Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours
Location: The tour meets near King St. & Smith St. (exact location is disclosed upon ticket purchase)
All sales are final. Non refundable. Tours occur rain or shine.
Enjoy 6 exclusive tastings of authentic local cuisine & learn why St. Croix is known as the culinary gateway to the Caribbean
Tours run Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays starting at 10:30am. Alternate days available upon request.
All food tastings provide enough for a satisfying lunch.
Our tours take place rain or shine. Ponchos are provided by your guide.
Small groups of no more than 12 guests per guide provides a personalized, intimate experience for everyone
We can fulfill most requests regarding dietary restrictions and/or allergies once advance notice is provided.
We recommend guests wear comfortable walking shoes and light clothing. Use sunscreen to protect your skin from the island sun.
One alcoholic beverage tasting is included in the tour. Please advise at the time of your booking if you would prefer a nonalcoholic beverage.
This tour is suitable for all age groups and most fitness levels. Due to slightly inclined hills and two (2) stair-only accessible tasting locations, this tour is NOT suitable for guests requiring wheelchair assitance or those with severe mobility issues.
A Unique Foodie Experience
Six exclusive food-tasting locations are included on our expertly crafted food tasting and cultural walking tour – each one specifically chosen to give you a scrumptious take on St. Croix’s most authentic foods. With each stop more filling than the last, our Taste of Twin City Food Tour offers enough food to be a satisfying lunch that will not leave you hungry (for most people). Locally owned and operated restaurants, specialty food shops, the best rum in the Caribbean and 100+ year old-fashioned ice cream recipes are just a few of the highlights included on this mouthwatering foodie experience. By the end of our tour, you’ll be navigating the streets of Downtown Christiansted with ease knowing exactly where to go for that local island flavor minus the tourist traps.
Rich narrative on St. Croix’s history & culture
Not only will the Taste of Twin City Food Tour delight your taste buds but it will also provide great insight on St. Croix’s rich history and eclectic culture. Learn about the island’s seven-flag colonial history dating back to the early1400s, its Danish architectural influence and how sustainability & agriculture is the backbone of the island’s cuisine.
Small Groups led by Expert Local Guides
Each tour group accommodates no more than 12 people to ensure a personalized, intimate experience for each guest. Our passionate and knowledgeable local guides will guide you through Downtown Christiansted with ease, sharing St. Croix’s authentic dishes and drinks in the most unexpected locations. By the end of the tour, you’ll have the confidence and know-how to navigate St. Croix using the valuable recommendations offered from your local guide on dining and entertainment to cultural experiences and off the beaten path adventures.
Tasting Location #1
One of the longest standing restaurants in Downtown Christiansted featuring Caribbean & Continental cuisine with spectacular views
Tasting Location #2
Family run eatery in business over 40 years with ready made traditional Crucian & Trinidadian dishes
Tasting Location #3
Every local's favorite bakery offering daily fresh baked breads & pastries
Tasting Location #4
Local specialty store and ice cream shop featuring locally made seasonings and sauces along with homemade ice cream prepared on island since 1900
Tasting Location #5
A Latin-infused family run restaurant serving authentic Crucian & Latin fare
Tasting Location #6
Vegan-friendly restaurant popular with vegetarians and meat eaters alike with their homemade veggie burgers, coconut curry tofu & local drinks
Your guide will meet you at the tour starting point wearing a Virgin Islands Food Tours Shirt & a smile (exact location is disclosed upon ticket purchase)
23-b King Street
Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
We highly recommend taking the Taste of Twin City Food Tour at the beginning of your visit to St. Croix. Doing so will help you become familiar with the island’s customs and culture as well as learn about all the local foods you’ll be sure to enjoy throughout your entire visit. Another reason to take our tour early on in your visit is to allow you extra time to return to your favorite tasting locations on the tour and redeem your exclusive Virgin Islands Food Tours coupons.
All tickets for our Taste of Twin City Food Tour must be purchased in advance. In order to guarantee food tastings are prepared for you, we must provide advance notice to our food partners.
Our tours sell out well in advance. To ensure you secure your preferred date and number of tickets, we encourage you to purchase tickets in advance.
Tickets can only be purchased from our website using a Visa, AMEX, MasterCard or Discover or by calling 866.498.3684. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted.
You should bring with you a camera and a small bottle of water. When it’s really hot out, we recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. If it looks like rain, we can provide you with a plastic rain poncho.
Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.
Yes, our tours are designed to ensure you have plenty of time to get to and from your ship.
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