Downtown Tasting Tour Returns for the 2024 Season: Six Delectable Dates Await!

Excitement is in the air as the Downtown Tasting Tour presented by the Hunt Companies gears up for its highly anticipated return in 2024. With various culinary delights waiting to be savored, this year’s tour promises to be a gastronomic adventure like no other. The El Paso Downtown Management District has announced six tantalizing dates to choose from, ensuring that food enthusiasts have ample opportunities to indulge their taste buds.

Mark your calendars for Monday, February 5th, 2024, at noon, as this is when tickets for the first tour date on February 21st will become available. This inaugural event will feature some of Downtown’s finest establishments, including Sushi Itto, Cafe Rose, Park Tavern, Anson 11, and Casanova. Each venue is set to offer a unique and mouthwatering experience, making the tour an absolute must for food lovers.

A Season to Savor:

For those unable to make the first date, fear not, as the Downtown Tasting Tour has a series of enticing events lined up throughout the year. Save the dates for April 10th, June 19th, August 21st, October 23rd, and December 11th. With various cuisines and culinary styles on display, each date promises a different and delightful journey for your taste buds.


Discover the Culinary Gems of Downtown El Paso

As the sun sets over the picturesque cityscape, food enthusiasts and local gastronomes will gather for an epicurean adventure like no other. This month’s tour features five exceptional restaurants renowned for their creativity, quality, and innovation. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply enjoy savoring new tastes, this event promises to be a palate-pleasing journey.

Participating Restaurants:

Anson 11: Two pork belly tacos topped with kimchi sawl and smoked mayo, and avocado

Ristorante Casanova: Black pasta with squid ink, lobster, trout caviar and Calabrian chiles

Sushi Itto: California Roll – A harmonious blend of delicate kamikama, crisp cucumber, creamy avocado, all wrapped in a nori sheet for a sushi sensation that captures the essence of California freshness.

Park Tavern: Lamb lollipop with chipotle glaze and mashed potatoes..

Cafe Rose: Signature rose lemonade topped with cotton and a candy cheesecake with berry sauce.

Guided Tour Details

The Downtown Tasting Tour is designed to provide a seamless and enjoyable experience for all participants. Sign-in will begin promptly at 5:30 pm at the first restaurant on your tour path. You’ll receive a warm welcome from our event staff and be provided with your tour guide, who will lead you through the culinary delights that await.

To ensure you’re grouped with your friends and family, select the tour path best suits your preferences and let them know in advance. We want to make this experience as enjoyable as possible for everyone involved.

Please note that check-in will take place from 5:30 pm to 5:45 pm. It’s essential to arrive at the restaurant you have chosen as your starting point within this timeframe to maintain the tour schedule and visit all five venues on your selected path. Participants will be sharing tables with other participants on their tour. 

No Ticket refunds will be available. After that date, you can transfer your tickets to family members or friends until 24 hours before the event. Please contact Marilu Aleman, our Event Coordinator, at [email protected].

Come Hungry, Leave Happy!

The El Paso Downtown Management District and the Hunt Family Foundation are thrilled to bring you this exceptional event showcasing the culinary wonders of downtown El Paso. Come hungry, leave happy, and take home unforgettable memories of a gastronomic adventure like no other.

We can’t wait to see you on February 31st for an evening filled with delicious bites, fantastic company, and the vibrant spirit of Downtown El Paso!

Participants must be 18 and over.  Water will be provided with your ticket purchase. 


Ristorante Cassanova

Cafe Rose

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