St. Augustine is a top culinary destination, and a tasting tour or pub crawl is a great way to explore the city’s foodie scene while you learn about the area’s historic past and its unique culture and cuisine from different emigrant groups. Whether your taste buds prefer international cuisine or food trucks, champagne or craft beer, there are tours for you. A number of companies offer these guided tours – some tours include alcoholic beverages; for others, such beverages are optional for an additional cost. Many options are walking tours; a few include transportation or the romance of a carriage ride. Some also may include souvenir gifts or glasses. Most tours last from two and one-half to three hours and most costs range from $49 – $99. The tasting tours below are just a sampling of your choices; companies also offer a variety of guided pub crawls. Reservations are required for tours; visit the individual websites below for more information, cancellation policies, and to purchase tickets online. NOTE: For tours with alcoholic beverages or an optional beverage upgrade included, you must be at least 21 years of age and present a valid legal ID for proof of age.
The Tasting Tours
59 Cuna Street St. Augustine, FL 32084 Phone: 904-325-3911
Try their Corks and Forks walking tour if you want to stroll through the historic area of the city with five stops for food and wine at places local foodies favor. Their afternoon and evening tours highlight farm-fresh local ingredients and boutique wines.
Days & times: Monday – Sunday at 1:00 pm and Monday – Thursday at 5:30 pm
Cost: $79 per person, including beverages
For those who would rather not walk, they offer Rollin’ Roadster Tours. You can choose the Wine, Dine & Roadster Tour on Friday and Saturday afternoons, Brunch, Champagne & Roadster Tour with fine cuisine on Sunday mornings, or local street food on the Food Trucks and Craft Beer Mondays – Thursdays at 12:30 pm. All include stops at four or five different venues during your city tour, and cost $99 per person, including beverages. They also offer VIP Carriage Tours (except during summer) for $129 per person.
Augustine Food Tours & Tastings
St. Augustine Historic Walking Tours
69 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084 Phone: 904-392-7137
Augustine Food Tours & Tastings offers afternoon walking tours that highlight different parts of the city and different restaurants by day of the week. In addition to food tastings at five restaurants, the tour includes several culinary surprise stops. Optional wine or beer pairings are available.
Days & times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday at 1:00 pm
Costs: All-inclusive food tour: $59.00 per person, optional wine or beer pairing $19.00
Once a month, they offer The Food Tour Petite, a 90 minute version with three tasting stops and several culinary surprise stops.
Day & time: First Friday of every month at 1:00 pm
Petite tour cost: $36.00 per person, optional wine or beer pairing $10.00
City Walks Savory Faire Food & Wine Tour
St. Augustine City Walks
4 Granada Street St. Augustine, FL 32084 Phone: 904-825-0087
The City Walks Savory Faire Food Tour includes five or six stops at restaurants, gourmet shops, and foodie finds ‘off the beaten path’ on their walking tour in the historic district. Some of the tastings are offered exclusively for tour participants, and a wine pairing of four boutique wines is available as an option.
Days & times: Daily at 1:30 pm
Costs: All-inclusive food tour: $59.00 per person, optional wine (or beer) pairing $19.00
Taking a ‘taste’ of St. Augustine while you learn about the culture and history of St, Augustine is a great way to get to know both the city and some of its best foodie spots and local specialties. The tours begin at locations less than a 10 minute walk from the Casa de Solana. Your mouths must be watering for some of these culinary delights, so don’t wait to give us a call or go online and book your stay at our inn – a delicious getaway awaits you!