Chestnut Hill Culinary Experience

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Philadelphia

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Tour description provided by Viator

As the original Chestnut Hill Food Tour, we know this neighborhood inside and out, and it shows. You'll taste the best of Chestnut Hill's eateries on this 2.5-hour walking tour. You'll enjoy award-winning craft beer, a gourmet cheese and wine tasting at a 3rd-generation family-owned cheese shop, a olive oil tasting tutorial, and a sandwich so famous that it's been trademarked. As for dessert, you'll have two - one is a "Best of Philly" award recipient, and the other was created exclusively for our tour by the owners of a bakery in continuous operation since 1889.In addition to experiencing 6+ tastings, equivalent to a progressive lunch, you'll learn the history and architecture of this 300-year-old neighborhood.
After meeting at the first tasting location, McNally's Tavern, your guide will give you an idea of what to expect on your food tour. You'll enjoy more than six food tastings at various eateries specialty shops and bakeries in the scenic Philadelphia neighborhood of Chestnut Hill. After the introduction, the tour guide will describe the first tasting. McNally's Tavern is an eatery that has been continuously owned and operated by the same family for over 92 years, and has a sandwich so famous that it's literally been trademarked!Hear a bit of history of the neighborhood before heading to your next stop, a cheese shop that has been family-owned for 52 years. Hear expert descriptions of unique gourmet cheeses and savor some bites. Continue with an olive oil tasting that includes oils from all over the world, each with distinct flavors. You'll learn a bit more of Chestnut Hill's history and architecture before heading to a world-famous brewery for a craft beer tasting. Your tour concludes with dessert at a bakery that has been featured on several high-profile cooking shows and has won a 'Best Of Philly' award!

What’s included

  • Walking tour
  • Tastings

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour