Minnesota craft beer (optional non-alcoholic tastings available)
  • Fried Shrimp tossed in sweet & spicy thai chili sauce, served with Ginger Citrus Sauce
  • Featured on the Cooking Channel Unique Sweets - Bourbon Whiskey Caramel Donut Bread Pudding Loaf

Additional food options for private tours

  • Mouthwatering flat bread pizza at a local hot spot
  • Sinfully delicious variety of cupcakes 
  • Sip on warm and comforting loose leaf tea
  • Variety of a delicious French pastry; the Macaroon 

    *Tastings subject to change without notice. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

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Pricing

$47

Location

Starting location begins at LaSalle Plaza (825 Hennepin Ave), located on Hennepin Ave between 8th & 9th Street; ends at Metro Building (80 9th Street S).  Right outside of Rock Bottom Brewery.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Tour Policies

All tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. This tour is held rain or shine. If bad weather occurs, tour will be enjoyed inside via skyways.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

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Eat & Sip

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Join us as we weave our way through the skyscrapers of downtown Minneapolis on a food adventure! We will stroll through the "Broadway" Theatre District and view a building that set the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest structure ever moved on rubber-wheeled dollies.  Enjoy VIP service at some of the newest and hottest award winning restaurants downtown. You will also sample and learn the art of local beer making with a local brewery. The tour includes seeing the Minneapolis skyscraper that was modeled after the Washington Monument, visiting the tallest building in Minneapolis.  Along the way we will also visit quaint eateries that have pride in local ownership; including a favorite since 1932.  You will participate in beer sampling and learn the secrets behind the great food you are enjoying.  You'll leave the tour with a tasty experience of some of the best food finds Minneapolis has to offer all while learning history of downtown and soaking in the local culture.

Tour Operates

2:00pm Saturdays (May - Oct)

Tastings

  • Ham and Pear Crisp Sandwich with fresh home-made chips from the restaurant that has "damn good food" served with their famous purgatory punch
  • All about sourcing local with Grilled Artichoke & Porcini Fondue and warm flatbread, served with a house made cocktail
  • Deliciously sweet and salty popular Chicago Mix® popcorn
  • Fresh and melt in your mouth Rotisserie Chicken Wings in maple glaze made with pure maple syrup, lemon juice, fresh ginger and Sriracha
  • Fine chocolates to be savored
  • Fried Shrimp tossed in sweet & spicy thai chili sauce, served with Ginger Citrus Sauce with Locally brewed Minnesota craft beer (optional non-alcoholic tastings available)
  • Featured on the Cooking Channel Unique Sweets - Bourbon Whiskey Caramel Donut Bread Pudding Loaf with Peace Coffee known for their reputation for farm-to-roaster integrity, local ownership (cooperative), and bicycle deliver (rain, shine, sleet or snow)

Additional food options for private tours

  • Mouthwatering flat bread pizza at a local hot spot
  • Sinfully delicious variety of cupcakes 
  • Sip on warm and comforting loose leaf tea
  • Variety of a delicious French pastry; the Macaroon 

    *Tastings subject to change without notice. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

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Pricing

$62

Location

Starting location begins at LaSalle Plaza (825 Hennepin Ave), located on Hennepin Ave between 8th & 9th Street; ends at Metro Building (80 9th Street S).  Right outside of Rock Bottom Brewery.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Tour Policies

All tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. This tour is held rain or shine. If bad weather occurs, tour will be enjoyed inside via skyways.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

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Slice of Minneapolis

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Jump on our bus and enjoy a slice of Minneapolis on the Twin Cities' only pizza tour. Pizza lovers will eat their way through five local pizza joints where you'll compare pizza crusts, cheese and sauces while learning the history of these Minneapolis staples. Experience authentic local pizzerias who have been featured on many "Best Pizza in the Twin Cities" lists and get a taste of the best pie in the Midwest from a Minneapolis favorite, the first coal burning made pizzeria in Minnesota, a Minneapolis legend, a wood fire Neapolitan specialist and the home of football pizza! 

Tour Operates

1-4/4:30pm Saturdays starting in September

Tastings

  • Coal fired pizza featuring a crust that is crisp but not chewy, thin but not crackery and firm enough to hold a slice with one hand.  
  • Only found here in Minnesota - home of the football pizza served up with their "green sauce"
  • Making pizza since 1963 this "Minnesota style" pizza served up in squares and features sweet and garlicky sauce and the mega-blanket of cheese 
  • Twin Cities' first modern boutique pizza parlor with whole wheat-based crust in the specialty pies
  • Wood fire Neapolitan pizza in Minneapolis located in the Arts District of "nordeast"

    *Tastings subject to change without notice. We can NOT accommodate most food restrictions

Pricing

$65 per person

Location

825 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN 55402 - Outside of Rock Bottom Brewery in LaSalle Plaza

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Tour Policies

Booking Policy: Tours must have a minimum of 6 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are not achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.  

All tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. This tour is held rain or shine. If bad weather occurs, tour will be enjoyed inside via skyways.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

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Country Side Winery Tour

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Sit back, relax and allow our knowledgeable tour guide to take you to Minnesota's best wineries right outside of the Twin Cities! Join us as we start the tour on our luxury coach bus learning about the mysteries of wine and the wondrous tales of the country side.  The first winery we will visit is Sovereign Estate that is nestled along the banks of Lake Waconia. Here we will savor Taste Twin Cities favorite Cabernet Franc wine with a variety of other wines and nosh on a food pairing. At this stop you will have time to purchase lunch to enjoy with your favorite glass of wine.

