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“spice trade”(9 reviews)
“karen's tour”(6 reviews)
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Since 2012, Salem's original and award-winning guided food and cultural walking tours. A perfect way to explore Salem while enjoying tastings at some of Salem’s best food shops and restaurants. Enjoy talks with chefs and fellow food lovers. Learn...more
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75 Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970-5140
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I highly recommend these tours to both, locals and out-of-towners! Karen is so knowledgeable about the area and she makes the entire tour fun and engaging. I have done 2 tours now and both times we visited great restaurants/shops I had never been to and...More

Thank monicabn16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to get to know the history of Salem and enjoy a variety of local stores. Even my husband enjoyed himself. A great way to spend the day! Karen was knowledgable and fun. A must do while in Salem!

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kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you kindly for your wonderful review! It is sincerely appreciated! So glad you enjoyed the Tour, pleasure to have you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon spent exploring Salem with tasty treats along the way. Karen was interesting and charming and we really enjoyed the tour. Highly recommended!

Thank MrsPanix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Karen rocks! She makes you feel like one of the family! Very knowledgeable and informative about locations visited and Salem history. Finz food is amazing...that's where we started. Firenze food...wowza good! Both were creative with presentation, and quality was top notch...this is coming from 2...More

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kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mindy and Chris for your lovely and kind review! It was a pleasure to have you both, so glad you enjoyed the Tour! We agree - our Tour Partners stops are creative and top notch, we love our delicious City :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second tour with Karen! It was as fab as the first and different from it as well! Do. This. Tour!!

Thank pilatesm
kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind and wonderful review, a pleasure to have you back! So glad you enjoyed! Happy Halloween in Salem!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour on Friday afternoon when we arrived. What a way to start off a fun filled weekend. We had so much fun. Our tour guide Karen was so friendly, knowledgeable, Warm and interesting. She knew so much about the City, where to...More

Thank Nicholas M
kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Nicholas for this kind and wonderful review! So glad you enjoyed our Afternoon Stroll (Weekend Kick-off Tour.) And so glad you made it back to The Cheese Shop for their fantastic grilled cheese! We agree they are the best cheese shop!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Karen was great, very personable. This tour provided a different view of the city, where every other tour is totally focused on witches. There was a food tasting at the beginning and a spice tasting at the end, no tasting in between. Salem websites are...More

Thank Lis G
kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Lis! Very much appreciate your kind review, so glad you enjoyed the AM Coffee Walk and the information about Salem, especially re: Artists Row - one of the best places to visit in the City :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience! Karen is so knowledgeable and personable! We ate so much delicious food and learned about Salem all while have a great time. If you’re a foodie, don’t miss this tour!

Thank CookieNap
kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this wonderful review! We sincerely appreciate your great feedback, so glad you enjoyed the experience and delicious Salem!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Karen is the best, last year we did the coffee walk tour and it was awesome, so we returned to do her food tour. She is one of the best guides in the city. Tours are a lot of fun.

Thank jboyd610
kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

:) Thank you kindly for this wonderful, sincerely appreciate the positive feedback, it was great to back! So glad you enjoyed the Food Tour!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Karen was so knowledgeable about the history of Salem as well as food! She is an excellent speaker and easy to follow. Delicious treats are also included on this tour. Make sure to block off a good chunk of time as Karen is thorough and...More

Thank Chirstina B
kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you kindly Christina! Much appreciate your wonderful review. So glad you enjoyed the Tour and thank you for your excellent rating! :)

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Lulu H
January 2, 2018|
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Response from AcadiaFernbrook | Reviewed this property |
On our tour we had 2 sit down stops out of 6. Karen is very accommodating & I’m sure if you contacted her she could arrange something that would work for you.
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Polly R
August 1, 2017|
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Response from jpinet | Reviewed this property |
On the website. I just recall it was very reasonable for what was included.
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Drewin
February 27, 2017|
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Response from kstravelandfood | Property representative |
Helllo! Thank you for your interest in our Tours. Our regular Food Tour provides historical information on our illustrious Spice Trade History. Our AM Coffee Walks are more of a history tour, giving good overview of... More
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