Vail Village Walking Food Tour

Duration: 2.5 hours

Location: Vail Mountain Lodge




Adult+ alcohol






All sales are final. Non refundable. Tours occur rain or shine. Please be 10 min early to check in. Advance purchase is required. Prices listed not including tax, fees or gratuity.

Explore Vail's history, art and culture while eating and drinking your way through town on a Walking Food Tour!

  • A great mid-day activity mixed with delicious lunch.
  • See all that the village has to offer on a relaxing stroll between tastings.
  • Learn about the history of Vail and its fantastic local chefs.
  • Try a different activity that brings friends and family together with food.

Photography Encouraged

Tours available most days at 12pm

Enough food for lunch

Alcohol pairings available

What to Expect

Vail Walking Food Tour

Our narrated, guided food tour is a unique experience where you taste the flavors of some of the best eateries in Vail while also exploring the town. From farm to table to authentic European pastries to Mom and Pop Italian and handmade caramels, you will sample them and learn why they are here.

Whether you only have a short amount of time or you are a seasoned local, this tour is a fulfilling and fun way to experience lunch in Vail.

Guided experience

From one tasting to the next we walk the streets on an enlightening historical tour of Vail Village where you will learn not only where the best restaurants are but also why those chefs came to town in the first place. Spend a fun-filled lunch with our knowledgeable guides as they entertain you with stories and cultural insight.

Ask questions, take photos and enjoy food while reveling in an authentic Vail experience.

Just enough time outside!

Summertime brings flowers and warm days while Winter brings sunshine and snow. In either season, we walk out in the fresh mountain air just long enough to be ready to head inside to eat.

Almost all of the food tastings are seated inside the restaurant where you can warm up and relax while enjoying the gastronomic delights before it is off to the next tasting on another short but beautiful walk.

Food and drink pairings

Food is always better with alcohol! Our pairing options will include a beer, wine or cocktail that best suits the food and theme of the restaurant. There are four sample pairings included in this option.




Taste samples from a wide variety of Vail's best and most iconic eateries all in one lunch! (Tastings subject to change)

Terra Bistro

This 85 percent organic restaurant is known for its farm to table ingredients and a worldly flare

Blu Cow Cafe

From Austria's Alps to Vail this is the iconic Swiss Hot-dog!


The best house made chocolates and worldwide candy assortment.

La Bottega

A literal marriage of food and wine at this Italian restaurant.


A traditional European cafe with a French/ Belgian pastry chef who bakes up happiness.

Where to Meet

We will meet inside the Vail Mountain Lodge which is located East of our iconic Bridge street entrance. Look for us outside as well, especially in the Summertime.

Meeting Location

352 E Meadow Dr
Vail, CO 81657, USA

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate most needs. Day of the tour changes will not be guaranteed.

Yes. All tickets need to be purchased in advance either online or by phone.  Visa, AMEX, or MasterCard are the accepted forms of payment. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted.

Parking is available in the Vail Village parking structure. This is free in the Summertime and paid in the Winter.

The Brewery and distillery tours will have Van pickups from your hotel.

We walk about 1.5 miles in three hours with regular stops for conversation and eating. This would be suitable for most abilities.

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. Summertime is known for afternoon rain showers so please bring your own umbrella. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.

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