U Street: Food, History, and Street Art Tour

219 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

Discover DC's diverse culinary roots and history while we stroll and chat about the heyday of “Black Broadway” and the role this area played in during the Jazz Era. You’ll be surprised to learn how many household names had their start in the little clubs along this corridor. Sample quintessential DC flavors while we reveal stories behind tucked away murals, sculptures, and the artists who created them. Learn about the Civil Rights riots that shaped the city and its landscape for years to come. Explore the architecture and evolution as it continues to change today. Taste a variety of cuisines with flavors directly related to the history of this authentically DC neighborhood. U Street is an essential spot in DC and is not to be missed! Please indicate any food allergies when booking. A portion of each ticket sale is donated to Bread For The City, an organization who provides food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty for DC residents.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Blue Fern Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: U Street

Our tour will take place predominantly along the U St corridor, which is rich with history. We'll stop in several places between restaurants to share the history and culture of this diverse neighborhood.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Lincoln Theatre

We'll stop outside of Lincoln Theater and speak briefly about the history of the building and events that have happened there.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: African American Civil War Memorial & Museum

We'll point out the African American Civil War Memorial, outside of the Civil War Museum. We encourage everyone to return and explore the memorial and the museum on your own time.
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