We can only tell you so much about the wonderful culinary offerings in Coastal Virginia, the Birthplace of American Cuisine; come see - and taste - for yourself at one (or more!) of our guided tours. Explorations take place on Taste Virginia Tours’ comfortable, climate-controlled motorized coach that easily seats 12. We are happy to provide water and light snacks for the ride, and guests are welcome to bring their own picnic, snacks and beverages; we have space for your coolers.

Tours are led by professional guides, and created by Johnson & Wales-trained chef, food journalist and food historian, Patrick Evans-Hylton of Virginia Eats + Drinks Magazine.


Bivalves On The Virginia Oyster Trail

Take a delicious tour along Virginia’s Oyster Trail, with stops in scenic Virginia Beach and along the stunning Eastern Shore to get a taste of oysters, other seafood and more of Coastal Virginia’s Culinary Calling Cards. 

Virginia Beach Is For Lovers

Come explore the beautiful resort city of Virginia Beach, and all the delicious offerings here. We’ll enjoy a welcoming cocktail high above the ocean to view the site of the First Landing

Out on the Town in Norfolk

One of the region’s first eating places, Redwood Ordinary, opened in Norfolk in 1693, and amazing dishes highlighting Coastal Virginia’s cuisine have been enjoyed ever since. Join us for a tour through this historic city

Capital Assets: 300 Years of Williamsburg

For centuries, Williamsburg has been an influential city in American history; that translates not just to culture and politics, but to food, too. Come explore this historic town from its rolling vineyards to brick-lined streets.