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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1100 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-6215
+1 803-760-2618
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All reviews main street shrimp and grits oak table come hungry a great tour guide highly recommend this tour food scene walking food tour spend an afternoon awesome food saturday afternoon historical tidbits public house culinary scene visited places history lesson food stops
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is my third time on the Food Tour and it was just as great as the first time. I really enjoy sampling food from these great restaurants. If you want to find some local places to eat, I highly recommend this tour.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melanie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family received this tour as a gift from my sister, and it was such fun! Thanks to Brian for making it a memorable trip and for being so flexible with dates around Christmas.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angie R
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We had a great time getting to experience excellent food at 6 downtown restaurants. Brian was very knowledgeable about the restaurant scene and gave some great history lessons as we walked around downtown. It was a great time with friends and I can't recommend it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Great experience, fun time. Learned a lot of history too! Brian was our tour guide. He’s been doing these tours for 4-5 years now. I’ve lived here all my life and never been to some of the stops we went to.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Farrah S
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Experiencing the magic of Columbia's restaurants was incredible yesterday. The local cuisine was fantastic and the tour will really knock your socks. Brian was very knowledgeable and really brought to life the experience, in addition to the wonderful food. I cannot wait to tell everyone...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amy C
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We had a wonderful time experiencing the cuisine and atmosphere of some really great restaurants! We enjoyed the food as well as the history that was shared by our tour guide, Brian Cole, and the restaurant owners and staff alike. We will definitely be returning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank teacherusc91
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We really enjoyed the Columbia Food Tour. Each restaurant was welcoming and the food was delicious! Thank you to Brian for being an excellent guide.

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Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Daydream629797
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Went twice, once in Columbia and once in Lexington and it was such a cool experience! Would definitely recommend to family and friends!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Highly recommend! Great food! Come hungry. A great way to see restaurants and get their speciality’s without going to the restaurant. It’s a perfect way to see downtown Columbia!

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kris10seibold
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Learned a lot of fun facts about Main Street history, met some nice folks, and ate too much -- great way to spend an afternoon. We visited six food places and had small sampler plates which added up to a very full meal with a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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!