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Salem Food Tours 2022
A Delicious Way to Walk Through History!
We are THRILLED to share that 2022 is our 10th anniversary! As one of oldest food tour in the world, we are so grateful to all our Tour Partners and all our wonderful guests. While discovering our historic City, you’ll enjoy tastings at some of Salem’s best food shops and restaurants. Our five-star rated Tours bring history to life through the senses. As our guests say, “It’s like a roaming/walking dinner party!” Enjoy chats with local owners and fellow foodies. You’ll learn about Salem’s illustrious spice trade history, get insider tips on great secret foodie finds, and more. With today’s culinary renaissance and Salem’s award-winning food scene, locals and visitors on our Tours agree—Salem is truly a vibrant, fun, and delicious place to explore!
What’s on the menu:
AM Coffee Walks
Afternoon Strolls & Salem Food Tours
AM Coffee Walks: 1.5ish hours, $27pp. Giving guests a great overview of our delicious City, our AM Coffee Walks include complimentary organic coffee or tea (or bottle of water), a sweet treat, a mini spice tasting. As we Walk you’ll enjoy information on our local history, including our illustrious spice trade history, walking past historic landmarks, and learning about our wonderful shops and restaurants, dynamic cultural scene, and more. When we’re done you’ll know where to eat, shop and visit! Coffee Walks are open to all ages, children 6 and under free.
Afternoon Stroll: 2.5ish hours, $48pp. Our most popular Tour, our Strolls include the same great information as our AM Coffee Walks plus fresh New England clam chowder (or vegetarian option), and a cheese, wine, sweet, chocolate and spice tasting, along with fresh local bread. $46 per person includes all tastings.
Salem Food Tour: 4 hours, $64pp. This Tour includes two savory tastings as well as a cheese, wine, chocolate, sweet and spice tasting, and local breads, spices.
Kindly note our Tours are mostly outside/standing with some tastings to go. Please dress accordingly and notify us of any allergies in advance. Please see our FAQ page for more info.
Visiting Salem? we highly recommend joining in on one of Tours as early in your visit as possible to make the most of your stay!
Salem Spirits Trolley
2022: The Salem Spirits Trolley is available for Private Groups (only), $1500 flat rate.
If you are a larger private team or group of up to 30 guests, you are welcome to email us about a private Spirits Trolley, available Thursday or Friday afternoons ONLY, May through mid September and then again in November and December. Private Spirits Trolleys are also available on Thursday afternoons (ONLY) in October.
How to book: Email for this tour only: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, number, approximate number of guests, and date(s) of interest, and if this is a corporate or private team and if there is a special occasion.
Hop aboard the Salem Spirits Trolley and explore the history of Salem’s illustrious spice trade, learn about the role of spices in the production of spirits, and enjoy delicious samples of locally produced craft products like hard cider, gin, rum, and beer!
This fun and informative journey runs approximately 3 hours in the afternoon. You’ll be seated on the charming Salem Trolley and travel through some of Salem’s prettiest historic neighborhoods. Your local host for this Tour is renowned comedian Mark Scalia.
Kindly note: ages 21+ only. State ID required. The Salem Spirits Trolley is committed to fun but also a responsible environment so that all patrons will enjoy the tasting experience. We reserve the right to refuse service if deemed necessary.
Private & Corporate Tours
A deliciously special excursion for your group!
Salem Food Tours are the perfect excursion for private and corporate groups. Let us whip up a delicious experience, whether it be for team outings, office party, family reunion, anniversary, or just to gather friends and celebrate time together. Private tours make a stellar business or team building outing, a great thank you for a client, or an enriching afternoon for your executive team. We’ve welcomed businesses from banking to technology to healthcare and more on our Tours. Both walking tours and trolley excursions are available. We can work with restaurants to include a sit down experience finale.
Contact us today for more information or to book your Tour. Include your company name, total numbers of guests, and desired date(s) you are considering.
Let us custom craft a fun and memorable afternoon with your wedding party, family members and friends. Contact us for details on our bridal offerings and to find out about date availability.