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Our most recommended Nashville Food & gourmet tours

Nashville: Donut Tour with Tastings

1. Nashville: Donut Tour with Tastings

Take a donut walking tour of Nashville and savor the different donut flavors that the city has to offer. Find out more about the history of donuts in Nashville from your local guide. Taste hand-picked samples from a variety of donut institutions like Parlor Doughnuts, Rise Donuts & Biscuits, and Donut Distillery. Fill up with glazed, cream-filled donuts and more. Stroll around the city and stop at 4 donut shops with a guide that is passionate about donuts for two hours.

From Nashville: Lynchburg Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour

2. From Nashville: Lynchburg Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour

Travel from Nashville to Lynchburg, Tennessee to learn the story of Jack Daniel, his hometown, and his world-famous whiskey. The ticket includes transportation, a guaranteed reservation for the tour, with an elevated tasting of premium whiskeys at Jack Daniel Distillery, and time to enjoy shopping in small town Lynchburg. The hassle-free day will be filled with local lore, distilling history, and, of course, great whiskey.

Nashville: BBQ, Beer, and Bourbon Experience

3. Nashville: BBQ, Beer, and Bourbon Experience

Learn about the stories behind three of Nashville’s most popular food and drink destinations. Chow down on some authentic Southern BBQ cuisine and try a range of local beverages. Visit a brewery and distillery for tastings. Sip a frosty seasonal pint at a local craft brewery while relaxing in the taproom. Immerse yourself in Southern culinary tradition by sampling an award-winning trio of house-smoked meats paired with three Tennessee spirits and sides. Then, taste some of Nashville's best bourbon along with other award-winning whiskeys after enjoying a historical tour of a local distillery.

Nashville: Country Cooking Food Walking Tour with Tastings

4. Nashville: Country Cooking Food Walking Tour with Tastings

Discover the best down-home country cooking Nashville’s SoBro district has to offer. Embark on a walking tour and hear about the history and culture of the city while tasting some local dishes. Meet your guide at The Diner Nashville, where you’ll sink your fork into a warm plate of biscuits and gravy before heading to the Goo Goo Shop to stock up on Nashville’s famous chocolate Goo Goo Clusters. From there, wind through eight other sites, including iconic landmarks like Ryman Auditorium. Discover the history behind the world-famous Nudie Suit over a plate of crispy fried pickles. Hear how Thornton Prince’s jealous lover accidentally created the world’s best hot chicken recipe. Pay a visit to the real-life “Candy Man” at Savannah’s Candy Kitchen.

Nashville: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

5. Nashville: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

On this 3 hour secret food tour of Nashville you'll get to try a variety of classic Southern foods, including some modern and international twists on the cuisine. This tour begins with a quick snack of juicy pulled pork and jalapeño coleslaw taco at a local favorite spot. From here you'll have a short stroll down the avenue to window shop at eclectic boutiques and antique stores that line the street. Your next stop is a very special and tiny shop where you'll grab a sweet treat to enjoy on your walk later. Soon it'll be time to eat what Nashville is famous for, hot chicken. Visit one of Nashville's most famous BBQ joints. Not too many people know this is where you can get one of the best hot chicken sandwiches in town. The hot chicken sandwiches here are made with the perfect amount of spice and smothered in homemade slaw and pickles. Leave some room for the next stop where you'll devour a secret dish on the tour. Have a local craft beer to wash it all down. Once your stuffed take a leisurely stroll through a beautiful historical park, residential street, and cruise past a legendary, historical landmark that represents what Nashville stands for today, music.  As you enter the last stop of the tour take a seat and get ready to try some real Tennessee BBQ. Enjoy a generous portion of smoked whole hog pulled pork. With three sauces to tempt your taste buds, you're sure to enjoy this southern specialty. Don't forget the bacon and cheese broccoli.

Nashville: Andrew Jackson's Hermitage Grounds Pass

6. Nashville: Andrew Jackson's Hermitage Grounds Pass

Spend the day exploring the Hermitage, originally the home of past United States President Andrew Jackson. With the grounds pass, explore all the 1,120 acres of one of the top historic sites in Tennessee and one of the largest, most preserved and most visited presidential homes in the U.S. Marvel at the iconic 19th-century home that has been restored to how it originally looked in 1837, making it one of the most accurately preserved presidential residences in the United States. See where Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the United States, lived with his wife and family. Stop at the Andrew Jackson Center, where a film is shown, as well as where the museum and exhibits are located. Imagine what the president’s daily life was like as you visit the garden, slave quarters, historical markers, wildlife, hiking trail, historic buildings and the graves of Andrew Jackson and his family. Later, stop at Natchez Hills Winery and enjoy a discounted wine tasting at Natchez Hills Winery, find the perfect souvenir at the Museum Store and grab the finest soul food at the cafe onsite.

Nashville: The Gulch Private Walking Food Tour

7. Nashville: The Gulch Private Walking Food Tour

Discover the tastes of Nashville's lively hipster neighborhood, The Gulch, on this walking food tour. Sample Tennesee classics as well as modern takes on traditional meals Start in the majestic Union Station hotel, one of America's most historic hotels, and learn about its history as the L and N Railway Station, then set out on your exploration of the spicy, savory, and sweet. Hear stories along the way as you explore Nashville's newest and most trend-aware neighborhood: The Gulch. See boutiques, restaurants, and bars, and pass by some of Music City’s awe-inspiring murals, including the famous “Wings” mural. Visit select locations along the way to sample the best examples of the foods that have made Nashville famous. Hot chicken, smokey barbecue, incredible pastries, and sweets will thrill your taste buds. Finish your tour, full of food and knowledge, in the heart of the Gulch. Your guide will be happy to point you in the direction of the nearest subway station or bus stop. Or feel free to ask them for local recommendations on great places to eat or drink nearby. 

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What people are saying about Nashville

Mike was our guide and was very knowledgeable of food, architecture, history, and so much more. We got to visit places that we wouldn't have found on our own or would've missed. The food was wonderful and everyone was so friendly wherever we went. By the end of the tour it felt like Mike was part of our family. Such a great time with an awesome guide! Def recommend!

Casey, the tour guide, was very friendly and knowledgeable. I’m a 235lb man and couldn’t finish all the food at the last stop. More then enough to eat. I would recommend highly.

Great tour, great guide, personalized experience! Everything was on time and went smoothly - very enjoyable!!

It was really fun, Tracy the guide was so nice and fun, knew all about Nashville. The donuts were amazing!

Ray was amazing. He made our experience on this activity through the roof.