Tour and explore the Cookman Avenue area while tasting your way through historic downtown Asbury Park. Enjoy an alcoholic beverage and unique tastings.
Sip & Stroll Tour
- Tour runs rain or shine.
- Restrooms available.
- All stops are handicapped accessible.
- Three alcoholic drink pairings included.
- Vegan and vegetarian accommodations available.
- ASL interpreting available, please make a note when booking.
- Adult Ages 21+
Cookman Avenue area of Asbury Park
Sip, sample, and stroll your way through the downtown area of Asbury Park while tasting an assortment of high quality hand crafted spirits and incredible foods along Cookman Avenue!
- Stops and samples at 5 establishments around the Cookman Avenue area of Asbury Park
- Drink pairings included at 3 stops
- Discussions with owners and chefs on their foods and establishments
- Knowledgeable tour guides providing you with information on the storied history and local lure of Asbury Park
- A fun-filled day of exploring the drink and food scene of Asbury Park
What to Expect
Sip, sample, & stroll. The Downtown Cookman Avenue area of Asbury Park has quickly emerged as one of the most unique areas found along the Jersey Shore. On this main avenue less than a half-mile from the beachfront, you’ll find an assortment of incredible restaurants, bars, distilleries, and eateries that serve up a wide range of drink and food. On this 21 and older Sip & Stroll Tour, you’ll be able to visit and sample five of these amazing places with three adult drinks included! Whether it’s an amazing high quality handcrafted cocktail from Asbury Park Distilling, or European inspired dishes and drinks from The Black Swan, you’ll leave filled with spirits, fun, and food! And that’s only two of our five stops!
An enjoyable walk around Asbury Park. 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 restaurants on Cookman Ave in Asbury Park 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 5 locations on this adult-only tour, you will be able to sip and sample the delicious, wide variety of drink and food the city has to offer. Your tour will provide you with a three hour experience most visitors can’t get in one day. From drink and 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 drinks, food, and the history of our amazing city by the sea.
- The Black Swan
A European inspired gastropub that embraces and combines various cultural influences in their creation of unique and innovative dishes
- Mogo Korean Fusion Tacos
Korean fusion tacos served on a fresh flour tortilla made with your choice of meats, fish, or tofu seasoned in homemade Korean marinades, served with fried rice and kimchi.
- Confections of Rock$tar Bakery
Rock & Roll style bakery with handcrafted cupcakes, cookies, and more, baked fresh daily.
- Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten
An authentic German Biergarten experience with amazing beers and massive Bavarian pretzels!
- Asbury Distilling Co.
Asbury Park’s first and only distillery since prohibition! Sample their distilled vodka, gin, and bourbon along with one of their amazing cocktail creations!
- Crust and Crumble
A laid-back eatery and bakery specializing in a variety of made-to-order pizzas.
- Cookman Creamery
An artisanal ice creamery dedicated to diverse ice cream styles. Cookman Creamery specializes in inspired flavors, handcrafted from quality local ingredients.
- Killer Pies
A nod to classic pizza joints with a new school take. Amazing NY style, thin-crust slices with a house-made soft drink program that can only be born and bred in downtown Asbury Park, NJ
- Purple Glaze Donuts
Freshly made, handcrafted donuts in a wide variety of flavors. Voted New Jersey’s #1 donut shop of 2018 by Delish.com.
- Lola’s European Cafe A labor of love that strives to bring you the best specialty cocktails, hand crafted cheese boards, and delicious desserts
- The Black Swan
Where to Meet for the Sip & Stroll Tour
The tour begins directly in front of Asbury Park Distilling Co. 527 Lake Avenue in Asbury Park, metered street parking is available. Directions can be found below.
Asbury Park Distilling Co.
Have questions? Here are the most frequently asked.
Yes, tours will begin and end in the same location. Final stops will vary depending on the tour, but our guides will always bring you back to your starting location and parking. Also, feel free to ask your guide for additional information or directions if you want to explore more of Asbury Park on your own!
Yes, there is metered street parking available. We suggest paying for 4 hours in case you want to explore more of Asbury Park. Meters accept both cash and credit cards. Parking rates can be found here.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine historical facts, local culture, and culinary insight into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through the city and sampling our local eateries’ most delicious foods, while learning the town from real locals.
Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a food allergy or dietary restriction (vegetarian, vegan) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate any gluten-free diets or allergies.
We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate events, bachelor/bachelorette parties, conventions, family reunions, festivals, parades, grand openings, and more). Please contact us directly for more information!
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