A Taste of Old Town Scottsdale -Lunch Tour

Duration: Approx. 3 hours

Location: Old Town Scottsdale (Old Adobe Mission- 3821 N. Brown Ave. Scottsdale, AZ 85251)


$59.00

Tues-Sat: 11:00am-2:00pm

The first ever food tour in Arizona! We offer multiple versions, with stops at 5 local restaurants, eateries, and specialty food shops.

  • Perfect for all ages, this tour is designed to provide a full lunch, with historical insight and overview of the "West's Most Western Town"
  • Expect a variety of signature menu items, unique to each destination. Tour includes one alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverage option.
  • Tour offers multiple routes, be sure to check the differing versions depending on the day of the week.
  • Come see why Scottsdale is considered a foodies paradise, with a world-class dining scene boasting over 600 restaurants and eateries.
  • An opportunity to explore historic downtown Scottsdale, both past and present, led by local foodie enthusiasts with a passion for excellence

Wheelchair and stroller accesible.

Most food allergies and restrictions can be accommodated. Must be identified upon ticket purchase.

The Tour will operate rain or shine.

Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.


What to Expect

We offer a different rotation of locations depending on the day of the week, see below for specifics:  All restaurants lineups are subject to change.

Monday & Saturday: The Rusty Spur Saloon, AZ88, Malee’s Thai Bistro, Cowboy Ciao, Super Chunk Sweets and Treats

Tuesday & Thursday: The Mission, Malee’s Thai Bistro, Marcellino Ristorante, Cowboy Ciao, Super Chunk Sweets and Treats

Wednesday & Friday: The Mission, Bootleggers, Outrageous Olive Oils and Vinegars, Nonna Urban Eatery, Shakes and Cones

Sunday: The Mission, The Rusty Spur Saloon, AZ88, Bootleggers, Shakes and Cones

 

See why Scottsdale is considered a Foodie's dream! All lunch tours visit five of the following amazing local establishments.

The Mission

Enjoy exquisite modern Latin cuisine curated by renowned chef Matt Carter, at this Old Town Scottsdale hot spot. Located next to the historic Old Adobe Mission Church.

The Rusty Spur Saloon

The oldest saloon in Old Town Scottsdale since 1951! Sample some old fashion Southwestern grub and listen to live cowboy music at this iconic Scottsdale mainstay.

Cowboy Ciao

One of the most popular and unique restaurants in Old Town Scottsdale since 1997! Sample their famous signature dish with a cult following, the "Stetson Chopped Salad".

AZ88

Wowing guests since 1988, this modern-day saloon will showcase a selection of chef's favorite appetizers and a cocktail list that's hard to beat. A Phoenix-area hallmark!

Malee's Thai Bistro

Sample some of the house made favorites that have earned Malee's the top ranking Thai restaurant in the Phoenix area for 30 years!

Bootleggers Modern American Smokehouse

A local favorite full of flavor! This modern American smokehouse features award winning craft BBQ, house made Moonshine, and wide selection of local beers.

Outrageous Olive Oils and Vinegars

This ultra premium boutique shop not only offers the finest oils and vinegars, guests will be educated with demos and delicious samples that are sure to delight the senses.

Shakes and Cones

Nestled in the heart of Old Town and serving ice cream made from scratch using an exclusive recipe. Gluten free and only made with organic, non-gmo ingredients!

Superchunk Sweets and Treats

Located inside New Wave Market, finish your tour at a dessert stop like none other! Super Chunk is a small-batch, handcrafted sweets & treats shop with a modernized, unique twist.

Nonna Urban Eatery

Where the far west meets the love of cooking. Offering an exhilarating menu of “urban” dishes from all over the world, both in the strict tradition as well as fusion inspired.

Marcellino Ristorante

A truly authentic Italian fine dining experience. James Beard chef Marcellino Verzino explores a wide variety of hand made pastas, Mediterranean seafoods and imported wild game.


Where to Meet

The lunch tour meets in front of the Old Adobe Mission, at 3821 N. Brown Ave. Scottsdale AZ 85251. Located on the corner of Brown Ave. and 1st St.

Free parking is offered in parking structure behind the Church, and in parking lot directly across the street. Free on-street parking is available throughout the area as well.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the tour, to find parking and check-in for your tour.

If running late for your tour please contact Zach at 480-620-4047.

Meeting Location

Old Adobe Mission (1933)
North Brown Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

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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 12+

Scottsdale Sip and Sample Tour: age 21+

Tempe Tour: age 12+

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.

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.

 

 

Gratuities for recognizing outstanding service is always greatly appreciated, although not mandatory.  The standard gratuity in the service industry is 18%-20%.

 

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.

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"Delicious!
Thanks to our great guide Zak and the five restaurants we had a wonderful experience. We really enjoyed all of the food tastings and left well satisfied! It was also fun to walk around - learn a little about Scottsdale and choose some places that we would like to come back to."

Marina Schoon- Tripadvisor

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