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Yes, advanced ticket purchase is required because tours typically sell out quickly. Please book tickets well in advance to maximize your chance of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer. Tickets can be purchased with VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express only, either online or by calling us at 612.750.9898.
We do not provide a waiting list. There is always a chance that we will add an additional tour on that day. Contact us about what date you’re interested in.
Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled, as they guarantee your spot on the tour. We cannot provide partial refunds for no-shows, late arrivals, or partial attendance. In the event of extreme weather, where travel is not advised in the Metro Area, the tour may be canceled at our discretion. Your tickets would be valid on a rescheduled date of your choice.
Tours are held rain, snow, or shine! You should dress appropriately for the day’s weather conditions and bring an umbrella if necessary. In the event of extreme weather, where travel is not advised in the Metro Area, the tour may be canceled at our discretion. You would be notified in advance, and your tickets would be valid on a rescheduled date of your choice.
Yes! Specific parking details are included in the confirmation email received after purchasing tickets.
Varies per tour. Review details in each tour description. Also, detailed instructions are provided after ticket purchase with the tour’s starting and ending locations. Return trips can be accomplished on foot, by taxi / ride share, or using Metro Transit bus or light rail.
Our food tours are, but winery, brewery, and sightseeing tours are not unless accessible buses are requested and booked for private tours.
Gratuities for good service are always greatly appreciated. The service industry standard is 20%.
Yes, bathrooms are available at selected locations. However, we strongly recommend you use the facilities before arriving for the tour so we can stay on schedule and maximize our tastings.
Yes, currently we only offer tours in English. Contact us if you would like to arrange for your own interpreter to join the tour.
Notify us if you, or anyone in your group, has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, nut allergy, etc) when you purchase your tickets. We do our best to accommodate alternative menus for food allergies and food choices detailed in our Food Allergy & Food Choice Policy.
Taste Twin Cities serves enough food for most people that lunch / dinner is usually not necessary.
Varies per tour. Some locations have drink tastings and optional substituted drinks. Other locations have water included with other drinks at an additional cost. We recommend you bring water with you on the tour.
Tours generally last about 3 hours and cover 1 mile total. We are on our feet for a good portion of the time, but our walk is leisurely and there are a few places to sit and rest along the way.
Absolutely not! Taste Twin Cities combines an insider’s view of the culture, history, and architecture of the Twin Cities while enjoying culinary insight on this unique 3-hour tour.
Definitely! Many of our guests live right here in the Twin Cities. Locals often join us to learn about the great food and drink finds in the “Heart and Soul” of the Twin Cities which have been under their noses the entire time. The Twin Cities are filled with tales and history that may surprise many. This tour is a fantastic way to rediscover your hometown.
Children are welcome. We love kids! If they will be eating on the tour, it will be necessary to purchase a ticket for them. Tours last about 3 hours and there is a lot of standing and walking which may not be suitable for all ages. Strollers will be difficult to maneuver but are welcome on some of our tours.
Due to various food establishments we visit, pets of any kind are not allowed on the tours.
Yes! Visit our Corporate / Private Tours or our Bachelorette Party pages.
Yes! Click on “About” and then “Gift Certificates” to purchase online.