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Anchorage Cuisine, Culture & History

The Only Anchorage Walking Tour for Foodies!

Starting in the present day we will “walk” back through history to the late 1800s, learning about Anchorage and Alaska through the stories of the people who lived here.

Join us for one of our walking food tours of downtown Anchorage and let us immerse you in this city’s fascinating culture and cuisine

Led by one of our local guides, this fun tour will give you a unique insight into the food scene of Alaska’s most populous city.

And along the way, you’ll learn about the history of Anchorage cuisine and how the industry has changed and grown over the past decade.

While you walk, our guide will keep you entertained with amusing anecdotes of growing up in Alaska.

Nicknamed ‘The Land of the Midnight Sun’, we are a whopping 2,000+ miles from our nearest neighboring state of Washington, meaning the beautiful landscapes and abundant wildlife here are something you truly don’t see in any other part of the country. 

It only makes sense that the culture and cuisine of Alaska would be unique as well.

Discover our thriving food scene by joining one of these Anchorage culinary tours.

For more information about this tour, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

And if you’re still looking for more travel inspiration, browse our full range of other sightseeing, wildlife, and food tours in Anchorage.

Downtown Anchorage Walking Tour Highlights

Choose between our 9:00 am and 1:00 pm walking food tours to accommodate your schedule and preference our 9:00 am tour has a breakfast twist!.

Enjoy an intimate tour experience. Our culinary tours in Alaska have small groups with a maximum of 9 guests.

Let our local Alaskan guide take you on a downtown stroll of Anchorage while they share tales of Alaska. Hearseldom-told stories of the unique characters who have called this state home throughout Alaskan history.

As you walk, you’ll taste regionally sourced food and drink with historical ties to Alaska from some of the best locally-owned and operated small businesses in Anchorage.

Our Anchorage culinary tours are all-inclusive, so we handle everything! This walking food tour is a scrumptious, fun, and educational time. We take care of all samples and server gratuities so you can focus on enjoying unique Alaskan culinary delights.

Everybody’s welcome! Alaskan Footprints takes pride in welcoming all no matter their race, color, religion, sex (including, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, or disability*.

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Trip Details

Downtown Anchorage Walking Tour Info

Price

From $130.00 to $140.00/Person depending on the day of the week.


Departure time

9:00 am & 1:00 pm


Meeting point

The Kobuk

504 W 5th Ave

Anchorage, AK 99501

*Please make your way to the back patio


Availability

Wednesday through Sunday, May 1st – September 30th


Duration

3 hours


Group size

Minimum of 2, maximum of 9 guests per group

*Our tours generally meet the required minimum, but occasionally we must cancel or reschedule a tour if we don’t have enough guests to meet that minimum.


Included

  • All food and drinks
  • Server gratuities
  • Experienced local guide

Not included

  • Guide gratuities

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Cash
  • Camera
  • Bottled water, if desired
  • An appetite!

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What to Expect on Our Anchorage Culinary Tours

This tour kicks off when you join your local Alaskan guide at a meeting point in downtown Anchorage. They’ll take you on a 3-hour guided walking tour through the heart of the city at a relaxed pace, with plenty of tasty stops along the way.

During your tour, you’ll visit some of the best locally-owned and operated small businesses in Anchorage and have the opportunity to try a wide range of regional and local favorite foods, drinks and treats. From gourmet reindeer sausage and fresh seafood dishes to specialty handmade desserts and coffee, beer or wine, there’s something for every palate! Learn about the significance of these foods to Anchorage’s past and present.

You’ll get a feel for the city as you walk between the restaurants and shops we visit and each stop will last about 15 to 20 minutes. Rest assured as there’ll be plenty of chances to sit and relax as well. After soaking up the atmosphere of this one-of-a-kind city, picking up local insights and stories from your homegrown guide, and filling your bellies with local fare, this tour will finish just a few blocks away from the meeting point at a local eatery.

Things to Know About this Anchorage Walking Tour


*This tour requires moving on your own or with assistance (wheelchair) for 15 - 20 minutes at a time. Though seating at establishments is often available, it is not guaranteed. This tour is not suitable for guests who cannot move or stand on their own or with assistance for a period of 3 - 4 hours. People with hip problems, knee issues or other mobility problems should not take the tour.

We ask that guests arrive at least 15 minutes prior to their tour departure time.

Warning: We are not responsible for any food allergies or restrictions. If you have any, it is up to you to make sure that the food you eat on our tours doesn't trigger your allergies. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.

Unfortunately, we are unable to cater to those with special dietary restrictions (e.g. vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, etc.). The locations we visit and food we offer change frequently and sometimes with little notice. This makes it extremely difficult to make sure alternatives are available.

This tour operates regardless of weather, except in the case that an extreme weather advisory has been issued by state or federal authorities, or an unforeseen circumstance beyond our control. Please be prepared for all weather conditions.

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