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Portland Food Tasting Tour in Old Port

From US$72.00
  • Guided tour with an entertaining food-loving guide

  • Taste all sorts of food from six local restaurants

  • Small group tour limited to 12 people for an intimate feel

Portland Food Tasting Tour in Old Port
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Portland Food Tasting Tour in Old Port

Uncover Portland's culinary scene as you eat your way through the historic Old Port area with this small-group walking tour. You and your fellow food tasters will get a chance to try cuisine from six of the best area restaurants -- be prepared for everything from Italian fare to locally sourced seafood. You’ll also get an insider’s look at the local food scene, with the opportunity to meet local chefs at some of your stops.

What to Expect
-Make the most of your time - enjoy six tastings of locally, sustainably and responsibly sourced food at nationally-acclaimed restaurants.
-Deepen your understanding of the farmers, fishermen, foragers, and chefs whose efforts fill our plates.
-Have an authentic experience by discovering Maine’s advantages, challenges, and innovation in the food sector.
-Meet local chefs and enjoy a behind the scenes VIP experience.
-Be entertained by our knowledgeable and passionate local guides eager to satisfy your appetite and thirst for all things related to Maine.
-Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a more personalized experience

Our restaurant partners tell the story of the Maine food system through their menus; each is unique and each is rich in local ingredients.

Our name represents the restaurant’s relationship with the community – the local farmers, fishermen, brewers and craftsmen that create the uniquely Portland experience.

EVO Kitchen + Bar
EVO kitchen + bar cooks contemporary Mediterranean and Middle Eastern inspired food using local, seasonal ingredients.

Solo Italiano
Solo Italiano represents truly authentic, Italian cuisine. All components are prepared by hand and are fresh from the farm and sea.

Scales is a local seafood restaurant focusing on the best quality ingredients sourced locally whenever possible.

East Ender
East Ender is a casual, two level restaurant located on Portland’s food famous Middle Street.

Piccolo is a restaurant where everything is made with the best local produce, fish, meat, and the finest imported Italian ingredients.

Reviews (54)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent tour!

This tour is an excellent investment in your time and money. The guide/owner operator is extremely polished and provides excellent narrative on the restaurants, the chefs, and the food scene in Portland and surrounding area. We were particularly impressed by his research/knowledge on the farming...More

Thank wcurrie
Reviewed 1 week ago
The Perfect Adventure for the Socially Conscious Foodie

Do you enjoy food? Are you interested in learning about the local food ecosystem in Maine? Do you like to support sustainable farming and cooking? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, you will likely love this tour! The restaurants you visit...More

Thank jessicabednarz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great food tour. Highly recommended.

Really enjoyed our food tour today. The food was great, as expected, and our guide Bryce really delivered on providing interesting context on how the local food system operated. Some of chefs, particularly at Union, took the time to talk about their experience and inspiration...More

Thank PiedLourde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Outstanding and informative tour!

Very informative tour with amazing food from Portland's top restaurants. Bryce, our guide and owner, is so knowledgeable about the food economy in Maine. As a local, I was surprised by how much I didn't know about how our food is sourced. All of the...More

Thank Kristen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Outstanding tour for mind and palate!

I did this tour with my husband, and it was excellent! As others have said, it didn't have the bad puns, cutsie commentary, or celebrity fluff. It DID have so much of everything else. First of all, the food was outstanding, and included what you'd...More

Thank TERog18
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3 October 2018|
Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
We went on the tour you need to book it through tripadvisor
28 September 2018|
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Response from cadi2000 | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was roughly three hours long.
4 September 2018|
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Response from kbunker | Reviewed this property |
I would think yes. Plus, as the tour involves walking from restaurant to restaurant through the Old Port, you get to see parts of Portland you likely wouldn't on your own.
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