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--East TN Tours welcomes you to the areas premier and unique culinary experience, where we invite you to join us on our unparalleled "Chef's Table" tour where you will dine at some of the city's most renowned kitchens to sample plates unlike any...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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301 S Gay St, Knoxville Visitors Center, Knoxville, TN 37902-1102
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Lots of fun and great food. we have been twice and enjoyed both times. Each was different, so it made it new and exciting the second time.More

Date of experience: February 2019
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EastTNTours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! I’m so glad y’all have decided to join the tour more than once... it is fun and fresh definitely every time you take it! I hope to see you all in the future...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lauren did an excellent job of booking, informing, and guiding us thorough a food tour of DT Knoxville. We were informed on the rich history, building transformations, and she took us to an area of town we wouldn't normally visit. I would highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rita C
EastTNTours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for such kind words, Rita! So glad you had a fun time and I do hope to see you again in the future!!

Reviewed January 2, 2019

Lauren met us at the Knoxville Visitors center and provided our clue book and pens. We started our 3 mile tour and learned a lot along the way. We had visited Knoxville many times as we live in nearby Friendsville and were astonished at the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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EastTNTours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

Thank you so much for the sweet words! Hope to see you both on a food tour as well in the future, and have a great 2019 (if we don’t meet again before the end of the year!)

Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a great group outing to downtown Knoxville we had small bites at about six restaurants including an Phoenix pharmacy and ice cream. The pharmacy can compound and the ice cream was one of the best I’ve had so far since moving here. Clanceys...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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EastTNTours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Brenda...thank you so very much for the awesome review! I'm so glad you enjoyed all the tour stops (Pour Taproom, Tomato Head, Cafe Vicolo--the bfast/bakery place!--, Clancy's Tavern and Phoenix Pharmacy!). I love to showcase our amazing downtown food AND talk about fun history and...More

Reviewed November 13, 2018

What a WONDERFUL way to begin learning the culinary side of olde downtown Knoxville. We took this proverbial 3-hour-tour with our wonderful guide, Lauren Quinn, who shared fun and interesting historic tidbits all along the route. The 5 restaurants we visited, all in close enough...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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easttntours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a thoughtful review, Chris! It means a great deal to me being a small business owner, and a relatively new one at that! I hope to see you all again in the future for...More

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

The tour was arranged with a very pleasant flow. There was time to visit and enjoy food, and take in the downtown atmosphere! It helps one to become more familiar with Knoxville downtown. Information and restaurant tips will be useful as people come to visit!More

Date of experience: November 2018
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easttntours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, Ella Kay! It was so much fun getting to take the large group of people from your community's club out and about in downtown Knoxville! I DO hope to see you all in the future, especially...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed spending an afternoon with Lauren as we visited Knoxville eating spots. She had planned out our tour very well and every stop included some excellent food and drink. Lauren also provided interesting history of the city during our "pit stops". She obviously...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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easttntours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words, it means a lot! I’m glad you learned some fun history of Knoxville and enjoyed all the yummy food :). Hope to see you all again in the future!!

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Lauren is great. The food was more plentiful than other tours I've been on. Great city and information. Would definitely do this again.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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easttntours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Thanks so much for the kind words, Sherry! It was a blast having you and your hubby join me and some others while getting a glimpse into our awesome city life and eateries! If you end up moving here, we'd love to have you back...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

My friend and I went on the Sunday brunch tour as part of her birthday celebration. I wanted to do something a little different, and I got my wish. Even though we are local, our tour guide, Lauren, shared so many fascinating tidbits about Knoxville...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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easttntours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

I greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave such a thoughtful review! That's definitely one of the coolest parts doing what we do-showing even locals around to great spots they never heard of, and teaching everyone some fun and unique downtown Knoxville facts that...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

Lauren, the tour guide and owner, took our tour of 10 people to 3 stops for light food and a small specialty drink. We also made brief stops at a couple of other places for Knoxville history information. Along our walk Lauren also pointed out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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easttntours, Owner at East TN Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you so much Jann for the kind review! So glad we were able to show your group some of the great things about downtown Knoxville, and hope to see you all back for another tour in the future!

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