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Taste centuries of Southern culinary innovation.

In this 2.5-hour food and history tour, you’ll get to try 8 classic and modern Southern food tastings from 3 of our favorite local restaurants.

On a stroll through the charming Grant Park neighborhood and the beautiful Oakland Cemetery, your small group will also get to know the historic innovators, movers, and shakers who have shaped Atlanta into an international hub and a top-notch destination for foodies everywhere.

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.

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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

Tour Details


$80 adults;
$55 children ages 4 to 10


Saturdays, and Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

What’s included:

8 food and drink tastings from 3 restaurants (enough for lunch);
an awesome and informative guide;
and $5.00 of your ticket purchase goes to support the Historic Oakland Foundation

Food restrictions:

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

Booking deadline:

9:00 a.m. on the day of the tour

Tour size:

14 people maximum- please inquire for larger groups!

What to wear:

Weather-appropriate clothes and comfortable shoes

What to bring:

A bottle of water and an umbrella. Cash for gratuities for your guide and souvenirs

Weather conditions:

Tour takes place rain or shine


1.2 easy miles with plenty of rest stops

Meeting point:

Grant Park neighborhood (exact location provided with ticket purchase)

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
  • Food-focused tour of Oakland Cemetery
  • Skyline views from a gorgeous patio

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Frequently Asked Questions About Atlanta Food Tours

About the Food

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.

Why does the tour go in a cemetery?

This is not a ghost tour or a morbid place!

Victorian cemeteries were public parks. Oakland Cemetery was Atlanta’s first public park. As well as being home to important personas, it is beautiful.

You will be amazed by the Atlanta history we tell in this cemetery.

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 1.2 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.