The Heights Food Tour

Houston, TX

Item #: FDK-HOU-0029
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Overview

Discover the historic neighborhoods and the delicious cuisine of the area on a 3.5-hour tour of the famous Heights neighborhoods near Houston!

  • Tour providers have been featured in the Houston Chronicle, on Saveur.com and FoxNews.com
  • Sample tastings that may include house cured meats and local cheeses, gourmet hot dogs, hand made pastas, wood fired pizza and gelato
  • Traverse the sidewalks of neighborhoods dating back to the 1800's and discover why locals and visitors alike love the mom and pop shops, eclectic restaurants and unique architecture!
Houston, TX
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Year-Round:
Saturdays - 2:30 PM

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Essential Information
  • Participants should expect to walk approximately 1 mile at a leisurely pace
  • All food and drink tastings are included
  • If participants have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please notify Virgin Experience Gifts at the time of booking
  • Participants will visit various restaurants which, collectively, will happily fill most stomachs as a progressive meal
  • Gratuity for tour guide is not included, but is appreciated if you enjoy this experience
  • Children under the age of 7 who will not be participating in food tastings do not require a ticket, please notify Virgin Experience Gifts at the time of booking if you will be bringing an infant or young child along with you
Duration
Approximately 3.5 hours
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
Participants are accompanied by others, there may be a maximum of 12 people per tour.
Spectators
This experience is only for those on the tour.
Weather Dependent
This experience is not weather dependent. In the rare event of a cancellation due to severe weather, you will reschedule directly with the experience provider.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for the weather. Participants will be walking for a large portion of the tour, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

For this experience, our partners are taking added measures to help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. Our partners are following all required local mandates and guidelines and kindly ask that all participants please bring and wear a mask to their experience. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

How much food is served on the tour?
The amount of food served on the tour will typically fill most stomachs. Tastings may include cured meats, local cheese, wood fired pizza and more!
What if I have dietary restrictions?
If participants have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please notify Virgin Experience Gifts at the time of booking. Accommodations can typically be made with enough notice. Also be sure to check with your tour guide during the tour.
Will we just walk around and sample food?
No, this tour provides history of the local area and architecture, an insider's look into the culture of the Heights neighborhood and offers delicious tastings of local cuisine. 
Is gratuity included in the price of this tour?
Gratuity is not included in the price of the experience, but is appreciated if you enjoy your tour.
Is this experience weather dependent?
This food tour will run in rain or shine. In the rare event that a tour has to be cancelled due to severe weather, you will reschedule directly with the experience provider.
Are there any age restrictions?
All ages are welcome on the tour, however please keep in mind that there is a good amount of walking involved and the tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours. This tour may not be ideal for younger children.

Returns
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Exchanges
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final and no cancellations or rescheduling will be allowed.

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