Tours and Tickets

Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour provided by Charleston Culinary Tours

Reserve Now & Pay Later

Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour

Save
Share
Support this operator:Times are tough for the travel community right now. To show your support, consider leaving a review or posting photos of tours and experiences you have taken. Your support will go a long way in helping tour operators worldwide get back on their feet down the road
View all photos (45)
This product is unavailable to book via Tripadvisor. Contact the supplier for availability.
Reserve Now & Pay Later
Low Price Guarantee
Overview
This guided tour of the trendy Upper King Street area takes the guesswork out of finding Charleston's best and edgiest eateries while introducing you to a part of the city that many visitors skip. Fill up on tastings from a handful of restaurants and learn how Charleston’s culinary traditions have influenced the flavorful dishes that creative chefs cook up today.
Itinerary
+
You'll start at
HoM Charleston
563 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USAMeet INSIDE restaurant @ 563 King Street (HoM)
See address & details
  • 1
    Cannonborough Elliotborough
    Stop: 2 hours -
    See details
  • 2
    Radcliffeborough
    Stop: 2 hours -
    See details
You'll end at
King Street
King St, Charleston, SC, USAEnd points vary from tour to tour. All tours end within a few blocks of starting point.
See address & details
Highlights
  • Charleston culinary tour of Upper King Street restaurants
  • Come hungry—tour includes enough food for a meal
  • A guide shows you the best parts of a neighborhood many visitors skip
  • Learn how Charleston culture is reflected in its ever-evolving food scene
What to Expect
Begin your culinary tour of Charleston’s Upper King Street when you meet your guide and your group. Then, follow your guide to a handful of restaurants that are changing Charleston's culinary scene. At each stop, sit and enjoy samples of specialty foods. You might try twists on classic bar grub, high-brow French cuisine, or traditional South Carolina barbecue done right. Every tour is different though, in keeping up with Charleston dining trends. Throughout the tour, your guide points out Charleston landmarks and sheds light on how this newly revitalized part of the city has become a culinary hot spot. Your tour ends on a sweet note with a dessert tasting within walking distance of your starting point. Please note: Advise of dietary restrictions in the "Special Requirements" field upon booking. Vegan, dairy-free, and soy-free diets cannot be accommodated.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
HoM Charleston, 563 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
King Street, King St, Charleston, SC, USA
Inclusions
  • City-certified guide
  • All pre-selected food tastings (meal for most). Advance notice required to accommodate dietary restrictions.
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic/Specialty drinks (available for individual purchase at most locations)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive 15-Minutes prior to departure.
  • Dietary restrictions must be communicated directly to Charleston Culinary Tours at least *36 hours* before your scheduled tour or restrictions cannot be accommodated.
  • Vegan, dairy/lactose, & soy restrictions cannot be adequately accommodated. Guests with multiple allergies should contact Charleston Culinary Tours prior to booking to confirm accommodation.
  • We cannot assume responsibility for those with severe allergies.
  • We make every effort to provide a full meal for all guests, however, substitutions may not be 1-for-1 with regular tour offerings.
  • We craft our tours to represent the unique aspects of each venue and neighborhood. Unfortunately, there isn’t always a “next best” option that also meets a special dietary need. Since we have your health, taste buds, and overall experience in mind, we truly appreciate your understanding on this issue.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • We recommend weather-appropriate attire and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Tours operate rain or shine, hot or cold. In the rare cases of EXTREME weather (e.g. Hurricane!), we will notify all guests of cancellations in advance.
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years.
  • Not recommended for children under 8 years old.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
138Reviews
9Q&A
Traveller rating
  • 84
  • 8
  • 8
  • 9
  • 2
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Popular mentions
Jennifer O wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
Loved this tour! Our guide, Houn Calhoun - was an informative and interesting Charlestonian who had great stories and information about the city. We had 4 stops, 3 for meal-type food and 1 for desserts. The first restaurant was Hom (pronounced "home") - delicious! The owner
Read more
Date of experience: January 2020
Helpful
Share
Kelly W wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
the Food was amazing and our guide was funny and informative. I had a truly great time as our guide also pointed out other great restaurants in the area.
Read more
Date of experience: January 2020
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
crchynoweth wrote a review Dec 2019
Calgary, Canada11 contributions
Three of us took in the Charleston Upper King Street Culinary tour, two of us were visitors, the third a local resident, We were pleasantly surprised with amount and variety of food offered at the four locations on the tour. Our group was a perfect size with 11 participants.
Read more
Date of experience: November 2019
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Stella D wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions3 helpful votes
My husband and I did the Upper King Street Culinary Tour and started out at a burger place. We had samples of buffalo cauliflower, french fries, flat bread and burgers. Our next stop was to a French restaurant where we ate more french fries. After, we went to another French
Read more
Date of experience: October 2019
Helpful
Share
Bridget R wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
We had a great experience with Susan as our guide. She was super knowledgeable and had a great balance of informing us about the food but also letting us socialize! Food was great too, it’s plenty for a meal. Would def. book another tour with this company.
Read more
Date of experience: November 2019
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Charleston Culinary Tours
Jpwk17
00
5 Star!
Dana provides a great experience as our tour guide. She was knowledgeable about the history and architecture and co
Read more
AnnG1808
00
Culinary Walking Food Tour
This was a wonderful tour and the tour guide was pleasant and very knowledgeable. We had a great time and the food
Read more
Rebecca S
00
The best culinary company/tour in town-and I live here!
I have never left a message on any website if that is an indicator of the impression this made on me-and I live he
Read more
emilye409
00
Excellent Tour
We loved the food tour! The guide- Hoon Calhoun- was so knowledgeable and interactive. He made it so enjoyable ev
Read more
Jmoclark
00
Eating with history
Great food and a wonderful guide. It’s always a better experience when the tour guide is from the area. Our guide w
Read more
markcR4209NV
00
Locals Do Food Tour With Visiting Friends
We are locals who booked this tour with visiting friends. Dana was a fantastic tour guide, very prepared (she
Read more
julieu1972
00
Great Tour!!!
What a great tour!!! Dana was an excellent guide and was a wealth of knowledge.. will come back and done this again
Read more
mldafuller
00
Ljpfuller
Susan was a wonderful tour guide. Food was Avery authentic to the SC area. It was delicious and big portions. We we
Read more
381tanaf
00
Spring Break
Food tour was amazing and we got to try several different dishes. Shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, the hush
Read more
Jackie208
00
Highly Recommend
This tour was a great way to sample a variety of local food. We stopped at 4 different restaurants and everything
Read more
Departure629037
00
Food Tour
Food was good. Guide talked a lot about Charelston and himself. Did not allow much time for folks on the tour to in
Read more
drschmangie
00
Great food and very informative guide
This was a great introduction to Charleston food and the city in general. The guide was very knowledgeable and the
Read more
Kim G
00
Eating our way through old town Charleston
Dale was an outstanding tour guide on our recent Charleston Culinary Tour. She spices up her tour with stories an
Read more
LJDillman
00
Great Experience, a must do!
Great introduction to Charleston and the local food. Dale was a great host and gave us so much history of Charlesto
Read more
Guide370165
00
Charleston Shuffle
We took the culinary chef tour which led me to believe we would meet a chef and taste a sampling with the chef at e
Read more
Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
Why Book on Tripadvisor?
  • Reserve Now & Pay Later
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:+60 392125427