Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

4 stars

Editor's summary:

Yankee tucker is loads of fun and it’s taking Melbourne by storm! Find out what all the fuss is about on this small group American Food Tour of Melbourne. It will take you on a delicious journey of discovery around the city, including a stop at the venerable Queen Victoria Market. You’ll enjoy tastings at four different eateries, along with a visit to a speakeasy bar. This laidback and very tasty tour offers a different take on the city’s renowned culinary culture. Make sure you bring your appetite!

Highlights

☆ 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.

Inclusions

☆ 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.

What you can expect

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!

Important information

This tour has one central CBD meeting point: Andrew’s Hamburgers, 155 Franklin Street, which is easily accessible by public transport. 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.

Please wear suitable footwear.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.

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