A 'best-all-around' food tour of fresh local ingredients straight from our waters. Taste maritime history as we walk the historic seaport!
Rated #1 in the Food & Drink Category in Key West, With Over 350 Five-Star Reviews
Key West is a very hot & humid island. Please protect yourself in the sun with a hat & sunscreen.
Tour is wheelchair & ADA accessible, however is not suited for people with severe mobility issues.
Small groups of no more than 12 guests per guide ensures a personalized & comfortable experience.
All food tastings provide enough for lunch.
Our tours take place rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing & shoes for walking. Ponchos provided.
Tours start at 10:30AM
With advance notice, we can substitute for a shellfish allergy ONLY.
Unique Food Tastings – Our guided 3-hour Seafood Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour visits 6 locally-run establishments in historic old town. Delicious and mouth watering food tastings, enough for a hearty lunch, are served from eateries and specialty shops that are unique to the Florida Keys. Stops include fish tacos from a nationally acclaimed food truck, lobster mac and cheese and craft beer from a local brewery! Please note- people with shellfish allergies will be accommodated. For any other allergy or dietary restriction, please look into the Southernmost Food Tour as we can substitute food items there.
Historical & Cultural Experience – Between tastings, you’ll experience what life is like for a Conch (a native to Key West). Today’s Key West local population is an evolution of native Indians, Cubans, Bahamians, Greeks, explorers, adventurers, pirates, wreckers, scavengers, fisherman, hippies, writers, and artists. Walk along the historic seaport, and hear their stories of a time past. We’ll also dive in to the history and cultural significance that seafood offers locals, and how it was (and still is) one of our driving economic forces. Our passionate, local guides share their knowledge and recommendations of architectural gems, tropical flora, and exciting local attractions and restaurants.
Small Group Sizes & Knowledgable Local Guides – The tour group size maxes out at 12 people to ensure that there is a personalized and memorable experience for all. Our local guides are experts on Key West and are eager to show an authentic side to our island. There is so much more to Key West than Duval Street! After the guided tour, explore Key West’s neighborhoods with confidence and take advantage of recommendations from your local guide on the restaurants, attractions, entertainment and cultural offerings.
Seafood-focused American eatery set in an 1884 house with wraparound balconies for people-watching. Island casual fine-dining.
Lagerhead's Beach Bar & Grill
Caribbean-style, counter-serve joint with fish tacos & other seafood eats in quaint waterfront digs.
Isle Cook Key West
Retail space selling high-quality, unique, kitchenware and tableware. Isle Cook Key West also offers chef-lead cooking lessons and events.
Husband-&-wife-run food truck serving eclectic, inventive takes on tacos, burritos & burgers.
Local craft brewery, restaurant, and entertainment center located in the heart of old town over looking the Key West Historic Seaport and Bight.
Eaton Street Seafood Market
Boutique fish market and restaurant that stock fish, stone crab and lobster right off the boat from local fishermen.
If you’ve never been to Key West, we recommend first taking our signature tour, the Southernmost Food Tour– it’s a great introduction to the life and culture of the island. Stops include iconic ‘must-eat’ foods and drinks like Conch Fritters, local fish tacos, Rum-Runner cocktails, traditional Cuban cuisine, and Key Lime Pie!
If you are obsessed with trying all the fresh seafood Key West has to offer, then the Seafood Lover’s Tour is for you! Sample Mahi-Mahi, Caribbean Spiny Lobster, Key West Pink Shrimp and more!
**Please note that there will be seafood dishes on the signature Southernmost Food Tour, however we can substitute another dish if you do not eat seafood. (But we highly recommend that you try it- the ingredients are some of the freshest in the country!) On the Seafood Lover’s Tour, we ONLY accommodate shellfish allergies.**
Our signature tour- The Southernmost Food Tour– is designed to accommodate virtually all food allergies, aversions or dietary needs- including guests who do not eat shellfish or seafood. While our Southernmost Food Tour does feature local seafood dishes (including shellfish), with advanced notice we can gladly provide tasty non-seafood or non-shellfish substitutions that you’ll enjoy instead.
For the Seafood Lover’s Tour, we ONLY accommodate shellfish allergies.
*Please be sure to indicate your specific dietary preferences or requirements when purchasing your tickets so we can best prepare to host you!
Please be sure to let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restrictions (e.g. vegetarian, celiac disease, food allergies, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.
*On our Southernmost Food tour, our tasting partner locations are not always able to provide vegan-friendly tasting options. As a result, we don’t suggest either experience as a suitable activity for guests adhering to a strict vegan diet.
Our Southernmost Food Tours are held rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather however, we will be able to go inside of all of the establishments on the tour. We also provide ponchos and/or umbrellas in case of sudden weather changes if you do not have your own umbrella. However, we advise you to check the weather conditions for your tour date and dress/prepare appropriately.
If severe weather (such as a hurricane or tropical storm) does prevent the tour from taking place, you will receive a full refund or a gift certificate to use on a date of your convenience.
Our Southernmost Food Tour can accommodate guests with strollers, and guests requiring wheelchair assistance. However, the tour is not suitable for guests with severe mobility issues.
We can always offer a modified tour route but it goes without saying that some of the presentations throughout the tour will be missed and the overall experience will not be as complete for the tour participant in that case.
If you are planning to push a stroller, please let us know at least 24 hours before the tour begins to so that we can ensure you have the best tour experience possible.
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