Travel the world without leaving Cincinnati! If you're looking for fun things to do in Cincinnati, this guided culinary tour will introduce you to some of the best ethnic food in town. Historic Over the Rhine is home to dozens of entrepreneurs. It truly is a place where different worlds collide.
The Ethnic Eats Tour will start off in beautiful Washington Park, where the heart of Over the Rhine congregates. Here at the northern edge of Cincinnati, we'll start a journey with a brief history of the German immigrants who built this neighborhood from the ground up.
From centuries old buildings to new business opening every day, this tour will expose you to several modern-day artisans, from designers to shop keepers. By the end of the tour, you'll have some amazing photos in front of iconic buildings and landmarks, an insider's local knowledge of the food and drinks scene, and the scoop on where to shop to find the most unique hand crafted items.
What to Expect from the Ethnic Eats in Over the Rhine Food Tour
Come and explore the pages of history as we stroll through Over the Rhine, just a few blocks north of downtown Cincinnati. We begin in beautiful Washington Park dating back to the Victorian era, complete with a bandstand, fountains, statues and majestic trees. Dine in beautiful restored Italianate buildings which were former tenements and corner convenience stores. Hear the clang clang of the trolley as the Cincinnati Streetcar whizzes by. See urban renewal take place right before your eyes, as we walk the streets of Cincinnati's hottest new neighborhood. See shops owned by budding entrepreneurs and local artisans featuring one of a kind items. Receive a food guide with ideas and tips to extend your afternoon journey into the evening.
Along the way, we'll sink our teeth into exciting food from five different ethnic locations. Our various restaurants on the tour may feature Hawaiian Asian cuisine, dishes from Venezuela, Indian inspired Tikka Masala, see and taste sushi made before our eyes, or try Okonomiyaki - a Japanese pancake, sample authentic tacos with salsa made from an old family recipe. We always end our tours with a cocktail and a sweet dessert and nothing is sweeter than Mediterranean baklava.
Ticket cost includes all food, tax and a 20% server gratuity and a 3 hour guided tour of the neighborhood. Exclusions include any alcoholic or non alcoholic beverages, parking and gratuities for your tour guide.