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Local Tasting Tours

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“food scene”(10 reviews)
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Downtown Halifax food tours including delicious tastings from locally owned eateries. Our short walking routes are delectable explorations of local neighbourhoods, and include tastings such as handmade chocolates, craft beer, charcuterie...more
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Hours Today: 13:30 - 15:30
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1209 Marginal Rd | Halifax Seaport Farmers Market, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
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+1 902-818-9055
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 June 2014

During our recent trip to Halifax, we took the Halifax North Craft Beer and Food Tour, one of several options offered by Local Tasting Tours. We had high expectations, given all of the rave reviews on Tripadvisor – and it exceeded them! You could tell...More

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Emily F, Owner at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2014

Thank you so much for the lovely review, Joan. It was such fun to explore the North End with you and your partner and the local ladies in your group. I'm so glad you enjoyed everything. Hope you had a great time for the rest...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 May 2015

I've recently experienced the virtual "melting pot" of Halifax's food offerings, all on one street!!!! In a couple of hours we sampled the yummy delights of Mezza's lebanese hummus (best I've tasted in the city), Thai Ivory's hot and sour soup,Blue Olives's deliciious souvlaki, Song's...More

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Emily F, Owner at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2015

So glad you came along to try out Quinpool Road with us, and thank you for your lovely comments - that was a fun evening!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on our tour! Racheal was a fabulous host and added so much history and flavour to this great tour. Can't wait to do it again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Halifax on a cruise and booked this tour directly through the Local Tasting Tour web site. It was the best excursion we had during our two weeks on the cruise - definitely beating out the tours we booked from the ship! Rachel...More

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Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're on a cruise ship and have just a day in Halifax, this pleasant and nicely priced afternoon food tour pairs nicely with a morning Halifax scenic bus excursion. Both begin and end a short walk from the ship. Our tour guide Rachel appears...More

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Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour! I hope Halifax treated you right during your short stay. :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did the Downtown Halifax Food Tour last week. Even though we only live a couple of hours away and we go to Halifax several times per year, our guide Rachael made us discover new places we had never attended. Food was...More

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Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time. The restaurants Rachel took us to were unique and amazing. A great variety. New and old. Fancy and very casual. The history lesson as we walked through several local neighborhoods was very appreciated. I would certainly advise friends to take...More

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Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this independently for a shore excursion on a cruise. Lots of reassuring emails and we were told the exact location where we would be met. Rachel was amazing, so friendly and full of information about the local area - she really does have her...More

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Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful recommendation. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rachael did an excellent job of the tour We stopped at 10 restaurants She was very knowable of past and present Halifax history Nice variety of restaurants Thanks

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Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip! We hope to see you again sometime :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I loved this tour. Rachael was lovely, she knew a lot about the area and was happy to chat about anything and everything on our way to each stop. The stops were great, not too much walking between them and they all...More

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Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for such a great recommendation. We're so glad you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We do food tours wherever we go if possible! It’s a good way to see where the locals eat and learn some history about the city! I’m embarrassed to say I can’t remember the name of the young lady that guided our tour, b/c you...More

Thank Shelly W
Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip! We hope to see you again sometime :)

Reviewed 30 September 2018

A food tour is always a great way to see a new city. We chose this tour while on a cruise. We walked from our ship to the tour beginning and tasted at 8 stops. They were all delicious!! And we ended up only ten...More

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Emily F, Guest Relations Manager at Local Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you so much for attending the tour! The portions are definitely generous, we thank our partners for that! I hope you enjoyed your stop in Halifax--we are always thankful for our tourists. :)

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sightseer52
15 July 2018|
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Response from Emily F | Property representative |
Hey there, Sightseer! You can find the option to buy tickets via our website: localtastingtours . com ...minus the spaces! If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to reach out and ask!
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jacklynl0we
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Response from hugslie860 | Reviewed this property |
It was approx $50 each and we stopped at 7 different places: 3 restaurants, a bakery, a bar that also served food, a candy store and a store that sold products made from a local fruit (the haskap berry)
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