Dive into the hip food scene of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, home to some of the city's best restaurants, cafes, coffee houses, bars and nightclubs. Enjoy more than 14 food tastings including cupcakes, Montreal inspired bagels, shrimp n' grits, spicy Korean-style tacos and frozen custard, as well as a handcrafted cocktail and a hard cider tasting. Go behind the scenes of a local bakery, visit an acclaimed food truck featured on 'Good Morning America,' and enjoy some great people-watching as you hear stories about the history of Capitol Hill from your friendly, knowledgeable guide.
Meet your guide in Capitol Hill, a densely populated residential neighborhood near Downtown Seattle that's one of the city's most prominent culinary, nightlife and entertainment districts and counterculture communities. On your easy 2-hour walking tour, you'll discover the plethora of great restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs, theaters and more than 60 coffee houses lining the streets.
Your first stop is Cupcake Royale, a beautiful little caf' and bakery in the heart of the Pike/Pine Corridor ' a great place to watch the Capitol Hill crowd go by. Treat your taste buds to a delightful mini-cupcake.
Next, walk a block north to Eltana Wood-Fired Bagel Caf'. This unique bagel shop hand-rolls bagels and flatbreads and cooks them in a wood-fire oven. Sink your teeth into one of these Montreal-style wood-fired bagels slathered with homemade spreads.
Continue across the street to SOI Restaurant - 'an authentic Thai cuisine experience in Downtown Seattle for some crispy pork Thai rice.' Your next stop is Marination Station, a famous food truck specializing in Hawaiian-Korean cuisine that was featured on Good Morning America. The truck has several mobile spots throughout Seattle, but this is its only permanent location. Enjoy some spicy pork tacos with a Korean twist! Next, walk to Capitol Cider, Seattle's best cider house. Here, you'll enjoy the local Washington state cider paired with cider-braised sausage and a greens salad.
Your last stop is Rachel's Ginger Beer, where you'll treat your sweet tooth to famous and unique experience of a ginger beer float. '
All of these tastings add up to a very satisfying meal. During your walk, your guide will keep you entertained with stories and facts about the history of Capitol Hill. Ask any questions you like! Your food tour ends a few short blocks from the departure point.
Please note, all tasting locations may change without notice.