Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

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The 2.5-hour Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour visits four different food establishments and combines elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure! Learn about Charleston's history as you enjoy tastings of traditional favorites and contemporary innovations, all of which highlight the cuisine of locally-owned restaurants. Insight into Lowcountry cuisine accompanies the broad range of samples on your food tour. This is our original tour around the French Quarter and City Market and focuses on the traditional flavors of the region.

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3 days ago
Enjoyed Mimi explaining history of things. She was so passionate and wanted us to learn about Charleston.
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5 days ago
The whole tour was fantastic! Each different restaurant featured was absolutely fabulous! Dana, was a phenomenal tour guide with lots of knowledge and excitement for the city and its food! I highly recommend!!
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
6 days ago
Great tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the restaurants in the city as well as the city itself. He is very well traveled and interesting to talk to. We enjoyed meeting the people on the tour as well. A great way to spend an afternoon!!
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Stop At: French Quarter, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

This tour explores parts of the historic French Quarter in Downtown Charleston, SC, part of the oldest and largest historic district in the country.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Charleston City Market, 188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155

This 2.5-hour Charleston food walking tour features the area in and around the Charleston City Market in the historic downtown district.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • DIETARY RESTRICTIONS must be communicated directly to Charleston Culinary Tours (843-259-2966) at least *36 hours* before your scheduled tour in order to be accommodated.
  • Vegan, dairy/lactose, & soy restrictions cannot be adequately accommodated. Guests with multiple allergies should contact Charleston Culinary Tours prior to booking to confirm accommodation.
  • We cannot assume responsibility for those with severe allergies.
  • We make every effort to provide a full meal for all guests, however, substitutions for dietary restrictions may not be 1-for-1 with regular tour offerings.
  • We recommend weather-appropriate attire and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Tours operate rain or shine, hot or cold. In the rare cases of EXTREME weather (e.g. Hurricane!), we will notify all guests as soon as a decision to cancel has been made.
  • Not recommended for those under 8 years of age.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with severe dietary needs
  • DIETARY RESTRICTIONS must be communicated in advance directly to Charleston Culinary Tours (843.259.2966 or
  • DIETARY RESTRICTIONS cannot be accommodated without advance notice (at least 24 hours prior to tour time)
  • We cannot accommodate vegan, dairy/lactose, or soy restrictions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • FACE MASKS: All guests & guides must wear a mask while indoors.
  • 2.5-Hour Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour
  • All pre-selected food tastings at 4 Charleston restaurants (meal for most)
  • City-Certified Tour Guide providing narration about Charleston's history and food

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic Beverages - (available for individual purchase at most locations)

2 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Charleston, SC, USA

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