Lawrenceville Food Tour

Pittsburgh, PA

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Get an insider's look of the historic riverfront district that recently transformed into a hip, urban neighborhood on the Lawrenceville Food Tour!

  • Tour guides are recipients of a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award in 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • 2-hour walking tour complete with tastings at local eateries
  • Let an experienced guide lead you to samples of coffee, a famous city hot dog, cupcakes, Italian pastries and more!

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Get an insider's look of the historic riverfront district that recently transformed into a hip, urban neighborhood on the Lawrenceville Food Tour!

  • Tour guides are recipients of a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award in 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • 2-hour walking tour complete with tastings at local eateries
  • Let an experienced guide lead you to samples of coffee, a famous city hot dog, cupcakes, Italian pastries and more!
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
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Year-Round:
Every other Saturday - 1:30 PM

Booking Information
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 7 days in advance.

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The Lawrenceville Food Tour will give you an insider's look of the riverfront district and how it has transformed into an art-influenced neighborhood!

Enjoy delicious samples at 3-6 local eateries that may include (and are subject to change):

  • Greek influenced dishes
  • Homemade cupcakes
  • Italian pastries
  • Artisan coffee
  • Famous Pittsburgh hot dog

Your knowledgeable guide will offer commentary of how the once blue-collar, working community turned into the up-scale, hip neighborhood it is today.

Spend an afternoon exploring one of Pittsburgh's favorite districts on the Lawrenceville Food Tour!

Essential Information
  • All tastings are included in the price of this tour
  • Gratuity for your tour guide is not included
  • You will stop at 3-6 tasting locations along the route
  • Each participant will receive a bottle of water at the beginning of the tour
  • The total walking distance for this tour is approximately half of a mile
Duration
2 hours
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Maximum Participants
Up to 12 people per tour
Spectators
This experience is only for those on the tour.
Weather Dependent
This experience will run in rain or shine. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate for the weather and walking.
Booking Information
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 7 days in advance.
Cancellation Policy
Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no cancellations can be made and all bookings are final. Failure to appear on your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.
Is the tour wheel chair and/or stroller accessible?
Due to small food establishments, some stops along the tour are not conducive to strollers or wheelchairs. Please indicate at the time of booking if you have a stroller or wheelchair and accommodations will try to be arranged.
What is included in the price of this tour?
Food tastings, a bottle of water and a friendly and knowledgeable guide leading the way are all included in the price of this tour.
How many tastings are included on this tour?
Participants can expect to sample between 3-6 tastings per tour. Most people find that they are sufficiently full at the end of the tour and do not need a meal afterward.
Can I shop during the tour?
To stay on schedule, it is recommended to wait until after the tour to make any additional purchases. If needed, your guide will provide directions to each stop following the tour.
Are any beverages served on this tour?
Each tour participant will be given a bottle of water at the start of the tour. You are welcome to bring additional water or beverages. Alcoholic and other beverages such as soda are not served on this tour.
Are children welcome on this tour?
This tour is not recommended for anyone under the age of 15 however, children are welcome to accompany an adult. If children are not participating in the tastings, a ticket is not required. Please indicate at the time of booking if a child will with you on this tour. 
What if I have dietary restrictions?
Many dietary restrictions can be accommodated for with enough notice. Please indicate at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies.
This experience has a customer rating of 5
based on 6 reviews.
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This was the best food tour I have been on. There was such a great selection of foods and everything was wonderful. We even stopped by a local gallery as well, which was a great break from eating. I definitely recommend this tour!
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Hi Darien, High praise indeed! I'll be sure our tour company knows how much you enjoyed your time out in Pittsburgh. I'm glad you got to experience not only the great food in town, but the local artistry as well!  Cheers, Inah
My husband and I went on the Lawrenceville food tour this past Saturday. Cheryl did an amazing job of filling us in on the local history and the restoration that has been going on there. The food was wonderful and the people we met along the way were gracious and friendly.
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Hi Sue, Thank you for the kind words! I'll be sure to pass your compliments on to Cheryl. I hope you were able to make some wonderful new memories and found new spots to visit! All the best, Inah 
Very personable tour guide. Loved the area. We would like to take another tour.
The Lawrenceville Food Tour exceeded my expectations. The size of the tour group (about 14) was small enough for everyone to feel they had personal attention and could ask questions. We stopped at six establishments and ate a Greek salad plate, Greek Spanakopita, fried pierogi, house-made sausage sandwich, pasta with Vodka sauce, and a delightful gourmet cupcake over the course of the two-hour walking tour. The tour guide, Sylvia, is also the tour business owner. She provided interesting architectural and historical information about the Lawrenceville area and made sure that everyone was safe during the walk. Food restrictions were honored, and Sylvia made sure to seek our opinions about food quality after each stop. We also made a stop at one of the local art galleries, which was interesting but perhaps a little too long although Sylvia may have been trying to keep us on schedule with the arrival times expected by the food establishments. Even as long-time Pittsburgh residents, my husband and I found three eateries that were new to us. The only thing that could have made the experience totally perfect would have been to stop at the cupcake place last, but that was not possible because of the locations and business hours of the places. Sylvia did make it possible for us to get take-out containers for our cupcakes, and I would recommend doing that since all of the other small plates had to be eaten in the restaurants. My husband and I thought the price was reasonable for the large amount of food that was provided. We would definitely take one of the other tours, as well.
We had a wonderful time, and the tour guide was phenomenal.
Sylvia our guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable of the area with interesting and historical facts. Can't wait for our next one in October.

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