Public Tours

Minneapolis Skyway
Minneapolis SkywayChilly outside? Join us as we weave our way through the cozy corners of downtown Minneapolis skyways for a food adventure.Learn More
St. Paul Skyway
St. Paul SkywayEnjoy this indoor downtown St. Paul food tour using the Skyways to get around as we visit many local restaurants and eateries.Learn More
Mothers Day Chocolate Tour
Mothers Day Chocolate TourWhat's better then spending your day with Mom and local crafted chocolate! One day only.Learn More
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 MinneapolisRight in the heart of downtown Minneapolis - we'll visit Broadway Theater district, tallest building in Minneapolis & 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
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
Valentine's Tour
Valentine's TourJump on our coach bus, grab your loved one this Valentine's season and visit local chocolatiers with lots of fine chocolate!Learn More
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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 Minneapolis 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 taste craft beer samples 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

Saturdays 2-5pm (Nov - Mar)

Apr - Oct:  for the same tour, but outdoors please book our Heart of Minneapolis Food Tour

Tastings

  • Ham and Pear Crisp Sandwich with fresh home-made chips from the restaurant that has "damn good food"!
  • All about sourcing local with Heirloom Corn Bread with ghost pepper cheese, scallions and honey butter
  • 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:

  • Mouth watering 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 Macaron 

Tasting menus and food stops are subject to change without notice. At this time, we can provide an alternative menu for these food options: nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, pork-free, shellfish-free, vegetarian or vegan. However, we cannot guarantee that the food or drinks on the tour were made in a facility free of the following items:  peanuts, tree-nuts, dairy, shellfish, meat or other food allergies. 

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Pricing

$50 

Location

Starting and ending location is in Metro Building outside Hell’s Kitchen. Exact location is 86 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402

  • 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 non-refundable 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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St. Paul Skyway Food Tour

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Explore the best of St. Paul food in the heart of downtown on this indoor food adventure. You’ll learn about the Capital City's robust food culture while exploring its rich history, 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. 

You'll also stroll through some of the most historic areas in St. Paul - including the Saint Paul Hotel that overlooks Rice Park and Landmark Center. See the tallest building in St. Paul as well as Mickey’s Diner Car, a local favorite that was featured in both "The Mighty Ducks" and Rachel Ray's  "Tasty Travels" on the Food Network.

To cap off an incredible tour of Minnesota’s second-largest city, you'll enjoy quaint eateries that have pride in local ownership (including one of the best local chocolatiers/confectioners in the Twin Cities and a St. Paul favorite since 1932) and food from critically-acclaimed Japanese, African and Mediterranean restaurants.

Between the rich history and incredible food, you’ll never want to leave the state’s capital. 

This tour is approximately 90% indoors and includes about 3 city blocks walking outside.

Tour Operates

Saturdays 11am-2pm (Nov - Mar)

Apr - Oct:  for the same tour but outdoors, please book our Heart of St Paul Food Tour

Tastings

  • Japanese skewered chicken or beef featuring a bold Asian flavor profile bursting with savory and sweet goodness (Yakitori/Kushiyaki)
  • Variety of mouthwatering African, Mediterranean, and American cuisine made fresh and prepared Halal
  • Fine local chocolates including, Potion #9 Chocolate Sauce, Sipping Chocolate and a 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 flights of Minnesota craft beer from Tin Whiskers Brewing (optional non-alcoholic tastings available)
  • You haven't been to Minnesota until you've tried the Cheese Curds!
  • Deliciously sweet and salty popular Chicago Mix® popcorn

Tasting menus and food stops are subject to change without notice. At this time, we can provide an alternative menu for these food options: nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, pork-free, shellfish-free, vegetarian or vegan. However, we cannot guarantee that the food or drinks on the tour were made in a facility free of the following items:  peanuts, tree-nuts, dairy, shellfish, meat or other food allergies. 

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Pricing

$50 per person

Location

Starting location is in the old Pioneer Press building (141 4th Street East, St. Paul); enter via main door located on Robert St N. Ending location at 411 Minnesota St, St Paul, MN 55101.

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

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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Mother's Day Chocolate Tour

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Do you love fine chocolates?! Come join us on the Twin Cities' only Mother's Day chocolate tour! You will enjoy the best chocolate delicacies the Twin Cities has to offer, all while being chauffeured around in a warm and cozy coach bus.

The tour will be filled with sweets from local chocolatiers, but it doesn't stop there. You'll also learn the history behind chocolate, process and production, how to taste, and you'll sample the newest craze - the cacao nib. 

You'll start with sampling Potion #9 Chocolate Sauce, sipping chocolate and tasting chocolate with a variety of cacao percentages. When you leave, you'll take a select truffle of your choice with you. This is a great location to grab a coffee, latte or tea - and yes, they have chocolate tea!

