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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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Great Food and Great Company

We have taken three different Knoxville Food Tours and really enjoyed them all. Paula was great providing local history and the restaurants provided wonderful food. We are locals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Powell, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have been on several food tours around the world and in the US and unfortunately I have to say this was the least inspiring of them all . Basically you walk down one side of the high street and up the other visiting establishments here and there whilst tasting occasional morsels . Unfortunately it seems that Knoxsville lacks the... More 

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Powell, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We have taken three different Knoxville Food Tours and really enjoyed them all. Paula was great providing local history and the restaurants provided wonderful food. We are locals but still enjoyed the history info and the introduction to some of Knoxvilles local eateries. Along with great food, the restaurant staff members have been very welcoming and our fellow tour members... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We had a family gathering in Knoxville and took advantage of this tour while we were together. Every one of us enjoyed the restaurants, food and Paula was terrific. A perfect mix of some area history, restaurants background and timing. We met for the morning tour and the focus was on breakfast foods. One venue was better than the next!... More 

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We weren't sure how the tour was going to be organized so we were pleasantly surprised by what we experienced. Paula was an informative tour guide and took us to four very different eating establishments. The food was delicious and we enjoyed learning about the city as we walked around. Highly recommend this tour!

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyable excursion into the downtown food scene combined with an interesting introduction to the history of Knoxville. Our custom tour was terrific - enjoyed by ages 16-55.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

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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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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