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Downtown Walking Tour

Quick Details

  • Tours run rain or shine.
  • Easy 1-mile walking tour.
  • Restrooms available.
  • All stops are handicapped accessible.
  • Vegan and vegetarian accommodations.
  • ASL interpreting available, please make a note when booking.
Adult Ages 16+
$80

Cookman Avenue area of Asbury Park

Tour and explore the Cookman Avenue area while tasting your way through historic downtown Asbury Park.

  • Stops and samples at 6 establishments that have become the heart of Asbury Park
  • One alcoholic beverage included for guests over 21
  • Discussions with owners and chefs on their foods and establishments
  • Local knowledgeable tour guides providing you with history and inside information along the way
  • You’ll leave with a full stomach and a memorable experience

What to Expect

Why Cookman Avenue? You may know Asbury Park from the beaches and Bruce, but the downtown Cookman Avenue area has quickly become a unique food scene unlike any other found along the Shore. On this main avenue less than a half-mile from the beachfront, you’ll find an assortment of incredible restaurants and eateries. During your walking and eating experience, you’ll be able to visit and sample six of these amazing establishments! Whether it’s the irresistible Italian nachos at Crust & Crumble, the latest donut creation from Purple Glaze Donuts (ranked NJ’s #1 donut shop!), or a Korean fusion taco from MOGO Tacos, you will definitely leave stuffed at the end of your tour! And that’s only three of our six stops and samples!

An enjoyable walk around Asbury Park. All of the stops on your tour are within walking distance of each other, allowing for a relaxing afternoon stroll around the city. The walk is approximately one mile with frequent stops along the way to discuss the history and local lure of Asbury Park. We move at an easy pace that can accommodate wheelchairs and guests of all fitness levels.

Great for visitors and locals. Taste of Asbury Food Tours is the perfect way to begin exploring Asbury Park. With stops at six eateries, you will be able to sample the delicious, wide variety of foods the city has to offer. Your tour will provide you with a three-hour experience most visitors can’t get in one day. From food tastings to talks with chefs or owners, and discussions on the history of Asbury Park, there is something for everyone on our tours. Whether you’re visiting the city or a local resident, you’ll be sure to leave filled with incredible food and the history of our amazing city by the sea.

Where to Meet

The tour begins at the Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten 527 Lake Avenue in Asbury Park; metered street parking is available. Directions can be found below.

Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten

527 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712, United States


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