Food Tour - Historic Charleston

Indulge in the signature flavors and culture of the South while exploring historic Charleston.

Learn how pirates, pandemics, natural disasters and war have shaped Charleston’s dynamic food scene as you stroll the French Quarter with knowledgeable guides in this entertaining and educational food tour. Make your way through this distinguished district taking in its fascinating tales and unique architecture while enjoying sweet and savory local treats.

Among the centuries-old buildings and monuments to its storied past, you will sample classic Carolina-style BBQ, iconic Lowcountry cuisine and she-crab soup as well as a decadent secret dish to round out your foodie adventure.

Large tour groups may be requested to break into smaller individual groups to provide a more inclusive experience.

Alcohol may be enjoyed by those of legal drinking age.

  • Minimum Guests 1
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Food Stops 5
  • Approximate Duration 3 hours
  • Labels City Tours, Walking Food Tours

Reviews guests left for this experience

Dean Amann

Dean Amann

10 Jul 2023

Food was good but not tied to the history of the South or of Charleston - there didn't seem to be a connection.

Dean Amann

Dean Amann

09 Jul 2023

Not much history or history of the food in Charleston was shared. Not much was tied together of the food and what it meant to the South



27 Oct 2022

This is such a fun and engaging food tour! We highly recommend it to anyone interested in learning more about the food scene in Charleston!

$ 99 Per person

all-inclusive: 5 food stops and taxes.

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As expert tour guides, Guide Shawn and their team love providing guests with memorable, food-focused experiences in Charleston. Their food tours are peppered with historical and cultural facts with the best local food as the featured moments. From Southern specialties like shrimp and grits and fried green tomatoes, discover Charleston’s culinary authenticity with Guide Shawn and their team.

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