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The Hill St. Louis Food Tour

Explore The Hill Neighborhood; St. Louis, Missouri

Quick Details

  • All food tastings provide enough for lunch.
  • Tours run Friday and Saturday. Check the booking calendar for availability.
  • Our tours take place in rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking.
  • The tour is wheelchair accessible, however, it is not suited for people with severe mobility issues.
Person Ages 3+

Eat at Top Restaurants in The Hill, St. Louis

Love Italian food? Find the hidden gems in St. Louis’s largest Italian neighborhood on our flagship walking food tour of The Hill.

  • Visit 6 different restaurants/food purveyors.
  • Enjoy St. Louis’s iconic Italian foods, including St. Louis style pizza and Toasted Ravioli.
  • 7+ tastings, bites & sips – plus historical and architectural stops!
  • Step back in time and discover the life of an Italian immigrant in St. Louis.
  • Includes our popular Neighborhood Guide containing insider facts and recommendations!

What to Expect

Meet your local food tour guide at the meeting location sent to you via email and begin your approximately 2-mile exploration of the Hill neighborhood. During the food tour, you will visit six locations in The Hill neighborhood and experience mouth-watering food samplings, enough for a hearty lunch, served from “mom and pop” specialty food stores and one-of-a-kind ethnic eateries. Stops include St. Louis’s handmade ravioli-maker, a gourmet Salumeria, and St. Louis’s favorite thin crust pizza, a Gelateria, and more surprises.

Between tastings, you’ll experience the life of an Italian immigrant as you stroll the Hill neighborhood lined with its quaint wood frame and red brick and bungalow homes and storefronts while our enthusiastic, local guides share their knowledge. After the guided tour, you are encouraged to stay and explore The Hill with confidence and take advantage of thoughtful recommendations from your local St. Louis guide on the area’s full spectrum of cuisine, restaurants, entertainment, and cultural offerings.

Taste the foods and experience the stories of the immigrant families of this Italian community. Your tour may include:

  • St. Louis Style Pizza made by a Spanish immigrant!
  • An Italian Grocer known for its wine selection, deli, and specialty Italian foods.
  • A family-owned salumeria steeped in tradition.
  • A visit to the birthplace of Toasted Ravioli.
  • A family-owned Italian Bakery.
  • The first and only gelateria on the Hill famous for its natural and imported ingredients.

Where to Meet

Meet your guide outside the restaurant at the corner of Hereford and Shaw in the Hill neighborhood.
EXACT location provided with ticket purchase. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance.

Have questions? Here are the most frequently asked.