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Columbia Food Tours

1100 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-6215
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Shrimp and Grits Festival

Highly recommend. Opportunity to eat unlimited shrimp and grits from 10 different vendors and vote... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Barbara P
Shrimp and Grits

It was a very enjoyable event, would like to see more outside vendors to purchase from. Music was... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
angellewilkins
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Wellford, South Carolina
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Come experience Downtown Columbia as we guide you on a walking food tour through the beautiful streets and pointing out the city's history and culture as we stop at local restaurants sampling the freshest cuisine in the Capital City! Come experience Columbia, one bite at a time!
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“main street” (28 reviews)
“villa tronco” (8 reviews)
“oak table” (8 reviews)
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1100 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-6215
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"a great tour guide"
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"cheesecake"
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"great afternoon"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"juice bar"
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"food scene"
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"great food and drinks"
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"saturday afternoon"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Highly recommend. Opportunity to eat unlimited shrimp and grits from 10 different vendors and vote on your favorite vendor at the end of the festival.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a very enjoyable event, would like to see more outside vendors to purchase from. Music was nice, but other artist would be nice. The start time of the event was later than I expected. Liked that the event was so diverse.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I got to visit 5 out of 6 restaurants I didn’t know at all. Very good portions. Informative guide. Well worth it!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This event was very well planned and fun, not to mention delicious! Sampling the 9 vendors' creations was a treat for my palate. The venue worked well and having the opportunity to also buy adult beverages and desserts topped off the evening.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well organized. Music was AWESOME and the food was equally great. Will attend again for sure and we drove in from Chattanooga, TN

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The festival itself was great! A very good variety of shrimp and grits samples. My only feedback would be to provide some type of pallet cleanser or a couple of other sampling’s. Shrimp and grits can get very rich very quickly without other tastes to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a fun event. I would like to know who won the cook off. The drawing was held at the end of the event which I can understand but it would have been nice to have smaller prizes and hold a drawing at different...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love the variety and variations the chefs come up with. Sharing food prep tips are appreciated. Good family-friendly fun for foodies! Take a chance to try not so ordinary dishes.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been on the Main Street Tour and the Lexington Tour now. It is such a great time. The food is delicious. The owners or managers seem really pleased to have you. Brian does a great job. He has done his research and seems...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

I love these food tours! Brian does such a great job with restaurant choices and then sharing some local history while walking on the tour. I have been on the Downtown Columbia Food Tour several times and it is one of my favorite things. My...More

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pmntptty
July 29, 2017|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
Everyone gets the same thing
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GoBlueSC
October 4, 2016|
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Toni B
March 6, 2015|
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Response from KCSC4508 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We have our tour dates on our website. Tickets are $42 per person and you can purchase tickets on our website. Thank you!
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