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Charleston Culinary Tours

1,961 reviews
About Charleston Culinary Tours
Charleston Culinary Tours combine the best of Charleston history, cocktails and food with unique tours that highlight the Lowcountry. Each Charleston Culinary Tour visits several different restaurants, bars or the Farmer's Market to combine elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure. The food and drinks on the tours are chosen by various restaurant and bar partners and feature an array of eclectic dishes and concoctions that provide insight into Charleston's cuisine and cocktail scene. On each tour, you will not only have an opportunity to sample some of the Lowcountry's finest offerings, but also to meet the owners, chefs and mixologists behind Charleston's impressive culinary and bar innovations. Four Tours Available:Charleston Culinary Tour, Chefs' Kitchen Tour, Farmer's Market Tour and Mixology Tour. As most tours sell out, all reservations are required in advance. Groups need to be booked at least three days prior to tour. Each tour is limited in size. Charleston Culinary Tours are held rain or shine.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We hired Charleston Culinary Tours to facilitate our board activity while in Charleston. It was wonderful. Our board loved the narrated tour of the city while going from restaurant to restaurant - enjoying the local cuisine. Great for networking instead of the boring typical sit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gblind
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We highly highly highly recommend the Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour with Mr. Calhoun. We started at Eli’s Table, where we sampled true Southern food and it was amazing. The food was plentiful, with plates of chicken and waffles, fried green tomatoes and shrimp n grits....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank maritee5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charleston is one of the world's top traveling destinations and the two biggest reasons the world comes here is for the food and history. This tour, expertly led by Charley Smith, combines both with perfectly balanced seasoning. Each of the four restaurants we visited presented...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FussyF00die
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great experience. Took the upper king street food tour and had a blast. I was not really aware of this area and what it has become as a great place for food and drink. The tour took us to 4 restaurants and had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It seemed pricey but we have to say it was well worth it! Our tour guide, Ro, was delightful, fun and easy going. And knowledgable! And so much Southern Hospitality-you'd be surprised she is not a native! Leisurely, fun way to meet some people, great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jaausc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mimi was our tour guide. She did a great job mixing in Charleston history and culinary depth into our tour. Our group of 8 were all able to find something to rave about by the end of the tour. Good way to experience non-traditional Charleston...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank gulf-to-gulf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time doing a food tour, and we were kind of reluctant and had some lower expectations. However, since the time of arrival we learned so much about the city and got to taste a ton of authentic Charleston cuisine! After the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AnnaHilvert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on the Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour over Christmas vacation with several of my family members and we all had the best time! We visited four restaurants: Eli’s Table where we had AMAZING fried green tomatoes with pimento cheese (my favorite), chicken and waffles...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ebrocky2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was Susan and she did a wonderful job! We went to 4 places - HoM, R Kitchen, Fuel, and Jeni’s Splendid Icecreams. All were fantastic! Would definitely recommend this tour!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Hollyxxoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time in the downtown tour! Guilds was our tour guide and he did a fantastic job. We learned so much about the history of Charleston as well as Charleston’s cuisine. We went to Eli’s Table, Blind Tiger, The Establishment and Carmella’s...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Anita K
November 20, 2018|
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Response from CCTManagerCS | Property representative |
As long as we are made aware of dietary restrictions at least 24 hours in advance we can accommodate most requests (due to the nature of Lowcountry cuisine we cannot accommodate vegan, dairy-free, or soy-free diets). We can... More
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Karen W
February 14, 2018|
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Yes just make sure to include that info in the special requests section when checking out. We need to pre order the vegetarian options so if we don’t know ahead of time we will not be able to guarantee substitutions... More
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Sunglasses54
November 16, 2017|
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Hello It depends on the tour but our longest route is just over a mile while our shortest is only a few blocks. The longest distance between any two stops is 6 blocks. Most tours have 4 stops total. Three entree stops... More
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