Next up is tasting gooey turtles and signature Chicago Mix® popcorn at a local favorite since 1932 (pssst, they may even have ties from the St. Paul mob!). Their chocolate and caramel family recipe can be found in a large selection of chocolates - from chocolate covered cherries to sponge chocolate.

Straight from the rooftops of St. Paul, this local beekeeping chocolatier features distinctive honey bon-bons. Their exquisite honey is encased in award-winning, 100% chocolate and hand burnished with 23K edible gold leaf. Each bon-bon is a brilliant union of elegance and raw nature. 

We'll end the tour at the "best truffles in the country, possibly the world!" according to Oprah on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Here, we'll meet local chocolatiers to learn about their amazing truffles. Once you sample one of these truffles, you'll know why Oprah raves about them!

Tour Operates

Saturday May 11th,  10am-1pm AND 1:30pm-4:30pm

Tastings

  • Oprah's "best truffles in the country, possibly the world" 
  • Potion #9 Chocolate Sauce
  • Distinctive honey bon-bons
  • Gooey caramel pecan turtle from a local favorite since 1932
  • Sipping Chocolate
  • You're new caffeine fix?? - the popular cacao nibs
  • Truffle of your choice - 41 - 99%.  Our favorite is the Himalayan Caramel
  • Can't leave here without their famous Chicago Mix® popcorn
  • Sample different chocolate cacao percentages

    *Tastings subject to change without notice

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Pricing

$65 per person

Location

Pick up location is InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront Hotel - located at 11 E Kellogg Blvd, St Paul

  • 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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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, the 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 Minnesota-brewed craft beer along the oldest street in Minneapolis. You'll also enjoy mouth-watering pasta located in the historical Chase building, a fried food that is universally loved in Minnesota, and an amazing dessert created by a pastry chef nominated for the James Beard award.

In addition to sampling food, we will also stroll through the local Farmers Market, Mill City Museum and Guthrie Theater. You'll 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 of these neighborhoods while touring 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 tourists never see!

Tour Operates

  • 6-9pm Thursdays (May - Sep)
  • 11-2pm Saturdays (Apr - Nov)

Tastings

4-5 stops/tastings are included on each tour. Below lists all the food tastings available. Food tasting will vary on tour date and time due to availability at restaurants. Please reach out to us if you have questions.

  • 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 (with or without shrimp)
  • 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
  • James Beard award winner - featuring Eastern European specialties and their pierogi
  • Award winning coffee including local favorite Nordeast Mud
  • Over 62 years, this classic polish restaurant serves up their very popular homemade sausages and sauerkraut

Tasting menus and food stops are subject to change without notice.  Market is open only on Saturdays.  Mill City is closed on Thursday evening tour.  At this time, we can provide an alternative menu for these food options: nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, pork-free, shellfish-free, vegetarian or vegan. However, we cannot guarantee that the food or drinks on the tour were made in a facility free of the following items:  peanuts, tree-nuts, dairy, shellfish, meat or other food allergies. Nor can we guarantee that each stop on the tour may have an alternative food option for these food allergies or food choices.

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Pricing

$50 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 the Capital City's food culture while exploring the its 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/confectioners 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 Diner Car, a local favorite that was featured both in the "Mighty Ducks" and Rachel Ray's "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 (Apr - Oct)

Nov - Mar:  for the same tour but indoors please book our St Paul Skyway Food Tour

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, local wild rice in a fresh harvest chicken salad
  • Fine local chocolates including, Potion #9 Chocolate Sauce, Sipping Chocolate and a 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 featuring a bold Asian flavor profile bursting with savory and sweet goodness  (Yakitori/Kushiyaki)
  • Deliciously sweet and salty popular Chicago Mix® popcorn

Tasting menus and food stops are subject to change without notice. At this time, we can provide an alternative menu for these food options: nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, pork-free, shellfish-free, vegetarian or vegan. However, we cannot guarantee that the food or drinks on the tour were made in a facility free of the following items:  peanuts, tree-nuts, dairy, shellfish, meat or other food allergies. Nor can we guarantee that each stop on the tour may have an alternative food option for these food allergies or food choices.

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Pricing

$50 per person

Location

Starting location is in Mears Park (221 5th Street E St Paul) at the corner of N Sibley Street and 5th Street E; ending location is at 411 Minnesota St.

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

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 

Tasting menus and food stops are subject to change without notice. At this time, we can provide an alternative menu for these food options: nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, pork-free, shellfish-free, vegetarian or vegan. However, we cannot guarantee that the food or drinks on the tour were made in a facility free of the following items:  peanuts, tree-nuts, dairy, shellfish, meat or other food allergies. 

