Upper King Street Culinary Tour

Why We Love This

  • Guided tour through Charleston's leading culinary hotspot
  • Sampling at 3-4 restaurants is full meal for most, and includes dessert
  • Combines Charleston's history with cutting-edge cuisine

Charleston Culinary Tours

Upper King Street has one of the highest concentrations of world class dining in the country. Surrounded by historic Charleston and adjacent to the College of Charleston, King Street provides the perfect backdrop for a culinary walking tour. The area is widely known for its edgy, innovative cuisine. In addition to providing an outstanding overview of dining options the tours includes elements Charleston's history.

What You'll Do

This 2 ½ hour tour offers insight into Charleston's Upper King Street neighborhood (recently named one of the top 10 food neighborhoods in America) and the surrounding area, showcasing four of Charleston's culinary innovators who exemplify cooking in the New South. The Upper King Street district has emerged as an area with tremendous energy, showcasing culinary innovation, experimental design and boutique shopping. The restaurants featured in the Upper King Street tour are trailblazers in Charleston's culinary scene, edgy and innovative, with tremendous passion for their craft. The Upper King Street Culinary Tour is designed to show off some of the best that Charleston has to offer and provide insight into Charleston's ever changing culinary scene.

Insider Tips

Each tour is unique as destinations rotate according to restaurant availability. We recommend the Upper King Street Culinary Tour if you've been to Charleston before or -- if this is your first visit -- you are planning to take a carriage ride or walking tour downtown.

Age & Fitness

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Meeting Location

563 King Street, inside HoM Restaurant. Please note this may change. Please contact number on confirmation email the day of your tour.

What Should I Bring

Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

When To Arrive

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Parking

Multiple parking garages in the area.

Cancellations & Refunds

Tours are held rain or shine.

"Delicious Tour! "

June 27, 2017 - 

The food! Wow! Charlie walked is to three fantastic restaurants, with incredible local foods and finished with a great dessert bakery with the most delicious blueberry topped cupcakes. Charlie's knowledge of Charleston was amazing! I highly recommend this tour, and it is constantly different since the stops change with availability. I would do it again.


"Great for the Kids"

August 7, 2015 - 

My son loved it. He got to watch chefs do their thing and was engaged the whole time, which is super rare. Three hours well spent.


"Gluten Free Accepted!"

July 22, 2015 - 

I was a little worried about going on a food tour since I'm gluten free. However, these guys are pros. They made sure to have something for me at every stop and even gave me ideas on what to make at home!


"Tried All Types of Food"

July 19, 2015 - 

Really like this tour. Not too long and something to eat at every stop.


"Fun But Pricey"

July 6, 2015 - 

Fun times, good food. Price was a bit steep but looking back, my family tried more with this tour than we would have by myself.


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Group of 14 people or less


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