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Unexpected Atlanta Tours & Gifts provides exceptional city tours in Downtown Atlanta.

Atlanta Food Walks is Atlanta’s favorite food tour company. We are food experts, passionate storytellers, and home-grown natives who provide incredible Downtown Atlanta tours.

Grant Park Past & Future Food Walk

Atlanta is the city built on food and you’ll dive into its food-loving past while tasting modern Southern-inspired flavors like fried catfish and okra with cucumber wasabi sauce and fruit galettes. Plus, this city tour includes a guided walk through beautiful Historic Oakland Cemetery. Whether you are visiting Atlanta or are a local, you’ll love eating your way through Atlanta’s history.


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We are Atlanta’s history experts. Learn about the people and historic sites that make Atlanta important. We can’t wait to share the city we love with you.

King Historic District Tour

Track the fascinating life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a fast-paced, unforgettable 2.5 hours. Learn how Atlanta and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood changed the world.

This must-experience Atlanta history tour delves into the Civil Rights Movement. We’ll visit Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Center, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and unexpected locations even locals don’t know.




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Go beyond the Georgia Aquarium and the CNN Center: our food and history tours combine sightseeing, history, food, and team building in Atlanta’s gorgeous neighborhoods.

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Such a great break from the craziness that is work right now.

Jess K., Emory

WOW! Team was creative and went above and beyond to create an experience unlike any other!

Mike L., Liberty Mutual

The tour was AWESOME! Everyone was raving about it.

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Virtual Team Building

No awkward Zoom happy hours! Our fun virtual events combine food, history, crafts, and team bonding.

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Word on the Street

I love food tours and try to take them in every new city. This was truly the best one I've ever had the pleasure of taking. Tons of delicious food samples, but perfect sizes so you don't get too full to keep walking. There were also many historical stops and stories. You're truly walking through vital American history in Atlanta! All that plus a truly friendly and knowledgeable local, Jennifer, to lead the way! You should take this tour!

Tripadvisor Reviewer

I've been on over 20 food tours both inside (e.g., Los Angeles, Austin, Santa Barbara, New Orleans, New York, Seattle, Portland, Sonoma, San Francisco) and outside the US (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Croatia), and this was easily one of the best food tours I've EVER been on. I judge a food tour primarily on 2 characteristics--quality of the food and quality of the tour/tour guide's commentary. Both were way above and beyond expectations.

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Atlanta’s new Downtown Southern Food Walk explores the history of the Civil Rights movement through the lens of southern cuisine. …This is the neighborhood that people really need to be talking about.

Conde Nast Traveler

One of the 3 food tours every local Atlantan should do. With a background in food and storytelling, Akila McConnell, of Atlanta Food Walks, is the perfect addition to Atlanta's culinary tourism scene. … You won't find any food snobbery on this tour, just memorable moments for your taste buds.

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Amazing Food

On our food tours, experience Atlanta food and drink tastes from rave-worthy local restaurants in 2 to 3 hours.

Covid Safety

On these outdoor, socially distant, small-group experiences, you can have fun AND meet CDC guidelines.

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Our walking tours go beyond the normal. 1300+ 5-star reviewers agree – you’ll get off the beaten path with us.

Why Unexpected Atlanta?

We are Atlanta’s food and history experts.

That’s not just marketing fluff. We *literally* wrote the book on Atlanta’s culinary history.

Our 13,000+ guests have made us Atlanta’s #1 rated walking tour company. Discover Atlanta with a knowledgeable, passionate tour guide.

And, we have more 5 star reviews than any other Atlanta walking or food tours. We can’t wait to introduce you to our city.

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