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Bites of Nassau Food Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour

Bites of Nassau Food Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour

Escape Nassau’s tourist traps on this small group tour! You'll cover approximately 1.3 miles (2.2 km) of historic downtown Nassau, going deep into the heart of the island's most storied neighborhood to uncover the city's fascinating colonial history, charming architecture, unique culture and, of course, delicious off-the-beaten-path eateries preferred by the locals (and largely unknown to the throngs of Nassau's visitors).

Each of the tour's six tasting stops have been carefully chosen to highlight the best in Nassau's diverse and distinctive culinary community and showcase the island's one of a kind specialty food stores, family-owned ethnic restaurants and authentic local eateries. You’ll learn about these Bahamian foods and drinks and have an opportunity to engage and interact with the charismatic entrepreneurs, award-winning chefs and expert artisans - all of whom diligently prepare and preserve the cultural traditions of each offering.

Between tastings, enjoy an educational and entertaining stroll through the country’s political and commercial center, taking in the the tree-lined beauty of Old Nassau’s historic downtown neighborhoods, the spectacular architecture, the city's enchanting flora, colonial relics, and other memorable attractions.

Whenever you can treat yourself to a tour that features delicious foods served by culinary traditionalists, the amazing sights and sounds of Old Nassau and a great education about the city's history and culture, you aren't just fortunate - you're also smart! Go ahead and reward your enviable good luck with this fantastic food tasting & walking tour.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

approximately 3 hours

Time

11:30 am Monday through Saturday
1:30 pm on Friday & Saturday

Tours do not operate on Bahamian National Holidays. Please see Special Schedule Details for a list of holidays.

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Tour does not include hotel pick-up. The departure point at Christ Church Cathedral will be specified on your E-Ticket. Rates are in US Dollars. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Description

Special Schedule Details:

Tours do not operate on the following dates:

  • New Year’s Day, January 1
  • Good Friday (Friday preceding Easter Sunday)
  • Easter Monday (Monday following Easter Sunday)
  • Whit Monday (Monday following Pentecost)
  • Bahamian Labor Day (First Friday in June)
  • Bahamian Independence Day, July 10
  • Emancipation Day (First Monday in August)
  • Discovery Day (October 12, or when that date is a Saturday or Sunday, on the Monday following)
  • Christmas Day, December 25
  • Boxing Day, December 26

Tasting Stops Include:

  • A favorite family-owned, "down-home" eatery that serves classic, soul-warming Bahamian fare
  • A specialty store that sells locally-sourced jams, salts and island bush teas
  • An organic fair-trade Chocolatier that sells hand-made bon-bons created by an award-winning pastry chef
  • ...And more!

Additional Information:

  • All food tastings are included in the tour price.
  • Guests with specific food allergies, dietary restrictions or vegetarian/vegan diets can almost always be accommodated.
  • Young Foodies are welcomed on this tour but must be accompanied by an adult. Parents should consider whether their child/children would like to be a part of a food tour, keeping in mind that the tour does involve a considerable amount of time spent on foot and standing.
  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchair guests, due to several hills and flights of steps throughout the tour.
  • Gratuities for your tour guide are not included, but are always appreciated.

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Tour does not include hotel pick-up. The departure point at Christ Church Cathedral will be specified on your E-Ticket. Rates are in US Dollars. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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October 20, 2017

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