We have searched high and low to piece together the ultimate Denver food tour list for you. This list will act as a reference to help you find your next culinary adventure!
These walking tours by Delicious Denver Food Tours are some of the best that the Mile High City has to offer. Don’t feel limited to just one – go out and try them all! Follow along below to discover an assortment of food and drink tours for you to try next time you’re in Denver.
Downtown Denver Food Tour
In the classic Downtown Denver Food Tour, you’ll sample savory and sweet dishes at five award-winning restaurants in the downtown area. Optional alcoholic drink pairings are also available upon request.
Your guide will give you an inside look at the culinary scene of the Mile High City. This is also a walking tour, allowing you to appreciate every detail of the downtown area from a new perspective.
You’ll meet your guide near Marco’s Coal Fired in downtown Denver and set out on a culinary expedition.
Price: From $55
When: 1pm – 4pm, daily
Meeting point: Marco’s Coal Fired, Downtown Denver
If you want a more authentic farm-to-table experience, get the details of the lower downtown Denver Food Tour here.
Cocktails and Tastes Tour
Denver has a vast selection of bars and nighttime entertainment available for tourists and residents.
The Cocktails and Tastes Tour gives you a taste of four different cocktails and appetizers from an array of bars and restaurants in the city.
Your tour guide will share some history behind cocktails and the prohibition era in Denver. You’ll also look at historic buildings while walking through the streets.
Interested in visiting award-winning cocktail bars in downtown Denver? Find the tour information here.
When: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.
Meeting point: Union Station
RiNo Arts District Food Tour
This is a three-hour walking food tour, allowing you to taste some of the finest dishes in the RiNo Arts District.
RiNo (River North) is located very close to downtown Denver and was named one of the best neighborhoods to visit in the US in 2017 by Lonely Planet. This is mostly due to its colorful street art, craft breweries, and a wide variety of dining experiences.
The meeting spot, Il Posto, is a locally-owned Italian restaurant in one of the most colorful and busiest streets in the River North neighborhood.
On this tour, you’ll also experience a vast variety of cuisines from different countries – Italy, Mexico, Japan, and more. This is the perfect tour for a pop of color and culture!
See availability and book online here.
Price: From $55
When: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Meeting point: Il Posto
Denver Wine Walk
Experience wines from some of the top wine bars and wineries in Denver. Sample delectable wines paired with exquisite food tastings at three local restaurants – from a family-owned winery in the heart of downtown Denver to the iconic Union Station. The final tasting is in the micro-district – the Dairy Block.
Your experienced local food guide will walk you down the streets while telling you about the city’s rich and dynamic wine scenes.
The Wine Walk is limited and fills up fast. Click here for current availability and online booking.
When: 4:00 pm- 6:30 pm Saturday
Meeting point: LeRoux
Your office team building no longer has to include awkward trust falls and uncomfortable forced conversations. Take your colleagues on a relaxing and intriguing food tour in the Mile High City with a private guide instead!
This allows you to form stronger relationships with your colleagues while seeing the downtown area through a unique lens.
Corporate event tours include 4-5 food tastings and optional drink pairings.
Price: From $79 per guest
When: Times vary for afternoon and evening experiences
Meeting point: Downtown
Go here to start planning your corporate events & team outings.
Private Food Tours
Celebrate a private event or get together while touring Denver with delicious food and drink options.
Private events such as:
- Bachelorette & bachelor parties
- Family gatherings
- Girls & guys’ night out
You could book a private tour guide for all of the above mentioned tours. Here is a list of food tours in which you could request a private guide:
Private Downtown Denver Food Tour
Guests: 12 (15 Thursday – Sunday) minimum and 80 guests maximum
Price: $79 – $105 per guest
Duration: 3 Hours
Private RiNo Food Tour
Guests: 10 (12 Friday – Sunday) minimum and 12 guests maximum
Price: $79 – $110 per guest
Duration: 3 Hours
Private Progressive Dinner
Guests: 12 minimum and 50 guests maximum
Price: $135 per guest
Duration: 2 – 3 Hours
Private Cocktails & Tastes Food Tour
Guests: 10 minimum and 12 guests maximum
Price: $95 per guest
Duration: 2 Hours
Private Denver Wine Walk Tour
Guests: 8 minimum and 10 guests maximum
Price: $110 per guest
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Go here to start planning your private food tour.
Although these are all walking tours, don’t let that deter you from signing up. The total walking distance is usually no more than one mile at a leisurely walking pace.
We have indicated the meeting points in this article, but it will also be mentioned on your ticket once you make a booking, along with any other important information.
If you have any dietary restrictions, you can make the tour aware when booking. However, gluten-free and dairy-free dietary options are not available.
Full refunds are offered on cancellations up to 48 hours before your tour begins. Masks are also not required on these tours.
Whether you are a foodie fanatic or you simply want to experience a different scene, this list of Denver food tours is your starting line. You could try one, two, or even all of these remarkable recommendations.
Do you want to sample even more food tours available in Denver? Check out this page for our growing list of food tours and cooking classes.
We hope you found this article valuable and informative. You should feel confident and ready to experience a wide variety of culinary experiences.