A Delicious Way to Walk Through History

Salem Food Tours are guided food and cultural walking tours of historic Salem, Massachusetts. They are the perfect way to explore Salem while enjoying tastings at some of Salem’s best food shops and restaurants. Enjoy talking with chefs and fellow food lovers. Learn about early colonial dinners, local history and culture, Salem’s illustrious maritime spice trades and more. With today’s culinary renaissance, locals and visitors on our Tours agree—Salem is truly a vibrant and delicious place to explore!

To find about tickets or to make a reservation, click here. For more detailed information on our Tours, please visit our FAQ page. To see a list of possible stops please visit our Tour Partners page.

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Tour Checklist

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunscreen, umbrella or other weather-comfort related materials
  • Camera
  • Light tote for purchases you might like to make
  • Please read our FAQ page to get all details prior to Tour

Private and Corporate Tours

Salem Food Tours are the perfect excursion for small private and corporate groups of up to 12 guests on the weekends; up to15 guests on weekdays. Great for special occasions such as bridal party outings, anniversaries, etc., or just to gather friends and celebrate time together. A stellar business outing, such as a great thank you for a client or an enriching afternoon for your executive team, and more. Email us at and we’ll prepare a deliciously special afternoon for you and your group!

Special Tours

In addition to our regular Salem Food Tours, we also have these special Tours:

North Shore Food Tours
North Shore Food Tours click here Taste the region with our exclusive ‘ farm-to-table, trawl to table, and dirt to bottle ‘ North Shore Food Tours. These special day-long chartered excursions are perfect for larger groups of up to 30 people. Great for corporate events as well as private events. Enjoy scenic views on a comfortable coach, explore farms, wineries and more while sampling some of the best the region has to offer.

vegan-toursSalem Food Tours offers special all- Vegan Food Tours. Like our traditional Tour, the Vegan Tour is a guided Tour of Salem, including Salem’s history and culture, with stops at local shops and restaurants. On this Tour we celebrate the Vegan fare that our Tour Partners offer. Vegan Tours are offered from time to time throughout the year, please check our Reservations page to find out our next date, or we can ‘launch’ a date with a private group of 6 or more. For reservations, click here.


Thursday-toursDuring the warm months, enjoy a Salem Food Tour on a Thursday and experience local eating at its finest. Our Thursday Tours include a stop and tastings at Salem’s Farmers Market, with time to make purchases at these delectable local vendors. The market is open every Thursday June through mid-October.