Denver food tours offer you the chance to sample some of the Mile High City’s tastiest cuisines. With the growth of the city, the variety and quality of restaurants and options has expanded too.
On these tours, you will walk from location to location as you sample a variety of dishes. Some also include a chance to sample our local brews, cocktails and spirits.
They include options in some of the hottest districts in town including LoDo (Lower Downtown), the River North District (RiNo) and the Highlands.
As you sample, your knowledgeable guides will tell you more about each dish, the restaurant, and the history of the location. Not only will you learn all about our delicious food, you will also learn all about the district and/or locations that you visit.
It’s the perfect way to explore our city and become more of an “insider.”
One of the top-rated Denver food tours is the Small Group Downtown Denver Tour. On this three-hour tour, you will sample both savory and sweet dishes at some of our top locally owned restaurants. The tour includes 7 stops at places such as Milk and Honey, Mercantile, and more.
Samples include items such as artisan cheeses, short ribs, sausage, olive oil, and ice cream. You will love the variety of the foods you get to sample.
Along the way, you will pass by top Denver attractions such as Union Station, Larimer Square, and more.
This tour departs at noon and is offered every Tuesday – Sunday.
This is one of the Denver food tours with a fun party atmosphere. This Saturday morning tour begins at 10am and treats you to coffee, breakfast, and a chance to sample a variety of dishes from local Denver restaurants. Your first stop, of course, is for coffee at Corvus Coffee Roasters. You will then enjoy your coffee with some delicious donuts on the bus.
From there, you will stop by several other locations including Torchy’s for breakfast tacos, Mile High Spirits for cocktails, and the Denver Biscuits Co. for most tasty brunch treats. Along the way, you will also have a few cocktails and other treats on board the Whiskey Bus.
This three-hour tour then returns to the starting location at Corvus Coffee Roasters.
Your ticket includes your breakfast, all of your food tastings, and your guide. It’s a fun way to kick off your weekend and learn more about The Mile High City!
Local Table Tours offers three Denver food tours. The first is their tour at The Source, a historic brick foundry building from the 1880s. They recently restored it and it’s now home to several artisan food retailers. They sell everything from specialty cheeses to locally brewed beers. This tour runs on Saturday afternoon.
Their second tour option is Denver Taste of the Highlands Tour. On this tour, you will spend time northwest of downtown in the Highlands District. This historic area is now home to dozens of local restaurants, delis, and craft beer companies.
Their final and most popular Denver food tour is the Taste of LoDo and Union Station. This tour takes you through some of the eating establishments in the newly remodeled Union Station. You will then head through the LoDo area of town where you will sample some more.
For all three tours, you will receive a list of the places you will stop at the beginning of the tour. They change their list often, so you are always sampling from the newest and trendiest places in town.
In addition to these three Denver food tours, they also offer tours in Boulder and Fort Collins.
Culinary Connectors offers two different Denver Food Tours. You can select from their high-end Top Restaurant Tour or their Savor the Flavor Tour. Both offer you the chance to taste a variety of dishes.
The Top Restaurant Tour includes access to three of Denver’s highest rated restaurants. In addition to sampling some of their top dishes, you will also get the chance for a meet and greet with their chefs and staff. You will spend 45 minutes at all three locations, so you will have plenty of time to taste a variety of dishes as well as learn more about each establishment.
The Savor the Flavor Tour is a two-hour walking tour. It’s a more casual tour where you will sample a variety of dishes as you walk from restaurant to restaurant. This one hits some of Denver’s top districts and it always ends with a Happy Hour.
Are you looking for more fun things to do during your stay? If so, then check out these event calendars for the top events each month in the Mile High City.
The final company on my list offering three Denver food tours is Delicious Tour Company.
Their first tour takes you through the LoHi District. You will meet with your foodie guide at Union Station. You will make your way west and stop along the Platte River for a taste. You will then make your way across the lovely white Highlands Bridge and stop for a few minutes as your guide discusses the history of this district as well as a little about the 20 restaurants located within just a five-block radius. This walk will take you 3 miles during your three-hour eating tour.
The second tour is in the Ballpark Neighborhood. This is a unique tour and perfect for those that love food and baseball as your tour begins when you step inside Coors Field. Taste your Rockies knowledge as you enjoy brats, beer and other ballpark favorites. From there, you will head back outside and learn all about the transformation of this district and the gourmet restaurants that now call it home. This three hour tour has a total walking distance of one mile.
The third tour takes you south into Old Town Littleton. This tour takes you through the locally owned restaurants in Littleton. Along the way, you will learn more about the history of this town, discover facts about Colorado that you may not know, and find out all about the stops along the way.
If you plan to stay in Denver for a few nights, here are just a few recommendations to get you started.
Downtown Denver: Staying downtown offers you the chance to stay close to the action. It’s also a great jumping off point for many of these Denver food tours. You will find everything from luxury hotels to 3-star gems. Find my list of recommendations here.
Near Coors Field: Staying near Coors Field is another great option. Many of these are in either the LoDo or the River North Districts. You will be able to walk to Coors Field and many other downtown Denver attractions. Find my list here.
Denver International Airport: You will also find a wide variety of options nearby Denver International Airport. This is a great option if you are flying in or out and only plan to stay for the night. Get my recommendations here.
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