Tampa Bay Food Tours
Beginning at Oxford Exchange, the Riverwalk Dine & Wine Tour explores four to five restaurants in Downtown Tampa and along the Tampa Riverwalk. Each stop features a tasting of the restaurant’s signature dishes, with three including a wine pairing. This intimate three-hour tour is held every Thursday evening, and each group is capped at 12 guests. Tampa Bay Food Tours also hosts food tours in Dunedin and along St. Petersburg’s Beach Drive.
(813) 310-4401 | tampabayfoodtours.com
Tampa Treks and Tonic
This company offers a couple of walking tours and pub crawls, such as the Downtown Tour: Florida Man Edition and the Downtown Pub Crawl: The Roaring ‘20s, as well as private group tours. The Florida Man tour is a pub crawl throughout Downtown Tampa led by the self-proclaimed “Top Florida Man,” a nod to the viral “Florida Man” online meme. The Roaring ’20s tour immerses guests in 1920s culture, from flappers and the Charleston to mobsters and suffragettes. All tours are 21 and up, and drinks are not included in the tour price. These tours are three hours. Visit the company’s Facebook page to view event dates. facebook.com/tampatreksandtonic
Urban Restaurant Tour
Held each third or fourth Thursday of the month, the Urban Restaurant Tour takes guests on a bicycle tour of four local restaurants across neighborhoods like downtown, Ybor City, the Heights, Hyde Park and Davis Islands. At each restaurant, cyclists enjoy a small plate of the chef’s favorite items. This tour is three to seven miles and lasts about four hours. Pre-paid tickets are $15, and walk-ups are $20 and include all meals and a ticket for the raffle at the end of the tour. Guests must bring their own bike and front and rear lights.
(813) 816-2818 | floridabiketours.com/urban-restaurant-tour
Brew Bus Tours
The Brew Bus tours include the Full Pour Tour and the Hop Around Tour. The Full Pour Tour is a 4.5-hour tour held on Saturday afternoons that stops at three local breweries (with a behind-the-scenes tour at one of them) and has two craft beers served on the bus. Then the four-hour Hop Around Tour visits three breweries on Saturday nights and includes two beers served on the bus. These tours are 21 and up only. Check brewbususa.com for each week’s brewery lineup.
(813) 990-7310 | brewbususa.com/public-bus-tours