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Historical Burlington City

If you are looking for a little more history on a walking food tour, then you don’t want to miss Burlington City.  Our tour stop includes the Armed Forces Heritage Museum, which highlights the history of the military in New Jersey and the neighboring regions. The Armed Forces Heritage Museum is located at the James Lawrence House.  James Lawrence was a Naval War Hero from the War of 1812 and “Don’t Give Up the Ship!” battle cry fame.  Also, visit the James Fenimore Cooper House (birthplace of author of “The Last of the Mohicans”).   Listen to the stories and see artifacts and furnishings at both locations.

Learn about some of Burlington City’s interesting history during our walking food tour.  Sip your way through the flavor and aroma of our coffee tasting with education at Evermore Coffee Roasters. Dig into a delicious slider at the Union House.  Enjoy devouring a southern classic chicken dish from Taste of Soul.   Next up is our stop at Francesco Ristorante with seafood ravioli as our food selection.  A little retail shopping is also included on this tour.  End your visit in Burlington City with a sweet stop for unique homemade cookies or ice cream.


Burlington City Tour Calendar

Some of the Tasting Highlights

History Stops: 

Armed Forces Heritage Museum at the James Lawrence House

James Fenimore Cooper House 

Vendor samples and locations are subject to change.
Accommodations for dietary restrictions are not available on the Burlington Tour.


Come Join Us for an Adventure

Learn about food and gain historical insight on the town!

What Is Not Included? Additional beverages outside of the provided water are not included.
Cost: $85.00 per person
When: Saturdays 1:00 – 4:00 PM


Burlington City FAQ

We will visit at least five establishments.  We know being full is different for everyone, but you will leave our tours feeling full.  You may need to cancel those dinner reservations.

Water will be provided at the tastings. You are welcome to purchase other alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages throughout the tour.

Children are welcome on the tour. Please remember that there is a lot of walking, standing, and listening involved. There is quite a bit of information provided about the food. Consider if your child would enjoy this tour and whether it would be appropriate for your child. Children participating in the food tastings must have a full-priced ticket regardless of age.

Yes, there will be bathrooms along the tasting route within several locations.

Periodic discounts are offered, discounts are advertised on our Facebook page at

There are times where we do a combination of both but in most cases we are seated in the restaurants.

Unfortunately, there are no wait lists for any of the tours.

Yes! This tour gives you the opportunity to visit restaurants that you may have not visited before. It also provides you the chance to taste food that you may have not tasted in a favorite restaurant. In addition, you’ll meet the chefs and owners, and ask questions about the food and establishment. This tour also gives you the chance to bring guests who may have not experienced the great food in town.

Not all of the establishments are wheelchair accessible; however tours can be modified to accommodate guests who use wheelchairs. If there is enough room in the establishments, strollers will be allowed access. If not, strollers must be kept outside.

The location at the start of the tour will be provided during the time of purchasing your ticket. The end of the tour will be within a quarter of a mile from the starting point.

There is street parking available but it can be limited. Parking details for each tour will be provided when you purchase tickets.

Gratuities are not included in the price of the ticket. If you enjoyed the tour, tipping your guide is acceptable, optional, and always appreciated.

Yes, all tours are only offered in English.

You will spend about twenty minutes at each location. It is important that we stay on schedule since there are multiple locations to visit on the tour. If there is not enough time to purchase something, you can always come back to a location after the tour ends.

A tour will accommodate up to twelve people.

Yes, On the Town Food Tour gift cards are currently available. Purchases can be made on-line for each of the tours.

Yes, we do offer private tours. Please fill out the private tours page on the website and submit.

There are times that the selected restaurant on a tour may have a scheduled private party and the restaurant will be closed to the public.  In this case, we’ll select another restaurant to take its place on the tour. 

The average length of time at each location is between 20-30 minutes.

Accommodation for dietary restrictions is not available on the Burlington City Food Tour.

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