American tucker is loads of fun and it's taking Melbourne by storm! Find out what all the fuss is about by joining this tour of four Americana-style eateries and a hidden speakeasy bar.


American Food Tour of Melbourne
Runs: Friday and Saturday
Departs at: 11.30am
Departs from: Andrews Hamburgers, 115 Franklin Street, Melbourne CBD
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

5 stars

Editor's summary:

‘This fun tour is a very tasty nod to American culinary favourites, and offers guests a different take on Melbourne’s renowned food scene. It includes a stop at the venerable Queen Victoria Market. Make sure you bring your appetite!’

☆ Sample authentic Americana eats throughout the city

☆ Visit Australia’s oldest hamburger stand

☆ Go on a guided walk around the iconic Queen Victoria Market

☆ Discover a secret American-style speakeasy bar

☆ Get a lesson in preparing American barbecue

☆ Maximum group size: 12.

☆ Guided small group tour

☆ Services of a local guide with expert commentary

☆ Public transport as needed during the tour

☆ Walk-through of the Queen Victoria Market

☆ Food samplings at four different eateries/venues

☆ Lesson in cooking American-style barbecue meat.

Get a taste of the US of A-inspired taste sensations sweeping the Victorian capital on this American Food Tour of Melbourne. It’s fantastically tasty fun!

You’ll meet your local guide at the famous hamburger stand that lays claim to being the oldest in the country. After sampling their fabulous fare, it’s off to the iconic Queen Victoria Market for a relaxed walk through the market halls to find out how the city’s amazing cuisine gets from paddock to plate.

You’ll also call into an authentic bagel shop at the market for a tasting and to learn about the Polish heritage of the American bagel tradition.

The next stop on this American Food Tour of Melbourne is a secret speakeasy-style bar. Underground venues like this originated in the States. They’re very popular with the locals in Melbourne, but are almost impossible to find unless you’re in the know.

This American Food Tour of Melbourne finishes at an authentic US barbecue restaurant, where the tender meat literally falls off the bone. You’ll even get a lesson in how to cook up the same delicious storm at home!

Make a booking

Best price guarantee: If you find this tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book this tour with The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

To purchase a gift certificate, please click here.

Do you have a group enquiry? Please contact us.


Important information

Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent to your email address, including tour departure details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed tour meeting point and departure time.

This tour includes food tastings and samples at each of the four venues visited. Drinks can be purchased by guests at their expense.

This experience is suitable for all ages, but participants must be over the age of 18 to consume alcohol.

Please wear suitable footwear.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.


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