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Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

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Address: 220 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone Number: +1 919-237-2254
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What better way to get to know a place and its people than to eat its food?...

What better way to get to know a place and its people than to eat its food? Tour North Carolina's tastiest and most unique restaurants and shops. You'll go behind the scenes to chat with owners and chefs of the best restaurants in town while sampling their amazing food. Tours make 5-6 stops and along the way, you'll learn about the area's history and architecture. Public tours take place every Saturday. Private and custom tours are available. This is a great way to experience a city and feel like an insider!

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Delicious Afternoon

This was a tremendous tour. Most of our group came from out of state, but we were all in North Carolina to visit a friend who just began grad school in Raleigh. It was a wonderful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a tremendous tour. Most of our group came from out of state, but we were all in North Carolina to visit a friend who just began grad school in Raleigh. It was a wonderful experience for all of us! We out-of-towners got a sampling of the food Raleigh has to offer with a side of history, while our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

having done this tour multiple times , the one thing that truely stands out is the tour guide Sam! Sam is consistent with her energy, information and she makes the whole tour so much fun we loved how you changed restaurants for our private tour knowing some of us had already been to the previous restaurants in our last tour... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

What a great way to explore a city! My man surprised me with a tour of his home city yesterday, and it was one of our best date nights yet! As a resident of Texas, and second time visitor of Raleigh, it was a great way to get to know the city a little better, while engaging in two of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a wonderful tour for the Triangle Transplant as well as the Native North Carolinian. We moved to the area six years ago, and this tour was a unique way to explore the City. I made our reservation and was asked if we had any food allergies or concerns. There was a woman in the group on a gluten... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Restaurant week was going on in Raleigh the week of August 15th. Instead of choosing one restaurant to visit, I decided to do the tour. With the tour I visited 4 different venues which was great! The food portions were good and at each venue someone explained a little bit about the restaurant and the food we were served. Our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Had a super great time today on our TOC Dinner & Drinks tour! Erica, our tour guide, was wonderful and made it so much fun! Excellent food & drinks at 5 local restaurants. Can't wait to go again!:)

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Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This was a great time! We went to four different restaurants and had good sized samples of the restaurants' specialties. Sam, our tour guide, was a great resource. She had lots of extra information about the places, and also pointed out other restaurants that could be enjoyed. This was a great bargain -- $65 for food and cocktails. No way... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Being new to NC this was our first experience dining in downtown. It worked out well using Taste Carolina to put together four stops at quality venues to get a sampling of their menu. Our guide, Sam, was splendid at keeping things interesting. While she kept thing light and funny, she also explained the history of the places we visited... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Sam was a GREAT tour guide. She is well informed, funny, prompt, and is great at what she does. We got more information about Raleigh than we expected and had wonderful meals with great portions. When a problem beyond her control arose, she switched gears with grace and made most of the group happy. Sam did everything she could possibly... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is our first time to try Taste Carolina. We had a wonderful tour guide, Erica, who was very knowledgable and entertaining as we visited four locations. She gave us an excellent introduction to each restaurant and it was clear that she was well known by each owner. We definitely plan to repeat this experience in Durham and chapel hill/carborro.

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