Tickets are available for purchase online. Payments by credit or debit card are accepted.

If a tour is sold out, there may still be a chance that you can join if someone else reschedules. Please contact us at and let us know the date, time and name of the tour you are interested in. Also, check the booking page for spots that might open up as the tour date approaches.

Each tour meets at a different location. Information about where and when to meet your tour group will be available on your purchased ticket and also emailed to you well in advance of the tour date. If you do not receive an email or have questions about the meeting time or location, please contact us at We will start and end the tour near public parking and a bus or metro stop. The last stop on the tour will be within a few blocks of the starting place and the tour guide can help you find your way to the closest metro station or wherever you’re headed.

Our tours go on some uneven ground. If you or another guest in your party requires wheelchair access, please contact us well in advance of your tour date so we can do our best to ensure an accessible route.

While children are welcome, we caution that tours can last up to three hours and cover more than two miles. With that said, if he or she is up for it, then so are we!

Each tour is designed to last between 2.5 and 3 hours.

We will stop at three to four local eateries. At each, we’ll sit and sample at least one dish. Some locations will also provide a specialty beverage. This should be enough food for lunch, so please plan accordingly. Locations may change without notice.

Absolutely! In most cases, we can accommodate you by working with the restaurants to tailor your tastings as long as you inform us far enough in advance. Unfortunately, if we don’t have advance notice, it may not be possible to make accommodations.

Throughout the course of the tour, we’ll cover about 2 miles at a comfortable pace. We’ll break it up with stops at restaurants every 20 minutes or so, where we’ll get a chance to sit down and relax a bit before forging—and foraging—onward.

Please do! Capture the memories!

Have no fear! You are welcome to use the facilities at all of the restaurants featured on the tour.

Tipping is always welcome and greatly appreciated, although it isn’t mandatory.

If you’re interested in giving the gift of a Mangia DC food tour, you can purchase a gift certificate here or learn more by calling (+1)202-838-1900.
You’ll have the option of adding a personal message and emailing or printing the certificate.

Yes, let us know if you’d prefer a private tour! To learn more about setting up a private tour, email us at or call (+1)202-838-1900.

We provide substitutions for vegetarians and gluten-free but we CANNOT provide substitutions for any other allergies or dietary preferences. Allergies and preferences must be indicated in advance at the time of ticket purchase. Please notify us of any allergies so we can inform you what to avoid

Attending a food tour without eating? We’ll let’s talk about that :) ! You may want to reconsider coming, however, if one does decide to attend and choose not to eat, you will still need to purchase an admission. Your ticket covers the cost of the cuisine and your tour guide knowledgeable with historical, architectural, cultural and restaurant information.

We are glad you asked! To schedule and/or learn more, please submit a Private Experience Tour Request Form. After you make your request, a member from our team will get back to you promptly.

We sure do! To purchase or learn more about our Gift Certificates, please call (202) 838-1900 or click on our Gift Certificates page.

Tours on average last between 2.5 to 3.5 hours. The time fluctuates depending on the participants’ walking pace and size of the group. We walk at an easy pace and provide at least two sit-down locations on all of our tours.

If you have any other questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to contact us at (+1)202-838-1900 or emailing us at