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Come experience Downtown Columbia as we guide you on a walking food tour through the beautiful streets and pointing out the city's history and culture as we stop at local restaurants sampling the freshest cuisine in the Capital City! Come experience...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1100 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-6215
+1 803-760-2618
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time experiencing the cuisine and atmosphere of some really great restaurants! We enjoyed the food as well as the history that was shared by our tour guide, Brian Cole, and the restaurant owners and staff alike. We will definitely be returning...More

Thank teacherusc91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the Columbia Food Tour. Each restaurant was welcoming and the food was delicious! Thank you to Brian for being an excellent guide.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went twice, once in Columbia and once in Lexington and it was such a cool experience! Would definitely recommend to family and friends!

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Thank kdiggins2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend! Great food! Come hungry. A great way to see restaurants and get their speciality’s without going to the restaurant. It’s a perfect way to see downtown Columbia!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learned a lot of fun facts about Main Street history, met some nice folks, and ate too much -- great way to spend an afternoon. We visited six food places and had small sampler plates which added up to a very full meal with a...More

Thank fishfry122
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having lived in Columbia the majority of my life, I was shocked to see how far Main Street has come along in just a few years. The food tour was the best way to explore all of downtown Columbia's hidden gems I would not have...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful way to do a day date with the wifey!! The guide, the restaurants on our tour, everything was exceptional. We discovered places we didn’t know even existed in Lexington. Thankful that Columbia Food Tours brought us to all these wonderful locally owned places!!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Great way to learn about restaurants in an unfamiliar area of a city. Meeting new people & having new taste sensations is a lot of fun. Learning about some of the history of the buildings and the restaurateurs is stimulating for the mind, not to...More

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Thank sbdierker
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We had a great time on the tour! Went to places that we wanted to try and it made for a fun afternoon! Brian is such a pleasant and knowledgeable guide. We highly recommend the tour.

Thank Bsawyer22
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour even though it included way too much pizza! I will not name the good, the bad and the ugly because people's taste vary. But I will say that the one surprise I had turned out to have the best food of all...More

Thank Mike B
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Response from KCSC4508 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We have our tour dates on our website. Tickets are $42 per person and you can purchase tickets on our website. Thank you!