Tour Stops

*Subject to change due to special events and scheduling conflicts. All tours guarentee 7-10 stops and a full 3 hour tour.

In addition to the food stop listed, there are additioanl cultural stops such as the University of North Georgia, the Chestatee Diving Bell, as well as stops with local merchants.

Spririts Tavern

Spirits Tavern opened it’s doors on Halloween 2014. Their uniqueness, paired with historic
downtown Dahlonega, has led to their growth and popularity. The menu features a variety of high quality, humane, antibiotic and hormone free meats (Certified grass-fed Angus beef burgers and hot dogs, Springer Mountain chicken, turkey and all natural vegan meatless burgers, cage free eggs).  Specialty sauces (such as the Comeback Sauce) are made completely in house, as are the dressings, breading and even the specialty drink’s simple syrup. Spirits all beef burgers feature a blend of unique spices and are made to order.


19 East Main Street, Suite D
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

(706) 482-0580 

Crimson Moon

The Crimson Moon Cafe is conveniently located on the historic Public Square of Dahlonega, Georgia. It is housed in the c.1858 ''Parker-Nix Storehouse'' - the second oldest building on Dahlonega's charming historic square. The building was operated as a traditional southern ''general store'' for nearly fifty years, but has been recently renovated to become the home of ''The Southeast's Most Intimate Music Venue''... The Crimson Moon Café.

The growing venue/restaurant now offers a six-page menu featuring artistic cuisine. In addition, the venue offers eclectic live music Thursdays through Sundays, with premium multi-genre acoustic concerts and reserved stage-floor ticketed seating every Friday & Saturday night. Patrons who wish to simply enjoy great food, conversation and atmosphere are invited to walk upstairs to enjoy the '''Half Moon'' saloon and porch bar overlooking the square; or two private dining rooms soon to come to... THE CRIMSON MOON CAFE - where the creative spirit shines!

24 North Park Street

 Dahlonega, GA 30533-1103

(706) 864-3982

Paul Thomas Chocolates

Paul T. Hoffman, Chocolatier, has worked since 1975 to deliver incredible candies, chocolates and sweets for all to enjoy. While visiting this unique shop, have fun watching the chocolates being made using the finest ingredients. Paul Thomas Chocolates is not just a candy store; it is an experience. Paul and his staff are welcomng and love sharing and teaching about the complexity of chocolate and its creation.


The notable success achieved by Paul is wholly attributable to his passion for fine chocolate making and for sharing this passion through creating a unique, satisfying adventure for the customer: an experience which opens all of one's senses upon entering the door to this inviting establishment.Sights, sounds, and smells are surpassed only by the delectable taste of the products. Paul uses only the finest ingredients, carefully sought out from all over the world, for his delicacies. One thing is for sure: when you walk out of the shop you are smiling, knowing that North Georgia is truly a "sweeter" place with Paul Thomas Chocolates here!


102 Public Square North
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
Phone: 706-864-6333

Shenanigans Irish Pub

Shenanigans offers traditional Irish dishes, pub fare, seafood, vegetarian and kids' options—from the black angus burger to the grilled salmon with wild mushrooms, and the star attraction—Guiness tempura battered with homemade slaw and tartar sauce. Leave room for dessert because, from the Bailey's cream pie to the orange marmalade carrot cake, everything is made from scratch!

Tucked in the basement of the historic Strickland house, with walls covered with customer-autographed dollar bills, you will feel as though you're in Dublin. There is also a covered patio and a pet-friendly, open air deck. And, of course, there's live music on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights, as well as Karaoke on Wednesday. Shenanigans is a truly great place to spend time with family or friends, or to meet new ones!


87 North Chestatee Street
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-482-0114

The Corkscrew Cafe

Located just off the square in Dahlonega next to the Holly Theater, the Corkscrew Cafe offers American cuisine with a modern and creative twist. The dining room and patio make an ideal setting for casual fine dining and good times with friends, family and business associates. The extensive wine list features Georgia wines, as well as other Domestic and International wines. We are also able to host your next wedding dinner, shower or corporate event. Monthly wine tastings, dinners and road trips are always scheduled to add to your enjoyment of the North Georgia Wine Country Experience.


51 West Main Street 
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

(706) 867-8551 

The Picnic Cafe

Since 2001, The Picnic Cafe and Dessertery has warmed the hearts and bellies of our customers. 


Owners of the quintessential mom and pop restaurant, Sam and Julia Norton, have gone out of their way to make their customers feel at home. 


But it's not just good service that makes people become "regulars," our food has won multiple awards from best lunch to best dessert!

30 Public Square North
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

(706) 864-1095

Dahlonega Tasting Room

Dahlonega Tasting Room is the oldest tasting room on the Dahlonega square. We have been selling Habersaham Wines since 1994. Now entering their 30th year of production Habersham Winery, south of Helen, Ga., has captured over 150 national and international medals in recognition of their quality wines. Offering wines under three labels – Habersham Estate Wines, Creekstone and Southern Harvest – Habersham Winery presents a variety of wines ranging from robust blends to dry whites to rich and fruity reds which can compliment a meal or be enjoyed simply for their own merit.

16 North Park Street
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

(706) 864-9275