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Pricing

$50 per person

Location

Starting location begins at SE Main Street & 6th Ave SE (end of Stone Arch Bridge), 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

1:00-4:00pm Fridays (Apr - Oct)

Nov - Mar:  for the same tour but indoors please book our Minneapolis Skyway Food Tour

Tastings

  • Ham and Pear Crisp Sandwich with fresh home-made chips from the restaurant that has "damn good food"! 
  • Fresh and melt in your mouth large Rotisserie Chicken Wings in maple glaze made with pure maple syrup, lemon juice, fresh ginger and Sriracha
  • Deliciously sweet and salty popular Chicago Mix® popcorn
  • All about sourcing local with Heirloom Corn Bread with ghost pepper cheese, scallions and honey butter
  • 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 

Tasting menus and food stops are subject to change without notice. At this time, we can provide an alternative menu for these food options: nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, pork-free, shellfish-free, vegetarian or vegan. However, we cannot guarantee that the food or drinks on the tour were made in a facility free of the following items:  peanuts, tree-nuts, dairy, shellfish, meat or other food allergies. 

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Pricing

$50

Location

Starting location is outside of Rock Bottom Brewery, INSIDE LaSalle Plaza, 825 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN 55402

  • 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
  • Fresh and melt in your mouth Rotisserie Chicken Wings in maple glaze made with pure maple syrup, lemon juice, fresh ginger and Sriracha
  • Deliciously sweet and salty popular Chicago Mix® popcorn
  • All about sourcing local with Heirloom Corn Bread with ghost pepper cheese, scallions and honey butter; served with a house made cocktail
  • 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 

Tasting menus and food stops are subject to change without notice. At this time, we can provide an alternative menu for these food options: nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, pork-free, shellfish-free, vegetarian or vegan. However, we cannot guarantee that the food or drinks on the tour were made in a facility free of the following items:  peanuts, tree-nuts, dairy, shellfish, meat or other food allergies. 

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Pricing

$65

Location

Starting and ending location is in Metro Building outside Hell’s Kitchen. Exact location is 86 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402

  • 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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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 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 you can savor Taste Twin Cities favorite Cabernet Franc wine with a variety of other wines and nosh on food. 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 enjoy a glass of 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, glass of wine at each
  • 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

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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For the Love of Chocolate 

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Are you looking for something new and exciting to do for your loved one this Valentine's Day? Do you love fine chocolates?

Come join us for the Twin Cities' only chocolate tour where you can enjoy the best chocolate delicacies the Twin Cities has to offer, all while being chauffeured around in a warm, cozy coach bus. 

The day will be filled with sweets from local chocolatiers while learning the history behind chocolate, the process and production, how to taste, and and you'll sample the newest craze - the cacao nib. 

We'll dive right into all kinds of treats starting with sampling Potion #9 Chocolate Sauce, sipping chocolate, and chocolate with a variety of cacao percentages. When you leave, you'll depart with a select truffle of your choice. This is a great location to grab a coffee, tea or latte - and yes, they have chocolate tea!

Next up is gooey turtles and their signature Chicago Mix Popcorn at a local favorite since 1932 that may have ties to the St. Paul mob.  Their chocolate and caramel family recipe can be found in a large selection of chocolates from chocolate-covered cherries to sponge chocolate.

Straight from the rooftops of St. Paul, this local beekeeping chocolatier features distinctive honey bon-bons.  Their exquisite honey is encased in award-winning 100% chocolate and then hand burnished with 23K edible gold leaf.  Each bon-bon is a brilliant union of elegance and raw nature. 

We'll end the tour at the "best truffles in the country, possibly the world!" according to Oprah on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Here we'll meet local chocolatiers to learn about their amazing truffles. Once you sample one of these truffles you'll know why Oprah raves about them!

Don't miss this tour - one day only!

Tour Operates

Saturday Feb 9th, 10-1pm AND 1:30-4:30pm

Tastings

  • Oprah's "best truffles in the country, possibly the world" 
  • Potion #9 Chocolate Sauce
  • Distinctive honey bon-bons
  • Gooey caramel pecan turtle from a local favorite since 1932
  • Sipping Chocolate
  • Your new caffeine fix?? - the popular cacao nibs
  • Truffle of your choice - 41 - 99% cacao.  Our favorite is the Himalayan Caramel
  • Can't leave here without their famous Chicago Mix® popcorn
  • Sample different chocolate cacao percentages

    *Tastings subject to change without notice

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Pricing

Early registration price $130 per couple, Full Value price $150 per couple - (Tickets are sold as a Couple - includes 2 tickets)

Location

Pick up location is InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront Hotel - located at 11 E Kellogg Blvd, St Paul

  • 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 then 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

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