Downtown Coeur d’Alene Walking Food Tour

Duration: 1-4 PM

Location: Downtown Coeur d' Alene, Idaho

General Admission

$69

General Admission

$89

3 drink pairings

Child

$49

12 and under

Tours take place rain or shine, non refundable, non exchangable

Three fun hours of food, drink, history, camaraderie, and an insider's view of Coeur d'Alene


  • 6-7 Tastings at Coeur d'Alene Restaurants and Unique Eateries
  • 3 Drink Pairings (Optional Adult Beverage Ticket)
  • Fun Stories About Coeur d'Alene's History, Culture and Architecture
  • Enjoy a Casual Stroll Through Scenic Downtown Coeur d'Alene
  • Discover the Vivid Personality of Coeur d'Alene's Unique & Eclectic Culinary Scene

Experiences happen rain or shine so please dress accordingly

This tour is geared toward adults, and is an easy walk for most (Approximately 1.5-1.8 miles)

Small groups of no more than 12 guests per expert guide.

All food tastings combined provide enough for lunch for most people.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Hurry and book today!

Come and experience the History, Culture and Food of beautiful Coeur d’Alene,  also known as  “The Lake City.”  Explore our town’s culinary scene and learn the fun and unique history of Coeur d’Alene on this Downtown Walking Food Tour. Over the next 3 hours, we’ll visit 6 of our partner locations where you’ll taste the great food Downtown Coeur d’Alene has to offer.

On the Downtown Food Tour, you’ll taste everything from a Pork Polenta Tart to Bangers and Mash to St. Louis Ribs along with corn Wheels, bread pudding and much more. Food tour tastings make up a substantial lunch portion.

Your local guide will share stories of Coeur d’Alene’s history along the 1.3 mile journey.  From the heros of America’s most devastating forest fire, to the returning of a bald eagle to glory, to steamboat battles, to Coeur d’Alene’s original inhabitants, you are sure to be entertained.

You’ll also visit historic sites and city landmarks like Idaho’s oldest existing restaurant and the city’s first schoolhouse.  We’ll take a peek at the restoration and growth of Downtown Coeur d’Alene as an up and coming tech location.

All of our tasting partners have been paid & tipped by the Blue Moose in advance, so you can just sit back and enjoy the Coeur d’Liciousness.

The tour will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce, 105 N. 1st St., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814

There will be restrooms available at the starting point, numerous locations along the walking route and at most of the restaurant partner locations.

Upgrade when booking your ticket, and you’ll enjoy three adult beverage pairings with your tour.

*Tastings are subject to change. We cannot accommodate gluten-free, dairy-free or vegetarian diets on this tour.  We are working with our partners on other tastings to accommodate these preferences in the near future.

 

 

 

 

 

Seasons of Coeur d'Alene Fresh Grill & Bar

Chef Scott's cooking style encourages the natural goodness and personality of ingredients to speak volumes, his presentations vary from enticing rustic to detailed elegance.

Hudson's Hamburgers

Starting in 1907 and 5 generations later the Hudson family is still serving up one of a kind famous fresh burgers with their special sauces that​ fuel the cravings.

Possibilities Wine Shop

From wine, to gift baskets, to confections, and all things Huckleberry, you are sure to find the perfect gift.

Crown and Thistle

CDA’s newest, hottest restaurant! This British style pub takes you back a century or two and delights the tastebuds with Bangers and Mash, Oggys, Tatty Eggs and Fish n Chips etc..

The Roosevelt Inn

This grand brick building was the first permanent schoolhouse established in 1905. Experience historic elegance at a romantic and relaxing bed and breakfast in the heart of CDA.

315 Martinis and Tapas at the Greenbriar Inn

In the 1908 historical Greenbriar Inn, 315 Martinis and Tapas features a hand-crafted martini bar and small-plate or “tapas” menu as well as delicious traditional fare.

Abi's Artisan Ice Cream

The mission at Abi's Ice Cream & Cafe is to produce and provide a superior ice cream with intense flavor using organic and locally sourced products. Peanut and tree-nut free!

The Downtown Coeur d'Alene Walking Food Tour starts at the Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce, 105 N. 1st St., Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814. (Meet on the Independent Bank Outside Patio)

*Please do not park in the Chamber of Commerce parking lot.

Parking can be found at the following locations:
Coeur d'Alene Avenue Parking Garage - Coeur d'Alene Ave, 4th St,
McEuen Park - Front Ave & 3rd St

See the following website for more parking options:
https://maps.cdaid.org/parking/

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Are there drinks served on the walking food tour?

Our standard adult ticket for the Downtown Coeur d’Alene Food Tour does not include alcohol, but upgrade to the drink package when purchasing your ticket, and you’ll enjoy three adult beverage pairings throughout your tour.

How many people go on the tour?

Our food tours include up to 12 guests. Private tours are available for groups of 6 guests and larger.

How much food is on the tour?

The Downtown Food Tour includes 7 tastings over 3 hours. We find that this equates to a substantial lunch portion for most.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

How much walking is there on the tour?

Our Downton Coeur d’Alene Food Tour includes about 1.3 miles of leisurely walking.  A majority of the walking is on flat sidewalks.

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"We have been waiting for a Walking Food Tour to start in Coeur d'Alene. The Blue Moose did not disappoint! We are locals and learned a lot about our city and food culture. You don't want to miss it."

Adrianne Putren

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