Columbia Culinary Tours offers occasional public tours for you to join in on and meet new people while experiencing the flavors of Columbia! Available public tour dates will show on the “BOOK A TOUR” page calendar once you select the tour of interest. A minimum of 6 guests must be registered for public tours, at least five days prior to the date of the event, in order to have the tour. This allows us ample time to coordinate with our food partners and provide the perfect experience for the group.
If you have a group of 8 or more desiring a tour experience, you can book a private tour. Available dates for private tours are visible on the calendar under the “BOOK A TOUR” page. Once you find a date that works for your group, give us a call or send us an email to coordinate the type of tour and details.
Flavors Tour $49/person
Enjoy an afternoon visiting several food locations where your taste buds will experience a variety of flavors offered in our downtown area. We’ll be exploring the streets, alleys and not-so-frequented areas of downtown to visit hand-picked restaurants that you need to know about. Meet the owners and managers and get an insider’s insight into some of the best restaurants downtown. You won’t leave hungry!
Night on the Town Tour $55/person
Spend an evening enjoying food and drink samples from some of the downtown District’s established restaurants as well as some newer locations – all delicious! Have fun with friends or meet new ones. You don’t want to miss out on this one of a kind social and culinary experience! This two and a half hour tour is full of food, fun and a little bit of Columbia’s rich history. This tour is geared towards guests 21 and over. Grab some friends and eat, drink and be merry!
Dessert Tour $35/person
Give your taste buds a treat as you visit local stops to enjoy dessert and beverage samples that will leave you saying, “Why not dessert first?!” You will experience some downtown history as we walk to the hand-picked dessert stops. Go ahead, indulge!
Craft Beer and Food Pairing Tour $58/person
Craft beer enthusiasts, this tour is for you! Several Columbia breweries are partnering with some of our amazing downtown restaurants to offer you flights of beer paired with the chef’s choice of food. At each stop on the tour, you will learn about and enjoy samples from that particular restaurant and brewery. You will also learn about specific characteristics of beer that pair well with different flavors of food, and have the opportunity to ask questions. It’s a fun way to sample and learn about a variety of local craft beers in the span of a couple hours. Join us in tasting a wide array of Columbia made brews as we eat and drink our way through downtown!
Brunch Tour $34/person
We’ll explore the North Village Art District, Flat Branch and Stroll Way areas of downtown to visit coffee shops, bakeries and cafes. During this two-hour tour you will experience delicious tastes, satisfying aromas, and learn about each location’s history along the way. After going on this tour, you’ll want to add these unique and delicious stops to your morning routine!