Discover Downtown Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours

Location: Downtown Syracuse




All sales are final. Non refundable. Tours occur rain or shine.

Walk and eat your way through Downtown Syracuse!

  • Enjoy this one of a kind culinary adventure.
  • Support local, family-owned businesses.
  • Indulge in some of Syracuse’s most tasty treats.
  • Acquire knowledge about Syracuse’s fascinating history.

All food included in ticket price

Photography Encouraged

Tours occur Saturdays at 12:00pm

What to Expect

Sampling Syracuse Food Tours will provide you with a delicious and unique way to discover Downtown Syracuse.  Our 3 hour walking tour includes stops at award winning restaurants.  Participants will sample local fare as well as visit cultural and historic landmarks.

Many of our eateries are family owned and operated and get their stamp of approval from locals.  Downtown Syracuse’s fascinating history and vibrant culinary scene provide the perfect ingredients for a fun and memorable walking food tour experience.

We cover two miles through the streets of Downtown Syracuse, walking at a moderate pace.

Enough food is served that for most participants, lunch is not necessary afterwards.

Enjoy Syracuse's award winning restaurants!


The Sweet Praxis

Kitty Hoynes

Sweet on Chocolate

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Cathy's Cookie Kitchen

Where to Meet

Outside of Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub & Restaurant

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

To maximize your chances of getting the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance. Tickets can only be purchased with a Visa, AMEX, or MasterCard from our website or by calling. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted.

Absolutely! While you may be familiar with our route and some of the tasting locations, the opportunity exists to taste new food items and to learn more about the establishments themselves. We will share some fun facts about Downtown Syracuse’s history, architecture and culture that you have yet to discover.  Also, as a local, you will have the unique opportunity to re-visit many of the eateries we will stop at, as well as others we recommend, all at your leisure!  Finally, this tour is an excellent activity with which to entertain out-of-town family and guests.

Tours generally last 3.0 hours and participants can expect to be standing or walking for a majority of the time. We cover two miles and walk at a moderate pace. We will also sit at two locations for at least 45 minutes total.

Please be sure and let us know if you or anyone in your group has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, celiac, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can typically accommodate your needs.

$3.00 parking is available in the Trolley Lot (#26 on link below) behind the MOST (Museum of Science and Technology) on W. Jefferson Street. The parking lot is located three blocks from the meeting point and one block from the ending point.

Public parking garages are available for a fee (max. $10/day).

The garage located closest to the meeting point is:

Atrium Parking Garage (#12 on link below) 256 W. Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

The garage located closest to the ending point is:

Clinton Street Parking Garage (#19 on link below) 401 S. Clinton Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

To view additional parking options in Downtown Syracuse, please click here: PARKING MAP

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It was a great time! Love seeing the sights and sounds of downtown Syracuse. The food choices were also excellent. Would love to do this again!