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Knoxville Food Tours

Knoxville, TN 37920
+1 865-201-7270
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History and food - a great combo!!!

A great tour! The history was interesting and the food was delicious! Come hungry as you eat at... read more

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Reviewed 17 November 2017
Tamamilee
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Worth the money!

What a wonderful way to learn more about this great city and try lots of yummy food. Definitely... read more

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Reviewed 7 November 2017
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Knoxville Food Tours – History, Food, & Fun! Established in 2010 Downtown Knoxville’s Award Winning, Original Tour! Enhance your visit to Historic Downtown Knoxville. Enjoy a complete Knoxville experience in just a few hours! Explore Downtown Knoxville’s renaissance. Travel with a professional guide through the revitalized neighborhoods of Market Square, Gay St., & The Old City. Enjoy multiple food tastings of signature and specially selected dishes at some of Knoxville’s best new and iconic restaurants featuring local products in Southern & Appalachian cuisine. Enough for a meal for most. Add pairings from local craft beer breweries, wine flights, craft cocktails, Tennessee whiskey, or even moonshine. Learn the history of the city, including special insights on local culture, art, architecture.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Knoxville, TN 37920
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

A great tour! The history was interesting and the food was delicious! Come hungry as you eat at each of the 4 stops (restaurants vary). it was fun trying food I wouldn't have normally ordered myself.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

What a wonderful way to learn more about this great city and try lots of yummy food. Definitely arrive hungry! Had a great time.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this food tour. Paula provides a great experience with some downtown eateries and gives insight into the scruffy city's history. Come hungry as the menu is ample.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

While living in Knoxville for almost 20 years, I didn't feel adequate in giving my brother and his family , who were from out-of-state, a tour of the city. We learned a lot from Paula in a most enjoyable way. She pointed out Knoxville's history...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The best food tour. The tour and the restaurants were great . The food was amazing . Paula did a great job. When in Knoxville make sure you do this tour.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

You should know that your food tour host, Paula, is a perfect combination of professionalism & personality. It was obvious that Paula has an entertaining and educational perspective on everything Knoxville. Next, you should know that her selections of area restaurants are eclectic, savory, and...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My husband surprised me by taking me to the Knoxville food tour. We didn’t know what to expect but we had a fantastic time. Paula our host was knowledgeable and friendly. She gave us a lot of history of downtown Knoxville which we did not...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

I had a terrific experience with Knoxville Food Tours. Not only was Paula knowledgeable and friendly, the restaurants were varied in cuisine and atmosphere and had an excellent cross section of choices. I enjoyed learning more about Knoxville and we sampled some seasonal pumpkin french...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

My husband and I took this tour to fill up some free time while in Knoxville on business. We found this tour after searching online for things to do in Knoxville. Paula, our tour guide, was friendly and professional. She is rich with knowledge of...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Our guide was very personable and informative. The food was delicious and plentiful. It was easy to reschedule for a different day when we had a family emergency and gave enough notice. Being our first time in Knoxville, we had tons of questions, which our...More

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Knoxville Food Tours. Com (website links aren't allowed in responses so I can't attach it here)
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Yes, please see our website for details. Thank you!
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