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Charleston Culinary Tours

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Address: Charleston, SC 29401
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Mon 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Charleston Culinary Tours combine the best of Charleston history, cocktails...

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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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour
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Great food, great tour!

The food was delicious and plentiful (4 stops, multiple samples at each) and tour was entertaining. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was delicious and plentiful (4 stops, multiple samples at each) and tour was entertaining. Highly recommend!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This a great way to start off any vacation for first timers in Charleston!! Amazing tasting cuisines and fun way to learn about charleston history!!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm a 4th generation local. We can't keep up with all the new restaurants in town. And people are always asking us where to eat. This tour would be a great thing to do with out of town guests. Not only do you get to sample the best of 4 restaurants, the guide we had was full of information about... More 

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Charleston
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Great experience. Our guide, Glen, was awesome. He provided info on location and suggestions for different cuisines.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my second Charleston Culinary Tour, brought three friends who had never experienced it.....great girl's afternoon out!! The food was delicious, the tour guide Glen was entertaining, informative and attended to details and questions from the group....five stars all around, will be back for sure!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We expected a wider view and tasting of the styles of food in Charleston. The first two stops were for barbecue varied sides and mains but still barbecue. The guide was very helpful in his knowledge of restaurants and chefs in the area made some good recommendations. Too bad the menu was so limited. There was plenty of food available.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our culinary tour! Charley did a wonderful job sharing some interesting historical details of the Upper King Street area. She was knowledgeable with a good sense of humor. We visited four restaurants and had plenty of food to count as a meal. The restaurants were varied in the type of cuisine served and the final stop was... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mixology tour was fantastic and Glenn was top-notch! I'd strongly recommend your do this tour; I'll do this again and will also do the culinary tours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just thrilled with our Upper King Street culinary tour with Hoon Calhoun!! While we initially thought the $60 price tag to be somewhat steep, we soon realized that our tour was priceless!! Hoon is a storyteller extraordinaire, and he brought the culinary history of Charleston to life for us! We really felt that we were THERE, could picture... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We signed up for this tour, and we were not disappointed! Our guide "Hoon" Calhoun, gave us a rich culinary history of Charleston, and took us to places where we sampled some of that great food! Time well spent, we were filled with delicious food, and also enjoyed the great stories Mr. Calhoun told us about this beautiful and historic... More 

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