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Nassau Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour

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Discover culinary treats and cultural treasures on this food tasting and walking tour of Nassau’s historical neighborhood. You’ll enjoy delicious tastings – enough for a hearty lunch – at six unique venues, from family-owned eateries to specialty food stores. Try classic conch fritters, savory Bahamian macaroni and cheese and locally sourced teas. You’ll gain insight into the cultural and architectural offerings in Nassau, the capital and commercial center of the Bahamas, and experience where the locals eat as you stroll the charming, tree-lined streets. Enjoy personal attention from your expert guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
Highlights
  • Nassau food tour featuring six tasting locations (all samples included) 
  • Accommodates for allergies or other limitations (note upon booking) 
  • Tour Nassau’s downtown district and learn its history 
  • Small-group tour ensures personalized attention from your guide
What to Expect
Begin your tour by making your way to a meeting location in central Nassau. Join your guide and small group of 12 people, and head straight for a local-approved restaurant in Nassau’s historic downtown, known for its colonial architecture and palm tree-lined boulevards. Continue to sample a broad range of Bahamian food from six venues, including a family-owned soul-food restaurant, a spice merchant, and an organic chocolatier. Come hungry, as all tastings are included and should be hearty enough to fill you up for lunch Between bites, learn about the history and culture of downtown Nassau as you tour the neighborhood with your guide, gathering tips and recommendations for the rest of your trip. Tour concludes near original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rawson Square, Nassau, The Bahamas
Duration
3h
Return Details
Tortuga Bahamas Bakery, 10 Frederick St, Nassau, The Bahamas
Inclusions
  • Food and drink tastings at 6 locations
  • Walking tour of downtown Nassau
  • Professionally trained local guide
  • Exclusive in-store coupons
  • Signature post tour recipe collection
  • Old Nassau neighborhood dining and attractions guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Maximum number of passengers per tour is 12
  • Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. (Infants ages 3 and under who are not eating do not require a ticket)
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Tour is held in all weather conditions (ponchos provided in case of rain)
  • Not wheelchair accessible at this time or suitable for guests with severe mobility restrictions
  • Please note: it is recommended you wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with severe mobility issues
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My boyfriend and I took this tour with LISA!!! On Jan 16th. The food was good, however all 3 food options involved conch which the Bahamas is known for. Lisa shared great knowledge on the history of the conch and how it is fished for. Other food stops include a chocolate tasting
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We booked this trip after hearing about it from our travel agent; we were not disappointed!! I personally feel I got more out of the 3 hours I spent on the tour than any other way of experiencing Nassau. The food was amazing!!!!! (I'm a finicky eater, I usually don't like to
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My family took the walking food tour with Marc and it was phenomenal! I was a bit worried if the kids (ages 14 and 10) would get bored or not enjoy the food. In the end I had nothing to worry about! Marc told the history of the island in a very interesting manner, and really
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The tour was fantastic from start to finish. The food was incredible (fresh conch fritters, rice and peas, chocolates, plantation punch, and so much more) and our tour guide Mark was amazing. He was so interesting and knowledgable, he made the history and culture aspect of the
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Response from alanna r, General Manager at Nassau Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour
Responded 4 days ago
Thanks so much for sharing your recent Bites of Nassau Food Tour experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our local Bahamian food and hospitality! Mark is so full of knowledge and fun stories, isn't he?! We appreciate your recommendation and hope you'll be back to our islands for even more good times! Cheers, Anna General Manager Tru Bahamian Food Tours
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Came for the food, left with a ton of knowledge about Bahamanian culture and history. Thank you, Captain Ron!
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Response from alanna r, General Manager at Nassau Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour
Responded 4 days ago
Awesome! It's great to know that you walked away feeling totally satisfied with our local bites and historical tidbits. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and others on TripAdvisor! Cheers, Anna General Manager Tru Bahamian Food Tours
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By: Tru Bahamian Food Tours
2,501 reviews
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ashleycT3943XS
Springfield, Massachusetts
30
Great cultural information!
My boyfriend and I took this tour with LISA!!! On Jan 16th. The food was good, however all 3 food options involved
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401jodys
23
Best way to experience Nassau!
We booked this trip after hearing about it from our travel agent; we were not disappointed!! I personally feel I
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717benitar
10
That’s how Nassau is done !
I’m sooo happy we took the time, Will really know his stuff and is a wonderful tour guide. He took us to places we
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mellyk-4
Grande Prairie, Canada
21
Delicious food and a great tour guide!
My family took the walking food tour with Marc and it was phenomenal! I was a bit worried if the kids (ages 14
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davidhS1988LC
10
Terrific Tour, Terrific Guide!
The tour was fantastic from start to finish. The food was incredible (fresh conch fritters, rice and peas,
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C4513RXanthonyp
10
Captain Ron is great!
Came for the food, left with a ton of knowledge about Bahamanian culture and history. Thank you, Captain Ron!
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edrazma
Waikoloa, Hawaii
20
Nassau Tour
Captain Ron did a great job taking us on a walking tour of Nassau, discussing it’s history and people, and
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Angela N
Senoia, Georgia
2814
Loved the variety and history
Food was amazing! Captain Ron was knowledgeable and kind and courteous! He gave excellent recommendations and made
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J6840WHcynthiag
10
Great Tour and Cultural Experience
I had an amazing time on this tour! It was a good mix of food and culture- our tour guide Capt.Ron was both
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DannyG117
Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
53
Awesome Sunday Stroll with Captain Ron
We got to hangout with Captain Ron in a small group of 6 for the Sunday only tour. The food was great, but the
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Boatlady70
Greensboro, North Carolina
94
Enjoyable Time had by all!
We enjoyed our 3 1/2 tour tasting our way through Nassau. Our tour guide Mark was so interesting to talk with. He
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elizabeth_ten8
Saint Louis, Missouri
14949
Great Taste of Nassau
Captain Ron (Ronelle) was a fantastic guide through the busy tourist area and the lesser side streets of Nassau.
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Ron K
South Orange, New Jersey, United States
139
Fantastic Food Tour and More!
Family of 4 with 2 teens (age 19 and 16) and this was an excellent and enjoyable experience for our family.
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stephanierO340AN
20
Great time!!
Captain Ron was awesome! Very knowledgeable with fun facts and entertaining commentary. Wonderful and plentiful
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huskerdhf
32
One of the best shore excursions we have done across four different cruises
Myself, my wife, and 12 year old son went on this tour as a shore excursion when the cruise ship we were on was in
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