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Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street

  • Guided walking and eating tour of Charleston's Upper King Street
  • Samples some typical Charleston and South Carolina staples
  • Learn from the local guide about the history of food in the area
Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street
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Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street
USD 68.00
Go a bit off the beaten path while in Charleston with this guided walking and eating tour of Upper King Street, an area that is bursting with delicious food. Just make sure your stomach is empty. Sample some South Carolina staples and learn about the history of food in Charleston.
What to Expect
Meet your professional guide at the Visitors Center at 375 Meeting Street and experience our unique food and tasting tour in the famous Upper King Street area of downtown Charleston. Your small group will sample mouth-watering dishes of Low country cuisine from the popular culinary innovators in this ever-evolving restaurant district.

Come join Charleston’s original culinary tour company as we enjoy what Charleston’s best restaurants are bringing to the table. Come hungry and leave full as you taste some of the best samples of low country cuisine from the area of Upper King Street.  This will be a tasty experience that will leaving you wanting to come back to our wonderful city.
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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Great food, terrible guide

First, I'll say that the food was great and the restaurants interesting. But our guide, Cathy, ruined the experience. She was pedantic, condescending, and just plain boring. One of the restaurants served fried green tomatoes that were delicious and she told us all how much...More

1  Thank Debra G
BulldogTours1, Manager at Bulldog Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Debra G. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the food on the tour, but your tour guide experience is both shocking and embarrassing for us. Our tours are conducted with pride and integrity. Your tour guide is a seasoned guide that is requested by...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Great way to taste the best of Charleston and learn history too

We met our tour guide Cathy at Visitors Center (better directions to find her would have been good). She was very knowledgeable about the history of food in the area and Charleston in general. The stops were great. We went to places I never would...More

Thank RoBertie
Reviewed 28 May 2018
Good food, bored guide

Upon meeting the tour guide, she went into a half hour lecture on food in the area while we stood in a circle around her. It was not interactive, and she sounded bored while she went through what sounded like a canned speech. the Restaurants...More

4  Thank TravelerFDL
Reviewed 21 May 2018
Ridiculously good food and very knowledgeable guide

A group of 5 of us did the Upper King Street culinary tour and were blown away, not just by the food, but by Cathy's knowledge and ability to share the background of the Charleston food culture with us. So much history behind low-country cuisine...More

1  Thank Jennallen2010
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile
Food Tour

Enjoyed a lovely walking tour directed by Cathy. We learned about the history of low county food and sampled a variety of foods from corn bread and chicken and dumplings to bbq to mac and cheese to bruschetta to dressed homemade potato chips. We found...More

Thank Deborah M
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9 July 2018|
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The tour is 2.5 hours
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