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Charleston Culinary Tours

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Address: Charleston, SC 29401
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Charleston Culinary Tours combine the best of Charleston history, cocktails...

Charleston Culinary Tours combine the best of Charleston history, cocktails and food with unique tours that highlight the Lowcountry. Each Charleston Culinary Tour visits several different restaurants, bars or the Farmer's Market to combine elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure. The food and drinks on the tours are chosen by various restaurant and bar partners and feature an array of eclectic dishes and concoctions that provide insight into Charleston's cuisine and cocktail scene. On each tour, you will not only have an opportunity to sample some of the Lowcountry's finest offerings, but also to meet the owners, chefs and mixologists behind Charleston's impressive culinary and bar innovations. Four Tours Available:Charleston Culinary Tour, Chefs' Kitchen Tour, Farmer's Market Tour and Mixology Tour. As most tours sell out, all reservations are required in advance. Groups need to be booked at least three days prior to tour. Each tour is limited in size. Charleston Culinary Tours are held rain or shine.

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Southern Food tour of Charleston

Glenn was a great tour guide with lots of food recommendations during our Charleston visit. Each food stop had more food than we could eat!! Great time!!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Glenn was a great tour guide with lots of food recommendations during our Charleston visit. Each food stop had more food than we could eat!! Great time!!

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Centreville, Virginia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took our first-ever culinary tour, enjoying the Upper King Street tour, and it was well worth the time and cost! Charleston has a top-notch restaurant scene but this great tour offers a look at an under-appreciated part of that scene. The food was excellent and our guide, Charley, offered a lively, insightful experience. Take a chance on this tour... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our tour guide was so informational, gave great background on the city through stories and her personal experience. I loved the food, and everyone was really friendly.

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Cary NC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No offense to the other guides, I'm sure they are great, but Hoon is an event by himself. He is entertaining, knowledgeable and just a hoot! This would be a bargain even without the food! But - thank goodness the food is included as well! We did upper King and it was great! The restaurants were ones I would probably... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A little bit of food, a little bit of history, a lot of entertaining random stories. That's what you get from Hoon Calhoun, the eccentric bourgeois Charlestonian who leads the Chef's Kitchen Tour. The tour takes you behind the scenes at 4 or 5 dining establishments, many of them not-yet-opened for business for the day. You get to hear from... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're going to Charleston (especially for the first time) definitely do this food tour. There are so many restaurants in the area and not only was this tour insightful, had great food and we checked things out that we wouldn't have if we didn't do this. I would even do this tour a second time since they go to... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are first-timers to Charleston and spent a stellar week there between April 8th and the 14th. We had booked the Upper King Street tour well in advance of our coming. Our experience was so rich that we booked and attended the Downtown Culinary Tour two days later. We like food. We like each other. We like... More 

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Morristown, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chef's Kitchen tour was spectacular! Our guide (Hoon Calhoun) was extremely knowledgeable about Charleston as well as the restaurant scene. The chefs visited and food sampled was all superb, as was the information shared by the chefs. The tour could not have been better, Hoon's story telling and local culinary as well as historical knowledge made this tour well... More 

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new york
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great culinary tour. Informative and delicious. Can't imagine a tour guide any better than Hoon Calhoun. Thank you Hoon!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was amazing (Hoon Calhoun), lots of good stories and history, but as a local there's FAR better food on the peninsula then the places that were selected for the Upper King tour.

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