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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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An awesome way to spend a Saturday!

I and two of my friends signed up to do our Knoxville Food Tour for the very first time because of a Groupon we had. Oh, was it worth it and even more so! We did the Saturday... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Maryville, Tennessee
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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I and two of my friends signed up to do our Knoxville Food Tour for the very first time because of a Groupon we had. Oh, was it worth it and even more so! We did the Saturday morning Bearden tour. There was a small amount of driving, but just enough to give you time to get a little more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We went on a Thursday morning brunch tour when we stopped in Knoxville on our way to Nashville. Paula was fantastic! She was so easy to get in touch with and was very accommodating to particular dietary restrictions. I went vegeterian for lent and she ensured that everything had a veggie option for me. Her knowledge of the area was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Definitely recommend these food tours to anyone new or old to knoxville. Went to with family from Ohio and everything was great! Was stuffed at the end. Food was great and Paul was knowledgeable!

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Very few times, you are fortunate enough to run across a "hidden gem" that really stands out. This is one of those times. We booked one day in advance with Paula, the owner and operator of Knoxville Food Tours. We arrived on time at the Knoxville Visitors Center as planned and were met by Paula. There was supposed to be... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Paula does a great job with her food tours. She is very knowledgeable about the area and sets up a great array of places to visit. Everyone of merchants were excellent hosts and there more than enough portions. Any local or visitor would enough this tour and if you were like us, you'd make plans to visit one of the... More 

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The food tour was amazing! Paula was great and well informed about the area. The tour was well coordinated and had some really fantastic locales as stops. Our group thoroughly enjoyed Five Bar and went back twice after the tour. Coolato Gelato was also divine. The portions were very generous so come hungry. Paula introduced us to some great local... More 

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Newport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The downtown Knoxville food tour was great. Paula is an excellent tour guide. She does a wonderful job in planning and coordinating the food tours. It's a good opportunity to try out new restaurants, meet new people and sample great food. Paula has a lot of knowledge of Knoxville history. I learned a lot about the area and will definitely... More 

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Cosby, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had a blast trying new restaurants and getting a little of Knoxville's history with Paula! If you are in the area you have to give it a try, great fun!

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

As a longtime resident of Knoxville, I thought I'd seen and done it all. Nope. My family visits the downtown area frequently for concerts, festivals, shopping, and a host of other activities that always have us deciding where to eat. When my husband and I had a chance to take the Old City Tour, we thought we'd likely visit some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My girlfriend and I took the tour yesterday.It started at 11:00 a.m. As it turned out we were the only ones on this particular tour. It is the Bearden tour. We live about an hour outside of Knoxville and were not familiar with this area of town. Paula shared a wealth of interesting information about the area. Who knew about... More 

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