Elmwood Village Food Tasting & Walking Tour

Buffalo Bites Food Tours

Zerve Seller: BuffaloBites
Activity #3453
Take a journey through Elmwood Village and discover not only its tastiest foods but the rich history of this vibrant neighborhood.

No future dates/times are currently scheduled for this activity.

For more information, please contact BuffaloBites.


Eat.  Explore. Experience Buffalo.™ 
Embark on Buffalo Bites Food Tours' 3-hour guided walking tour of the Elmwood Village where you will eat delicious samples from local eateries and explore the fascinating architecture, history and present day vibrancy of this neighborhood.  Our leisurely stroll through the streets of the Elmwood Village makes this tour suitable for all ages and fitness levels. 
On the Elmwood Village Food Tasting & Walking Tour you will:
  • Eat an eclectic mix of tasty food samples from 6 local eateries.
  • Explore the Elmwood Village’s rich history and architecture.
  • Experience the Elmwood Village while walking with one of our entertaining tour guides.
  • Engage with local food artisans and fellow food tour participants.
  • Enjoy a memorable tour of Buffalo that will entice you to come back to the Elmwood Village for an encore! 
During the tour you will enjoy some exceptional food tastings from six Elmwood Village eateries that may include the iconic buffalo chicken wing, exquisite chocolate delights and exceptional olive oils and vinegars from a specialty store.  You'll also get an up close look at some of the Elmwood Village’s most exquisite homes, churches and buildings on this excursion.  Along the way our tour guides will entertain you with interesting facts about the famous sites and residents of this neighborhood. 
All food samples, enough for a satisfying lunch, are included in the ticket price.

What Is Not Included?

Gratuities are not included in your ticket price.  However, they are graciously accepted by our tour guides.

Meeting Location

Elmwood Village (Buffalo, NY) (Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)


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Do I need to purchase tickets in advance? Can I pay with cash?
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Ticket purchases can only be made through this site or over the phone using Visa, Mastercard or AMEX. Cash is not accepted.
Are tours given in bad weather?
Tours are held rain, shine or snow. Please check the weather forecast and dress accordingly for Buffalo’s various seasons. Don’t forget your umbrella if rain is predicted!
How much food is served on the tour?
The tour includes 6 food tastings, enough for a satisfying lunch for most participants.
Are beverages included?
Water will be provided at a couple of the stops along the tour, and there will be one drink tasting included. Feel free to bring your own bottle of water if you would like to have something throughout the tour.
What if I have a dietary restriction or food allergy?
When you purchase tickets please let us know if you or anyone in your party has a dietary restriction or food allergy. With advance notice, we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Are there vegetarian options available on the tour?
We can provide a vegetarian option at most tasting locations with advance notice. Please be sure to mention your preference for vegetarian options when purchasing your ticket, as we will not be able to arrange for alternative options on the day of the tour.
How much walking is involved? What is the walking pace like?
The tour lasts approximately 3 hours and covers just over two miles. We will be on our feet most of the time, but will be sitting at two of the tasting locations for a combined total of about 45 minutes. We walk at a moderate pace, stopping frequently at tasting locations and neighborhood sites.
Can children participate in the tour?
Yes, children may participate in the tour. However, parents should determine whether or not the tour is appropriate for their child. The tour can last between 3 and 3.5 hours long and includes a lot of walking and standing. We do offer discounted tickets for children ages 12 and under who will be eating on the tour. Any children 12 and under who will not be eating are not required to have a ticket, but please let us know by including a Message to the Seller that they will attending when purchasing your tickets.
Do we just walk around and sample food?
No way! Throughout this narrated tour we will explore Buffalo’s rich history, architecture and culture. You will get an up close and personal look at the neighborhood while hearing fascinating facts about its past and present day vibe.
Where does the tour begin and end?
The exact meeting location will be provided at time of ticket purchase. The end of the tour is within one block of the starting point.
Are restrooms available during the tour?
Yes, restrooms will be available at some of the tasting locations.
Are cameras allowed on the tour?
Yes, cameras and filming are permitted. We strongly encourage you to take photos during the tour.
Is parking available near the starting location of the tour?
Parking is available, but limited in the Elmwood Village. Nearby parking options will be provided with the meeting location details once tickets have been purchased.
Can I make purchases during the tour?
It is critical that we keep our tours on schedule to ensure fresh food tastings. Therefore, we ask that you refrain from shopping during the tour. Hopefully, you will allow time at the end of your tour to return to your favorite tasting locations or shops.
Is the tour wheelchair and baby stroller accessible?
Yes, all tasting locations on the tour are accessible for wheelchairs and strollers. However, please be aware that this is an historic neighborhood and some of the sidewalks are old and uneven in places.
Are tours only offered in English?
Yes, at this time we only offer tours in English.
Are pets allowed on the tour?
Due to the policies of the various food establishments we visit, pets of any kind are not allowed on this tour.
At what point during my visit is it best to take this tour?
Buffalo Bites Food Tours highly recommends you take this tour at the beginning of your Buffalo visit so you have time to return and explore the neighborhood on your own and your favorite places to eat! Tours do sell out, so please book your tour well in advance for the best chance of getting your preferred date.
I live in or around Buffalo - is this tour for me?
Absolutely! While you may be familiar with the neighborhood and the places we eat, you will hear fascinating facts about the neighborhood's history, architecture and culture. Buffalo Bites Food Tours is a great activity for you and your out-of-town family and friends to attend together!
Does the tour guide accept gratuities? Are they included in the ticket price?
Gratuities are not included in the ticket price. Gratuities, while not mandatory, are graciously accepted by the tour guides. The standard gratuity in the industry is 15%.
What if my question has not been answered by the FAQs?
If we have not addressed your specific question in this section, please click on the "Contact BuffaloBites" link to ask us your question.
Are gift certificates available?
Yes, gift certificates are available and make a great gift for family and friends. To purchase a gift certificate, please click on the "Contact BuffaloBites" link to inquire.
Can I book a private group tour?
Yes, Buffalo BitesFood Tours can accommodate private group tours. To inquire about a private tour, please contact us by clicking on the “Contact BuffaloBites” link.


Buffalo Bites Food Tours

Buffalo Bites Food Tours was established after we discovered food tours in some of America’s best cities.  These experiences, and our passion for everything "Buffalo" has inspired a desire to share our knowledge and exceptional flavors with others - hence Buffalo Bites Food Tours was born! 
Our walking tours include food tastings from local eateries, specialty food shops and cafes as well as entertaining insights into Buffalo’s rich history, architecture and culture.  Our goal is to provide visitors and locals alike a fun and filling experience as we eat our way through some of Buffalo’s most historic and delicious neighborhoods. 
Join us for some delicious food tastings and enchanting entertainment – our tours are an excellent way to visit and learn about Buffalo’s neighborhoods.  We are excited to embark on this excursion with you as we provide a unique opportunity for you to Eat. Explore. Experience Buffalo.™ 
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