South Beach isn’t just a place to go to lay on the beach or party all night, it’s also a place to go with a big appetite. Over the years, this hot Florida city has become a culinary destination. With many different cultures and renowned chefs living in the area, the food down here is phenomenal. No matter your budget or how picky an eater you or your loved ones are, you’ll be able to find something you love to eat here in South Beach. The food is so great down here that there’s actually a South Beach Food Tour to enjoy all the flavors South Beach has to offer.
The South Beach Food Tour has been voted the number one food tour in Miami for the last seven years by visitors on TripAdvisor. The tour costs $59 for an adult and $49 for a child age 8 to 13. Tours happen twice daily (noon and 5 p.m.) On the tour, there are five restaurant stops, and the tour lasts around 2.5 hours. The total walking distance of the tour is one mile, and there are plenty of places for people to stop and rest if needed. The tour is always held, rain or shine. The tour begins two blocks away from Ocean Drive, but the exact location is not given out until a ticket is purchased.
On the South Beach Food Tour, a person gets to experience culture, history, and of course, great cuisine. The tour also gives people a chance to learn some history and experience the architecture of the Art Deco District. In this tour, people will also get a chance to see past movie sets, important landmarks, and other well-known locations.
The food people get to taste comes from Latin, American, and European cuisines. The restaurants range from local favorites to hidden spots. Restaurants include: Bolivar, Cuban Larios on the Beach, Manolo on the Beach, Blocks Deli, Top Chef Ralph Pagnano’s at the Tudor House, and Milani Gelateria.
These tours are vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free (not Celiac) friendly. Some foods items for tasting include: empanadas, ceviche, homemade mojo, beef ropa vieja, gelato, and more.
Dishes are served within minutes of the tour arriving. Tours are small. Private tours are also conducted (minimum of six people). Click here for more info and to book your tour.
After you stuck yourself silly with the city’s finest cuisine, you might want to take a breather at your nearby hotel room. Not sure where to stay? Book a night at the Cavalier Hotel, which is right in the heart of South Beach. To book your stay, click here or call (305) 673-1199.