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Chapel Hill/ Carrboro Walking Food Tour

  • Open Eye Cafe 101 S Greensboro St Carrboro, NC, 27510 United States (map)

Go behind the scenes of Chapel Hill and Carrboro restaurants to experience where farm-to-table cuisine comes to life. Sample innovative and upscale southern dishes, scratch-made desserts, organic wine, local beer, and more.

Offering two tours of Chapel Hill/Carrboro on Saturdays, a Culinary Tour starting at 11am or a Dinner and Drinks Tour starting at 3pm. August 9, 16, 23, 30. 

Go behind the scenes of Chapel Hill and Carrboro restaurants and the renowned Carrboro farmers` market (11am 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 11:00 tour, Culinary Carrboro and Chapel Hill, includes food at three different restaurants, substantial tastings with farmers and vendors at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market, and beer and coffee tastings and demonstrations. The 3:00 tour, Dinner & Drinks, includes visits to four to five different restaurants with a number of wine or beer pairings, plus coffee and dessert. Schedules are subject to change on a week-to-week basis based on restaurant availability.

Saturdays at 11:00am or 3:00pm.

11:00 Culinary Carrboro and Chapel Hill Tour, $50 per person ($50.99 with service fee).
3:00 Chapel Hill/ Carrboro Dinner & Drinks Tour, $65 per person ($65.99 with service fee).
Private and corporate tours are available any day or evening of the week.

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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.