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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour provided by Bulldog Tours

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Overview
One of the best things about traveling to a new place is sampling the dining scene, and this Charleston food tour saves you time on researching where to eat. Walk to local restaurants, markets, and bakeries to taste local delicacies such as grits, pralines, and South Carolina barbecue. You’ll be well satiated by the end of this tour, with some great ideas about where to return for the rest of your trip.
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You'll start at
18 Anson St
18 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
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  • 1
    Bulldog Tours
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Charleston City Market
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    French Quarter
    Stop: 2 hours -
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You'll end at
18 Anson St
18 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
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Highlights
  • Book ahead to guarantee your ideal time and day
  • Follow a guide who knows the best places to eat in Charleston
  • Sample enough food to count as a whole meal
  • Easy-to-find meeting location for your convenience
What to Expect
Your Charleston food tour meets on Anson Street at Bulldog Tours. Check in and meet your guide and group before heading out into the city on foot. Learn about how South Carolina’s food scene has changed over the years, and get a feeling for its current status as you pop into local eateries and bakeries. Stop by popular markets where locals like to snag a bite to eat, and taste samples of some of the best examples of Charleston food. Expect to try foods like stone-ground grits, pralines, collard greens, South Carolina barbecue, benne wafers, gourmet chocolate, and Southern seafood. The tastings on this tour qualify as a meal for most travelers, saving you the hassle of figuring out where to eat. You can also purchase alcoholic beverages along the way at your own expense.
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Important Information
Departure Point
18 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Local Professional guide
  • Food Tastings
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • 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 2 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Susan B wrote a review Mar 2020
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Great food! Fran was a fantastic guide with lots of interesting history, tips, recipes and fun stories - really enjoyed the tour!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour
Responded 22 Mar 2020
Thanks so much for your review of the Savor the Flavors Tour with Fran! We are glad you had a great time on the tour. Thanks again for spending your time with us while in Charleston!
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Rochelle D wrote a review Mar 2020
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Girls trip long weekend in Charleston and started out with this food tour. Franny Russell was an amazing guide with knowledge and answered all our questions. She’s been working there for years but you can tell she loves her job and city.
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour
Responded 7 Mar 2020
Thanks so much for you review of the culinary tour with Franny! She does have a passion for Charleston's history and rich culinary traditions. We are thrilled to hear you had a great experience. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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RAL2000 wrote a review Mar 2020
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This was a great tour. Franny was an excellent tour guide and was very knowledgeable about the history of Charleston and the foods that we enjoyed. It was fun going to the various restaurants. If you have the time (2 1/2 hours) this is a great way to spend it!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour
Responded 7 Mar 2020
Thanks so much for your review of the Savor the Flavors Tour with Franny! We agree that is a great way to spend your time in Charleston sampling delicious food and hearing the narrative of Charleston's history through its culinary traditions. Thanks again for visiting with us!
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Jenny A wrote a review Mar 2020
La Crosse, Wisconsin4 contributions1 helpful vote
Our tour guide was named Fran. She is born and raised in Charleston. Very knowledgeable of local history as well as low country cuisine. She herself grew up eating many local dishes and shared her family’s methods of preparation. I was with my 80 plus year old mother. The tour
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour
Responded 5 Mar 2020
Thanks so much for your wonderful review of the Savor the Flavors Tour with Fran! She is wealth of knowledge and has many stories of growing up here in Charleston. We like to see our guests have their fill on the tour and don't walk away wanting for more. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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Neil M wrote a review Feb 2020
Charlotte, North Carolina84 contributions14 helpful votes
The first suggestion, don't book dinner reservations before or after. Our guide was super knowledgeable about, local food, food history, and local culture/history. Easy walk, nice variety of food, and a great experience.
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour
Responded 20 Feb 2020
Thanks so much for your review! We always hope that our guests on the culinary tours get their fill and never walk away wanting for more. We are excited to learn you enjoyed the food and the culinary narrative provided by the guide. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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elizabethholmes808
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Excellent!!
For my boyfriend and I's first trip together to Charleston, we wanted to be able to take a historical walking tour
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Kelly R
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Very poor tour company
Would not recommend this company, Bulldog Tours, and I won't use them again. Their tour guide did not want to assis
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mgkerins
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Fun tour!
Kathy did a great job sharing the history of South Carolina and it's cuisine. The choice of items was diverse and
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mattbarthmd
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Awesome Ghost Tour!
Chris T took us on a tour of the city, along with the Dungeon, which was a blast! He was informative, personable, a
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marie m
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Disappointing
It was very disappointing.  Our tour guide was nice enough, but for the price we were just not thrilled. We didnt l
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jenjenrn3kids
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Ghost tour with David
We had a great time on our cemetery tour. David has a liquid voice made for ghost tales! Enjoyed our time!
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ryannreid08
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Great Tour!
Joy was the best! History and haunts all in one. The jail was super creepy at night and loved hearing all the histo
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AnnaMathews232527
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Lovely
Awesome ghost tour , amazing guide By the name of David , 100% recommend amazing views of the graveyard with quite
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ladyhekuba
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Overpriced
Save your money. Took the whole family. Not worth the drive or money. Randi our guide knew his history of the place
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OlgPaln
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Amazing Food Tour!!!!
We had an incredible time learning about the background/history of the area and enjoying the delicious foods on the
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tramfam23
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Awesome!
Dave was our tour guide. Knowledgeable, entertaining and hospitable. Will be doing it again next time we visit Char
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Tracysemail01
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Excellent! Just scary enough.
With the exception of how hot it was in the building, even after dark, the tour was great! Just scary enough for t
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579nicholasw
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Spooky and informative
Great price and awesome experience! Sims was a great tour guide and told the stories as if we were there when every
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Caro1168
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Back in time
Very entertaining to listen to all these ghost stories from the past, who knew Charleston had so many haunted place
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The Dark side of Charleston
I highly recommend this tour! The host was hilarious and very well informed in the history of Charleston! He is cle
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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