Starts at $75

3 Hours

5 Tastings


What’s Included

5 Tastings at Award-Winning Local Restaurants

Local Foodie Guide

3 Alcoholic Drink Pairings (optional)

Insider’s Guide to Denver Dining

Fun Stories About Denver’s History

Come see why Zagat ranked Denver the 4th Hottest Food City in America.

Taste unique and delicious dishes from award-winning local restaurants and learn fun history about the Mile High City on this signature downtown Denver walking food tour.

You will taste authentic Neapolitan pizza certified by Italy’s AVPN, award-winning from-scratch Colorado green chili, fluffy baked empanadas from a family-owned shop, Southwestern fusion cuisine on the brand new Dairy Block, and a sweet treat from a James Beard award-winning chef inside the historic Union Station.*

In between tastings, your local food tour guide will share stories about Denver’s history and architecture. From secret tunnels to world-famous bordellos, learn just how wild the west was in the city’s early days.

You’ll also visit historic sites and city landmarks like the iconic Union Station, the brand new Dairy Block, the baseball stadium and Denver’s oldest hotel.

Upgrade when booking your ticket, and you’ll enjoy three alcoholic drink pairings with your tour.

*Tastings are subject to change. We cannot fully accommodate gluten-free or dairy-free diets on this tour (some substitutes are available).

Denver food tour visiting restaurant
Wood Fired Pizza

Wood Fired Pizza

Housemade Limoncello

Housemade Limoncello

Baked Empanadas

Baked Empanadas

Malbec Wine

Malbec Wine

Colorado Green Chile

Colorado Green Chile

Wagyu beef taco on fry bread

Wagyu Beef Tacos



Pastel de nata

Custard Tart

Where does this tour meet?

The tour meets inside Marco’s Coal Fired Pizzeria – Ballpark Location: 2129 Larimer St. Marco’s Coal Fired has another location, so please be sure you navigate to their downtown location near Coors Field.

Guides will be inside the restaurant wearing orange “Delicious Denver Food Tours” buttons.

Where should I park?

There are a number of paid parking lots near the meeting point for this tour. If you would prefer to park along the route or closer to the last tasting, see other parking options here.

Please note that parking is more expensive/challenging on home game days when the Rockies play at Coors Field nearby.

The parking lot adjacent to Marco’s Coal Fired is free only for guests while inside the restaurant. If you park here for the duration of the tour, you will likely be towed.

Is there transportation provided on this tour?

All of our tours are walking food/drink tours. Guests meet at the departure point and walk between stops.

How much food is served?

This tour includes five tastings at award-winning, locally-owned restaurants. We find that this makes up a satisfying lunch for most guests.

Where does this tour end?

The tour ends with dessert inside Union Station – 1701 Wynkoop St. This is a 12-minute walk from the starting point. See parking options below if you would like to park mid-way along the route or closer to the end point to reduce walking after your tour.

What areas of town will I visit on this tour?

You’ll walk through and learn about Lower Downtown (LoDo), the Ballpark and Union Station.

How much walking is there on this tour?

The Downtown Food Tour covers just under 1 mile of light and leisurely walking, broken up over the 3 hours. All tastings are seated indoors.


What dietary restrictions are accommodated on this tour?

We can accommodate the following dietary restrictions on our public food and drink tours:

  • Vegetarian
  • Pescatarian
  • No beef
  • No pork
  • No poultry
  • No seafood
  • No nuts

We are unable to fully accommodate dairy-free or gluten-free diets on our public tours (some tastings can be substituted), but we can do so on private tours.

Please be sure to include any food allergies/restrictions when booking your ticket so substitutions can be arranged in advance. We are unable to make last-minute substitutions as tastings are pre-ordered with our restaurant partners.