Portland: Old Port Culinary Walking Tour

Portland: Old Port Culinary Walking Tour

From $129 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

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 9 participants

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
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Date

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Meeting point

Meet at Union Kitchen, 1 Union Wharf, Portland, ME04101

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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.
  • 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
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
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Timothy was wonderful! He knew so much about Portland and took us on a great tour! I definitely recommend this tour!

May 28, 2021

Our guide Glenn was engaging, knowledgeable and sensitive to the needs of our group. Glenn was an excellent communicator on the tour process.

April 19, 2021

September 26, 2020

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Product ID: 291870