Charleston Restaurant Tours

Have you ever wondered where a chef goes to dinner? Or what they order? It’s no secret the restaurants in Charleston offer some of the most amazing southern flavors and with so many excellent options, picking a restaurant can be challenging endeavor.

Restaurant Tours Allow You To Sample The Menu

You can stop agonizing over Yelp and Google reviews, and forego squinting through mobile menus, because we found three Charleston restaurant tours that will introduce you to traditional and unique flavors of the Lowcountry. And, yes, you sample your way through these tours!

Tour #1

VIP Tour: Chef-Guided, Food & Cooking Demonstration

chef guides tour to best restaurants in Charleston SC

A celebrated Charleston chef guides you through the culinary influences of Charleston, then treats you to a cooking class, plus lunch. This is truly a VIP experience!

Book this Charleston VIP Food Tour

Your VIP Tour is guided by celebrated local chef, Forrest Parker. It includes a historical walking tour on which you’ll learn about the influences of Lowcountry food in the city of Charleston. The tour finishes with a cooking demonstration from Parker before enjoying lunch. Book it!

Tour #2

Sample Your Way Through Charleston’s Upper King Street Restaurants

Bowl of steamed mussels in Charleston

Try the innovative, edgy and creative cuisine in this restaurant tour of Charleston’s Upper King Street.

Come with an appetite! This 2.5 hour tour will treat you to the culinary innovations of the best restaurants along Charleston’s Upper King Street. You’ll sample southern dishes at local restaurants and eateries in a small group tour with a local guide. Book the Upper King Street Restaurant Tour.

Tour #3

Tour Restaurants In Charleston’s Historic District

Charleston restaurant tour guide

Sample your way through the best restaurants in historic Charleston!

Satisfy your taste for history in Old Charleston. This small group walking tour explores the cuisine served up at locally-owned and operated restaurants in Charleston’s historic district. Tastings are included and the tour is said to offer enough samples to make meal for most visitors. Book the Historic District Restaurant Tour.