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Local Tasting Tours

Closed Now: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Local Tasting Tours
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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., 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 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 5 days ago

We have done a number of food tasting tours over the years (Seattle, Portland, Me.) and each has its own emphasis.Some highlight regional cuisine. Some highlight local history. Some are highlighted by a long walk. This one was assorted eats and a short walk. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on our tour! Racheal was a fabulous host and added so much history and flavour to this great tour. Can't wait to do it again!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

We were visiting Halifax on a cruise and booked this tour directly through the Local Tasting Tour web site. It was the best excursion we had during our two weeks on the cruise - definitely beating out the tours we booked from the ship! Rachel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thad O
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed October 24, 2018

If you're on a cruise ship and have just a day in Halifax, this pleasant and nicely priced afternoon food tour pairs nicely with a morning Halifax scenic bus excursion. Both begin and end a short walk from the ship. Our tour guide Rachel appears...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlinMichigan
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour! I hope Halifax treated you right during your short stay. :)

Reviewed October 23, 2018

My husband and I did the Downtown Halifax Food Tour last week. Even though we only live a couple of hours away and we go to Halifax several times per year, our guide Rachael made us discover new places we had never attended. Food was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rgallant1979
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed October 22, 2018

We had a great time. The restaurants Rachel took us to were unique and amazing. A great variety. New and old. Fancy and very casual. The history lesson as we walked through several local neighborhoods was very appreciated. I would certainly advise friends to take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1294smkams
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed October 21, 2018

Booked this independently for a shore excursion on a cruise. Lots of reassuring emails and we were told the exact location where we would be met. Rachel was amazing, so friendly and full of information about the local area - she really does have her...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zany_janey
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Rachael did an excellent job of the tour We stopped at 10 restaurants She was very knowable of past and present Halifax history Nice variety of restaurants Thanks

Date of experience: October 2018
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Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip! We hope to see you again sometime :)

Reviewed October 18, 2018

My partner and I loved this tour. Rachael was lovely, she knew a lot about the area and was happy to chat about anything and everything on our way to each stop. The stops were great, not too much walking between them and they all...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jade A
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Thanks for such a great recommendation. We're so glad you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed October 6, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shellyw671
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip! We hope to see you again sometime :)

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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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