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Enjoy Food tours and Culinary Events in and around Norfolk and Virginia Beach

Locally managed and internationally certified, Coastal Food Tours offers culturally significant, culinary focused tours and events for individuals and groups interested in exploring the historic and unique cities Virginia Beach and Norfolk located in and around Hampton Roads.

Both Norfolk and Virginia Beach feature a diverse landscape, adorning natural beauty, historic towns, chic urban hotspots, and miles of beautiful Atlantic and Chesapeake coast. The diversity of the area and rich history pair distinctively with the cuisine, which continues to evolve even today.

All the Food Tours featured in Coastal Food Tours are ASA51 certified, the premier Food Tour certification organization.


We offer activities for individuals on a weekly basis in Virginia Beach and Norfolk, where you can enjoy the best the region has to offer, meet like-minded people, and indulge in fantastic food and drink.

Whether you have a few hours or a few days, we have something for you.


For corporate clients, we offer a variety of fully developed culinary events and tours that we can recommend and design for your group.

We offer multi-day activities such as the Coastal Harvest Feast, the region's multi day experiential food tour, available throughout the year.


Working with sister company 4Lobe Events, our Coastal Food Tours event planning team conceive, develop and execute a variety of events for you and your group.

Open seven days a week, and 18 hours a day, our staff is ready to help put together your ideal activity anytime you need.

Activities and Tours With Coastal Food Tours

Take a Food Tour, enjoy a culinary event, or bring your colleagues together for a corporate culinary event in either Virginia Beach or Norfolk. Want to get out of town? No problem. Our multi-day experiential tours will bring you to the areas in the Eastern Shore, Smithfield, Yorktown, Jamestown, and Hampton, just to name a few

who we are

At Coastal Food Tours, we provide tours and events for individuals orporate team building events that bring together history, architecture and cuisine in a variety of different venues and neighborhoods. Our Food Tours and culinary events have been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and Bon Appetite Magazine.

Coastal Harvest Feast

what is a food tour

A food tour combines a guided historic, architecture and cultural tour with visits to local establishments for specially created dishes and drinks. There are different types of food tours available on the market. The different types of food tours defined by the ASA culinary tour standards board are tasting tours, food tours, and dine arounds.

food tour certification

ASA51 Food Tour Certification is the latest industry standard for Tasting Tours, Food Tours, and Dine Arounds. The ASA51 is created by the American Sales Association , an organization with over 25 years of experience in the travel and hospitality program.

For nearly two decades, ASA developed certification courses for the American Bus Association. Now their influence is beginning to be seen by the Culinary Tour world.

please email us at info@foodtourcorp.comor call us at 757-320-2371 any day of the week for more information.