Wayzata Happy Hour Tour

Duration: 3 Hours

Location: Wayzata, MN

Adults 21+ w/alc. bevs


Over 21 only

Adult 21+, N/A - Mocktail


Adult 21+ N/A Soft Drinks


Adults 21+ only

Join this roving Happy Hour Tour and visit some of Wayzata's favorite watering holes for signature drinks and bites.

  • Visit four popular Happy Hours for for small, handmade cocktails and savory bites
  • Hear about Wayzata's storied past and exciting future plans.
  • Receive VIP treatment at each eatery. The staff will be awaiting your arrival.
  • Enjoy the "small group" advantage of getting into some of the most exclusive spots in town.
  • Delight in each tasting.
  • Understand how alcohol influenced Wayzata and how the town handled Prohibition.

The tour is an easy stroll of about 1 mile

Adults over 21 only

Tour goes rain or shine

What to Expect

Your tour guide will greet you at the Wayzata Tower Clock at the end of Broadway on Lake Street.  We will be stopping at four favorite watering holes and will be treated as VIPs with our hosts awaiting our arrival.  Signature cocktails and small appetizer plates will be presented as we hear some background on the bar as well as the food in front of you.  The party continues from one venue to the next as your guide regales you with humorous  stories of Wayzata’s history and prohibition!

We will be visiting four of these popular Happy Hours as we walk along historic Lake Street on this tour.

6 Smith

Anchoring the west end of Lake Street, 6 Smith, owned by restaurateur, Randy Stanley, delivers. Delicious meats, great bar, the best lake view in Wayzata with a contemporary flair

Baja Haus

Experience the California beach-side, and endless summer vibe. Enjoy the tequila and mezcal-centric cocktails while delighting in the chef-driven menu and flavors of Cali-Mex.


Gavin Kaysen’s French bakery and bistro serves handcrafted breads and pastries from its counter-serve cafe alongside an elegant dinner menu of french classics and seafood platters.

D'Amico and Sons

D'Amico & Sons offers flavorful and fresh Italian pasta, pizza from the wood-burning oven, grill entrees, gourmet salads and antipasti, sandwiches, seafood, soup, desserts.

The Dough Room

From warm small plates like grilled romaine to the classic margarita pizza and savory raviolo, Chef Alex Dayton creates dishes to satisfy every palette.


Chefs create innovative and imaginative menu items that include a diverse array of seasonally-driven appetizers, small plates, and entrees. Truly a feast for the eyes and palette.

Sakana Asian Cafe

Sushi Fix

Award-winning cocktails and sushi

Wayzata Bar and Grill

Wayzata Brew Works

Fun brew house with great beer and fabulous snacks.

Wayzata Wine & Spirits

Great wine and liquor store with awesome wine tastings.

Where to Meet

Tours will meet at the Wayzata Tower Clock at the end of Broadway on Lake Street.


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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Children are welcome to attend our daytime tours. The tour lasts 3 hours and we will be standing, walking and talking for a lot of the tour. Some children may enjoy the food tastings and information shared by our engaging guide, others may not. Parents know their own children best & should decide if this tour is appropriate for their children. The evening  Happy Hour tour is available to adults over 21 years of age only.  A full-price ticket must be purchased for any children (over the age of 2)  attending.


Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow.  You will be comfortably seated inside at all of our tasting locations.  We also provide umbrellas in case of rain.  We advise that you check the weather conditions for your day’s event and dress appropriately.

We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more).

Gratuities are always appreciated, though not mandatory and not included in your ticket price. If you had a great time our tour guides gratefully accept gratuities. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 18%-20%.

Restaurant staff gratuity is included in your tour ticket price.

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"Our tour was full of good food, great friends and lots of laughter! It was a beautiful evening and the walk through town was easy for everyone in the group. I couldn't believe all of the food and ending with delicious chocolate and wine pairings. Amazing night!"

Jacqueline Mason, Minneapolis, MN

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