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Address: 274 Salutation Cove Rd | South Pinette, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C0B 1C0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 844-368-1670
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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If you're a Foodie and history buff, you'll love our Taste the Town...

If you're a Foodie and history buff, you'll love our Taste the Town culinary walking tour. A leisurely three hour stroll through historic downtown Charlottetown sampling some of the Island's most unique foods and beverages along the way....and meeting some of the people who produce or prepare them. You'll learn how food and food production has been central to the development of the Prince Edward Island economy and your taste buds will be tantalized at each stop along the way. Tours leave at 9:30 am from Founder's Hall, 6 Prince Street, Charlottetown.

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Taste the Town in Charlottetown

This was an excellent walking culinary tour of the town's local establishments highlighting PEI products. Gord was a great guide combining knowledge on the products and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2016
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Santa Clarita, California
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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was an excellent walking culinary tour of the town's local establishments highlighting PEI products. Gord was a great guide combining knowledge on the products and sprinkling in local history and character. Everything from seafood, beer, olive oil, vinegars, jams to fabulous french fries. The weather cooperated in late September for a memorable experience.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went on the half day tour entitled " A Taste of Charlottetown Culinary Walking Tour" Our tour guide Paul was well versed in the city's history and downtown sights. We stopped at a store that sold local goods and foods, then an oil and vinegar vendor ( very interesting), had a beer at Gahan Pub, some mussels at Olde... More 

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI, responded to this review

We're certainly pleased to hear you enjoyed your Taste tour with Paul. He had great fun with you and the rest of the passengers from the Caribbean Princess. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This was the highlight of our family trip to PEI. Digging for the clams was great fun and surprisingly easy (with John's help). After a delicious lunch back at their beautiful home, John gave us a tour of his oyster farming facility which was informative. I expect to see Pinette oysters at the same level as Malpeque in the near... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had a great time with Gord. As it turned out, my husband and I were the only ones on the tour that day, which was just fine. We had both been to Charlottetown several times, but we learned a lot about the history of the area and tasted a lot of "goodies" along the way. This is a "tasting"... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved the Taste of the Town walking tour with Gord in Charlottetown! Just the right amount of people so we could all hear, see and enjoy this easy going, delicious and informative tour. It's truly the best way to see (and taste) enough of the town to know where to go after the tour. Gord was very knowledgable... More 

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI, responded to this review

We're really delighted to hear you enjoyed your tour with Gord. He loves sharing his passion for Charlottetown and the Island with visitors. Thanks for appreciating our blend of historical information and food. More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was by far the highlight of our trip. A fun activity that is for all ages. John and Jackie were incredible in teaching us how to dig for clams and then serving us a wonderful lunch of Clams and Oysters. They are so hospitable and such nice people. I would highly recommend anybody going to PEI to put this... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nothing set up on island for disabled. If it is not amendable for he disabled it should not be charged the full price. Thier should be mandatory reduction in price if not accessable. Is pei a third world country or part of canada where we have equal rights. Wake up pei disabled are tourists too!! Pei only wants you for... More 

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ExperiencePEI1, Owner at Experience PEI, responded to this review

Hello Ron R. I am sorry you found our tour inaccessible. We make it clear in our marketing the tour involves walking and includes 2 destinations with stairs so is not suitable for persons with mobility issues. Had you advised us in advance you have mobility issues we would have tried to accommodate you. We have done so with other... More 

Mississauga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife & I went on the tour with Bill Dobbin on a beautiful August morning. Bill is an extremely knowledgeable and informative person. The spots to visit were excellent and covered the full range from seafood to beer. I don't understand why this "thing to do" is not rated higher.

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ExperiencePEI1, Manager at Experience PEI, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your morning with Bill. Our Taste the Town tour is meant to provide visitors with a chance to sample some of our great Island foods and beverages so we're glad you found the venues excellent. With more reviews like yours we look forward to our rating moving up. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and I did this tour as part of our cruise. This was by far the best shore excursion we had. We got to try a nice selection of local seafood and visit local shops. As we walked to each location we got to learn a little about the history of PEI and role in the confederation of Canada.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visited PEI early June for 2.5 days. It was my boys' (8, 10 11) first time to the island. I wanted to do something fun and different with them. I called the Gillis to book the clam digging experience. Jackie was very pleasant and friendly on the phone. She explained to me their season doesn't start till June 20... More 

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