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Portland Walking Tour: The Epicurean Excursion

Product ID: 37873
This unique culinary walking tour celebrates the city of Portland's amazing vendors and artisan producers with many tastings of dozens of interesting dishes, and exposes you to the unique locavore philosophy driving the city's exciting culinary scene.
About this activity
Duration: 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Sample delicious morsels from 7-9 culinary geniuses
  • Get "behind the counter" to meet the culinary masters and hear their stories
  • Get exposed to Portland's unique variety of flavors, aromas, and cuisines
Full description
Welcome to the perfect foodie tour! Join this tour and find out why Portland has become a go-to destination for people who love to eat.

The tour typically visits between 7 and 9 different local vendors and artisan producers in under 3.5 hours. And since the tours are offered daily at 10:00 and again at 14:00, and feature completely different vendors and producers, many guests enjoy taking both to get a full-day experience of the Portland's culinary culture.

But no matter which tour you choose, this epicurean excursion will expose you to a variety of flavors,  aromas, textures, colors and cuisines. The dishes change regularly, but always sample from the best local artisan items that Oregon has to offer.

While you are savoring the great cuisines, you will also be earning an honorary diploma of culinary knowledge as you experience first hand the special locavore philosophy that is driving Portland's exciting food scene.
Includes
  • Tastings at 7 to 9 different culinary hot spots
  • Access to the master chefs at various culinary hot spots
  • Knowledgeable tour guide

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Tours begin under Pioneer Courthouse Square - 701 SW 6th Ave - indoors at the Theater on the Square.

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Important information
Know before you go
Come ready to eat - but don't arrive famished! It's a sampler rather than a meal. You will experience the best Portland's Foodie scene has to offer over the course of 3.5 hours.

Please wear comfortable shoes and come dressed for the weather. Tours do leave promptly on time.

Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early for check-in.

Tour price includes all tastings - the only thing not included is the customary gratuity for the guide.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 33 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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We have done food tours all over the world and this was one of the best. Our guide HERB Spice was very knowledgeable and had a passion for food. He was extremely knowledgeable about the Portland food scene past and present. A great way to get a feel for the city and it’s food. We stopped at 9 completely different places from food trucks to brick and mortar restaurants

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September 19, 2019

Wonderful!

Guide, and guides-in-training, we're tremendously personable and knowledgeable. We enjoyed the diversity of food choices. Sample sizes were perfect and worth the price of the tour. We would recommend amending the description to say "come hungry but not famished" as we ate breakfast before the tour and was so stuffed by the end of it that we were uncomfortable! Everything they gave us was so good, we had a difficult time not eating it! ☺️

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July 25, 2019

The tour was fun and informative and included an amazing selection of tastings! Be sure to go hungry! David was professional and congenial and very interesting!!!! It was GREAT! A must for multiple reasons. Highly recommend!!!!!

October 14, 2019

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Portland Walking Tours

Product ID: 37873