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Knoxville Food Tours

Knoxville, TN 37920
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A Wealth of Knoxville History and Food

We recently took the Knoxville Food Tour and must say that it includes a wealth of Knoxville... read more

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Dublin, Ohio
Great Afternoon of Food and Knoxville History

What a great afternoon! Had some relatives in from out of town and did the afternoon tour on a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the meeting point for the food tour approximately 15 minutes early . Waited until 20 min. past meeting time, I started trying this contact Paula at 15 min. pass meeting time by phone and text. Approximately 1 hour pass meeting time Paul’s...More

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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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Knoxville Food Tours. Com (website links aren't allowed in responses so I can't attach it here)
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