2.5-Hour History and Food Tour in Atlanta

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  • 2.5 hr

Delve into the future of Southern cuisine while exploring Atlanta's deep past in this delicious food tour through Victorian Grant Park and Oakland Cemetery. You'll try 9 modern Southern and Southern fusion tastings from 3 locally owned restaurants and food shops on this 2.5-hour small group tour, including a jaunt through Oakland Cemetery, while being entertained by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. You'll learn about the founding of Atlanta, from tiny railroad town to the capital of Georgia, while trying delectable samplings, including shrimp and grits at the city's favorite seafood spot and southern fruit gallettes from a James Beard-nominated bakery. Discover why Atlanta is a city built on food on this unforgettable food tour, a must for food and history lovers! Small-group tour is limited to a maximum of 10 travelers.

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Stop At: Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours

This food tour takes you off-the-beaten path to Atlanta's gorgeous Victorian cemetery to try 9 mouth-watering tastings from 3 restaurants and food shops. Meet your guide with contactless check-in and free parking in Grant Park. Your guide will entertain and inform you on the easy 2 mile walk with stories and insights into Atlanta's settlement and the Civil War, Atlanta yesterday and today, and the city’s food culture. In fact, many guests tell us that this is the best value in the city because it's both a food tour and a history tour in one!  You'll be introduced to neighborhoods and stories about Atlanta that even locals don’t know!  Feed your belly and your mind with Atlanta's most unique culinary experience.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Enjoy incredible shrimp and grits and fried catfish and okra with a cucumber wasabi soy sauce at Grant Park's most popular restaurant and one of the city's top seafood spots. The patio is legendary with stunning views of both the city and the cemetery and guests will be seated in their bubbles at separate outdoor tables.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Grant Park

Enjoy the quaint neighborhood of Grant Park while your guide tells you about some of Atlanta's founding history including one of the worst real estate deals in American history.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Oakland Cemetery

Explore Atlanta's oldest Victorian cemetery, see Maynard Jackson's, Margaret Mitchell's, and Bobby Jones' grave, and learn about the history of the Civil War in this stunning location.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Try mouthwatering pork belly on toast with a housemade tomato jam, handmade pretzel with dipping sauce, and a pink cocktail with a local gin made from juniper berries in Oakland Cemetery.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Finish up with the city's best chocolate chip cookie and an apple cheddar turnover from one of the city's most pre-eminent bakeries.

Duration: 15 minutes