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Historic Main Street Tour – The Official Local Food Tour

Ten tastings are included on your guided walking food and cultural tour. Locally owned and operated restaurants, specialty food shops, and the best mixed drinks in the Caribbean are just a few of the highlights included on this mouthwatering foodie experience. By the end of our tour, you’ll be navigating the streets of Downtown St. Thomas with ease knowing exactly where to go for that local island flavor minus the tourist traps. Our tours also include historical information and fun facts about St. Thomas’ rich culture. You’ll learn about the island’s Danish history and influences and walk through our 350 year old city as we traverse transformed warehouses that now house jewelry stores and restaurants.

 

When: Monday through Saturday, all year round.

Tastings: Ten tastings of local fare are included in your ticket price, including tropical iced tea, scrumptious rum cake, conch fritters, ripe plantain, curry chicken and rice and peas and an alcoholic beverage.

Time: Tour starts at 10 am

Duration: 2 ½ hours

Meeting Point: At the Entrance of downtown Main Street (exact meeting point provided with booking confirmation). We are about a 30 minute walk and a 5 minute cab ride from the cruise ship docks.

Attire: Wear comfortable shoes and light clothing.

Age: This tour is suitable for all ages.

Cost: Adults $65.00; children 12-18 $59.99; children ages 3-11 $49.99. Kids under 3 are free but don’t receive tastings.

Language: All our tours are conducted in English.

Tour takes place rain or shine.

Taphus Sip & Bites Tour

Visit some of St. Thomas’ best bars and restaurants where you’ll be able to enjoy several scrumptious beverages while learning about the captivating story of rum on the islands, which includes tales of pirates, sugar cane plantations, and drinking on St. Thomas in the early 1700s.

Our tour is an ode to the town’s first name which means “Tap House” in Danish. For many years, St.Thomas was known as a free spirited pirate’s den and for the many bars that lined its harbor. In 1691, the town’s name was changed to what it is known as today, Charlotte Amalie.

On the menu:
Stop 1: Pour your own local rum to make a tasty daiquiri while listening to our pirate history.
Stop 2: You can’t come to the island without leaving with a taste of our very own Cruzan Rum – in a place you won’t expect to visit on St. Thomas.
Stop 3: This new downtown restaurant is steep in culinary history. Here you will savor curry chicken and sip on locally distilled vodka, made right here in downtown Charlotte Amalie.
Stop 4: Stop at a favorite whole in the wall food stand to savor a local “pate” or meat pie.
Stop 5: Finish off the tour at a family-owned Street pub where you will make your own rum punch.

Take a commemorative cup home with you to remember us.  By the end of the tour, you will know all the best places to stop in for a tasty drink – Captain Bluebeard would be proud!

When:  Almost everyday, year round. View tour calendar for availability.

Time: 1 pm

Duration: 2 1/2 hours

Meeting Point: Downtown Main Street (exact meeting point provided with booking confirmation). We are about a 30 minute walk and a 5 minute cab ride from the cruise ship docks.

Attire: Casual, comfortable clothing and shoes.

Age: This tour is suitable for all ages.

Cost: $59.99 adult | $49.99 17-12 years old

What’s Included: Historical tour with tastings at 4 food restaurants and eateries

Capacity: From 2 to 12 people per group.

Language: All our tours are conducted in English.

Tour takes place rain or shine.

St. Thomas Drive Around Food Tour & Island Sightseeing Combo

Discover the real St. Thomas on this off the beaten path experience. Hop onto our air-conditioned van and take in panoramic views of the islands all while discovering delicious local food along the way. This is your chance the experience the island like a local!

Your foodie guide will take you on a gastronomic adventure sharing tidbits about our distinct culture and the “why” behind our recipes. Learn about fungi, oxtail, conch, plantains and local peppers. Savor local drinks all while learning about our history on this interactive drive around tour.

On this tour, you’ll get a little of everything – restaurants, whole in the wall food stands and food trucks- anyone will tell you that the small and the harder to find the better when it comes to finding local food. This guided, narrated food tour is both a cultural and culinary experience.

St. Thomas Food Tours is firmly committed to displaying the rich history, culture and cuisine of the U.S. Virgin Islands. You’ll enjoy the full attention of our guides and walk away with the best advice of what to eat and see during your time on island.

When:  Almost everyday- based on availability

Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Duration: 4 hours

Meeting Point: Will be provided on confirmation voucher

Please call us to book this activity.

Attire: Casual, comfortable clothing and shoes.

Age: This tour is suitable for all ages.

Cost: $125 adult | $99 17-12 years old

What’s Included: Island Sightseeing/Food Tour combo with tastings at 4 food eateries

Capacity: Min- 4 people Max- 11 people.

Language: All our tours are conducted in English.

Tour takes place rain or shine.

Local Taste cooking class

Ever wonder what locals eat on St. Thomas? Well now is your chance to try your hand at the most popular local plate. Visit one of our restaurant partners in the historic main street for a special hands-on cooking class. Our guests will have the opportunity to make johnny cake and saltfish all while enjoying local featured art. Minimum of 6 people.

When:  Wednesdays, all year round.

Time: Tour starts at 10 am

Duration: 2 ½ hours

Meeting Point: At the Entrance of downtown Main Street (exact meeting point provided with booking confirmation). We are about a 30 minute walk and a 5 minute cab ride from the cruise ship docks.

Please call us to book this activity.

Attire: Wear comfortable shoes and light clothing.

Age: This tour is suitable for all ages.

Cost: Everyone $65.00

Language: All our tours are conducted in English.

Tour takes place rain or shine.

Private Party Tours

Plan your next team building activity, birthday party, or travel excursion with St. Thomas Food Tours! This tour includes 5 stops in the Historic Main Street with your very own private group. It is exactly the same as our regular historic downtown Main Street tour but will include only your party. Minimum of 6 people- Maximum of 12 people