Grant Park Food and Cemetery Tour

2 hours 30 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 14
Mobile ticket


Delve into the future of Southern cuisine while exploring Atlanta's deep past in this delicious food tour through Victorian Grant Park and Oakland Cemetery. You'll try 8 modern Southern and Southern fusion tastings from 3 locally owned restaurants and food shops on this 2.5-hour small group tour, including a jaunt through Oakland Cemetery, while being entertained by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. You'll learn about the founding of Atlanta, from tiny railroad town to the capital of Georgia, while trying delectable samplings, including shrimp and grits at the city's favorite seafood spot and southern fruit gallettes from a James Beard-nominated bakery. Discover why Atlanta is a city built on food on this unforgettable food tour, a must for food and history lovers!


  • 8 food tastings and one alcoholic beverage from 3 locally-owned restaurants
  • A friendly and insightful food expert who will guide you through the history of Southern food and Atlanta
  • Walking and historical tour through Oakland Cemetery and Grant Park
  • Small group tours
  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What to expect

This food tour takes you off-the-beaten path to Atlanta's gorgeous Victorian neighborhood to try 12 mouth-watering tastings from 5 restaurants and food shops. The 3-hour small group tour will introduce you to the story of Atlanta's founding and why Atlanta truly was a city built on food, while you taste modern Southern and Southern fusion dishes, such as short rib grilled cheese with slow braised beef and pimento cheese and fried catfish with cucumber wasabi soy sauce.

Your guide will entertain and inform you on the easy 2 mile walk with stories and insights into Atlanta's settlement and the Civil War, Atlanta yesterday and today, and the city’s food culture. In fact, many guests tell us that this is the best value in the city because it's both a food tour and a history tour in one!  You'll be introduced to neighborhoods and stories about Atlanta that even locals don’t know!  Feed your belly and your mind with Atlanta's most unique culinary experience.

Tasting Locations Include:
• Six Feet Under: the neighborhood's top seafood joint
• Augustine's: local gastropub
• My Friend's Growler Shop: local-focused beer store
• Republic Social House: neighborhood watering hole
• Little Tart Bakeshop: French inspired pastry shopImportant Note: If you have food allergies or restrictions (such as vegetarian, gluten-free, or allergy restrictions) or if any person in your group doesn't drink alcohol, please advise prior to the tour. Tour includes beef, shellfish, and nuts, but there are substitutions if you notify local operator in advance by specifying at the time of booking in the 'special requirements' field.

Additional information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved. The tour is over 1 easy miles through Grant Park with plenty of rest stops. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water!
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Operates in all weather conditions, rain or shine; please dress appropriately and carry an umbrella.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Unexpected Atlanta Tours are experiences with social distancing between groups, with all-digital brochures, and a limited group size. Per current CDC guidelines masks are no longer required, but recommended. All guides are fully vaccinated.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
March 2022

Our tour was a great way to try new delicious foods and learn a little bit of Atlanta’s history. Kennedy our tour guide was not only very knowledgeable but she told the stories with a fun enthusiasm.

May 2022

The tour was great and I learned so much about my own city. Emily was a super fun, personable and engaging guide. The one thing I might change is that the food didn’t feel particularly notable/unique to Atlanta. It was all plenty tasty, but felt a little generic (except for the pastries, which I ...

April 2022

Great guides, great food and great value. We’re local, but enjoyed the food, people and the history. Emily and Kristen were awesome!

James H
April 2022

This tour was great ! I've lived in the metro Atlanta area for 20+ years and I learned many new thing. Our guide, Kristin, was very knowledgeable, friendly, and enthusiastic. The food was also very tasty Definitely do this !

April 2022

Kristin was a great tour guide with plenty of knowledge and set a very upbeat tone from the start. The food choices were great and we learned and laughed a lot. Great group and great tour!

April 2022

Absolutely wonderful, fantastic food and tour. Ariel was outstanding and really showed how passionate she is for history and her role

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