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Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

220 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1358
+1 919-237-2254
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We were only in Raleigh for a weekend and decided to experience the city with a Taste of Carolina... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tedrabuckler
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Richmond, Virginia
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Always delicious and fun!

I would highly recommend any tour with Taste Carolina! There are so many great restaurants in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jenthewren123
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Clayton, North Carolina
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What better way to get to know a place and its people than to eat its food? Tour North Carolina's tastiest and most unique restaurants and shops. You'll go behind the scenes to chat with owners and chefs of the best restaurants in town while sampling their amazing food. Tours make 5-6 stops and along the way, you'll learn about the area's history and architecture. Public tours take place every Saturday. Private and custom tours are available. This is a great way to experience a city and feel like an insider!
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“wine shop” (8 reviews)
“roast grill” (5 reviews)
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220 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1358
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+1 919-237-2254
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were only in Raleigh for a weekend and decided to experience the city with a Taste of Carolina food tour. We are so glad that we did! We had a wonderful time learning about the city and experiencing its fabulous cuisine with our guide,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I would highly recommend any tour with Taste Carolina! There are so many great restaurants in Raleigh that although this was our 3rd tour with Taste Carolina, each have been at different restaurants. Tour guide Margaret was fun and very knowledgeable. Food and drinks were...More

Thank jenthewren123
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Today was my fourth time on a Taste Carolina Tour. What a fabulous experience and well-run company! It’s a great activity to do with friends and family from out of town, or even to explore restaurants and learn stories about your own hometown you may...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Small group tour with wonderful food samplings and cultural and historical information. Sam Dinner was a great guide and lots of fun. We even got to celebrate Freida's 88th birthday at The Roast Grill!

Thank lucycon1
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tastetours, Owner at Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for joining us! We're so glad you had fun with Sam and enjoyed the tour and the food. She had a great time with the group, too, and we hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Great food, people, drinks, and stroll through downtown Raleigh. Our tour guide, Erica, was fun, insightful, and hooked us up! Looking forward to doing another in Durham.

Thank Bryan D
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Our tour went to five restaurants all within short walking distance of each other. We had small plates and a drink at each place. The owner or manager came and talked to our group about the restaurant and what we were eating. The tour guide...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We went to st roch, the roast grill, Parkside, tama tea cafe, treat. Treat had ice cream. There's 4 of your stars. St roch had excellent new Orleans type food. Go there for dinner. Since I love pork and bacon I loved Parkside. Tama is...More

Thank patandjamie
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Had a fantastic time visiting the top food venues in Raleigh. Be sure to hook up with guide Sam Dinner (yes, that's her real name( because she is the greatest.

Thank aaw926
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

My husband and I like to check out food tours when we travel, and this was a good one. Sam Dinner, our amiable guide, escorted us to a variety of locations: a casual and a not-so-casual restaurant, a bar, a local food/wine shop, and a...More

1  Thank Donna W
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

My friends & I had a blast last weekend on the Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Raleigh. Our tour guide was Sam Dinner, and she was a delight! Can't wait to do another tour and discover more amazing Raleigh restaurants and hideaways. Thanks...More

Thank TotalPackage
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Megan F
6 August 2017|
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Response from tastetours | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our tours! Public tour prices currently range from $55 to $75 per person, and you can register on our website. Tours are about three hours, and there are a number of different start times. We... More
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suzanneagathosma2017
25 May 2017|
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Response from tastetours | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! We offer tours every weekend, all year 'round, and on weekdays and weeknights by request. We hope to see you!
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Stephanie H
23 February 2016|
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never mind - found it :)
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