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Local Tasting Tours

1209 Marginal Rd | Halifax Seaport Farmers Market, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
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In reading some of the non 5 star reviews I wonder about some people. Don't expect this tour to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Craig-w1951
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Columbus, Ohio
Tasty tour!

Great way for locals and visitors to learn a bit about the city and the history behind some of its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HaliLiz
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Halifax, Canada
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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, award-winning shawarma and more. Learn about the exciting cuisine,culture, and the people who make Halifax a memorable culinary destination. Tours are led by entertaining local guides and depart from the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market and other downtown locations seven days a week. Evening tours take a relaxed pace and include a full evening meal and wine tastings in a progressive dinner format. Take a bite out of Halifax!
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Hours Today: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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Reviewed yesterday

In reading some of the non 5 star reviews I wonder about some people. Don't expect this tour to control the weather or give you an historical rundown of Halifax. If you want to taste a variety of local offerings with a pleasant host then...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way for locals and visitors to learn a bit about the city and the history behind some of its business. I enjoyed the tour as a local with 2 out of town guests. They loved the exposure to so many great neat little spots,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely Halifax food tour with Rachel this last Friday. Delicious restaurants and not too far of a walk between them & a nice small group so it felt like going out with friends instead of a tour! She was knowledgeable about her...More

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Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much, we are delighted that you had a great time on your tour with Rachael :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the SoMo tour with Rachel. She is fantastic. She made appropriate arrangements for us as we are pescetarians. Excellent choice of stops. All elegant and family owned businesses. As a Chef, I do understand a little bit about food and therefore I will...More

Thank Roma J
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Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review and your ideas. We are so glad you enjoyed your food experience with Rachael!

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Wonderful guide, excellent value - I really appreciated the effort to introduce guests to local businesses.

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Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your tour in Halifax :)

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

My husband and I wanted to explore outside the downtown Halifax food scene and we hit gold! Our enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable (local history and food culture) tour guide Rachael introduced us to delicious food and gracious proprietors, we were made to feel very special....More

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Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2017

Thank you very much - we're delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Rachael!

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my downtown Halifax food tour with Local Tasting Tours. Rachael was a great guide who knows not only the history of her town but also all the many places to eat! The tour is a really good way to explore Halifax through...More

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Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words - we are so happy that you enjoyed the experience!

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

We have done a lot of food tours and this one was really good and I highly recommend. We came in on a cruise and took a short taxi ride to the hotel where we met. Our guide was very accommodating and knowledgeable about Halifax...More

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Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2017

Thank you for your review - we're so glad you had a chance to taste Halifax on your short visit! Come again!

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

beautiful evening for this walking food tour , in the heart of Halifax with a tour guide who was the heart of the journey.. great experience for learning about some unique foodariers and craft ale options in intimate atmospheres.. the Lemon Tree Restaurant was my...More

Thank Kelly S
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Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2017

We're so glad you enoyed your tour! We love the folks at the Lemon Tree too - thank you for the review!

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

This is a great thing to do in Halifax. I've been on a lot of food tasting tours around the world and this is a good one. Rachel is a great tour guide. She is very knowledgeable about Halifax and mixes some history, culture and...More

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Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback - we are really happy that you enjoyed your time with Rachael and that you class this food tour with some of the best ones you've been on!

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Response from hugslie860 | Reviewed this property |
It was approx $50 each and we stopped at 7 different places: 3 restaurants, a bakery, a bar that also served food, a candy store and a store that sold products made from a local fruit (the haskap berry)
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