Whether you’re already living in a Charlotte apartment or you’re a newcomer to the town for college or a trip, spend some time in the historic town with these five awesome options for food tours in Charlotte, North Carolina.
FEAST Food Tours
FEAST Food Tours features six unique tours of the different food-filled areas of Charlotte. Try a North Carolina twist on French food at La Belle Helene, or try Southern favorites made with locally sourced ingredients at Mimosa Grill. Tours occur during the week and on the weekend.
Take a weekend and taste up to six different restaurants handpicked by Taste Carolina. You’ll get to eat locally sourced food at Halcyon, Flavors of the Earth, as well as one-of-a-kind treats from Crave dessert bar.
NC Tours Southern Food Bicycle Tour
Sample the best Southern fried chicken in Charlotte and then bike the city courtesy of NC Tours. The slower pace of this three-hour tour makes taking in the beauty of Charlotte’s historic buildings easy. Don’t worry about over-eating during this active tour. This tour offers three stops to keep things light but tasty.
Charlotte Brews Cruise
Offering an introduction to Charlotte’s craft beer scene, Charlotte Brews Cruise gives a safe and easy way to taste them all. This tour lets participants get a behind the scenes look at breweries including Blue Blaze Brewing Co. and Heist Brewery. Knowledgeable tour guides will answer all your questions.
Queen’s Feast Restaurant Week
This is a seasonal event put on by the Piedmont Culinary Guild. It offers a three course dinner at restaurants throughout the city. Guests can enjoy food from eighteen different guild members. You’ll be sampling local food and supporting local businesses. Best of all, different restaurants participate each season. Past restaurants include Mama Ricotta’s Italian Restaurant, 300 East, and Caffe Siena. This wide variety means you can go back for seconds and even thirds.
Text by Annika Bastian