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2.5-Hour History and Food Tour in Atlanta

Delve into the future of Southern cuisine while exploring Atlanta's deep past in this delicious food tour through Victorian Grant Park and Oakland Cemetery. You'll try 9 modern Southern and Southern fusion tastings from 3 locally owned restaurants and food shops on this 2.5-hour small group tour, including a jaunt through Oakland Cemetery, while being entertained by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. You'll learn about the founding of Atlanta, from tiny railroad town to the capital of Georgia, while trying delectable samplings, including shrimp and grits at the city's favorite seafood spot and southern fruit gallettes from a James Beard-nominated bakery. Discover why Atlanta is a city built on food on this unforgettable food tour, a must for food and history lovers! Small-group tour is limited to a maximum of 6 travelers.

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2 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • 9 food tastings and one alcoholic beverage from 3 locally-owned restaurants
    • A friendly and insightful food expert who will guide you through the history of Southern food and Atlanta
    • Walking and historical tour through Oakland Cemetery and Grant Park
    • Small group tours of no more than 6 people- Current COVID group size
    • Discount and coupon book for food tour guests only
    • Lunch
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours, 180 Northside Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30313-1312

    This food tour takes you off-the-beaten path to Atlanta's gorgeous Victorian cemetery to try 9 mouth-watering tastings from 3 restaurants and food shops. Meet your guide with contactless check-in and free parking in Grant Park.

    Your guide will entertain and inform you on the easy 2 mile walk with stories and insights into Atlanta's settlement and the Civil War, Atlanta yesterday and today, and the city’s food culture. In fact, many guests tell us that this is the best value in the city because it's both a food tour and a history tour in one!  You'll be introduced to neighborhoods and stories about Atlanta that even locals don’t know!  Feed your belly and your mind with Atlanta's most unique culinary experience.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House, 437 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

    Enjoy incredible shrimp and grits and fried catfish and okra with a cucumber wasabi soy sauce at Grant Park's most popular restaurant and one of the city's top seafood spots. The patio is legendary with stunning views of both the city and the cemetery and guests will be seated in their bubbles at separate outdoor tables.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Grant Park, Berne Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

    Enjoy the quaint neighborhood of Grant Park while your guide tells you about some of Atlanta's founding history including one of the worst real estate deals in American history.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-2292

    Explore Atlanta's oldest Victorian cemetery, see Maynard Jackson's, Margaret Mitchell's, and Bobby Jones' grave, and learn about the history of the Civil War in this stunning location.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Firepit Pizza Tavern, 519 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

    Try mouthwatering pork belly on toast with a housemade tomato jam, handmade pretzel with dipping sauce, and a pink cocktail with a local gin made from juniper berries in Oakland Cemetery.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Little Tart Bakeshop, 437 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

    Finish up with the city's best chocolate chip cookie and an apple cheddar turnover from one of the city's most pre-eminent bakeries.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    437 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved. The tour is over 1 easy miles through Grant Park with plenty of rest stops. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water!
    • Operates in all weather conditions, rain or shine; please dress appropriately and carry an umbrella.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Atlanta Food Walks

Activity ID: V-16831P2

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