We will then travel to Parley Lake Winery located in Waconia.  Time will be available to enjoy a glass of wine on the outdoor patio overlooking their family owned apple orchard and visit the petting zoo. Included in Parley's wine collection is the winner of the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Brianna Breeze.

We'll finish the afternoon at one of Minnesota's newest wineries, Schram Vineyards. You will be one of the first winos to enjoy another local Minnesota winery. The Vineyard was planted in 2008 with 6 acres of a variety of Minnesota hardy grapes. We'll enjoying sampling their wine with views of their beautiful vineyards, gardens, and lake view. If you feel adventurous before we end the tour, you can enjoy playing a little Bocce Ball on their new courts.  This winery also features a brewery!

Time will be available to purchase your favorite bottle(s) of wine at each winery for your enjoyment on our coach or save it for a special occasion.

* Order of tour may vary

Tour Operates

Noon on select Saturdays in September and October

Includes

  • 5 hour guided tour of local wineries throughout the country side 
  • Transportation provided with our air conditioned coach bus
  • 3 wineries, with multiple wine tastings
  • Souvenir glasses
  • Food available at Sovereign Estate Winery

Pricing

$85

Location

Starting location begins at LaSalle Plaza (825 Hennepin Ave), located on Hennepin Ave between 8th & 9th Street; ends at Metro Building (80 9th Street S).  Right outside of Rock Bottom Brewery.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Transportation

This tour includes our fun open air bus April - October, and our luxury coach November - March

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Tour Policies

Public tours must have a minimum of 12 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are NOT achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.

Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

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River Road Winery Tour

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Hop on our luxury coach for a wine adventure you will not soon forget.  Join Taste Twin Cities on a tour of three of the premier wineries located along the St. Croix River Valley.  On our way to the first winery we will learn about the history of wine and enjoy the views along the historic river road.   The first winery is Minnesota's oldest winery established in 1977, Northern Vineyard.  We will sample wine and enjoy the views of the St. Croix River and its historic lift bridge.  Next up is the newest winery in Wisconsin, Belle Vinez. This is a Zimmerman Family owned winery along with a small eatery featuring little bites that complement their wines.  Their brick oven pizza's can be added onto your tickets and they'll be ready when you arrive.  Or order a few small bits to bring along on the bus to our final winery. At Cannon River Winery, who won the Best of Show awards at the 2012 Minnesota Monthly Food & Wine Experience, you will receive a private sampling in their tasting room that was the historical Lee Chevrolet service station.  Time will be available to purchase your favorite bottle(s) of wine at each winery for your enjoyment on our coach or save it for a special occasion.

Tour Operates

Noon - 6pm on select Saturdays in September and October

Includes

  • 6 hour guided tour of local wineries throughout the river side of the Twin Cities
  • Transportation provided with our air conditioned coach bus
  • 3 wineries, with multiple wine tastings
  • Souvenir glasses
  • Food available at Belle Vinez
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Pricing

$85

Location

Starting location begins at LaSalle Plaza (825 Hennepin Ave), located on Hennepin Ave between 8th & 9th Street; ends at Metro Building (80 9th Street S).  Right outside of Rock Bottom Brewery.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Transportation

This tour includes our fun open air bus April - October, and our luxury coach November - March

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Tour Policies

Public tours must have a minimum of 12 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are NOT achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.

Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

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Minneapolis Skyway Food Tour

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While it's chilly outside, join us as we weave our way through the cozy corners of downtown Minneapolis skyways on a food adventure.  We will stroll through the "Broadway" Theater District and enjoy VIP service as we visit some of the newest and hottest award winning restaurants downtown has to offer. The tour includes seeing the Minneapolis skyscraper that was modeled after the Washington Monument and visiting the famous Statue of Mary Richards tossing her hat.  Along the way we will also visit quaint eateries that have pride in local ownership; including a favorite since 1932.  You will participate in craft beer sampling and learn the secrets behind the great food you are enjoying.  You'll leave the tour with a tasty experience of some of the best food finds Minneapolis has to offer all while learning history of downtown and soaking in the local culture.

Tour Operates

2-5pm Saturdays (November - March)

Tastings

  • Ham and Pear Crisp Sandwich with fresh home-made chips from the restaurant that has "damn good food"! 
  • All about sourcing local with Grilled Artichoke & Porcini Fondue and warm flatbread
  • Deliciously sweet and salty popular Chicago Mix® popcorn
  • Fresh and melt in your mouth Rotisserie Chicken Wings in maple glaze made with pure maple syrup, lemon juice, fresh ginger and Sriracha
  • Fine chocolates to be savored
  • Fried Shrimp tossed in sweet & spicy thai chili sauce, served with Ginger Citrus Sauce with Locally brewed Minnesota craft beer (optional non-alcoholic tastings available)
  • Featured on the Cooking Channel Unique Sweets - Bourbon Whiskey Caramel Donut Bread Pudding Loaf

Additional food options for private tours

  • Mouthwatering flat bread pizza at a local hot spot
  • Sinfully delicious variety of cupcakes 
  • Sip on warm and comforting loose leaf tea
  • Variety of a delicious French pastry; the Macaroon 

    *Tastings subject to change without notice. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

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Pricing

$47

Location

Starting location begins at LaSalle Plaza (825 Hennepin Ave), located on Hennepin Ave between 8th & 9th Street; ends at Metro Building (80 9th Street S).  Right outside of Rock Bottom Brewery.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Tour Policies

Booking Policy: Tours must have a minimum of 4 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are not achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.  

All tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. This tour is held rain or shine. If bad weather occurs, tour will be enjoyed inside via skyways.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

Book Now