Go behind the scenes in Chapel Hill and Carrboro on this guided walking tour, where traditional and modern farm-to-table cuisine comes to life. From fine-dining restaurants to mom & pop shops, sample innovative and upscale dishes all sourced from local ingredients. Known for being on the forefront of the Slow Food movement and for restaurants that have redefined Southern cooking, Chapel Hill/ Carrboro is one of the best places in the country to live and eat!

The Carrboro Tasting Tour ties local ingredients to the restaurants that use them. This tour includes savory food tastings at about five different restaurants: substantial bites and tastings, with some small drink pairings, and a sweet ending. You’ll enjoy meeting chefs and artisans on this tour! Available some weekdays and Saturday afternoons – and by request.

The Carrboro and Chapel Hill Tasting & Drinks Tour showcases local ingredients in dishes at five different eclectic Carrboro and Chapel Hill restaurants. Drink pairing at most stops and an opportunity to meet chefs make this tour a delightful and spirited experience! Available by request.

Please scroll all the way down the page to register. To request an additional date for either tour time not shown on the calendar, please email or call us. Private and custom tours can be arranged for any day or night of the week for groups.

To register for a tour: please click the Purchase Tickets! link at the top of the light blue bar to see the full lineup of tours or click the Book Now! buttons below for the particular tour listed.

Private and custom tours can be arranged for any day or night of the week for groups.

1:30 Carrboro Tasting Tour, $89 per person, Saturdays and weekdays by request, please contact us. There is also a $6 ticketing fee.

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Carrboro & Chapel Hill Dinner & Drinks Tour, Contact us to book this tour for weeknight events for groups.

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Private and corporate tours are available any day or evening of the week.

The Purchase Tickets link at the top of the vertical blue bar takes you to a calendar that shows available dates and tickets for all tours in all cities.

Public parking in Carrboro is available in lots and along Roberson Street. The lot next to Open Eye Cafe is not ticketed (usually).

Meet in front of Open Eye Cafe, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro, 15 minutes prior to your tour time.

Tours run rain or shine. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Wear comfortable shoes; walking distance is 2 to 3 miles. Tour runs 3 to 3.5 hours.

Please don’t be late! Meet the group 15 minutes prior to your tour time so that we can arrive at the restaurants promptly.

Bring a government-issued ID if you plan on drinking alcohol.

Register in advance. If you are trying to register for a tour the morning of and registration has closed, please call (919) 237-2254 to check availability. Sorry, no exchanges or refunds. If we have to cancel the tour due to extreme weather, we will refund your money.