Enjoy these Atlanta Food Tours to get a real taste of the city!

Whether you are visiting Atlanta for its warm Southern hospitality or its diverse musical history, one thing is for certain, you will not be bored! Now the city can attract visitors for its important music scene or for its sports teams, but it is also the birthplace of the civil rights movement. This history is not lost on Atlantans, and contributes to their beautiful Southern values that you are certain to encounter.

Atlanta is simply bursting at the seams with history, culture, sports and of course, cuisine. While you visit, you do not want to miss out on some good ol’ Southern BBQ, fried chicken and ice tea to name a few.

If you’re planning a visit to Georgia’s southern neighbour Florida, check out these Miami Food Tours for some inspiration! Or, maybe Austin will help fuel your love for BBQ even more…

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Atlanta Food Tours

Discover what southern hospitality is all about!

1. Atlanta Food Walks

Atlanta Food Walks
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Atlanta Food Walks offers tours that are fun and entertaining for everyone! They understand that a successful food tour consists of three main ingredients: amazing food, unexpected places and powerful stories. The people behind Atlanta Food Walks are Atlanta-natives that are passionate for their hometown and care about the history of their city. Their Downtown Southern Food Walk will leave you feeling blessed! This tour will take you through Atlanta’s historic neighbourhoods. You will stop at hidden gems as well as the city’s oldest market. Get a taste of history as you stop for Dr. King’s favourite meal at the unofficial headquarters of the civil rights movement. For more information, click here to visit their website.

2. Flavors of Atlanta

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Flavors of Atlanta will take you to the local cuisine of the South and Midtown! They’re not into stereotypes, they want to take you to the local artisans and food makers. Also, Flavors of Atlanta ensures that their tours are sustainable and environmentally responsable, so not only are they caring for you, but also our planet. Their Atlanta Peachtree Food Tour will take you through the eclectic cuisine present in chic Midtown. Here you will dine in 4 different restaurants and experience 3 unique cocktail pairings such as a peach-infused craft cocktail of course! Southern classics like low country shrimp and grits are also on the menu, so don’t miss out! To learn more, visit their website here.

3. Food Tours Atlanta

Food Tours Atlanta
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Food Tours Atlanta offers a truly complete experience of Atlanta as it will show you not only the best cuisine, but also the history, culture and architecture of the city. Food Tours Atlanta partners only with locally owned and operated businesses. This permits them to give you a diversity and authenticity singular to Atlanta. Not to mention, they have more James Beard award-winning chefs than all other food tours in Georgia, so you know they are serious about their food. But that doesn’t mean its too fancy, their food is always good food, simply put. Explore the foodie neighbourhood of Atlanta, Inman Park, in their Modern Southern Food and History Tour. Discover the colourful Victorian homes, tree-filled green areas and art galleries that define the are, all while sampling delicious Southern foods. To see a full list of their tours, click the link here to access their website.

4. Bite Lines Atlanta

Bite Lines Atlanta
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Bites Lines Atlanta wants you to experience the most well-loved walking trail in the city, the Atlanta Beltline! A symbol for the city’s rejuvenation, you will discover renowned restaurants as well as new openings and hidden gems. The Beltline is also called the South’s largest outdoor art gallery for the large presence of public art. So not only will your tastebuds will happy, but your eyes will also be able to feast on impressive murals and sculptures. Their Krog Street Market Tour begins at the Market, and takes you through the Beltline to Inman Park. You will also be stopping all along the trail for appetizing samples representative of Atlanta, both authentic and innovative. Visit their website here to learn more.

5. Marietta Food Tours

Marietta Food Tour
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Just short of 30 minutes away from Atlanta, Marietta Food Tours offers a unique experience of Marietta Square, Georgia. Discover the charming and candid neighbourhood in the most delicious way, through its food! Passionate for their city, all their partners are locally owned and operated businesses. Their Marietta Square Food Tour will take you through the welcoming neighbourhood all while sampling tasty bites at seven one of a kind eateries. Plans for the day include an Australian bakery, a Colombian restaurant and a Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” winner, to name a few. So arrive hungry! To see more information, click here to visit the website.

More Atlanta Tours

There is simply so much to see in fascinating and culturally diverse city like Atlanta. Walking and bike tours are an excellent way to experience the history, nature, architecture, public art and inviting neighbourhoods that define life as a local Atlantan.

6. Bike Tours Atlanta

Bike Tours Atlanta
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There is life in the streets of Atlanta, and the best way to get around and experience it all is by bike. Let the wind flow through your hair as Bike Tours Atlanta takes you to the most important and interesting sights in the city. Make your visit memorable with one of their fun and educational tours. Their Fall In Love With Atlanta Tour will make you.. well, fall in love with Atlanta! On this tour, you will discover all about the city’s history and its modern culture, and experience the wonders of its innovative urban cityscape. Visit the Atlanta Beltline, the Krog Tunnel, Jackson Street Bridge, Oakland Cemetery and the King Historic District and much more! Click here to learn more and visit their website.

7. Southern Beer Tours

Southern Beer Tours
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The Atlanta craft beer market is a growing and refreshing industry, and Southern Beer Tours want to take you to the source. Take the back seat and enjoy as you are picked up and brought to only the best breweries in Atlanta. The people behind Southern Beer Tours are passionate and dedicated to the craft, and want to share that passion and knowledge with you. Their Atlanta Brewery Tour: Full Pint will take you to three noteworthy breweries where you will receive private tours of their facilities and see how its all done. Don’t worry about getting hungry, they’ve got you covered! Enjoy snacks such as a meat and cheese plate or Fox Brother BBQ during your experience. For more information on their tours, click here to visit their website.

8. Urban Explorers of Atlanta

Urban Explorers of Atlanta
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At Urban Explorers of Atlanta, they understand that walking through a city gives a completely unique understanding of the city. They want to share with you all about the past, present and future of Atlanta. Their tours are designed to be enjoyable and informational for both long-time residents and first times visitors. Their Atlanta Beltline Tours shows guests how the transit infrastructure project of 22 miles of mostly abandoned rail lines is redeveloping and redefining the city. Also, explore the neighbourhoods and areas that are located along this iconic belt line. To learn more, check out their website here.

9. Atlanta Cruzers

Atlanta Cruzers
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Atlanta Cruzers provides unique specialty tours that permit you to zip around the city in an electric car, on an old-fashioned trolley or even on a segway! An Atlanta Cruzer tour is perfect for those who want to see more of the city in less time. Not to mention its a great way to hit many sights all while staying cool. The electric cars and segways are quiet and eco-friendly, so you can fully immersive yourself and explore the city to its fullest. The Eastside Segway Tour offers a detailed look at Atlanta’s historic neighbourhoods. From Inman Park to the Atlanta Beltline to Martin Luther King Jr National Park and much more, this tour is as educational as it is entertaining. Click here to visit their website and learn more.


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