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Address: 6 Prince Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 844-368-1670
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Description: If you're a Foodie and history buff, you'll love our Taste the Town...
If you're a Foodie and history buff, you'll love our Taste the Town culinary walking tour. A leisurely three hour stroll through historic downtown Charlottetown sampling some of the Island's most unique foods and beverages along the way....and meeting some of the people who produce or prepare them. You'll learn how food and food production has been central to the development of the Prince Edward Island economy and your taste buds will be tantalized at each stop along the way. Tours leave at 9:00 am from Founder's Hall, 6 Prince Street, Charlottetown.
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Wonderful tour

This tour was educational as well as fun. You get to try many different "tastes" of the island from mussels, to fries, to lobster to craft beer all the while learning about PEI... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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S.E. PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This tour was educational as well as fun. You get to try many different "tastes" of the island from mussels, to fries, to lobster to craft beer all the while learning about PEI. Loved it.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The tour guide was lovely and you got a leisurely walk around Charlottetown and got to try some good bites. You won't be full after this but you will get to try oysters, mussels, lobster tacos, fries, a selection of olive oil, and beer.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A culinary tour should be led by a foodie. The guide not a foodie, but was a historian, and he focused more on the history of PEI and its buildings than on the food culture there. The tour included one place that imported all its items and had no connection to PEI at all. A culinary tour should show you... More 

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI - Taste the Town, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments about our Taste the Town tour. We're certainly sorry you were disappointed with aspects of the tour. It's always a challenge meeting people's expectations and that was clearly the case here. We describe the tour on our website as appealing to both foodies and history buffs. The feedback we get from the vast majority of our... More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great driver ,informative and funny. We booked with our tour guide Wonda and picked us from the terminal on time. The day we spent with him was comfortable,interesting and learning experience. Every questions we asked Wonda had an answer for. his knowledge of the island is amezing.

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Burnsville, United States
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was left with a highly favorable impression of PEI because of the graciousness of the people, exemplified by tour guide and the individuals he introduced us to who owned and/or operated the food establishments we visited. The background information and history provided enhanced the experience of tasting the various food samples on the walk (see submitted photos). After three... More 

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI - Taste the Town, responded to this review

Thanks for such a complimentary review Camille. We're glad you chose the tour as a shore excursion during the visit of the Holland America Maasdam to Charlottetown. Your guide, Bill loves to share his passion for Prince Edward Island and show visitors some of the great food and drink we have here. We hope you'll someday return and experience more... More 

Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This culinary walking tour of Charlottetown was terrific. Our guide was well informed and fun. The stops were varied, food and drink interesting and very good. We really enjoyed this delightful city and spent time after the tour walking around and shopping. I usually don't care for mussels but now that I've had PEI mussels and know the difference I... More 

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI - Taste the Town, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you had a fun time on our Taste the Town tour....and delighted to hear you have now become a "mussel convert". You're unlikely to find better mussels anywhere than those we produce here so you'll have to ask for Island Blue Mussels at your favourite seafood restaurant or market at home. Also glad to hear you... More 

Troy, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you want to" sample" the foods of the Island this is the tour for you. When traveling we want to experience what the locals do. This was the perfect way to do it! Betty was pleasant and knowledgable , we thoroughly enjoyed her as our guide. Great stops along the way to taste and sip their goods! Right from... More 

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI - Taste the Town, responded to this review

Thanks very much for such a wonderful review of our Taste the Town tour. We're pleased to hear it enhanced your visit to Charlottetown during your recent cruise stop. It's a very popular tour for both the cruise ships and independent travelers. We try to make it a blend between food tastings and history so by the end you have... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This tour was offered through our cruise ship and I say shame on them!! It should not be called a culinary tour, instead a historic/walking one and even then, the information did not seem to be very interesting. There was very little food offered on a "food tour" we were given 1 oyster each, 2 small bites of a lobster... More 

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI - Taste the Town, responded to this review

We're very sorry to hear you were disappointed with our Taste the Town tour. Unfortunately, we can't control how the cruise ship markets our tour. We certainly make it clear to all passengers taking the tour, it is a "tasting tour." We tell them they're not going to be full and they're not going to be drunk at the end... More 

nova scotia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Although the tour has some interesting stops and some good food samples in some of the local businesses.... I would never recommend this tour! Our guide was Bill. Bill rambles on with needless information. He takes so long to get to the point, you can't focus long enough to hear his actual point! Boring, drug on for 3 hours, and... More 

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI - Taste the Town, responded to this review

We're terribly disappointed you felt our tour guide, Bill was rambling and boring. As you can see from past reviews other people who took his tour found him extremely knowledgeable and passionate about Prince Edward Island. I'm also sorry to hear you developed a throat inspection however it is unlikely you got it from the lobster pound which is not... More 

Toronto Canada
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48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I love food and got to taste plenty of it on this tour! Richard was awesome. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, helpful. And he sure knows where to eat in town! There is so much good food in PEI, so you don't want to miss the best. Be sure to take this tour!

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI - Taste the Town, responded to this review

We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your Taste the Town tour with our guide Richard. He's definitely a great fellow and knowledgeable about the best places to eat in Charlottetown. We hope you'll come back again soon now you've had a taste of the Island. More 

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Address: 6 Prince Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 844-368-1670
Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown

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