We would love to host your private party or corporate event. If you are looking for a more intimate experience, our Private Group Tours are the perfect way to explore Ithaca's cuisine in the company of your friends, family, or co-workers.
Private tour dates available year round, Tuesday through Saturday! Choose from one of our flagship tours or allow us to customize your outing.
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When you purchase your tickets, please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, diabetic, allergy, etc.).
Standard substitutions for each tour are as follows:
Downtown Ithaca Food Tour: vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and no alcohol.
The Science of Taste Food Tour: vegetarian, gluten free, and no alcohol.
Downtown Ithaca Craft Beverage Tour: vegetarian.
Substitutions for other dietary restrictions may or may not be available; please contact us directly before purchasing tickets for details.
Substitutions must be requested in advance with your ticket purchase. All tastings have been prepared in advance at each location, based on the information you provided to us at the time of ticket purchase. Last minute dietary changes on tour can not be accommodated.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Our food tours have been designed to highlight the best and most distinctive foods from each establishment. Therefore, there isn’t always a “next best” option that meets the special dietary needs of each of our guests. Since we have your health (and palate!) in mind, we truly appreciate your understanding on this issue.
If you have serious food allergies please contact us before purchasing tickets.
We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more). Please see our Private Tours page for more information.
Definitely! Many of our attendees live right here in Ithaca. Locals should join us to learn about the history of local foodie mainstays and new additions to our local restaurant scene! Ithaca is brimming with history and cultural icons that will surprise you. A food tour is a low-risk way to try restaurants you’ve never visited before, and sometimes our tour guests enjoy exclusive off-menu tastings.
Cheyenne M, TripAdvisor, May 2018
"I organized a private tour as a part of my friend's bachelorette party weekend. It was phenomenal. Everybody loved the experience and the food; picky eaters included... I would recommend taking a tour to anyone who is looking for a unique experience in Ithaca."