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Tour of Reading Terminal Market

Everyday at 10:30am and 2:30pm
Duration:  approx. 45 minutes

The official Reading Terminal Market tour! Experience the energy of our iconic, bustling public food market.

All the yummy details

The Reading Terminal Market is a must-see for anyone in Philadelphia. Our tours are perfect for locals, visitors, students, and fans of the Market. Join us as we explore the Market's rich history, witness the skilled cooking styles passed down from generations, and take in the diverse and mouth-watering scents from the 80+ merchants’ food.
Starting off with a famous Philly snack from one of our merchants, this 45-minute tour is sure to tantalize your taste buds and provide insight into the Market's vibrant history. Our expert guides will lead you through the Market's bustling aisles, pointing out must-see spots and sharing stories of the Market's past. Mouth watering by the end? We'll leave you with an Amish-inspired take-home treat from a bakery with edgy recipes. 
Come enjoy a fun and informative tour of the market complete with expert insight that’ll have you returning for more. Tours run almost daily at 10:30am and 2:30pm, and advanced booking is required. Please note that walk-ons are not guaranteed a spot. Join us for an unforgettable experience at the Reading Terminal Market!
Private Tours Available Upon Request
Select from one of the following food tour themes:
Iconic Great 5
Global Eats
Sweet & Savory Hidden Gems

Our Tour Guides accept tips, and they are greatly appreciated. Tipping is left up to the individual, but as a general practice, 20% is the common gratuity for service workers.


Please note a number of the Market’s merchants are closed on Sundays and Mondays. Individual merchant hours may vary.

Reading Terminal Market is managed by a 501C3 non-profit, The Reading Terminal Market Corporation. A portion of the tour proceeds support the non-profit. 

Give the Gift of Philly

Food tours make the perfect gift for anyone no matter the occasion. Purchase a gift card today and give the gift of food to any prospective Philly phoodie!

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