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Greenville History Tours

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Address: Greenville, SC 29607
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The At the Chef’s Table Culinary Tour affords guests the opportunity to sit...

The At the Chef’s Table Culinary Tour affords guests the opportunity to sit at the tables of some of the city’s top chefs and sample their signature dishes. Tours include special access and experiences that go far beyond the normal dining encounter. Not only do you get to meet the chefs and sample their creations, but you also get to see cooking demonstrations (usually offered on Tuesday tours), eat in elegant private dining areas, and more. Stops include visits to: Nose Dive (Gastropub) Soby's on the Side (Deli and Catering)* The Lazy Goat (Mediterranean cuisine and tapas) Soby's New South Cuisine (fine Southern cuisine) Passarelle Bistro (French inspired cuisine) Beyond the memorable culinary experiences, you will also learn fascinating insights into Greenville’s rich history, culture and architecture as well. (*If a restaurant has a schedule conflict, a stop at The Loft at Soby's or Papi's Tacos may be substituted. )

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Great food with history

Sampling of wares of good restaurants accompanied by commentary from the chef was a culinary treat; the history imparted while walking between restaurants was the "icing on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 September 2015
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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Sampling of wares of good restaurants accompanied by commentary from the chef was a culinary treat; the history imparted while walking between restaurants was the "icing on the cake". A nice variety of food and locations are included. I could not recommend more highly!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

What an amazing way to see Greenville. We were able learn about the history of the town while enjoying the most delicious meals from amazing chefs/restaurants. We have gone back to the restaurants several time since our tour. We have gone on several food tours since and this is hands down the best one!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I booked a trip to Greenville for my birthday weekend. I was looking on-line for activities to do during the day and came across the Historic Tour, so I booked it, not really knowing what to expect. The tour far exceeded our expectations! Our tour guide knew so much about the history of the city and made... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Started the evening off with chef Greg Teal in the kitchen at Soby's On the Side. He prepared a delicious rosemary polenta with a bacon wrapped prawn but the peach sauce just set the dish off! Tom, our tour guide, was a warm and friendly host. He was very knowledge about Greenville and the buildings. He showed large pictures of... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

This was a birthday present--spent an afternoon walking around to 5 different restaurants downtown Greenville plus learning a bit about the history of the city. The tour was informative, the food was great (except for frog legs being the highlight of a dish at one of the restaurants--a questionable choice if the goal is to get you to come back).... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour. I learned a lot of the Greenville downtown history. I loved the pictures and the detail explanation of each one. I also enjoyed the food and meeting new people at the tour. The people at the tour was very friendly and each of the chef and tour guide! Thanks! And I will definitely go to... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

John, the owner of the tour, couldn't have looked after us better. The tour was great and the food samples and drinks excellent. I'm a big guy and I walked away full. At each of the restaurants, a special place was all set up for us with food and drinks ready. Just a great night all-in. Thanks John.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

This was a great way to spend the afternoon. My friends and I highly recommend this tour. The food and drinks were delicious. Great value for the money.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

By taking a short walk, we got to experience a behind-the-scenes" look at a number of popular restaurants downtown. It was fun to meet and hear from the chefs about their approach and specialty foods. We knew immediately which ones we wanted to try again! (And they give you a 20% off coupon to do just that!)

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

This tour is something everyone who is new to Greenville should take, anyone traveling to Greenville, and anyone who lives in Greenville. John Nolan gives a informative and fantastic overview of the city, it's history, and future developments coming to this jewel of a southern city. In addition to all of this information sharing and learning with John, the guide,... More 

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