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Seafood and “Chowda” Tour

Duration: 3 hours






Enjoy the experience and food of a New England waterfront locale without the sand between your toes!

  • Award winning seafood and chowder stops
  • Learn about Boston's newest neighborhood
  • Spectacular views of Boston and the harbor

1.7 mile flat walk over 3 hours

3 sit down restaurants

Try Boston's most famous Seafood Chowder

Have a cup of award winning Clam Chowder

Can not accommodate anyone with seafood or shellfish allergies

A mix of the old Boston and new establishments

Seasonal Tour available April -October

What to Expect

Your tour guide will greet you at under the brick arch adjacent to the Boston Harbor Hotel and you will walk along the waterfront and explore the Seaport District,  stopping along the way to sample some of Boston’s freshest seafood and chowders.   The tour will conclude with a sweet treat within sight of your starting point and close to public transportation.

Some of the best seafood in America can be found in Boston. Just think of lobster rolls, chowder (or chowda, if you’re from Boston), fish and chips, fresh oysters and clams casino, among others–all these foods originated in New England and have become a part of the American tradition. Everyone always asks where they can get the best seafood and chowder when they come to Boston. Our Yummy Walks Food Tours in Boston takes you to the Seaport District where you will enjoy dramatic views of Boston’s downtown skyline as we stroll along the HarborWalk. The HarborWalk is designed to connect the water’s edge and city’s open space system in a working industrial port. The seafood is local and fresh.

Visit the best of Boston's historic and modern seafood establishments

No Name Restaurant

No Boston family has been serving seafood longer than the Contos family at No Name Restaurant on Boston's Fish Pier. For almost a century, they've delivered the freshest catches to folks who have come from all over the world.

James Hook

James Hook & Co. is still a family business managed by four siblings of the third generation of the Hook Family. Certainly many things have changed since 1925, but one thing that hasn't changed is their commitment and dedication to bringing quality lobster and seafood products to both the wholesale and retail markets.

Water Cafe at the ICA

Ingredients are seasonal, local wherever possible, and layered to produce authentic and flavorful dishes made the old fashioned way—from scratch! The Water Cafe is a Wolfgang Puck restaurant at the Institute of Contemporary Art. Chef Brian Doyle was the former Executive Chef at the legendary Locke-Ober in Boston and now creates his seasonal menu at the Water Cafe.

Lucky's Lounge

Lucky's Lounge has no sign out front. It's a retro-hip Sinatra style supper club with great food, classic drinks and cool tunes. Descending the stairs into Lucky's is like stepping through a portal into a swinging hipster lounge straight out of the '50s. Dim red lighting washes a vinyl-upholstered dining room, which is separate from the long narrow bar.

Flour Bakery

Owned by Joanne Chang , an honors graduate of Harvard College with a degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics, Joanne left a career as a management consultant to enter the world of professional cooking. She has been featured in Gourmet, Food&Wine, Bon Appetit, the New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, Lucky Magazine, Inc. Magazine, and Boston Magazine and has received numerous Best of Boston awards. Flour was also featured on Throwdown with Bobby Flay on the Food Network in which Joanne’s sticky buns won over Chef Flay’s. . Joanne's most recent achievement is being the recipient of the James Beard award for Outstanding Baker in 2016.

Where to Meet

Meeting Location

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, USA


Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through Boston eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.


Please let us know if anyone in your group has a dietary restriction when purchasing your tickets. As long as we know well in advance, we can often accommodate your needs. If we do not find out about your dietary restrictions until the day of the tour, it is usually impossible for us to accommodate your needs. Additionally, there are some foods on the tour that are very difficult to replace depending on the shop or restaurant. At these stops, you may not be able to participate in the food portion of the stop, depending on your specific dietary restriction. We will always do our best to accommodate each person’s needs. Please contact  before booking if you would like to confirm ahead of time whether or not your dietary restriction can be accommodated.

Please note that none of our tours are gluten free or dairy free.

Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.


Our group of 6 absolutely loved this tour. There was no skimping on the food. All foods tasted wonderful and we enjoyed the restaurants we visited.The info we received and the samples were the best. We all said that the seafood chowder at No Name Restaurant was some of the best any had ever had.

Auberry=Trip Advisor