Frequently Asked Questions

TOUR TICKETS

Do I have to purchase tickets in advance? Can I pay cash?

Tickets must be purchased in advance, and Vegas tours often sell out quickly. Please book well in advance so you can get the day, time, and number of tickets that best suit your needs. Tickets can be purchased online with any major credit or debit card or by calling 702-297-6631. Cash is not accepted for ticket purchases.

What is your cancellation policy?

Ticket sales are final, non-refundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled, as they guarantee your spot on the tour. Please note that we cannot provide partial refunds for no shows, late arrivals or partial attendance that results in missed tastings, and that tours depart promptly.

If a food tour is sold out, is there a waiting list?

We do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, there is always a chance that we can add an additional tour on that day. Please contact a Food Tours of America representative at 702-297-6631 or via email at lasvegas@foodtoursofamerica.com to let us know what tour and date you are interested in.

Do you offer discounted tickets for children or seniors?

Currently we offer discounted tickets for children.  The price of a child’s ticket for our Foodie Walk is $99 and the price of a child’s ticket for our Dessert Tour is $49.  At this time we do not offer discounts for seniors on our Vegas tours.

Can I book a private tour?

Yes, our Private Group Events can be customized for any size group. Birthday parties, wedding and bachelorette parties, corporate outings, convention activities, and any other events or groups are all welcome to participate. For information please complete this short form and a Food Tours of America representative will get back you to within 24 hours.

Does the tour guide accept gratuities?

Yes, tour guides are compensated just like waiters and waitresses so tips are greatly appreciated. For your convenience there is a prepaid tour guide gratuity option you can select when purchasing your tickets. Standard gratuity is 20% of your ticket purchase. Tour guides are also able to accept cash and credit card tips at the end of your tour.

Are gift certificates available?

Yes, Food Tours of America gift certificates for our Vegas tours can be purchased by clicking here in any quantity and make a perfect gift for any occasion!

FOOD & BEVERAGES

How much food is served on the tours?

Each tour incorporates generous food tastings in several locations. The Vegas Dessert Tour is designed for those with a sweet tooth in mind and are more snack oriented. Most people find that our Vegas Foodie Walk is enough for lunch or dinner!

What restaurants will we visit on the tours?

We visit a variety of excellent celebrity chef-driven restaurants with sit-down tastings whenever possible. The exact tour route and specific restaurants may vary from tour to tour and are subject to change at any time.

 

Are there vegetarian options?

At this time we are not offering Vegetarian options.

 

Are there any beverages offered on the tours?

You are encouraged to stay hydrated before, during, and after the tour. Water is offered during our sit-down restaurant tastings, and you are welcome to bring a bottle of water with you.

Is alcohol included on the tours?

At this time we do not offer alcohol pairings on our tours.

Do we only walk around and sample food?

Food Tours of America LV is a sensory experience. While you are enjoying generous restaurant tastings, our welcoming guides are fully narrating your tour, bringing the old and new of Las Vegas to life. There are multiple tour types available to choose from with varying levels of tour narration, interesting facts and culture.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

How much walking is involved? Are the tours fast-paced?

All of our tours are leisurely walking tours with no steep inclines or hills. The Vegas Dessert Tour includes 6 stops with short walks of 5-8 minutes in duration. This tour is approximately a mile long and 45 minutes of total walking and standing. The Vegas Foodie Walk Tour includes up to 1.5 miles of leisurely walking. There is approximately 45 minutes of total walking and standing on this tour. While there are opportunities to rest during our seated tastings, participants will be standing during some of the tastings and/or attractions.

Are there age restriction? Should I bring the kids?

Our Vegas tours have been developed for food and history lovers and will be most appreciated by adults. Since children tend to have a limited attention span for this type of activity our tours are suggested for children ages twelve and above. If you have any questions about bringing your child or teenager on any of our Vegas tours, please email lasvegas@foodtoursofamerica.com.

Do the tours have anything to offer a native Las Vegan?

Absolutely! Many of our attendees are seeking unique experiences in the heart of their own communities. Locals often find new favorite dishes and are delighted by what they discover and learn about restaurants and attractions close to home. It is especially attractive to those that have family and friends visiting from out of town.

May I bring my dog on the tours?

Unfortunately, other than service animals, pets of any kind are not permitted on any of the Vegas tours

 

LOGISTICS

Do the tours start and end at the same place?

The Vegas Dessert Tour starts at the Venetian Hotel and ends at the Venetian Hotel. The Vegas Foodie Walk meeting and ending locations are provided upon ticket purchase.

How long do the tours last?

The Vegas Dessert Tour is approximately 2 hours and the Vegas Foodie Walk is approximately 2.5 hours in duration. If you are under time constraints, please let your tour guide know at the beginning of your tour.

When is the best time to take the tour?

If you are visiting from out of town, we highly recommend taking our Vegas tours at the beginning of your visit to allow plenty of time to revisit your favorite restaurants and local attractions.

Is there free parking nearby?

Free parking is available at all resorts on the Las Vegas Strip.

Are the walking tours given in all weather conditions?

Unless weather conditions are deemed dangerous all of our Vegas tours are held rain, shine, heat or snow. Please check the forecast for the day’s weather conditions. While the majority of tours will be inside please dress appropriately, especially during our Vegas summers!

Are the tours accessible by wheelchair?

All tours are accessible by wheelchair.

What should I wear? What should I bring along?

Please dress casually and comfortably, and wear comfortable walking shoes. Please bring a valid government issued photo ID as it is a requirement of the casinos that you have one.

Can I shop during the tours?

Staying on schedule is important so we do ask that you make quick purchases during the Vegas Dessert Tour or allow time at the end of your tour.

Are cameras allowed on the tours?

Yes, we encourage you to take photos during our Vegas tours. However, we do not allow any video or audio recording.

 

How many people will be in our group?

We keep our tour group small with a maximum of 12 participants. When a tour reaches capacity, we often add additional tours. For Private Events, additional tour guides can be added to accommodate any size group.

Are tours offered only in English?

Yes, we only offer Vegas tours in English at this time. If you would like to make arrangements for your own interpreter to join the tour, please contact Food Tours of America lasvegas@foodtoursofamerica.com.

Are bathrooms available during the tour?

Yes, bathrooms are available during all Vegas tours at select locations.

Are we required to sign a waiver?

Yes, we do ask each guest to agree in writing to a participant waiver releasing Food Tours of America from any liability including but not limited to any losses, delays, damages, accidents or injuries.

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