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Maine Food for Thought Tours

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Discover the Story of Maine’s Food Scene, One Plate at a Time. Through a series of locally sourced and harvested dishes, you’ll learn how Maine’s people, ecology, and economy interact to shape a celebrated food destination, and deepen your...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
390 Congress St, At UNION Restaurant, Portland, ME 04101
+1 207-405-0482
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I work in the food industry and also live in Maine so I don't generally choose to go on local food tours of our city in my free time. However, I had the opportunity to go on a "Maine Food For Thought" tour and I...More

Thank BirdieBrooklyn_NY
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband & I opted to take this tour during a recent visit to Portland, our first time there. The TA reviews rated it highly and though a bit pricey, we figured 'why not?!' We were NOT disappointed in the least. Bryce is a great...More

Thank Neen813
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on several food tours, which filled you up with too much food but offered very little knowledge about the local food culture. Bryce really did his research. He knew everything about the local farmers, fish industry and chefs. No question went unanswered....More

Thank KathyTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife was given this tour for her birthday - I was a lucky tag along. Our group (12 max) was mostly from our of town, but 4 of us were locals. We visited 6 restaurants, walked maybe an easy mile total. We are both...More

Thank MaineNick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we first read the article about this tasting tour in the Boston Globe we were intrigued---they had us at hello! We're from New England's Southcoast and realized it was the perfect birthday gift for Bangor friends (and ourselves). The four of us were met...More

Thank MauriceM186
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful experience in every way! From the choice of restaurants, ambiance, the chefs, the food and its presentation and our tour guide Bryce! This tour is a must for anyone visiting Portland. You will not be disappointed. The only disappointment for me...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have said, this is much more than a food tour. It provides an informative overview of sustainably-sourced foods on the menus of select restaurants. The presentation was extremely well done, and the food was uniformly excellent. The walk through downtown Portland is another...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While food is the initial draw to this outing, at the end, it is so much more! Maine is a unique state with unique challenges and you will learn about the agriculture, aquaculture, geographic, demographic, and economic problems and solutions all offered while sitting around...More

Thank charlottedallmer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lunchtime tour was a fascinating introduction to Portland restaurants that are committed to using local foods from the Maine farming and fishing industries. Tour guide Bryce very knowledgeably introduced each stop with something about the restaurant, the chefs, the sourcing of local foods, and/or...More

Thank NEWorld3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing food tour of Portland. We were able to experience amazing food from different restaurants and were able to meet the chefs and learn about how the food went from the farm or ocean to our plate. The knowledge gained was as...More

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September 17, 2018|
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Response from SarahH11528 | Property representative |
Absolutely! During checkout, you are able to select dietary restrictions.
September 5, 2018|
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Response from Megan S | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so, as you’d need to order 6 glasses across the afternoon and it would probably be too much. Many of the restaurants aren’t even open but let you in special. I’m a big wine fan and love doing wine and food... More