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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour provided by Bulldog Tours

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Overview
One of the best things about traveling to a new place is sampling the dining scene, and this Charleston food tour saves you time on researching where to eat. Walk to local restaurants, markets, and bakeries to taste local delicacies such as grits, pralines, and South Carolina barbecue. You’ll be well satiated by the end of this tour, with some great ideas about where to return for the rest of your trip.
Highlights
  • Book ahead to guarantee your ideal time and day
  • Follow a guide who knows the best places to eat in Charleston
  • Sample enough food to count as a whole meal
  • Easy-to-find meeting location for your convenience
What to Expect
Your Charleston food tour meets on Anson Street at Bulldog Tours. Check in and meet your guide and group before heading out into the city on foot. Learn about how South Carolina’s food scene has changed over the years, and get a feeling for its current status as you pop into local eateries and bakeries. Stop by popular markets where locals like to snag a bite to eat, and taste samples of some of the best examples of Charleston food. Expect to try foods like stone-ground grits, pralines, collard greens, South Carolina barbecue, benne wafers, gourmet chocolate, and Southern seafood. The tastings on this tour qualify as a meal for most travelers, saving you the hassle of figuring out where to eat. You can also purchase alcoholic beverages along the way at your own expense.
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Important Information
Departure Point
18 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Local Professional guide
  • Food Tastings
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Susan B wrote a review 17 Mar
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Great food! Fran was a fantastic guide with lots of interesting history, tips, recipes and fun stories - really enjoyed the tour!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your review of the Savor the Flavors Tour with Fran! We are glad you had a great time on the tour. Thanks again for spending your time with us while in Charleston!
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Rochelle D wrote a review 4 Mar
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Girls trip long weekend in Charleston and started out with this food tour. Franny Russell was an amazing guide with knowledge and answered all our questions. She’s been working there for years but you can tell she loves her job and city.
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for you review of the culinary tour with Franny! She does have a passion for Charleston's history and rich culinary traditions. We are thrilled to hear you had a great experience. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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RAL2000 wrote a review 4 Mar
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This was a great tour. Franny was an excellent tour guide and was very knowledgeable about the history of Charleston and the foods that we enjoyed. It was fun going to the various restaurants. If you have the time (2 1/2 hours) this is a great way to spend it!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for your review of the Savor the Flavors Tour with Franny! We agree that is a great way to spend your time in Charleston sampling delicious food and hearing the narrative of Charleston's history through its culinary traditions. Thanks again for visiting with us!
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Jenny A wrote a review 4 Mar
La Crosse, Wisconsin4 contributions1 helpful vote
Our tour guide was named Fran. She is born and raised in Charleston. Very knowledgeable of local history as well as low country cuisine. She herself grew up eating many local dishes and shared her family’s methods of preparation. I was with my 80 plus year old mother. The tour
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for your wonderful review of the Savor the Flavors Tour with Fran! She is wealth of knowledge and has many stories of growing up here in Charleston. We like to see our guests have their fill on the tour and don't walk away wanting for more. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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Neil M wrote a review Feb 2020
Charlotte, North Carolina85 contributions14 helpful votes
The first suggestion, don't book dinner reservations before or after. Our guide was super knowledgeable about, local food, food history, and local culture/history. Easy walk, nice variety of food, and a great experience.
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour
Responded 19 Feb 2020
Thanks so much for your review! We always hope that our guests on the culinary tours get their fill and never walk away wanting for more. We are excited to learn you enjoyed the food and the culinary narrative provided by the guide. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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