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Salem Food Tours

75 Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970-5140
+1 978-594-8811
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nice intro to hidden gems in Salem

I joined this tour at the suggestion of a friend and am glad I did. Though I knew of a couple of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen S
Fabulous-a must do in Salem!

Karen is in her element, couldn’t have wished for a better tour guide...so informative and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 about early colonial dinners, local history, Salem’s illustrious maritime spice trades and more. With today’s cultural and culinary renaissance, locals and visitors agree that Salem is truly a delicious place to explore! Great for corporate teams and mid-size groups. Bridal Tours available. Visit or website for more information on all our year-round offerings, including our sister Tour, the Salem Spirits Trolley. Gift Certificates available. Featured on Chronicle and Fox DayTrippers, as well as Vegetarian Times, Huffpost, the Boston Globe, Northshore Magazine and more.
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75 Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970-5140
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+1 978-594-8811
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I joined this tour at the suggestion of a friend and am glad I did. Though I knew of a couple of these places before I went, I would not have thought to go to a popcorn store or a couple of the other stops....More

Thank Karen S
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kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind review and to our other guest for their recommendation! So glad you enjoyed our Afternoon Stroll.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Karen is in her element, couldn’t have wished for a better tour guide...so informative and personable. Karen blends the perfect amount of interesting history along with strolling while guests stop to sample local food & drink. She is warm and engaging making all feel welcome...More

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kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for this kind and wonderful review, so glad you enjoyed our Afternoon Stroll! And so happy you enjoyed Salem and your dinner at Bambolina. It was a pleasure to have you both! Happy travels!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Karen may be the most passionate Salem-ite on the planet! She obviously loves her town and has discovered many interesting shops, restaurants, and sites, as well as some of the history that makes Salem unique. She shared sooo much information with us in the 2.5...More

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

Thank you for your kind review! It was a pleasure having you and your family on the Stroll. And so glad you enjoyed the locations we pointed out. Thanks again!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently went on this tour with my wife and some friends. It was a pleasant surprise. We are all from Massachusetts and some of us go to Salem pretty frequently. We learned about shops and restaurants that we had no idea existed. For example, oru...More

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful and kind review! So glad you enjoyed the Tour and Salem's fantastic history and wonderful food scene. Pleasure to have you!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Karen was one of the loveliest people I have ever met! She was not only extremely knowledgeable about the food & history of Salem; but also she loves the city and makes you fall in love with it too. Her AM Coffee Walk was a...More

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful and kind review! It was a pleasure to have on the AM Coffee Walk, so glad you enjoyed our tour and our magical and delicious City!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, Karen was a wonderful hostess and made our trip a joy. Karen is so perky and fun. We ate till our hearts content at several great places. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We knew very little about Salem and this was an excellent way to...More

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KScalia, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review, so glad you enjoyed the Tour and delicious Salem! It was a pleasure to have you all!

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Our tour guide Karen was well versed, gracious, and committed to her beloved city. It showed in her knowledge of its history, as well as in her selection of venues for tasting. Recommended for serious foodies—not for those seeking the witchy aspects of Salem. A...More

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KScalia, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review, so glad you enjoyed the Tour! It was a pleasure to have you all.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

We took Karen's AM Coffee Walk and had a blast with her! The first thing you notice when you meet her is how enthusiastic and passionate she is! And, not long after, you learn how knowledgeable she is. We learned about Salem history, interesting tidbits...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

A group of old friends took Karen's tour this past weekend (in the rain). And we all loved it!. She is terrific. She combines history and food with fun! One of our group had toured with Karen in the past and recommended it as a...More

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kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you kindly for this wonderful review, I am so glad you enjoyed the Tour! It was a pleasure to have you all, sincerely appreciate the positive feedback, and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

The food tour was excellent! Very generous and diverse treats from all over Salem. Karen is clearly well respected and highly involved in the community making the tour feel genuine and personal. At each stop we met the chefs and small business owners that make...More

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kstravelandfood, Owner at Salem Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you kindly for this review! So glad you enjoyed the Tour and Salem, it truly is a great city :) And a delicious one, too!

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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
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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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