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Address: New Haven, CT 06510
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Take a Taste of New Haven! The city's latest culinary and cultural...

Take a Taste of New Haven! The city's latest culinary and cultural incarnation is led by the animated and knowledgeable historian and food and drink lover Colin M. Caplan. Take a taste that will fill you up and inspire you.Every week Colin leads a group of culinary adventurers through historic Westville. The tours included multiple food and drink stops with a carefully crafted menu that shows off some of the city's best cuisine and cultural surprises. The tours will be expanding to Downtown and East Rock soon.

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Every Taste of New Haven tour has been excellent!

I've been on three tours and each one has more than met my expectations! The tour guides are always friendly, knowledgeable, and fun. The choices of restaurants are always... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
wendyoes
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Wallingford, Connecticut

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on three tours and each one has more than met my expectations! The tour guides are always friendly, knowledgeable, and fun. The choices of restaurants are always eclectic, and they all serve great food and drink, and plenty of it. Over the course of four or more hours, we were provided more than enough to eat and drink.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on first tour led by Colin (owner) and had such a great time. Had a band of friends and met more diverse people and couldn't have laughed, learned, and connected with the city more. Don't want to spoil it, so advising you will be engaged (not the one leading to marriage) but captured in the moment! Thanks for the... More 

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Connecticut
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have done three of these tours so far and plan to do more. Each tour is different and filled with interesting facts about New Haven, great food and drink and overall fun!!!

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Thank Kathy D
Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have been doing these tours about every month for over a year. Living in New Haven, I enjoy discovering restaurants I might otherwise never visit. The tour guides are very welcoming and everyone bonds as a group by the end. Colin Caplan is a special treat, offering historical and architectural perspectives of the Elm City as well as knowing... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We've been on many foodie tours and this was one of the best! Colin's depth of knowledge, his passion for great pizza and for New Haven made for a wonderful day. We look forward to taking more tours with Colin in the future.

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Thank J0C0N
Rochester, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had a wonderful time strolling from one eating establishment to another. The tour was well prepared and all of the eateries were expecting us and ready. Colin gave a fun and fact filled narrative throughout.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Although I live fairly close to New Haven, I don't go nearly enough. It's such an underrated little city and full of culture. I went on the Theatre District Tour with colleagues and another couple not with our group. We all got along famously - nothing brings together people better than food. We met next to Temple Grill and took... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This tour of the Latin Quarter was our first and an extraordinary experience for both of us! Six different establishments, a lot of really good food, and alcohol at every stop. Our guide was Colin and he was very knowledgeable and passionate about New Haven history and the places he took us. He even provided a voucher for parking in... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Hubby and I were gifted A Taste of New Haven; thus, we had no idea what to expect. I'll try to summarize so you will: There are several New Haven neighborhoods from which to choose your "taste" of the city. We chose the Theatre District option for the variety of cuisines offered; we have no regrets. We met our fabulous... More 

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C-Lion, Owner at Taste of New Haven, responded to this review

We appreciate your wonderful and informative review. Given its positive nature, we were surprised to see that you gave us such a low rating, and we are hoping that this was just a mistake. Hope to see you on another tour soon! More 

Wilton, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

My BF and I read about food tours in many different cities and have always wanted to try one. We live in Brookfield, CT (near Danbury) and decided to try one close to home and after reading the reviews about Taste of New Haven on Trip Advisor, decided to go for it. We're so glad that we did! Jennifer was... More 

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