Best Eats of Downtown Louisville Tour

Duration: 2 hours

Location: We will explore the South 4th Street Area of Downtown Louisville



Ages 15 and Over



Ages 14 and Under

No one under the age of 21 permitted on tour.

A casual downtown walking food tour highlighting amazing local restaurants with some gangster history mixed in along the way

  • Relax! We do all the work. Our guides take you to multiple tasting locations and mix in fun local trivia along the way.
  • Love Food Network? You get to sample chocolates Kentucky's best candy store as rated in Food Network Magazine.
  • Discover new culinary perspective by meeting the owners and professionals behind the scenes of several of Louisville's favorite locations.

Tours run Saturday's at 11:45 am May to October Rain or Shine

Enough food served for a heavy lunch or light dinner

Outstanding Trip Advisor Reviews. Our guests love us!

Family Friendly and Stroller Accessable

All Tasting Locations are Wheelchair Accessable

We Can Accommodate Vegetarians & Most Food Allergies with Prior Notice

What to Expect

This tour starts at 4th Street Live, Louisville’s revitalized entertainment district.   As we walk down 4th street, you will learn about the history of Louisville and how Al Capone and F. Scott Fitzgerald spent their time in the river city. You will sample locally made foods and beverages that will awaken your palate and expand your love of our food scene.  We’ll try a new take on the “hot brown”, try food from a James Beard House guest Chef Zach Young and wrap up the tour at the world’s only bourbon certified chocolatier.  It’s a great way to explore the area stress free in a fun relaxed atmosphere.

Heine Brothers Coffee

Louisville's own organic fair trade coffee house. Simply a Louisville Original (Est. 1993).

Sicilian Pizza & Pasta

Delicious hand-tossed gourmet pizzas and pastas. Home of the 'hot brown pizza'

Safier Mediterranean Deli

A unique fusion of Mid-Eastern & Indian flavors (Est. 2005)

Marketplace Restaurant

Chef Young provides cuisine has southern roots with a strong international flair (Est. 2010)

Art Eatables

Home of the only bourbon certified chocolatier and a winner of the 2014 Best of Louisville Award (Est. 2007)

Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse

An urban spin on a Kentucky original

Where to Meet

We meet in front of the Heine Brothers Coffee at 4th Street live next to the colorful horse statue with a koala on its back.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

We conduct our tours regardless of the weather, rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside most if not all of the locations on the tour. When in route between locations we will leverage several stopping points that are under cover and out of the weather. We also try to provide ponchos in case of sudden weather changes or if you do not have your own umbrella. However, we recommend you check the weather conditions for your tour day and dress appropriately.


Accommodations can often be made for those individuals with special dietary needs. We request that you notify us when purchasing your tickets if you are a vegetarian, have food allergies (such as gluten free or dairy free) and we will make every effort to accommodate you. However, substitutions may not be available at all tasting locations. We are sorry for the inconvenience


Tips for the guides are greatly appreciated but not required. If you feel your guide did a great job, then absolutely, show them your appreciation by giving them a tip. Tour gratuities are customarily 15% to 20% if you had a great experience.  Also, we’d love it if you would leave us a great review on TripAdvisor or Yelp.


Yes, all of our tours can accommodate wheelchairs or strollers

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What a great way to meet other people, eat some great food and get a little history. They even adapted the tasting for my food allergies!

Elizabeth, TripAdvisor

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