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St Armands Circle Stroll and Taste Tour

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Our food tour in St. Armands offers the opportunity to learn about this special area and taste some of the finest cuisine imaginable as we stop at four incredible restaurants and two specialty shops. Enjoy an afternoon of wandering and tastes while walking your way through this Florida gem led by your energetic and informative guide.  
Tours begin with a history of John Ringling's influence on Sarasota & the surrounding area. Then as you walk our guide will share other stories along the way.
You will enjoy a bird's eye view as you sample the flavors of The Shore and our host explains why their food is so unique and wonderful.
Next it's on to the Columbia, a true Sarasota original, where you will sample some of their original dishes while being entertained by the stories of their beginnings. 
As we stroll the interior of the circle itself, your guide will share the history of the "academy awards of all things circus" and share a few favorite award winners stories.
At Spice & Tea Exchange you will be so entice by the amazing aromas you won't be able to resist, so we allow a bit of shopping time here.
You can window shop as we make our way to Blu Kouzina, where Spiros awaits to share his love of all things Greek!
Next, it's time to sample the pure olive oils, vinegar's and other delights at Ancient Olive (we allow a bit of shopping time here also).
The tour will finish at Hyppo Pops for a refreshing 100% pure desert ending.
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Friends visiting from out of town, we booked the taste tour. It was so much fun, our guide Tojon was entertaining informative and knowledgeable. The food and restaurants were wonderful and excellent examples of St Armands Circle

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KeyCulinaryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Key Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

What a great way to spend an afternoon with friends Nichi! Happy to hear you enjoyed the food and restaurants with Tojon.

Reviewed May 4, 2019

Our tour guide Robert was great. He knew the area very well and gave us a lot of information about places to go and things to see. We were the only couple on the tour which helped. We visited 3 restaurants, two food shops and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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KeyCulinaryTours, Public Relations Manager at Key Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2019

So happy to hear that you enjoyed your St.Armands Stroll & Taste Tour with Robert! The Calamari @ Shore rocks, it's my favorite as well!

Reviewed March 29, 2019

Wonderful food and very diverse. Restaurant managers came tableside to give an overview of their restaurant and its history. Highly recommend mmend. Want to go back to each one for lunch/dinner!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Claire B
KeyCulinaryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Key Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Thank you for the great review Claire! I hope you get to go back and enjoy your favorite restaurants!

Reviewed March 26, 2019

We three adult sisters and mother had a tour with Jeni, who was so very personable and shared the history of John Ringling and St. Armand’s Circle. Each restaurant and shop treated us so well and we enjoyed so many different foods! It was a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Carolyn J
KeyCulinaryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Key Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

What a fun day for your family! Thank you for taking the time to let us know that you all had fun with Jeni.

Reviewed March 19, 2019

We had a great tour with Daniel, our very charming host. We learned more about St. Armand's, ate some excellent food and got to know the restaurants and their staff. A very fun day!

Date of experience: March 2019
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KeyCulinaryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Key Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Hey Nancy, I am so glad you had a very fun day on our tour with Daniel! See you next time.

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