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Local Tasting Tours

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We do food tours wherever we go if possible! It’s a good way to see where the locals eat and learn... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shelly W
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I love food tours!

A food tour is always a great way to see a new city. We chose this tour while on a cruise. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paradise814310
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“food scene”(9 reviews)
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Downtown Halifax food tours including delicious tastings from locally owned eateries. Our short walking routes are delectable explorations of local neighbourhoods, and include tastings such as handmade chocolates, craft beer, charcuterie...more
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Hours Today: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1209 Marginal Rd | Halifax Seaport Farmers Market, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
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+1 902-818-9055
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We do food tours wherever we go if possible! It’s a good way to see where the locals eat and learn some history about the city! I’m embarrassed to say I can’t remember the name of the young lady that guided our tour, b/c you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A food tour is always a great way to see a new city. We chose this tour while on a cruise. We walked from our ship to the tour beginning and tasted at 8 stops. They were all delicious!! And we ended up only ten...More

Thank Paradise814310
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for attending the tour! The portions are definitely generous, we thank our partners for that! I hope you enjoyed your stop in Halifax--we are always thankful for our tourists. :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve done food tours in other cities but this one left us cold. Our overall sense was that this tour was a promotion for certain restaurants/venues ...it did not offer an overall history of food in Halifax. Over 2.5-3 hours, we spent a lot of...More

Thank DSBAA
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's unfortunate that you found the wait times too long! The partnerships established are through Rachael's hard work and commitment to Halifax. We are very thankful for our business partners to take the time out of their busy day to accommodate our guests, however we...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This is such a great way to learn about the downtown food scene - Rachel and all of the people in the establishments we visited were great! Oh yes and the food was yummy and filling. I highly recommend the Night Out tour.

Thank ltngold
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review! Happy to hear that you enjoyed your adventure :)

Reviewed September 8, 2018

A great way to explore Halifax for first time visitors! Rachael included relevant history, great stories and knowledge of each establishment and owner - all delivered with passion and humour. We were able to sample generous samples of delicious food and meet several of the...More

Thank lollyloo2016
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Our contacts at all of the businesses mentioned are phenomenal and certainly deserve a trip back. Check out their websites as well, a few of them will ship to you! :)

Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is the second time we've taken a tour with Rachel and it's still has good with a mix of history, social and, of course, tasting! Go with your belly empty!

Thank Marc-Antoine C
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you so much for joining us again! Happy to hear you came back for round 2.

Reviewed September 3, 2018

We had a fabulous evening with Rachel our tour guide who took us to 5 locations in Downtown Halifax!! Rachel was so knowledgeable and informative on the local area introducing us to both unique spots and also "must-visit" hidden gems. Rachel also provided the much...More

Thank Marion S
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for the absolutely lovely review. So happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour! Hopefully you've found a few new favourites. ;)

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Had an enjoyable time walking around downtown Halifax learning about the history of the area along with sampling some really good food. A must for anyone who enjoys trying new foods.

Thank levinll
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thanks for the great review! Awesome to hear you enjoyed your tasting adventure.

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

If you eat food you need to take one of these tours!! Rachael is amazing and she knows all about the food scene of Nova Rachael is amazing. I highly recommend this tour for anyone who doesnt want to waste money on uneventful food.

Thank sean f
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

You're too kind! I hope you've found a couple of new favourite spots. :)

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have never taken a food tour and don't consider ourselves real foodies, but we loved this. We even took a second tour at a different time! Rachael introduced us to places that we would not have found ourselves. We tried delicious...More

Thank GeorgiaGirlinCT
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Wow, amazing! So awesome to hear that you loved the tours. Keep your eyes peeled for some new projects coming up! There's nothing better than a familiar face.

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sightseer52
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Response from Emily F | Property representative |
Hey there, Sightseer! You can find the option to buy tickets via our website: localtastingtours . com ...minus the spaces! If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to reach out and ask!
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