Savannah Historic and Secret East Side Food Tour with Tastings

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USD8200

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration3 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Meet your local guide and small tour group of 16 people or less in Savannah's Historic District. Meander through the tranquil, elegant squares on the district's east side, learning about Savannah's southern culture and rich history as you walk past many examples of the city's elegant architecture. During the 1.1-mile (1.77 km) walk, your first stop will be at Smith Brothers Butcher Shop, which dates from 1924 and is more than just your average butcher shop. At each of the subsequent stops, taste bites like chicken sandwiches en papillote, chopped BBQ pork, fried green tomato and peach cobbler waffles. Possible locations include Zunzi's Takeout, 17Hundred90 Inn & Restaurant, Mirabelle Cafe and Wall's BBQ. Your culinary exploration of Savannah's most famous restaurants and best-kept secrets, includes all tastings, tales and plenty of fun, and ends only a few blocks from the starting location. You'll depart with a map that makes it easy to go back to your favorites later.

Highlights

Food walking tour of Savannah Historic District's east side
Learn about Savannah's history, architecture and culture from your local guide
Small-group tour limited to 16 people ensures more personalized attention from your guide
Sample foods such as pimento cheese croissants, en papillote chicken sandwiches and Belgium Liege Waffles.

Itinerary

Bring your appetite and begin your walking tour on Savannah's famed Liberty Street. As you stroll through some of the many peaceful, pretty squares on the district's east side, your knowledgeable local guide will talk about Savannah's rich history, regal architecture and singularly southern culture.
Your first stop will be East End Provisions. From there, make your way to other famous restaurants and some out-of-the-way finds, which may include Edgar's Proof and Provision, the Diplomat, Zunzi's Takeout and Leopold’s ice cream.
Chat with the proprietors and enjoy tastings of both local and international favorites such as en papillote chicken sandwiches, flank steak, chicken and waffles and famous local ice cream. Some tasting locations also provide beverages, and you can bring other non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages (own expense) along on your tour.
You'll find that the various samples from your tour add up to a satisfying lunch. You will walk about a mile Savannah's famous historic district during your 3-hour tour with plenty of tastings to break up the walk. Your culinary exploration of Savannah's most famous restaurants and best kept secrets ends only a few blocks from the starting location. In the days following the tour, use the map (and exclusive discounts) provided to you to revisit restaurants from your tour on your own.
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Inclusions

Map of Tour Route
Local/Professional Guide
Water (additional Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic Beverages are available for purchase)
Drift through the famed, live-oak-lined squares of Savannah
Learning the true culinary identity of Savannah (not just cliche southern flavors avail. anywhere)
Food Tastings from 6 restaurants & specialty food shops
3-Hour Historic Walking Food Tour of Savannah's Historic District

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please included your Contact phone# at checkout as this is only used in case the Tour Guide needs to contact you.
  • Please advise of any allergies or other dietary restrictions in the special requirements section of the booking page. *IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the nature of Savannah's unique cuisine and the distinctive culinary dishes highlighted on our tours, we are unable to provide gluten-free, dairy-free, or vegan alternative tastings on our tours. We CAN, however, provide accommodations for seafood allergies, nut allergies, pescatarian, and vegetarian options at most locations. If any of these restriction apply to you, please send us an email (info in ticket). Additionally, because our tours have such a limited size we cannot offer a reduced ticket price due to dietary restrictions. Thank you for your understanding. We can't wait to show you a deliciously fun time in Savannah.
  • If you are traveling with infant, please advise at the time of booking under special requirements
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • May not be appropriate for all children; please exercise discretion as this tour requires standing, walking, and listening to history/stories for 3 hours
  • All tastings add up to a lunch portion; eating breakfast before attending the tour is advised
  • Alcoholic beverages must be in a plastic or Styrofoam cup and only one alcoholic beverage is allowed at a time; failure to comply can result in a fine by Savannah Police
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking
  • If you are running late or having trouble locating us, please call us.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.