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Fun way to explore Columbia

I’ve lived in Columbia most of my life but 3 of the 5 stops were places I hadn’t been to. Even the... read more

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krhnp3
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Columbia, Missouri
Great thing for Columbia to have!

Townies, students, and visitors alike should take the time to get to know some amazing local... read more

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Columbia, Missouri
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Columbia's newest culinary and social activity! Columbia Culinary Tours provides walking food tours throughout the downtown area. We'll visit 5 locally owned restaurants and specialty food shops where you will meet the owner, manager and/or chef and taste samples of the food they are most proud of. You can expect fun, new food experiences and a greater appreciation of Columbia and its history!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Columbia, MO
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Reviewed today

I’ve lived in Columbia most of my life but 3 of the 5 stops were places I hadn’t been to. Even the ones I had been to offered new food and/or drinks. The walks between stops provided history of Columbia. I’d recommend the Night on...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Townies, students, and visitors alike should take the time to get to know some amazing local restaurants and bars this way! The head chef of 11Eleven came down and talked with us for a long time! Also a great way to meet new friends and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to sample some restaurants and learn more about Columbia. Tour guide (owner) was very nice and knew a lot about Columbia and the restaurants.

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CoMofoodtours, Manager at Columbia Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy you enjoyed your time with us! See you again soon!

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

This is my second culinary tour and neither of them disappointed! The tour guide, Jim, is perfect for this job. He's a Columbia native, gives you lots of rich history of Columbia as you're walking from restaurant to restaurant, and keeps the guests on the...More

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Tina M, Owner at Columbia Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your nights out and got to experience new local hot spots! Thank you for your kind words and we can't wait to see you two again!

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Columbia Culinary Tours for a delightful evening...it exceeded my expectations in every way! Joe, as our guide to 5 of Columbia’s best taste treats, kept us moving but not rushed on our two and a half hour journey. I loved NOT knowing...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

We had such a great time on our tour! We're Columbia residents and experienced places we'd never been even though we've lived here for years. Jim was the best tour guide! Can't recommend highly enough.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Columbia Culinary tours was a great experience for our social event of the year! The tour guides were great and the food and drinks were delicious. They took as to unique and local stops all along the way!

Thank Anna K
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Tina M, Owner at Columbia Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your experience!! It makes us happy : )

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

We did the Columbia Culinary Tour for a work Christmas party last night and had a great time. Jim and Phil were great guides and I would highly recommend the tour as a fun night out! The food was so good and it was neat...More

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Tina M, Owner at Columbia Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you on another tour in the future; they are always a little different!

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

This was a fun and informative evening. I've lived in Columbia all my life and still learned some things about our town - between food and wine parings at a variety of establishments. I highly recommend one of these tours for newcomers AND old-timers!

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Intimate, interesting, and excellent sampling of Columbia's offerings. Imagine a short walking tour with friends, with brief stops for appetizers/small plates paired with beverages. Drop in a visit to taste EVOO and Balsamic-unexpected but highly enjoyable.

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