Bites of Uptown Food Tour

Duration: 3 Hours

Location: Uptown Columbus





Children under 12

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Stroll and eat your way through downtown Columbus.

  • Stop at 5 to 6 local eateries to sample some of the best food our town has to offer.
  • Stroll through the beautiful tree-lined streets of Downtown Columbus.
  • Leave satisfied, educated and entertained.

Walk approximately 2 miles - suitable for most fitness levels - mostly flat ground

Sample food and/or drink from 5 to 6 local restaurants

Family-friendly tour!

Guests can expect to experience Columbus through history, culture, and most importantly, food.  As you stroll along the tree-lined streets, you’ll get a glimpse of our art scene, experience our unique local history and sample foods from our award-winning restaurants.

No trip to Columbus is complete without seeing the world’s longest urban whitewater rafting course, right here in our back yard.

*Tasting locations are subject to change without notice.

Dine like a local. Feel like a local.

My Boulange French Bakery

A taste of France in the heart of Uptown.

Rocket Fizz

Soda Pop and Candy Shop

Mr. Ed's on Broadway

An Italian-Americana restaurant

Ride on Smoothie and Juice Bar

The healthiest place in town.

Scruffy Murphy's Irish Pub

Authentic Irish pub fare.

Freeze Frame Yogurt Shoppe

24 Flavors, 50+ Toppings, also showcasing local artwork

The Bites of Uptown tour will meet and start at My Boulange French Bakery, 111 12th Street. There is on-street parking on 12th Street and 1st Avenue. There is also a parking garage at 1st Avenue and 11th Street.

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5 Reasons to Take a Food Tour

1.   To eat delicious foods
2.  To support local business owners
3.  To engage in a sense of community
4.  To discover new things about Columbus
5.  To meet others who love food and history as much as you do

Weather Conditions

Tour runs rain or shine, unless weather is severe. If so, we will reschedule.


What can I expect?

Walking & Food – You can expect to walk approximately 2.0 miles during the 3-hour walking tour. We will stop at five to six tasting locations to sample delectable food. Drinks are provided in some locations, but you’re welcome to bring a bottled water, or purchase a drink at our meeting location. The tour route is mostly flat, with a few moderate inclines. It’s suitable for all ages and fitness levels. However, it is more suitable for children over 13. The scheduled tours will run, rain or shine.

History – As you stroll through the streets of Uptown Columbus, your friendly tour guide will discuss various points of history and culture that shape our beautiful city. From recalling “The Battle of Columbus”, identifying locations of notable shops and restaurants from days gone by, and looking to the future with Columbus State University’s ever-expanding campus, you can expect to see many things and learn these facts and more about Columbus, GA.

What is a food tour?

Where Food Meets History! Put on your walking shoes for a fun, entertaining and delicious way to learn about Columbus, GA. You’ll discover the best local restaurants and stores in Uptown Columbus. Of course, we’ll sprinkle in a bit of history, architecture and culture to round out a perfect afternoon.

What should I wear?

Comfortable, weather appropriate clothes and shoes. Umbrellas and rain jackets are never a bad idea.

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