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Carlsbad Food Tour and Wine Tasting

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Savor the distinctive flavors of Carlsbad Village with a 3-hour food and walking tour of the scenic seaside gem. Get an insider’s look at the culinary scene, local history and landmarks as you explore with knowledgeable guides, and enjoy a series of six gourmet tastings. Pause to sip award-winning California wines, sample luscious desserts and try a series of unique specialty foods, and season your experience with behind-the-scenes stories about Carlsbad Village’s vibrant gourmet culture, hippest restaurants and cutting-edge artisanal products.
  • 3-hour gourmet walking tour of Carlsbad Village
  • Enjoy foodie fare at six beloved locations
  • Sample local cuisine, California wines and rich desserts
  • Get an insider's look at the town's thriving food culture
  • Learn local history, facts and stories
  • Small-group tour ensures a personalized experience
  • Tour is wheelchair accesible
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Food and wine tasting
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Walking Tour
State Street & Grand Avenue , State St & Grand Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA

We meet at the northwest corner of State and Grand near the fountain. You should see a giant multi-colored beach chair, make yourself comfortable. On the southwest corner you will see Via Vai Cucina Italiana 2907 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008.

11:30 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Carlsbad Food Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Carlsbad Food Tour and Wine Tasting?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Carlsbad Food Tour and Wine Tasting?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Carlsbad Food Tour and Wine Tasting.
What is the social distancing policy during Carlsbad Food Tour and Wine Tasting?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Carlsbad Food Tour and Wine Tasting.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Carlsbad Food Tour and Wine Tasting?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Carlsbad Food Tour and Wine Tasting.

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, Aug 2022
David was great. Interesting, great food. Knowledge of history of town. Cute stories. Brought pictures
Fun had by all!
, Aug 2022
It was a warm and enjoyable day to discover and rediscover Downtown Carlsbad eateries and to also learn just the right amount of history. I loved that our group was six members which made it easy to get to know other participants. I believe fun was had by all!
One of the best tours!
, Aug 2022
Excellent!! Tons of food and a wonderful knowledgeable tour guy Ed. AKA Dirt. One of the best we’ve been on!
A must do in Carlsbad!!
, Jul 2022
David is an excellent, very knowledgeable tour guide. He is so enthusiastic and entertaining. All of the food and wine was fabulous and we learned so much about the history of Carlsbad. So worth it! A definite must do!!
Fun way to spend a day
, Jun 2022
Thoroughly impressed with our guide‘s knowledge of the history of the area. He was charming and fun to be with.
Great Carlsbad food tour
, Jun 2022
Ben was a friendly and informative guide. My RI family of four enjoyed the varied stops. Plenty of food and fun way to explore Carlsbad. The tacos were our favorite.
Fun and informative
, Jun 2022
Ben was so informative, nice and friendly. It was great to know the history of the city we visited. The food and desserts were great to. We would do a food tour again
Excellent food tour
, May 2022
This was my 1st time ever taking a food tour. After taking your tour. I will definitely make a food tour a mainstay, from this point forward.
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Great tour
, May 2022
Ben was a great tour guide. We learned so much about the history and present of Carlsbad. We left feeling a connection to the town we wouldn’t have had otherwise. Thanks again!
Very enjoyable tour
, May 2022
We enjoyed it all. Great history story of Carlsbad. The people in the places we ate at were very friendly and welcoming Ben was very knowledgeable and helpful.
I really enjoyed hearing...
, May 2022
I really enjoyed hearing about Carlsbad’s history. The strawberry shortcake and crepe were amazing. Thank you David for the awesome tour.
Mother's Day 2022 Food & Wine Tour
, May 2022
Our tour guide Ben did an excellent job in showing us the highlights of Carlsbad - food & wine + art murals + a little bit of Carlsbad history. We enjoyed the company of other people in the tour.
Easy and so much fun
, Apr 2022
Took the tour with a friend from Nashville and we had a grand time. Ben was the perfect host/guide. Loved the others on the group. Planning to take the company's tour of Encinitas as well.
Fun and Tasty Experience
, Apr 2022
How the tour was organized. Italian restaurant, bakery and crepes. Tour guide, Ben was very friendly and knowledgeable.
Incredible tour must do...
, Mar 2022
Incredible tour must do at beginning of your stay. Fun friendly & informative book asap we got lucky 🍀
, Mar 2022
Great all around experience. Our guide Dave was the best, shared history of the town of Carlsbad, food was great. Will recommend to all my friends, would go again.
Carlsbad fun
, Mar 2022
David is the best tour guide, kind caring, knowledgeable, friendly. Would highly recommend. Foods and restaurant owners and employees were great too.
Great Day with Great Food!
, Feb 2022
We had outstanding food. Our guide Dave was very knowledgeable about the food and local history. It was a great day!
Wonderful food tour
, Jan 2022
Fantastic guide. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and also very friendly Food was amazing Loved learning about Carlsbad Beautiful city
Great tour!
, Dec 2021
Ben was great! Getting to learn about the town and history was great! The food and people were very friendly. Really enjoyed the tour!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Thank you for the great review, we love it when our customers are happy. Cheri

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