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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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Fun, food and some history mixed in.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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Fort Worth, Texas
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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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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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Address: 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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