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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour

  • Charleston culinary tour of a handful of Upper King Street restaurants
  • Come hungry—tour includes enough food for a meal
  • A guide shows you the best parts of a neighborhood many visitors skip
Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour
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This guided tour of the trendy Upper King Street area takes the guesswork out of finding Charleston's best and edgiest eateries while introducing you to a part of the city that many visitors skip. Fill up on tastings from a handful of restaurants and learn how Charleston’s culinary traditions have influenced the flavorful dishes that creative chefs cook up today.
What to Expect
Begin your culinary tour of Charleston’s Upper King Street when you meet your guide and your group at HoM, a trendy restaurant that’s easy to find. Then, follow your guide to a handful of restaurants that are changing Charleston's culinary scene.

At each stop, sit and enjoy samples of specialty foods. You might try twists on classic bar grub, high-brow French cuisine, or traditional South Carolina barbecue done right. Every tour is different though, in keeping up with Charleston dining trends.

Throughout the tour, your guide points out Charleston landmarks and sheds light on how this newly revitalized part of the city has become a culinary hot spot.

Your tour ends on a sweet note with a dessert tasting within walking distance of your starting point.

Please note: Advise of dietary restrictions in the "Special Requirements" field upon booking. Vegan, dairy-free, and soy-free diets cannot be accommodated.
Reviews (85)
1 - 5 of 63 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Plenty of food to eat

Susan D. was a great guide and genuinely interested in sharing the food experiences of Charleston. One differentiating aspect of this culinary tour was the amount of food provided. Since some of the party never showed, the remainder had plenty of food. Even enough to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank panonymous1
Reviewed 1 week ago
Authentic, Informed, and Delicious Snapshot of Charleston's Vibrant Culinary Scene

Charleston is one of the world's top traveling destinations and the two biggest reasons the world comes here is for the food and history. This tour, expertly led by Charley Smith, combines both with perfectly balanced seasoning. Each of the four restaurants we visited presented...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FussyF00die
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great food choices with a good tour guide

Mimi was our tour guide. She did a great job mixing in Charleston history and culinary depth into our tour. Our group of 8 were all able to find something to rave about by the end of the tour. Good way to experience non-traditional Charleston...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank gulf-to-gulf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun tour!

Our guide was Susan and she did a wonderful job! We went to 4 places - HoM, R Kitchen, Fuel, and Jeni’s Splendid Icecreams. All were fantastic! Would definitely recommend this tour!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Hollyxxoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent tour

Our guide was so knowledgeable, and a joy to talk with. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour, and learned so much. There is also a lot of food, so it's well worth the cost.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank beth ann k
CCTManagerCS, General Manager at Charleston Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words Beth Ann! Glad we were able to satisfy your hunger for food and thirst for knowledge. It would be a joy to host you again!

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Rod R
8 November 2018|
Response from asacctgguy | Reviewed this property |
I think it was about an hour and a half - maybe two. It should say on their website.
1 August 2018|
Response from asacctgguy | Reviewed this property |
You can order drinks at any of he restaurants, but it’s not included. They do have a mixology tour as well that includes drinks. Maybe you should look at that one.
14 July 2018|
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Response from Peter E | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they could, better be safe and ask:-)