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Taste of the Strand

26 reviews
Galveston, TX, USA
About Taste of the Strand
Explore the Island's diverse culture and amazing cuisine with a little mystery, on this food & mystery casual three-hour, walking food tour of Galveston Island's Historic Downtown Strand District. While helping in the support of our locally owned business & military veterans. Why only eat at one restaurant when you can try a little of them all! You will enjoy generous sample, portions from some of the Strands Downtown Galveston's family owned restaurants, experiencing their unique dining atmosphere. ​Using only the freshest ingredients in made-from-scratch dishes and original recipes, that you are certain to discover a new culinary treat along this tour no matter what your style. We look forward to hosting you soon, here on the Strand, Downtown Galveston Island's, Taste of the Strand food & mystery tour, until then, Bon ton Roulette! Also keep in mind gratuities are appreciated, for your tour guide specialist at the end of your tour.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have done a number of food tours with our friends from Portland to Italy. This was one of the most expensive tours we have paid for. That being said, we had more food on this tour than others. The food was as promised, from...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank mseltzer4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to spend time in Galveston, learning about the rich history as you eat your way through the Strand. Our guide, Karen, was passionate, knowledgeable, likable and energetic. I do frequent Galveston, yet 80% of the places she took us to, I’d...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 835georgeb
Reviewed March 28, 2019

We do food tours in every city we visit. This tour does not disappoint. The food was very interesting including a friend Rueben sandwich ball that was the bomb. The guide was very knowledgeable about the area and its history. We are definitely planning to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Andrea and Raym... M
Reviewed March 20, 2019

This is a 3-hour tour of many restaurants, bars, stores, and historical monuments, all on the Strand. While expensive ($100.00 per person), most will find that the food and knowledge you gain will be well worth it.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Lewis K
Reviewed March 19, 2019

My wife and I had a jolly good time. It was a very memorable experience; we would do it again in a heartbeat.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Discover786419
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Nice way to explore the island and eat really tasty food along the way. Our guide Karen grew up in the area and was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. She made sure everyone had a great experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Theresa K
Reviewed October 19, 2018

I received my ticket as a gift and with the holidays coming let me say anyone would be overjoyed with a Taste of the Strand ticket/tour! I learned about several restaurants I would have never known were on the island. I tasted foods I may...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Stephanie N
Reviewed October 19, 2018

We had so much fun we lost track of time! Very worth the money and the time. The experience was unforgettable. Thank you

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank April S
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We enjoyed the laid back pace and the accommodating manner of our tour guide. We were able to try several different dishes and were miserably full after only two or three restaurants. I enjoyed the shops that were incorporated into the restaurants and were allowed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank DebnDean2013
Reviewed September 12, 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful time on the Taste of the Strand Tour! We shared this tour with a lovely couple who were celebrating their wedding anniversary. Karen took us to places in Galveston we had never visited before. The food samples were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Babe_JC
Karen V, Owner at Taste of the Strand, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

It's always our pleasure when hosting our guests to make it a point to take as much time as you'd like. This is your adventure & our desire is for you enjoy, explore & expand your knowledge of the Strand district. So your next visit...More

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