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Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour

  • Visit a number of locally owned and operated Charleston restaurants
  • Taste some of the city’s best food without having to do research
  • Your guide also tells you the history of the city as you walk
Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour
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2:00PM Charleston Food TourMost Popular
Tour departs from Poogan's Smokehouse, located at 188 E Bay St, Charleston, SC at 2:00pm - Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
From US$68.00
3:00PM Charleston Food Tour
Tour departs from 129 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401, inside Eli's Table - Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
From US$68.00
On this tour, you won’t waste any time researching restaurants for your Charleston visit, and you’ll save money by steering clear of pricey, disappointing tourist traps. This food walking tour gives you a taste of Charleston’s best locally run restaurants, and you’ll hear about the history of the city along the way. You’ll also come away with dining ideas for the rest of your stay.
What to Expect
Your tour starts in Downtown Charleston at a local restaurant. Meet your guide, and get ready to try some of the best local food the city has to offer. The meeting point is conveniently near downtown hotels and parking garages.
From there, your guide will take you to a number of eateries to sample some of their best menu items. Get a taste of the South with dishes such as special sliders and pies, and wrap up your tour with a dessert. Your samples are large enough that by the end of this tour, you should be satisfied. Hear guide commentary about the city’s history along the way.
This food tour ends near the original departure point. If you’re going to be in the area longer, you’ll go home with suggestions about where to eat for the rest of your trip.
Reviews (210)
1 - 5 of 106 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Good time good guide

Nothing to complain about here. We meet at Pooghans had corn bread, pork barbq , and cheese fritters. Then we to the Oyster House and had fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits, she crab soup, and hush puppies with pecan butter. Off to the Charleston...More

4  Thank 106BettyBoop106
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Tour, nice food with Dustin!

Dustin was our tour guide. Very friendly, well spoken and went above and beyond to make sure he talked to everyone in the group. Great spokesperson! Shared history and fun facts about the city. Food was really good. We went to 4 restaurants and enjoyed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank walktruck
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun with Dustin!!

Great guided foodie tour, with great food, history info, and we made friends along the way. The restaurants were a good choices also. Staff at the places we visited were also quick and attentive.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tom S
Reviewed 1 week ago
wonderful food a great tour with Hoon Calhoun!!

The food was wonderful and Hoon had fantastic stories and lots of interesting facts about the history of Charleston. We thoroughly enjoyed it and were stuffed at the end!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PurrM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Lovely tour with great food

Had a wonderful tour with Dana, she was super knowledgeable about Charleston loaded with historical information and culinary information about the food we were eating. She had a wonderful personality and was so nice, there was never a dull moment and was so personable. Definitely...More

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6 March 2019|
Response from Mary D | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea how far Magnolia Plantation is from the Market in Charleston. If it was me, I would be more worried about how tired I would be---walking around Magnolia Plantation for several hours and then walking around... More
Elaine W
28 October 2018|
Response from Travel4FunYo | Reviewed this property |
4 - appetizer round, a couple of main course restaurants and a dessert restaurant.
Betty W
12 October 2018|
Response from Travel4FunYo | Reviewed this property |
You need to ask the tour vendor.