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Burlington Edible History Tour

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History never tasted so good. Walk back in time to when Burlington was a bustling village, and farm-to-table was a way of life. Take a leisurely two mile walk and eat at five restaurants committed to serving farm-fresh foods. Discover the various...more
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153 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-8402
+1 802-238-8828
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was so fun! Even as a Burlington resident, I learned a ton that I never would have known. We did it as a group and had such a great time. It was a nice walk around, the right balance of stops and food and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KatesM0
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Annie, our tour guide, is an absolute gem! She filled us with knowledge and interesting trivia along with the delectables. Not just about food, we learned a great deal about the different immigrants to the area, the first businesses, and the lifestyles of these people....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Theresa L
Reviewed September 3, 2018

What a wonderful experience! I learned so much about immigrant history and how cultures interact and evolve from this sampling of Burlington history. Our guide was extremely well-informed and responsive to our group's many questions. The founders have turned up intriguing gems from interviewing descendants...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karla B
Elise G, Owner at Burlington Edible History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

We enjoyed doing the research as much as we enjoy giving the tour! Thank you for sharing your experience. We truly appreciate the time you have taken to share your thoughts of the tour.

Reviewed August 30, 2018

The tour was fantastic. Our family learned more about the history of Burlington (and it's food) than we ever could have imagined. What a great time. And the surprise tour stop at the end was the best!!! We highly recommend the tour as the only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RobRabinek
Elise G, Owner at Burlington Edible History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

We're extremely pleased with the surprise last stop too :) Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts of the tour, we truly appreciate it!

Reviewed August 20, 2018

The tour was one of the highlights of our trip! Annie and Gail were interesting and knowledgeable about Burlington, My son especially liked the flying monkeys. Gail made sure that everyone with special food requests were taken care of at every restaurant. Every restaurant offered...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Elise G, Owner at Burlington Edible History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

The flying monkeys always become a topic of discussion. Deli 126 has been a fabulous partner this year, we're glad to be able to include them. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts of the tour, we truly appreciate it.

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Food and history - two of my favorite things - and this great, little walking tour brings it all together! In a little over 3 hours, we ate some terrific food at five of Burlington's best quirky, little restaurants and learned a great deal about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BilRob
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Great way to learn about Burlington's history, taste really good food with generous portions. Annie is knowledgeable, friendly, and fun. The pace of the tour is relaxed and Annie avoided steep hills on her route. Definitely recommend this tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

My husband and I took this tour over the weekend and had a great time with guides Annie and Gail. We loved the quality and variety of food and the care the company puts into choosing the best of what this cool city has to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Nathalie L
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This tour is really special - it combines interesting historical and ethnic information, unique stories about local families and businesses, a stroll around town, and even tasty snacks as part of the tales! A great way to get to know Burlington and spend the afternoon....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Very nice, relaxing tour. Helps you get oriented to the area and learn about its history. Food is good too!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Emily L
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Michelle M
August 13, 2016|
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Response from evepVT | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Your wrote to trip advisor rather than to the Edible History Tour folks. I cannot include a Web Link here, but simply search under burlingtonediblehistory. You can buy tickets, see the calendar, and make contact... More
October 13, 2015|
Response from | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks so much for your interest. Our tour closed for the season on October 10. We'll start again in early June. Sorry that we can't accommodate you in November. Good wishes, Gail