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Knoxville Food Tours

Gay Street, The Old City, Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37919
865-201-7270
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Ranked #1 of 11 activities in Knoxville
Type: Tours
Owner description: From acclaimed and awarded restaurants and chefs to Knoxville's best kept secrets, there's always something new to discover on a Knoxville Food... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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Panama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Knoxville Food Tour (SAT) there are tours with different restaurants different days THUR - Sunday. We started in the visiting center and tasted TN toe jam which was not bad also had Goodson Bros. Coffee my wife enjoyed it but, coffee not my thing. Then we went to the Peanut Shop and had 30 types of peanuts. (The chocolate ones... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The tour was great. Tried new foods that I had very had before. The guide did a great job. Highly recommend it.

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Morristown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

It was a great experience. After my friend and I left the tour I wanted to try everyplace that we had visited. I am planning on doing this tour again with my boyfriend.

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South Daytona, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The Knoxville Food Tour was great fun, learned a lot, food was delicious, the Armada Bar was so unique and our guide was wonderful! A great time and great overview of Knoxville, TN!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

When my wife and I signed up for this food tour, admittedly, we expected to visit 4-5 local restaurants, having a variety of delicious edibles from each. Instead, we were subjected to only one real restaurant, 2 chips and dip places, a store dedicated to high-end olive oils, and an gelato shop. We took the downtown tour as were we... More

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paulaj1003, Owner at Knoxville Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi David, So sorry the tour was not what you expected. We have very detailed descriptions of each tour on our website, and as stated in the FAQ, this is meant to be a fun afternoon of tasting, sampling, and exploring at restaurants and specialty shops, not full meals at only restaurants. So glad you liked Shonos and Coolato -... More

Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

We went to Knoxville for the day and went on the food tour. The guide was very informative. We never felt rushed since it was a smaller group. Would recommend this to anyone.

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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We were traveling and glad to find this activity to fill our afternoon. It was our first food tour and it was so fun! We loved it and will do another when we visit Knoxville again.

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Oak Ridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The Knoxville food tour was great. Our tour guide, Paula, was very informative and I learned a lot from her about Knoxville. We got to try some great samples from some great restaurants. All of the restaurant personnel were very gracious and welcoming. I do recommend this tour to anyone who would like to try some great food samples, and... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I went on this tour with my family and we had such a great time. Not only did we get to sample food from some delicious places in Knoxville, but we learned a lot about the city thanks to our wonderful guide Paula. Definitely worth doing!

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Bourbonnais, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Paula (our tour guide) was very knowledgeable of the Knoxville area. Not only did we get to sample some unique and delicious food but Paula gave us some great historical information about various locations downtown. This was a great tour for a couple of hours that allowed us to enjoy food and fun facts. We will definitely do this again... More

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