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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour

  • Charleston culinary tour of a handful of Upper King Street restaurants
  • Come hungry—tour includes enough food for a meal
  • A guide shows you the best parts of a neighborhood many visitors skip
Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour
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This tour departs at 3pm, please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time.
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This tour departs at 11am, please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time.
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This guided tour of the trendy Upper King Street area takes the guesswork out of finding Charleston's best and edgiest eateries while introducing you to a part of the city that many visitors skip. Fill up on tastings from a handful of restaurants and learn how Charleston’s culinary traditions have influenced the flavorful dishes that creative chefs cook up today.
What to Expect
Begin your culinary tour of Charleston’s Upper King Street when you meet your guide and your group at HoM, a trendy restaurant that’s easy to find. Then, follow your guide to a handful of restaurants that are changing Charleston's culinary scene.

At each stop, sit and enjoy samples of specialty foods. You might try twists on classic bar grub, high-brow French cuisine, or traditional South Carolina barbecue done right. Every tour is different though, in keeping up with Charleston dining trends.

Throughout the tour, your guide points out Charleston landmarks and sheds light on how this newly revitalized part of the city has become a culinary hot spot.

Your tour ends on a sweet note with a dessert tasting within walking distance of your starting point.

Please note: Advise of dietary restrictions in the "Special Requirements" field upon booking. Vegan, dairy-free, and soy-free diets cannot be accommodated.
Reviews (75)
1 - 5 of 53 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Simply Amazing,

We had an amazing time exploring Upper King Street with our guide, Guilds. The food was incredible and I feel like I have some great local restaurants to go back to next time I'm in town.

Thank balian1131
Reviewed 2 days ago
Delicious Experience in Charleston!

My husband and I recently went on this food tour during our first trip to Charleston. We have done other food tours in other cities and always find them to be a great experience and very helpful in finding out where to go for good...More

Thank andersonashleyr
Reviewed 6 days ago
BIG disappointment on many levels.

I have been on many food tours around the world. This one was the biggest disappointment. Upon arrival there was insufficient seating for the group. We were in a very noisy back room where patrons were playing ping pong. We were also with a lively/talkative...More

Thank MNSc-travel
CharleyS127, General Manager at Charleston Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed the restaurants and offerings but devastated to learn that you were so disappointed in the tour. As described on our website, the Upper King corridor developed as a hub for New South cuisine - the focus of this particular tour,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago
Charleson’s upper king street culinary tour

we were disappointed with this tour. Our tour guide spoke so softly we could often not hear her. she was robotic and gave very little information. she seemed to just heard our group. we thought it was overpriced for the small amount of food for...More

Thank Pam S
CharleyS127, General Manager at Charleston Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We were so disappointed to read that this tour was not to your liking. It appears your fellow tablemates were quite the raucous bunch that day, causing a negative effect on the tour experience. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Ate our way through Charleston and it was delicious

We had never been on a culinary tour of any kind and didn’t know what to expect. We were really impressed by the the local history our guide Ro shared with the group as we walked to and from five wonderful Charleston restaurants. Be prepared...More

Thank Lovetravel7171968
CharleyS127, General Manager at Charleston Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are honored to be your first culinary tour experience and ecstatic that y'all so thoroughly enjoyed the Upper King Street Culinary Tour with Ro. We hope we started a new travel trend for you. Thank you for the kind words and see you on...More

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Rod R
8 November 2018|
Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
I think it was about an hour and a half - maybe two. It should say on their website.
1 August 2018|
Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
You can order drinks at any of he restaurants, but it’s not included. They do have a mixology tour as well that includes drinks. Maybe you should look at that one.
15 July 2018|
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Response from Peter E | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they could, better be safe and ask:-)