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Bleu Plate Tours

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Address: 141 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1483
Phone Number: +1 855-563-6464
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Sat 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A fun walking food tasting tour! This culinary adventure is a treat for all...

A fun walking food tasting tour! This culinary adventure is a treat for all the senses. Along the way are stops at restaurants where you will taste the foods of the area's best and most popular restaurants. From the finest dining in town to the hidden gems, you will get a multi-sensory view of the culture and local flavor. It's a lovely stroll with a side dish of history, a dash of culture and a taste of the Bluegrass.

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A perfect staycation outing!

I didn't realize how much there was to the downtown culinary scene until I took this tour. Being native to Lexington, I had been downtown to dine previously, but taking this tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2016
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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

I didn't realize how much there was to the downtown culinary scene until I took this tour. Being native to Lexington, I had been downtown to dine previously, but taking this tour helped me discover new hidden gems that I wouldn't have known about otherwise. My girlfriends and I took the tour and not only did we have a great... More 

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Whipporwill, Owner at Bleu Plate Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and for taking a Bleu Plate Tour! We are passionate about Lexington and so happy when we hear how locals and visitors alike enjoy the event. We hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

While our group (only one other couple) may have been small, we loved the personable nature of the experience. We enjoyed meeting the local couple wanting to learn more of their home town. Laura was extremely personable and knowledge of the restaurants she shared with us. This tour satisfied our 'foodie' nature and was a wonderful way to experience 6... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

After taking this tour with the excellent guide Laura, you will want to spend a week in Lexington! The tour was a perfect blend of history and restaurant tastings, as well as information on other places to visit in the downtown area. The restaurant choices were varied and all very interesting! Our group had some cool surprises along the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Weekend trip to Lexington and Bleu Plate Tours may be the best part of it so far! Walking tour was a history lesson and culinary lesson all in one. Heard about the rich history of Lexington as well as the wonderful and diverse food options in the city. Laura was a pure delight! She was knowledgable and insightful. The food... More 

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Whipporwill, Owner at Bleu Plate Tours, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure having you on the tour! Thank you for your review and I hope to have the honor of being your tour guide on another Bleu Plate Tour the next time you're in town! Best Regards, Laura More 

Wytheville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

While planning a long weekend to the city I found this tour on-line. My husband & I had a wonderful time strolling through this charming neighborhood and sampling gourmet delights. Our tour guide Laura was very informative and personable. It's obvious that she loves Lexington and good food. It's true that you can't judge a book by it's cover because... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

On July 25th we did the Bleu Plate Tour of Lexington. It was a great tour of local restaurants with some history of Lexington thrown in. You don't need to eat before doing this tour. We sampled food at each restaurant and left with a new list of restaurants to visit again.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We enjoyed this tour very much. So much history and so much excellent food. Skip breakfast and you won't be needing lunch after this tour.

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Laura did a great job and we really enjoyed learning about Lexington and its food. The tour could have been even better if, instead of the hot dog and pizza stops, we had had a few more stops like Distilled, where a talented local chef created something unique and specifically related to the region.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Bleu Plate Tours was so much fun!!! Laura was so knowledgeable about Kentucky history. The stops were delicious! I would highly recommend this tour!!! It is so worth it! What a fabulous way to spend your Saturday.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Loved our Saturday morning tour with Laura. She was funny and very knowledgeable about not only the good restaurants in the city but also the history of Lexington. You get to know the restaurants and eateries that you want to go to and know that you are going to get good quality. Lexington is a beautiful little city that is... More 

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Thank you so much! It was my pleasure and I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour. More 

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