St Thomas Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour


If you’re the kind of visitor who likes to learn about the places you visit and live like the locals do, then this is the tour for you. Meet your group and guide at a central location and stroll down the historic Main Street, which dates from the 17th century, on the way to the Fort Christian Museum. Learn about this remarkable red building, once used as a police station and the governor's mansion. Stop to see where the Emancipation Proclamation was read in 1848, now called the Emancipation Garden. Learn that the Danes used the 99 Steps to navigate St. Thomas' hills. Stop by several local restaurants serving local delicacies such as calaloo, fried pate, and local seafood. Your food tastings will be accompanied by the island's local Bushwacker, a frozen drink made from chocolate, coconut, and rum.  After walking the historical streets and having tasted many of the islands delightful cuisine, you'll end this tour with a deeper connection and appreciation for St.Thomas.

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2 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Discover St. Thomas like never before with the island's only locally owned and operated walking food and tasting tour. You didn't come to the island to try fish tacos and typical tourist fare. Come off the beaten path and indulge yourself with a Bushwacker, a must-try while visiting the island and stop at eateries known for serving up "must try" local foods. Savor local favorites like scrumptious rum cake, Calalloo soup, saltfish quiche and island pate. This  2.5-hour tour is led by a local guide, informative and entertaining. Get current info on other things to do during your visit.

What’s included?

  • Beverages

  • Island Food Tasting. Tropical cool tea, calalloo soup, pate, sailfish quiche, Cruzan rum drink.

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 2h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

All participating restaurants follow Covid 19 guidelines.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019. Explore the rich history and the delicious foods of St. Thomas on our cultural food tour. From its volcanic beginnings to what's happening this week, this 2.5 hour tour fills you with fun facts and fabulous foods. You'll try calalloo soup, island pate, seafood, fungi and more. Your guide is friendly, knowledgeable, always making your vacation time the best it can be. He'll point out fabulous architecture and brilliant artworks as you walk the fascinating streets of the historic wharehouse district. Find out how and when the Virgin Islands and Charlotte Amalie got their names, Blackbeard's tricks in battle and how our harbor made the island the perfect stop for cruise ships Just check our reviews and see how our guests enjoyed their tour. Come at the beginning of your visit and we'll offer suggestions on other things you'll love while you are here. You won't be disappointed!

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