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What to Expect During Burlington City Food Tours

If you are looking for a walking food tour with a touch of history, then you don’t want to miss Burlington City, NJ. Our tour includes stops at several important historical sites, adding a rich historical flavor to your culinary adventure.

Armed Forces Heritage Museum

One of our key stops is the Armed Forces Heritage Museum. This museum highlights the history of the military in New Jersey and nearby areas. The museum is located at the James Lawrence House. James Lawrence was a famous Naval War Hero from the War of 1812. He is best known for his famous battle cry, “Don’t Give Up the Ship!” At this stop, you can learn about his life and see various artifacts from his time.

James Fenimore Cooper House

Another exciting stop is the James Fenimore Cooper House. This house is the birthplace of James Fenimore Cooper, the author of “The Last of the Mohicans.” Here, you can listen to fascinating stories about his life and work. The house also displays many artifacts and furnishings from his era, giving you a glimpse into the past.

Exploring Burlington City Restaurants

Our walking food tour doesn’t just offer history; it also lets you explore some of the best Burlington City restaurants. Sip on expertly brewed coffee at Evermore Coffee Roasters, where you can learn about the coffee-making process. Enjoy a delicious slider at the Union House, and savor a southern classic chicken dish from Taste of Soul.

Francesco Ristorante and Sweet Endings

Next, we stop at Francesco Ristorante, where you can taste their delectable seafood ravioli. We also include a bit of retail therapy on our tour, giving you the chance to shop at some unique local stores.

Ending The Tour with Sweets

Finally, end your visit in Burlington City, NJ with a sweet treat. Choose from homemade cookies or ice cream to wrap up your culinary journey.

Historical and Culinary Delights in Burlington City

Exploring Burlington City, NJ by availing our Burlington City Food Tours, offer a unique way to experience local culture. From cozy coffee shops to fine dining restaurants, there is something to satisfy every palate. You’ll find a variety of cuisines, including Italian, Southern comfort food, and contemporary American dishes.

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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

PURCHASE GIFT CARD HERE

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 www.facebook.com/onthetownfoodtours.

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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