Walking Food Tours of Louisville, Kentucky

Taste the Story of Louisville

We tell the story of Louisville one bite at a time

Our walking food tours of Louisville tell the story of Louisville and Kentucky one bite at a time through the lens of delicious local food and drinks. From beer cheese to bourbon balls, Louisville is home to some of the greatest treats in the culinary world. Our food tours explore the history, impact, and flavor of Bourbon City.

We run guided, walking food tours 6 days a week! Take a look below at our flagship tour offerings.

Mint cocktail at Bar Genevieve in Louisville Kentucky on a bourbon food tour
Beyond the Barrel Bourbon Food Tour

Explore the taste, history, and impact of bourbon through expertly paired bites, pours and cocktails designed to unlock bourbon’s depth and versatility.

Pretzels and beer cheese with a beer flight on the nulu food tour
Louisville Food & History Tour in NuLu

On 6 delicious stops through urban NuLu and historic Butchertown, you’ll taste Kentucky and Appalachian classics and learn the history of Louisville.

Louisville Kentucky cocktail pouring at Pin and Proof
Phantoms of Prohibition: Cocktails, Ghosts & Bites

Venture into Louisville’s haunted past on Whiskey Row. Trace the footsteps of bourbon magnates and mobsters, discover hidden speakeasies, and learn the truth about Prohibition.

Walking food tour of the Original Highlands Neighborhood, dessert at Epiphany in Louisville Kentucky
Highlands Heritage Bites & Sights Tour

Stroll through the historic Original Highlands and scenic Cherokee Triangle neighborhoods savoring the story of Louisville and Kentucky along some of the city’s oldest and most iconic streets.

Downtown Louisville at sunset on a dark history and ghost tour
Whispers on Whiskey Row Haunted History Tour

Step into the shadows of the past on a haunted history tour through downtown Louisville and hear tragic tales of the forlorn, the oppressed, the betrayed, and the ruthless.

What to Expect

On our food tours of Derby City, you’ll laugh, learn, and leave with a full belly.

Bourbon, Cocktails & Beer

You’re in Bourbon City, y’all! (Psst: Our mocktails are good too.)

Audio Headset​

The lightweight headset helps you hear us from a distance.

Small Group

Our tours max out at 12 people. (Unless you book a private experience.)

Walking

Wear comfortable shoes! You’ll be exploring on foot.

5-Star Experience

Find out why 1,400+ guests left us 5-star reviews!

Private Tours In Louisville

Private Events & Tours

Enjoy a private guided food tour with an expert guide through Louisville’s most beautiful historic neighborhoods.

Tour guide and group at Taste Fine Wine and Bourbons on the Bourbon Food Tour in NuLu with Louisville Food Tours Louisville Kentucky

Private Food tours

Enjoy a private adventure through Louisville’s culinary soul!  Pick from 3 meticulously crafted tours that each highlight the city’s best restaurants, bars and speakeasies.

Led by a knowledgeable guide, you and your group will dive deep into the city’s history while tasting Louisville’s story one bite at a time.

Group cheersing at a speakeasy on a food tour of Louisville

Corporate Events

Break free from the mundane with a team outing that’s delicious and fun! Walking food tours are a fun and active way to help your team bond while enjoying delicious food and drinks and sightseeing in Louisville’s most beautiful neighborhoods.

Let us do most of the talking – and all of the ordering – so your team can finally shake off “work mode” and enjoy themselves on a fully guided private tour.

Bachelorette Party in Louisville Kentucky

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

What Happens on a Food Tour?

In a nutshell: we’ll walk around a beautiful neighborhood making frequent stops for food and drinks while telling you fascinating true stories from Louisville’s history.

Take a look at this video for a glimpse of what to expect on your tour!

Nulu Food Tour Louisville Kentucky Street and Tour Group

Delicious Flavors & Unforgettable Experiences

Over the 3 hours you’ll spend with us, you’ll …

  • Sample delicious dishes that represent Louisville’s heritage
  • Sip bourbon, cocktails, and craft beer (or refreshing mocktails)
  • Explore beautiful, scenic & historic neighborhoods
  • Dive into the unfiltered history of Louisville and Kentucky with an expert local guide
  • Laugh at jokes that we proof-tested on other people first, probably

What Our Guests Say

Here’s why we have over 1,200, 5-star reviews:

Lia and Jeremy Garcia on Big Four Bridge
Lia and Jeremy Garcia with baby founders of Louisville Food Tours-1

Family Owned Local Business

Hi, we’re Lia and Jeremy Garcia, founders of Louisville Food Tours. (And that’s our little one!) We’re a family-owned local business – just like most of our restaurant partners.

How can we help?

Contact Us

Have a question that isn’t address on our FAQ’s page? Curious about our private tour packages? Send us an email or give us a call!

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(502) 276-5596

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Cocktails at a speakeasy on the Phantoms of Prohibition cocktail tour in Louisville KY
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