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Address: Portland, ME 04101
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+1 207-233-7485
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Join Maine Foodie Tours and taste your way through town! Entertaining...

Join Maine Foodie Tours and taste your way through town! Entertaining guides immerse you in cultural history while satisfying your taste buds with local culinary delights.

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Fun and yummy way to see the city

It was a cold and snowy day in Portland, however, the tour was an engaging and fun way to experience the city and the weather! James, our guide was so knowledgable and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Mardi1026
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Natick, Massachusetts, United States

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Natick, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a cold and snowy day in Portland, however, the tour was an engaging and fun way to experience the city and the weather! James, our guide was so knowledgable and entertaining. We enjoyed learning all about the history and culture of Portland. I appreciate that it took us to places we would never go on our own. If... More 

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

We love to take our guests off the eaten path to some of our favorite local haunts, and we're happy to hear you enjoyed them too! Thanks for joining us and we appreciate your review! More 

Florence, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough good things! We had a group in town for a wedding. Chuck facilitated an additional tour group for us because of a booking error on our end (Accidentally picked the wrong city for the tour, so double check before you hit submit).There were about 8 of us on the Portland Foodie Tour. Our guide Karen was very... More 

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

Fantastic! Karen's a gem, and she really tries to personalize her tours and goes above and beyond to give her guests great information on ways to further enjoy our city. Thanks for the kind words - we appreciate your review! More 

Gastonia, North Carolina
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101 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We visited several Maine towns on a quick trip. We booked with Maine Foodie Tours for a tour in Bar Harbor, and then one in Portland which was our last day in Maine. The tour we booked was the Lobster Crawl tour, about 2 hours. We visited and sampled a lobster and other food and drinks at a number of... More 

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank for joining us as a frequent foodie! Two very different tasting, education and entertainment experiences between Bar Harbor and Portland. Happy to hear you enjoyed BOTH your tours and we appreciate your review! More 

Hyderabad, India
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide Randy was really knowledgeable about the history of Portland and the bars we went too. He kept everyone entertained. Yummy food and great beers and cocktails. Gave us some places to check out even more in the future!

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

Happy to hear you had a great time on tour! Thanks for sharing your experience with us in a review! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We went for a private happy hour tour and it was great to work with the company. Responses were quick and everyone was very pleasant to work with. They were able to arrange a private tour for us and made special considerations for two people in the group that were pregnant which was great! Stops were wonderful and the food... More 

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

We always welcome the opportunity to create culinary tour itineraries for guests and their special events and occasions. Thanks for thinking of us for your group and we appreciate your review! More 

Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had a good selection of different food stops and different types of foods. We did learn about the history of Portland and the city and food industry and some facts about agriculture in Maine. But our tour guide was not my style at all and I think he wanted to go off script.

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

Each of our guides brings a little something different to the table, as they're from all walks of life, with wide interests and factoids to share. Happy to hear you enjoyed the foodie aspects of your tour, even if you didn't quite find a rapport with your guide. We appreciate your review! More 

East Hartford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Terrific time away from home.Loved the informative tour. The food and drinks were great, but nothing compared the the charm and good company from our tour guide Randy. Would definitely book again.

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing this! Randy is definitely a charming and knowledgable guide with a great sense of humor and we're lucky to have him! We appreciate you joining us on tour and sharing your experience in a review. More 

San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We really enjoyed our Foodie Tour in Portland. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, interesting, and fun to be with. He shared lots of great information about the best restaurants in town, the trapping of lobsters, the fishing industry of Portland, and some of the history of the city, including the older buildings. He explained a lot about the food... More 

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

Sounds like Chris P was your guide! He has a very different perspective to share of the local food scene as a consultant for quite a few local culinary businesses and as a chef in his own right. Happy to hear you enjoyed your tour and tastings so thoroughly and we appreciate your review, cheers! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This past Saturday Oct 29th I attended the Foodie Pub Crawl it was excellent! The food was great and so were the drinks. Our tour guide Randy was awesome, he was very knowledgeable knew everything about the history of Portland and great places to visit and eat well staying in Portland. Randy took his time and it didn't feel like... More 

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

Fantastic! We are so fortunate to have the tour partners that we do, and guides like Randy who are so personable and make his guests enjoy learning history! Thanks for joining us and sharing your tour experience in a review! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited Portland several times, but always frequent the same restaurants and bars. We decided to take advantage of two different Foodie Tours in an effort to broaden our Portland selections for future trips. Despite the rain on Saturday, we spent a lovely afternoon with our tour guide Karen for The Culinary Palette: Art, Culture and Food tour. She... More 

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Pamela L, Owner at Maine Foodie Tours - Culinary Walking Tours, responded to this review

We feel very fortunate to have such amazing tour partners and guides to showcase so many different aspects of our thriving local culinary scene and culture! Thank you for joining us as a frequent foodie and sharing both of your tour experiences with Harold and Karen in a review! They'll be as thrilled as we are that you had such... More 

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