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Off The Beaten Path Food Tours

34 reviews
About Off The Beaten Path Food Tours
Let us show you around the neighborhood! Sample food from 5-6 places in one tour on this tasty culinary adventure. Together we speak with local entrepreneurs and learn about the rich history of the neighborhood and their innovative concepts from an expert guide. We have selected the most delicious and interesting food for you to try. Tours are available in historic Davis Square, Somerville; Union Square, Somerville; Jamaica Plain, Boston; and Harvard Square, Cambridge. Discover Boston's most diverse neighborhoods and best food scenes. We can't wait to have you as our guest!
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun, interesting, somewhat informative. Would be nice to have more variety and have the owners actually be there and maybe take some interest in the tour. There was nothing really off the beaten path as most of the places we visited are well-known.More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This review is inappropriate as you William McAdoo aka the Boston Foodie are a paid blogger who felt entitled to a free tour. We provided you and a guest a free tour, and you shouldn't be reviewing us on TripAdvisor as if you were a...More

Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

We had the pleasure of joining the Mill 5 food tour. We have been to the mill shopping many times, but it was great to meet some of the shop owners and learn a little more about their business and the history of the mill....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jo73_13
Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for joining us on our very first tour of Lowell's Mill No 5! We hope to meet you on other tours of different neighborhoods and very much enjoyed meeting you!

Reviewed January 5, 2019

I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my father who loves chocolate. (It was my boyfriend, mom & dad who went together). Although it was a rainy day, the guide did a great job of making sure we were comfortable and keeping as dry...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amandasharon4
Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for joining us -- we had an amazing time together, and we appreciate your awesome review!

Reviewed January 2, 2019

Met our guide Timna up in Lowell (where my eldest goes to college), since my wife and I wanted to know more about Lowell and the dining opportunities there (somewhat familiar with choices on Merrimack St, but need more). Anyway, we started at Purple Carrot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mr0velli
Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are thrilled that you joined us on our tour of downtown Lowell, and we really hope to meet you again on future neighborhood tours!

Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

It was truly a fun afternoon in Lowell! The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the rich history and of the City of Lowell. We also enjoyed learning the unique business history of the Restaurants we visited. It was a pleasant food experience! Wow!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mphilbrook86
Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2018

Thank you so much for joining us on the Downtown Lowell Food Tour! We loved having you and hope to see you on future tours. Best wishes for a wonderful 2019!

Reviewed October 12, 2018

Loved the food, the guide, and the locations!! The food was amazing at each stop and our guide was very knowledgable about the restaurants and city.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jhallnh15
Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We loved meeting you and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I had a great time on the food tour! I learned something new, enjoyed the company, liked walking around, and had great food! It was all very well researched and planned.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Deborah Kohn A
Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Thank you so much for taking our JP Food Tour! We loved meeting you, and we hope to see you on another food tour!

Reviewed September 14, 2018

I recently did the Davis Square food tour with 3 of my colleagues. We did a private tour with Carol and it was great! Lizzie and Sam were wonderful to work with, and so accommodating. I am vegan while my colleagues eat everything, and they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Megan P
Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Thank you so much for booking a group tour with us in Davis Square! We were excited to meet you all and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I did the tour in Lowell and what amazing time it was! I learned about a few new gems in the area, got some history, a good walk, and food and coffee/tea. I highly recommend it. In some cases the owners came out and talked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Erika B
Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thank you so much for your awesome review of our new Lowell Food Tour! We are excited to hear you enjoyed the tour, and we hope to see you soon on future tours.

Reviewed August 2, 2018

Wonderful food tour and I've done them round the world. Have been back to a couple of the restaurants we were introduced too. Can't recommend this highly enough. Hope to do more with this company.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Eileen G
Food T, Owner at Off The Beaten Path Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you, Eileen! We greatly enjoyed meeting you and really hope that you do more tours with us in the future.

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