We look forward to offering this food & photo tour in the Spring of 2018. Check back for dates January 2018.
Enough food served for a heavy lunch or light dinner
May not be appropriate for guest under 13 years
Our tours take place in rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking.
Start Time 3:30 pm
Offered for Private Events (Up to 20 guests)
All fitness levels welcome
Instant Camera Provided (for use during the tour)
Guests will have their first tasting in the iconic Grand Hotel built in 1964. Enjoy a relaxed pace and the comfort of sitting down at every tasting location. Guests will be provided with their camera at the beginning of the tour as well as a brief tutorial on how to use their Polaroid Camera. As we proceed through the iconic downtown community, you will see the famous Vegas Vic sign, the Mob Museum and several other popular Vegas attractions. This tour will end at the 4 Queens (built in 1966) under the Fremont Street Experience.
This is a top rated photo & food tour showcasing the best restaurants in all of downtown Las Vegas. With a Polaroid 300 camera in your hand, and a box of film (10 pack) just for you, get ready for a nice walk around the historical center of Las Vegas.
We’ll start with a quick briefing on how to get the best from your camera and then go for a 1.5 hour walk around the city stopping at some of the best restaurants while learning about historical figures such as John C Fremont and Kit Carson and we may have a mob story or two to share.
With this walking food and photo tour, you will briefly embrace the essence of downtown Las Vegas community, culture, and culinary options. Through your instant camera you will bring home your own unforgettable pictures of this unique moment.
This tour starts at 3:30 pm, ending around 6:30 pm. After the end of the tour, guests will have the option to leave and enjoy the excitement of the Fremont Street Experience – downtown’s nightly entertainment district while understanding the significance and contributions of downtown Las Vegas to the Vegas legacy.
Pizza Rock (At the Grand Hotel)
Tony Gemignani, 11-time World Pizza Champion brings Pizza Rock to downtown Las Vegas, offering gourmet pizza, Kobe burgers, artisan cocktails & more.
Triple George (Est. 2005)
Triple George Grill is the place to “Be George” a high-minded, noble individual who is free in giving and sharing and lives life to the fullest.
Hugo's Cellar (Est. 1976) (Inside 4 Queens)
Always done with a touch of class. Voted by Review Journal readers 5 years in a row as "Best Gourmet Room" in Las Vegas. Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence" since 1993.
Turmeric (Flavors of India) (Backup Location)
Offering authentic Indian cuisine with a modern twist.
Carson's Kitchen (Backup Location)
If you're looking for an alternative to The Strip's offerings and simply want to get back to basics of creative comfort, Carson Kitchen will bring you back to a time when your gran
Perch (Backup Location)
Compact eatery within Container Park offering surf 'n' turf & views of the performance stage
Chow (Est. 2015) (Backup Location)
Snug, hip spot serving Southern eats such as fried Chicken along with Chinese dishes in modern digs.
Top of Binion's Steakhouse (Backup Location)
Eatery on Binion's 24th floor offers steaks, seafood, panoramic views & a vintage Vegas vibe.
Oscar's Beef Booze & Broads (Backup Location)
By a former Vegas mayor, an upscale option for steaks & seafood in the dome of the Plaza Hotel.
The tour meeting location is The Downtown Grand located at 206 N 3rd St, Las Vegas, NV 89101; located on 3rd Street between Ogden & Stewart. Meet the tour guide in front of Art Bar near the front desk inside of the hotel. The Tour will end at The 4 Queens inside Hugo's Cellar, 1 block from the starting location.
206 N 3rd St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
The PRIMARY difference between the Downtown Las Vegas Foodie Tour and the Vintage Vegas Polaroid Picture & Food Tour is the time of day the tours are offered, types of tasting locations that are selected, and the incorporation of a instant camera for the Vintage Vegas Polaroid Picture & Food Tour.
The Downtown Las Vegas Foodie Tour was designed to support small business owners in the downtown community and offers a variety of tasting locations from first time business, mom & pop shops, and family run businesses. On this tour, you will see the exterior of Zappos and visit Container Park.
The Vintage Vegas Polaroid Picture & Food Tour offers tasting locations that are a bit more upscale. This tour includes 3 tasting locations at some of the most exclusive restaurants in all of downtown. This tour will provide a Polaroid camera & film for use during the tour.
Geographically, they are in the same neighborhood.
The Arts District “Meet Up to Eat Up” Food Tour is also in downtown; however, completely away from the touristy hot spots near the Fremont East District. The Arts District is a community of artist and locals. The Arts District “Meet Up to Eat Up” Food Tour has the most walking of all the tours we offer covering about 1 mile.
All tours offer historical, architectural, and community information.
At this time, we do not participate in wine, beer or alcohol tastings on any of the tour offered though Vegas Valley Food Tours .
Guests (21 & over) can order their drinks (at their cost) where available.
Private Groups can include alcohol as an option at their own cost. This options will be confirmed during the booking process.
Uber & Lyft
Uber & Lyft are both readily available in the Vegas market. If you are a first time user, their services would require you to download their app and request a ride. Uber and Lyft are capable of transporting 6 or less guests.
If you have more than 6 guests, you can use both services at the same time allowing transportation for up to 12 guests. The cost from the Strip to downtown ranges from $10 – $20 per ride depending on the exact pickup and drop off location.
Vegas Valley Food Tours has a partnership with Lyft rideshare company. If you need a ride, you can use Vegas Valley Food Tours discount code LVFOODIE to save $50 ($5 off first 10 rides) with Lyft.
Follow the below steps to unlock your free ride credit
• Download the Lyft app
• Enter LVFOODIE in the “payment” section to reveal the amount
• request your ride
DISCOUNT VALID FOR NEW USERS ONLY
Taxi services are available from most Vegas hotels. The cost will likely be higher than Uber or Lyft; however, does not require the guests to download an app. Taxi pickup is typically near the hotel valet.
Private Transportation Companies (Capable of providing transportation for 20+ guests)
Company Name: Bell Limousine
Number: (800) 274 -7433
Company Name: Sunshine Travels
Number: (702) 247-1300
Company Name: LD Tours
Number: (702) 870.5530
From the Strip you can take either the Deuce OR SDX Downtown Express going Northbound to get downtown. Anticipate paying $10 per person (or less) when using the bus for transportation on the Las Vegas Strip & Downtown Las Vegas. The Deuce runs 24 hours per day.
All of our tours are leisurely walking tours with no steep inclines or hills.
Both the Downtown Las Vegas Foodie Tour & Vintage Vegas Polaroid Picture & Food Tour include just a few short walks of 5-7 minutes in duration. These tours are less than a mile. There is approximately 60 minutes of total walking and standing on both of these tours.
While there are opportunities to rest during our seated tastings, participants will be standing during some of the tastings and/or attractions. Please consider the current weather conditions, including heat or cold advisories, when purchasing your tickets.
The Arts District “Meet Up to Eat Up” Food Tour includes several short walks 5-7 minutes in duration and 1 transition period where we walk about 10-15 minutes. This tour is a little over a mile in total distance covered. You must be able to stand and walk 60 – 75 minutes as a guest on this tour.
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Stacey C, TripAdvisor
This food tour was by far the highlight of our trip. After staying the weekend on the expensive Vegas Strip wandering around downtown was a breath of fresh air.