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Taste centuries of Southern culinary innovation.

In this 3-hour food and street art tour, you’ll get to try 8 classic and modern Southern food tastings from 3 of our favorite local restaurants.

Your team will stroll through the charming Cabbagetown neighborhood to the Krog Street Tunnel,  where your team will get the chance to add graffiti to the tunnel!  

Our expert guides – who are themselves Atlanta locals – are excited to share with you a taste of how food has shaped the city throughout its history, as well as how street art has become an integral part of our cityscape today.

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Food Tastings Include:

Bustling seafood place

Pizza tavern

French-inspired bakery

*May be subject to change.
Pictures courtesy of Cliff Roles Photography

Why Book a Private Unexpected Atlanta Tour?

We are Atlanta experts, passionate storytellers, and home-grown Atlanta natives. That’s not just marketing fluff: we have *literally* written the award-winning book on Atlanta’s culinary history.

There’s a reason we have more 5 star reviews than any other Atlanta walking or food tour: we love our city and can’t wait to share Atlanta with you.

Add On Options

gift box filled with treats

Customizable to fit your budget.

Bus transportation with pick up and drop off from local location. Option to drive the route instead of walk. Price depends on size of group. Estimated $30/pp extra.

1-hour long class at the nearby Municipal Market. Become Southern chefs with a hands-on demo and class! $41.30/pp including service fee.

Add on a cocktail package for your tour for two full-sized cocktails. $30/pp

Bring the team building to another level with a short activity. No added fee.

Signed copy of the award winning book A Culinary History of Atlanta. Perfect for local foodies! $19.99

Tour Details

Cost:

$80; plus an 18% service fee

When:

Generally, the tour is available for private groups before 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. We can also offer weekend or evening availability for special requests.

What’s included:

8 food and drink tastings from 3 restaurants (enough for lunch);
an awesome and informative guide;

Food restrictions:

We can accommodate most food restrictions with advance notice. This includes vegetarian, gluten-free, seafood, and nut allergies.

Booking deadline:

We recommend booking a private group tour at least two weeks in advance. For last minute inquiries, please call us directly: 470-223-2203

Tour size:

20 guests per guide max; We can accommodate up to 120 attendees with enough advance notice

What to wear:

Weather-appropriate clothes and comfortable shoes

What to bring:

A bottle of water and an umbrella

Weather conditions:

Tour takes place rain or shine

Distance:

1.6 easy miles

Highlights Include:

  • Insider’s look at 3 of Grant Park’s favorite restaurants
  • Mouth-watering tastes and drinks with a focus on hyper-local ingredients
  • Entertaining and informative stories of Atlanta’s deep past and founding
  • Interactive street art walk and opportunity for your own graffiti
  • Skyline views from a gorgeous patio

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Frequently Asked Questions About Atlanta Food Tours

About the Food

What's the difference in this tour and the other Grant Park Food Tour?

The Grant Park Street art and Oakland Cemetery Tour have the same food and most of the same history, but the activities are different!

On the Cemetery Tour, you’ll stroll through Oakland and learn about the impact food had on the city.

On the Street Art Tour, you’ll walk to the Eastside Beltline trail and add your own art to the famous Krog Street Tunnel.

What exactly is a food tour?

Our food tours of Atlanta combine history, delicious food, and street art. It mashes together a great meal with sightseeing and history.

Our walking food tours are a completely unique experience!

Do you offer vegetarian and gluten-free options?

Yes, we can accommodate most food restrictions with advance notice. Simply include your information when purchase the tours. Atlanta has great options!

What are the menu items? (Spoilers!)

Don’t read this if you want to be surprised!

Generally, our tastings include the following (subject to change):

  • Six Feet Under: shrimp and grits; fried catfish and fried okra
  • Firepit Pizza Tavern: steak pizza; pork belly toast
  • Little Tart Bakeshop: whole wheat chocolate chip cookie; apple cheddar turnover

For vegetarians, tastings may be (subject to change):

  • Six Feet Under: asparagus and grits; fried okra, charred corn salad
  • Firepit Pizza Tavern: parmesan bites; fried brussels sprouts
  • Little Tart Bakeshop: whole wheat chocolate chip cookie; apple cheddar turnover

Does this Atlanta food tour include an urban food hall?

The Grant Park Food Walk does not visit any urban food halls.

How much food is on the Atlanta food tours?

Each portion is about an appetizer. Most guests find it to be enough food for a nice lunch.

Can I change the food options during the Atlanta food tours?

All food is pre-ordered so you may not change options during the tour.

I have a severe food allergy.

Please let us know about severe food allergies. We will order without those foods. Our guides also carry Benadryl but do not carry epi-pens.

About the Tour

What type of history is included on the food tours of Atlanta?

The Grant Park Atlanta food tour traces the history from the 1700s to 1887. It includes the founding of Atlanta.

Do I have to participate in the graffiti?

Of course not! If you want to stick with observe the murals and learning about the neighborhood, that’s perfectly fine.

I am interested in the Civil Rights Movement. Is that on this tour?

If you want to learn about Martin Luther King Jr. or the Civil Rights Movement, check out the :

How close is the Atlanta food tour to other attractions?

Grant Park is close to many Atlanta neighborhoods. Walk to Inman Park and Candler Park. Or, walk to the Atlanta Beltline.

It is about a half mile to Zoo Atlanta.

I am interested in private tours.

Wonderful! Contact us here.  We will help you organize private tours.

How long is the walk?

It is a 1.6 mile walk with no major hills. That being said, we suggest comfortable shoes.

Are the Atlanta food tours wheelchair accessible?

The tour is wheelchair accessible. Before you join the tour, please let us know that you will be bringing a wheelchair. During the tour, your guide will help you with the few small curbs.

Will the food tours of Atlanta run in the rain?

The food tastes great in rain or shine! In addition, our guides carry ponchos. They modify the walk if it is raining a lot.

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