Gratuities for recognizing outstanding service is always greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 18%-20%.
Children are allowed on most of our tours however age limit varies per tour, and we do not offer child rates for tickets.
Scottsdale Lunch Tour: All Ages
Scottsdale Dinner Tour: age 13+
Scottsdale Sip and Sample Tour: age 21+
Tempe Tour: age 13+
Absolutely not! While focused on local cuisine and culinary insight, our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, and local culture into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through the city eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.
We are vegetarian and gluten free friendly.
We can accommodate most dietary restrictions provided we know ahead of time.
Please be sure and provide information specific to your dietary restriction for anyone in your party (e.g. vegetarian, gluten free, diabetic, food allergy, etc.) upon purchase of tickets.
Yes, advance ticket purchase is required, and available for purchase up to 2 hours before start of tour. But we often fill up quickly! To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.
We do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, there is always a good chance that we will add an additional tour on that day. Please email us to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.
Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After your ticket purchase, you’ll receive instructions including parking and other info.
The city of Scottsdale offers free parking, both on street and in parking structures.
The city of Tempe offers metered street parking and flat-rate garage pricing.
Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.
Tours are held rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We also provide umbrellas in case of sudden weather changes or if you do not have your own. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.
All tour routes and locations are wheelchair accessible.
Arizona Food Tours can provide up to 1 wheelchair, offered on first come first serve basis.
We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and many more). Please inquire about our private tours for 10 or more guests.
Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Guests are encouraged to bring camera and bottle of water. We recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. During the cooler seasons it’s important to wear an extra layer of clothing.