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This tour is a great combination between history and some food locations in Carolina beach. We had... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Ilja F
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Best food tour ever

We just went on this tour today and I could not get on my phone fast enough to post a review. I... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This tour is a great combination between history and some food locations in Carolina beach. We had this tour with a small group on a rainy day. We had a nice walk and stopped at some great spots. It is a great way to start...More

1  Thank Ilja F
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We just went on this tour today and I could not get on my phone fast enough to post a review. I have to start by saying that Jeff is AMAZING. Not only did he rearrange the date of the tour to accommodate our schedule...More

2  Thank jennkralovich
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We had a blast with Jeff and John on this tour. They showed us the real gems of Carolina Beach and accompanied them with good stories about the food and history of this place. Make sure you do this Tour at the beginning of your...More

1  Thank Colette d
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This is a fun activity to do for an afternoon in the area. The tour guides are friendly and provide some history as well as information about the food and chefs. The tour was well organized and easy to book through the website. The restaurants...More

2  Thank ketchuprequired
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

That was the comment repeated all the way home after we completed the Tasting History tour in Carolina Beach. Jeff was waiting for our group at the first stop the Veggie Wagon with some wine and our first tasting. Throughout the tour Jeff had each...More

1  Thank assisttravel
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Our family is bringing our 4th generation to vacation on Pleasure Island. This food tour introduced us to new places we had never tried before! John did a thorough job as the local historian sharing insights about the civil war as it unfolded in this...More

1  Thank Tkrussell
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Our experience with Tasting History was delicious, fun, and informative! Our group consisted of fifteen staff members and upper management from the Sea Coast Rentals team in Carolina Beach. Most of us were local to the island and/or Wilmington area, myself included. After working in...More

Thank Amber F
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We held a national conference in Wilmington and I was in charge of the retiree tours. We made the short drive to Carolina Beach and they worked around our schedule to offer this tour on a day they usually don't do tours. THEY LOVED IT!...More

Thank Rebecca L
jbchristner, Owner at Tasting History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you so much for choosing our tour Rebecca. We really enjoyed showing you around the island and you are correct, the view from the top of The Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar is unbelievable! And their BBQ sandwich with shrimp hushpuppies are delicious too.

Reviewed 22 September 2017

This tour was about history of the area as well as the best-known local food favorites. The food we ate on this tour was fantastic! Who knew there were so many great restaurants in the Carolina Beach area?! The couple that gave the tour also...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying CB for many years, this tour taught me so much more about the Island and its history. Not interested in history? Tie it to food and drinks and you will be!! Jeff and John were great hosts/tour guides-you can tell they...More

Thank Jesska B
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10 April 2017|
Response from jbchristner | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for reaching out to us! When tours are scheduled you can purchase tickets through our website. Currently, we do not have any tours set up yet. We will begin our season around Memorial Day. Teens can... More
6 July 2016|
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Response from jbchristner | Property representative |
Yes, tickets need to be purchased in advance because we have to reserve our spots in each restaurant. You can purchase them on our website. Thanks!