Guided tour

Portland: Old Port Culinary Walking Tour

4.8 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: Maine Foodie Tours, LLC

Portland: Old Port Culinary Walking Tour

Activity provider: Maine Foodie Tours, LLC
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 139.99 per person

Eat your way through one of Maine's most "foodie" centric cities on this culinary walking tour of Portland. Enjoy a leisurely walking tour that carves a path through the streets of the charming Old Port educating you on local food, drinks, and history.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Indulge in delicious local, Maine-inspiried food
  • Learn the culinary history of Port City
  • Meet local culinary artisans and hear about how they got their start
  • Taste and take home iconic Maine craft beer
Full description
Enjoy this experience that showcases the culinary culture of Portland, Maine comprised of talented food and beverage artisans, from bakers and brewers to confectioners, chefs, and more. Visit the spots the locals enjoy visiting on a daily basis. Join a friendly and engaging tour guide as they take you to several Old Port and neighboring artisanal shops, restaurants, and pubs where you’ll sample a delectable mix of classic Maine, Maine-inspired, up-and-coming, cultural, fancy foods, and beverages. You will have the opportunity to meet and greet culinary artisans along the way, learn what inspires them and how they got their start with a lively narration from your guide. Along the way, your guide will dish about the colorful, social, and culinary history unique to the “Port City” with lots of additional recommendations on how to dine and imbibe. You are sure to leave full of delicious food and local history. This experience actively works with gluten (not celiac), seafood, nut, and vegetarian dietary preferences and sensitivities to the best of our ability. Guests may pick and choose their participation for any further food issues. While tours vary, your foodie experience may include, fresh-picked lobster, from-scratch confections, locally-sourced temaki (raw fish) roll, Maine seafood “chowdah”, iconic Maine craft beer, Maine honeywine, and dark chocolate truffles made with Aroostook County potatoes.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Samples from multiple local eateries
  • Local craft beer tasting (ages 21+)
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Face masks
  • Tips
  • Additional beverages and food
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Date

Meeting point

Meet in front of the Portland Beer Hub located at 320 Fore St., Portland, ME

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • The tour will take place rain or shine.
  • The local partner will actively work with sensitivities and dietary preferences related to gluten, seafood, nuts, and vegetarianism
  • All guests should bring a bottle of water as beverages are not provided at most stops
  • If you are 21+ please bring your ID if you intend to partake of any alcoholic beverages that may be provided or that you would like to additionally purchase during the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5

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What a fantastic way to spend the day in Portland. Our guide, A.J., was engaging, energetic and full of history and facts about Portland. Her love for her city shines through. Excellent in every way!

June 24, 2022

Jason made this tour a fantastic experience. The tour is also organized around a 4 course meal with options to accommodate participants. I recommend it!

June 19, 2022

Jason G. was an exceptional guide. The pubs and restaurants that participated provided great food and beverages. I’d recommend this tour and staff to anyone.

June 5, 2022

Product ID: 291870