What you'll do
Uncover a vast spectrum of cooking styles in Ocala's historic downtown. Your guided Brick City Food Tour visits 5 sit down tasting locations in the downtown neighborhood. Between samples, your informative guide will share their experience of local customs, historic stories and specialty shops. This walking tour is ideal for Ocala residents and travelers eager to discover the culinary secrets and traditions that compose the horse capitol of the world. Whether you're vacationing in Ocala for the first time or a long-time resident, you're sure to walk away with a greater understanding of the geographic history and culinary techniques of the city.
I'm the co-founder of Brick City Food Tours, a downtown Ocala food tour guided by myself and my husband, Kendrick. I've lived in Ocala for half a decade and through my work with nonprofits and artists have come to appreciate the downtown food scene, as well as the history that surrounds it. I'm passionate about sharing the unique cuisines, crafted by talented local chefs, that make Ocala's downtown eateries worth exploring. To learn more about me and Ocala, visit igobykait.com!
Each restaurant we visit will prepare a sampling of specialty foods.
We will provide water for guests at each location. Due to time constraints and safety concerns, we ask that guests do not…
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Where you'll be
We'll most likely visit Sayulita Taqueria (Mexican street food), Ivy on the Square (southern delicacies), Ocala's Chocolate and Confections (the finest European chocolate), Pi on Broadway (gourmet pizzas and tapas), and Feta Mediterranean Cuisine (generational Greek tapas). However, we could do a slightly different version of this tour, depending on the weather and availability of the restaurant.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests aged 15 and up can attend.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing, as this is a walking tour. It is a tasting tour, so please be advised we will not order food or drinks from the menu. Instead, our partnered restaurants have selected a few of their popular dishes to share with us. Inform host of dietary restrictions.
Brick City Food Tours