Lingering too long at a single restaurant results in legs falling asleep, food going cold, and the maître d' building a nest from patrons' belongings. Dodge stagnant dining with this Groupon.
$48 for an Uptown Dallas Food Tour for Two ($90 Value)
During 2.5-hour tours, guests sample food and drinks from five to seven restaurants throughout the 125-year-old Uptown Dallas neighborhood. They’ll nibble Tex-Mex fare, local specialty dishes, and upscale hot dogs from The Stand, an indoor gourmet food truck. Along the way, guides share anecdotes about historical Victorian homes and the Greenwood Cemetery, one of the oldest cemeteries in the city. Excursions end with an optional trip aboard the complimentary McKinney Avenue Trolley, and afterward, guests can stick around to explore the West Village's many boutiques. Most tastings are indoor and seated, and misting fans are provided to keep guests comfortable. Tours, which are limited to small groups of 16 people, include all food, beverages, and cultural attractions. Dietary restrictions, including vegetarianism, can be accommodated with notice.
Food Tours of America
Food Tours of America pairs local cuisine with hefty servings of history. Spinning anecdotes and engaging tales, guides lead walking tours that let groups sample Dallas's eclectic culture firsthand. The trips wind through locales such as the JFK assassination site, McKinney Avenue Antique Trolley, and the Dallas Farmers Market.
Along the way, groups pause to sample cuisine from Uptown and JFK tour restaurants such as Baboush, Bisous-Bisous, The Rustic, Shellshack, McKinney Avenue Tavern, and TNT Tacos & Tequila. Meanwhile, the Dallas Farmers Market partners include Market Provisions, El Mero Mero Tamales, Palmieri Cafe, Cajun Tailgaters, Everett & Elaine, Mattie Mae's Fried Pies, Paul's Sweet Roasted Corn, Chilitepin King, and the Texas Honeybee Guild. Food Tours of America's staffers also incorporate tours into private events, such as birthday parties and birthday-party reenactments.