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Knoxville Food Tours

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Address: Gay Street, Market Square, Old City, Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone Number: +1 865-201-7270
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Description: From acclaimed and awarded restaurants and chefs to Knoxville's best kept...
From acclaimed and awarded restaurants and chefs to Knoxville's best kept secrets, there's always something new to discover on a Knoxville Food Tour!Hear the history of some of Knoxville’s most notable districts, sample food and drink from a rotating selection of locally owned restaurants and specialty food shops, and meet the people who bring this unique culinary scene together. Whether you are a local, newbie, visitor, or hosting out of town guests, a Knoxville Food Tour is the best way to taste the highlights of the city!
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This was a great food tour. Although I grew up in Knoville I left about 40 years ago. I have been back frequently but usually hang out with old friends. I really enjoyed Paula's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was a great food tour. Although I grew up in Knoville I left about 40 years ago. I have been back frequently but usually hang out with old friends. I really enjoyed Paula's knowledge about the history of Knoxville and information about all the old buildings. The food was plentiful and most of it was very tasty.I especially enjoyed... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Loved the Knoxville Food Tour. Great food, great information in the restaurants and at the Visitors Center, interesting Knoxville history along the way. If you live in Knoxville or are visiting and you haven't done the Food Tour, you should.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My husband and I did this on a road trip. Paula was knowledgeable and fun. The people on our tour were friendly and fun which made it more enjoyable. We went to Clancy's, Dazzos, the bistro at the Bijou and a market square coffee shop for dessert. Tons of food. We were stuffed. Cocktails were yours if you wanted to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed this tour. Paula is a great communicator. She stayed in contact with us to get us in for our desired tour and she has great knowledge about the history of the city. The history of the city, it's buildings, and the public art was a nice addition to the food. All of it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from our third food tour with Paula. Every one has been great. We highly suggest you do one too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Paula is a super nice lady. Gives you a little history of Knoxville as you pass through the streets. The restaurants vary by the tour you choose but always great. Drinks not included except water. But when your doing a food tour you don't want to over power you palate. Be sure don't eat before you come. There is usually... More 

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Friendsville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Paula met us at the knoxville tourist information center with free parking. We had a group of about 10 and we had great treats and some history thrown in concerning different sites we walked by. The food was great and we met several owner managers. A must do on your trip, I am actually doing another tour next week of... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The day the Food Tour was scheduled had bad weather and that wasn't the Tour's fault. The first restaurant stop was closed, and the weather deteriorated so my party left the tour early. The information about Knoxville was very good, but we can't vouch for the food since we never got any. Glad I had a Groupon and didn't pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The tour is very well organized and the restaurants we visited for the Saturday lunch tour had a great spread of delicious food. Fun for tourists and locals. At the Black Horse make sure to get the Beer flight. It isn't included in the tour but its well worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Paula was very knowledgeable and shocked us at one of the little hotel places we stopped in for lunch tour. It's great for all ages, men, women, couples, families, etc. We had a great time! Thank you Paula. We can't wait to go on more tours with you!

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Address: Gay Street, Market Square, Old City, Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone Number: +1 865-201-7270
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville

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