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Great tasting tour

Thanks Rachael, we thoroughly enjoyed the walk and many tasting spots you took us to this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Deb Gary J
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London, Canada
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Excellent Walking Food Tour

We just finished the Downtown Halifax Food Tour. The establishments were unique and interesting... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
marcia391
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London, Canada
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“food tour”(33 reviews)
“the north end”(14 reviews)
“food scene”(8 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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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 4 days ago via mobile

Thanks Rachael, we thoroughly enjoyed the walk and many tasting spots you took us to this afternoon. We loved your passion and support for the restaurants you introduced us to. Loved the food! A great way to spend the afternoon.

Thank Deb Gary J
Emily F, Public Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much, Deb! So happy to hear you enjoyed your adventure.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We just finished the Downtown Halifax Food Tour. The establishments were unique and interesting, with very tasty samples! Our guide was very knowledgeable about the city of Halifax and the establishments we stopped at. iIt is very apparent that she has a great working relationship...More

Thank marcia391
Emily F, Public Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for coming along and trying new things. Awesome to hear that you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a fantastic time on this food tasting tour. I don’t do a lot of walking so I was hesitant to take a walking tour but this was awesome. The walking was not hard! it was a very pleasurable trip and all the little...More

Thank Erin S
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much, Erin! Fantastic to hear that the walk was comfortable. Thanks for accompanying us on the adventure.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Craig-w1951
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much, Craig! Great to hear that you had a fun and filling adventure. There is something special about a local story, hey? Thanks for joining us!

Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Thank HaliLiz
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad to hear that you had a good time on your tour! Even as a local, it's easy to miss some of the little spots around town. Thanks for joining us!

Reviewed June 10, 2018 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

Thank Mobile_Mirandas
Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

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

Reviewed May 23, 2018 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
Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

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

Reviewed April 29, 2018

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

Thank JazzaWings
Emily F, Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

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

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

Thank JenLea74
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!

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

Thank rachowl
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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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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