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Maine Food for Thought Tours

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Discover the Story of Maine’s Food Scene, One Plate at a Time. Through a series of locally sourced and harvested dishes, you’ll learn how Maine’s people, ecology, and economy interact to shape a celebrated food destination, and deepen your...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
390 Congress St, At UNION Restaurant, Portland, ME 04101
+1 207-405-0482
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom & I were only in Portland, Maine for a few days so we wanted to experience as much as we could. I figured a food tour would allow us to sample the towns cuisine. We got even more than what we paid for,...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is an excellent investment in your time and money. The guide/owner operator is extremely polished and provides excellent narrative on the restaurants, the chefs, and the food scene in Portland and surrounding area. We were particularly impressed by his research/knowledge on the farming...More

Thank wcurrie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do you enjoy food? Are you interested in learning about the local food ecosystem in Maine? Do you like to support sustainable farming and cooking? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, you will likely love this tour! The restaurants you visit...More

Thank jessicabednarz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our food tour today. The food was great, as expected, and our guide Bryce really delivered on providing interesting context on how the local food system operated. Some of chefs, particularly at Union, took the time to talk about their experience and inspiration...More

Thank PiedLourde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative tour with amazing food from Portland's top restaurants. Bryce, our guide and owner, is so knowledgeable about the food economy in Maine. As a local, I was surprised by how much I didn't know about how our food is sourced. All of the...More

Thank Kristen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did this tour with my husband, and it was excellent! As others have said, it didn't have the bad puns, cutsie commentary, or celebrity fluff. It DID have so much of everything else. First of all, the food was outstanding, and included what you'd...More

Thank TERog18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to learn about local food production and locally sourced food of the Portland and Maine areas. Our host was well informed and the restaurant and dish selections were fantastic! I highly recommend this tour as it is well worth the price.

Thank kathie l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never done a Food Tasting Tour so I wasn't sure what to expect. This tour was outstanding from the moment it began. It takes farm to table to whole new level. The restaurants were chosen based on their use of locally sourced sustainable...More

Thank Escape768259
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As I write this, I am still stuffed from this incredible experience. Bryce, the tour guide, was incredibly knowledgeable about Maine’s farmers, fishermen, and food. We enjoyed learning about it all as well as tasting some amazing food. We had chowder made with coconut milk,...More

Thank Lindylee2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Are you a foodie? Like local foods/food sources? Interested in a tour without bad puns/celebrity sightings/”cutsie” commentary? If you said “yes,” this is the tour for you. An absolutely enlightening, educational and great tasting 3 hour sampling of some of Portland’s (and maybe America’s) best...More

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17 September 2018|
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Response from SarahH11528 | Property representative |
Absolutely! During checkout, you are able to select dietary restrictions.
6 September 2018|
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Response from Megan S | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so, as you’d need to order 6 glasses across the afternoon and it would probably be too much. Many of the restaurants aren’t even open but let you in special. I’m a big wine fan and love doing wine and food... More