Private Taste of Key West
Private Taste of Key WestUpon your arrival to the island of Key West, you will be met with a sensory overload of sights, sounds, and delicious smells. Take...
DescriptionPrivate Taste of Key WestUpon your arrival to the island of Key West, you will be met with a sensory overload of sights, sounds, and delicious smells. Take advantage of your time "on the rock" with this private and exclusive food tour and learn all about the traditions that go into making the cuisine of the island so famous.At the southernmost point in the contiguous United States lies Key West, a 7 square-mile island that is long on history and large in urban legends. Its 90-mile proximity to Cuba makes it closer to Havana than Miami and explains its ever-present Caribbean influence.Begin your walk at a central location where you will meet with your local and knowledgeable guide and set off for a personalized introduction to the island and discover the hidden, quiet streets that only the locals know.Stop by a Mexican cantina and savor their tacos with locally sourced fish, then drop into an old speakeasy and imagine its glory days of entertainment as you sip on an authentic rum runner. A family-owned Cuban restaurant will dazzle you with its succulent roast pork. A local favorite restaurant with outside eatery will entertain you with its tropical music and wandering chickens, and of course, no visit to Key West would be complete without a stop at a bakery known for its Key Lime pie!Along the way you will walk down lush, treelined streets with modest bungalows as well as 2 story wooden Victorian homes decorated with pastel colors and gingerbread trim. Learn about the island's fascinating history complete with Cuban cigar factories and famous residents including the author Ernest Hemingway and former president Harry Truman.Food stops may include: El Siboney, Bad Boy Burrito, The Rum Bar and Speakeasy Inn, Mangoes and Blue Heaven. Please note, however, tour itinerary is subject to change without notice.Book this private and intimate tour now and bring your appetite as you eat your way around the incomparable Key West.Please Note: This tour accommodates groups of up to 12 guests maximum, as some of the restaurants that are visited are small. Groups with more than 12 guests will need to split into multiple smaller groups. Please take this information into consideration when booking.
An approximately 5 minute taxi (not included, approximately $5 US each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Preparation AdviceWe recommend wearing comfortable, seasonal clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Guests should bring a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. Tour operator will provide rain ponchos in inclement weather.