“A Taste of Old Town Scottsdale” – Food Tour

Duration: walking tour - 3 hours

Location: Old Town Scottsdale (Old Adobe Mission- 3817 N. Brown Ave. Scottsdale, AZ 85251)

Ages 12+


Public tours are available this Summer Tues-Sun starting at 11:00am. (Closed Mondays)

Private tours available for groups of 6 or more.

Total walking is close to 1 mile, and the duration is approximately 3 hours.

Private Tours available

From corporate events and team building, to destination weddings and bachlorette parties, a private food tour is the perfect group activity!

The first ever food tour in Arizona! This tour visits 4-5 locally owned establishments, providing a full meal with dessert and 2 cocktails.

  • Offered to ages 12+, this tour is designed to provide a full meal, with historical insight and overview of the "West's Most Western Town".
  • Summer tours are open to the public Tuesday thru Sunday starting at 11:00am. Private tours available for groups of 6 or more.
  • Expect a variety of signature menu items, unique to each destination. Offers multiple food tastings and 2 alcoholic beverage options.
  • Come see why Scottsdale is considered a foodies paradise, with a world-class dining scene boasting over 700 restaurants and eateries.
  • An opportunity to explore historic Old Town Scottsdale, both past and present, led by local foodie enthusiasts with passion for excellence.

This is a walking tour, made also to be wheelchair accessible.

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

If requesting specific dietary accommodation, be advised selections will differ slightly from others

This is a 3 hour walking tour suitable for all fitness levels. Guests must be age 12+.

Tour operates rain or shine.

What to Expect

We respectfully ask that no children under the age of 12 are brought on tour.  Restaurant itineraries are subject to regular change based off availability.  All tours are between 1 and 1.5 miles of walking, spread out over 4-5 restaurant stops.


See why Scottsdale is considered a Foodie's dream! "A Taste of Old Town Scottsdale" visits 4-5 of the following 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.

Brat Haus

Arizona's most welcoming beer garden with 28 craft beers on tap, homemade from scratch cuisine inspired by European food craftsmen, offering an variety of brats, burgers and more!


This stylish yet casual eatery focuses on house made cuisine from locally sourced seasonal items. Sure to please with timeless Italian favorites amongst some modern menu twists.


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 34 years!


Featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, this modern American smokehouse is a local favorite featuring craft BBQ smoked in-house, homemade moonshine and a variety of artisan beers.

Gelato Cimmino

Its hard to beat fresh made gelato made from imported Italian ingredients right inside the shop! Choose from over 20 flavors of gelato or sorbeto.

Shakes and Cones

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

Where to Meet

The tour meets in front of the Old Adobe Mission Church, at 3817 N. Brown Ave. Scottsdale AZ 85251.

Free parking is offered in parking structure behind the Church, and in the 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 tour.

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

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We respectfully ask that no children under the age of 12 are brought on tour.  Children ages 12+ are allowed on the “A Taste of Old Town Scottsdale” food tour, however age 21+ is required for other tours.  We do not offer child rates for tickets.

“A Taste of Old Town Scottsdale” Food Tour: age 12+

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Scottsdale Sip and Sample Tour: age 21+

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.



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.

Still have questions?   Visit our FAQ page to submit your own

"What a great way to spend an afternoon! Fantastic food and our tour guide (Lindsey) was the best of the best!!! We enjoyed ourselves immensely.
Great for visitors and locals looking for fun and interesting facts, perfect way to introduce visiting friends and family to the area. Highly recommend"

Victoria L. Phoenix, AZ - Trip Advisor

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