Carlsbad Food Tours

Celebrate your bachelorette party by exploring Carlsbad’s hidden food nooks!

Private Group Experiences cost $59 per person, plus 20% gratuity. We can accommodate up to 30 guest per tour. Contact Owner & Chief Foodie Cherimarie Poulos: cherimarie@carlsbadfoodtours.com, cell phone: 760 215-9433

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$59 per person, plus 20% gratuity

Schedule Your Tour

If you’re looking for the EASY button, let us handle the planning for you! We can build a custom itinerary for your group of 10-30 guest.

Not only will we ensure that your hungry bride is served tasty food, but we also offer expert alcoholic drink pairings throughout the tour for your guest to enjoy.

  • 6 Delicious Food Tastings
  • Wine Tasting
  • Local History, culture & architecture
  • Having fun with your friends
  • 2 miles easy walking
  • Takes place rain or shine
  • Private Group Experiences available upon request
  • Beer tasting is also an option

Bring your camera and get some great shots of your friends and family

Delicious food tastings

wheelchair accessible

Groups of up to 30 guest


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What to Expect

Carlsbad Food Tours is also an enjoyable experience for out of town family and friends who are in town for your wedding! Do you hear bells ringing? It’s wedding season! You’ve been donned Maid of Honor or BFF, and now it’s your duty to plan a fun bachelorette party for the girls. You know your bride would skip the nightclubs for some quality food and great drinks, but simply making a reservation at a restaurant seems so boring! You need to have a high-class experience planned, and quick. So, what do you do?

We have an idea for an outstanding and memorable bachelorette party in downtown Carlsbad “Village by the Sea”, in north county San Diego, California. If there’s one thing we know, it’s how to plan a good time involving some of the best food our little town has to offer!

Build a Custom Food Tour

If you’re looking for the EASY button, let us handle the planning for you! We can build a custom itinerary for your group of 10-30 people that features as little as three and as many as 6 destinations. Not only will we ensure that your hungry bride is served tasty food, but we also offer expert alcoholic drink pairings throughout the tour.

Don’t want something super fancy but still want good food? We can plan an evening or a day-time food tour experience that fits all tastes and budgets.


Here are two itinerary examples:

Sample Itinerary #1: Evening Private Group Experience Food Tour

Want to pull out all the stops for a sophisticated night on the town?  Carlsbad is affectionately known as Little Italy in North County. Carlsbad offers some of the most authentic Italian cuisine in Southern California.

DESTINATION 1: CALDO POMODORO

Food: Backed Artichokes, Garlic Bread & Homemade Meatballs

DESTINATION 2: CICCIOTI’S

Food: Brushetta, Gnocchi or Pasta

Desert Drink: Lemoncello or Vodka Coffee

DESTINATION 3: BARREL REPUBLIC

Food: An assortment of locally sourced fresh salads and appetizers: fried pickles & pork belly bites

Drink Pairing: Beer Tasting of your choice, wine or cider.

DESTINATION 4: PARK 101

Food: Meat & Cheese Platter

DESTINATION 5: GAIA GELATO

Food: Gelato & Sorbet

DESTINATION 6: WITCH CREEK WINERY

Wine Tasting


Sample Itinerary #2: Day-Time Food Tour

Would your foodie bride and her friends rather do a daytime event, that is Totally fine with us! Here’s a five-stop, Brunch food tour option during which everyone can relax and learn more about Carlsbad.

DESTINATION 1: CALDO POMODORO

Food: Backed Artichokes, Garlic Bread & Homemade Meatballs

DESTINATION 2: VIGILUCCI’S GOURMET MARKET

Food: Italian Panini Sandwich

DESTINATION 3: CAFÉ TOPES

Food: Homemade Cinnamon Roles

Optional Drink Pairing: Coffee

DESTINATION 4: LOLA’S

Food: Traditional Bean & Cheese Burritos

DESTINATION 5: CARLSBAD CHOCOLATE BAR

Food: Sea Salt Carmel Chocolates

We’re excited to help you plan your evening with the gals! Contact us today to request pricing and to inquire about a calendar date.

Cheers, Your Carlsbad Food Tours Team

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Custom tours are offered

This is a private group experience in which we are happy to tailor a unique culinary experience to your group’s needs.

A Taste of Carlsbad

Experience a taste of Carlsbad Food Tours with delicious foods from specialty shops & local eateries.

Indulgence Food Tour

Our Indulgence Food Tour will allow you to indulge yourself at our newest & tastiest eateries:
Barrel Republic, Ciccotti's & Park 101...

Private Group Tours & Experiences for Corporate Team Building Events

FOOD is the ingredient that bonds us TOGETHER, which makes it a perfect team building activity!

Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Yes, there is public parking located near the meeting location of the Food Tour. There are several large parking lots at the Carlsbad Village Train station. Remember our tours are 3-3.5 hours long. Transportation from downtown San Diego to Carlsbad is also available via the train.  The meeting spot for the tour is located near the Carlsbad Village Train Station.

Yes, you may shop at our specialty shops, however remember we are at each location for 15-20 min only, so keep your purchases minimal and quick, so that we can stay on schedule and continue with the informative tour and food tastings in a timely manner. Hopefully, you will allow time at the end of the the tour to return to your favorite locations and/or stores. You might also want to bring a small bag with you to carry any items you purchase.

Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through Carlsbad eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.

To maximize your chances of getting the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance. Tickets can only be purchased with a Visa  or MasterCard from our website or by calling. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted.

Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.

All locations are wheelchair accessible.

We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more).

Yes.

Infants and toddlers under age of 5 can come for free.

There is a reduced child rate for children between the ages of 5-11.

We are a family friendly food tour, we offer children and adolescent tickets.  Bring the entire family with you to experience and fun and filling afternoon.

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The Carlsbad Village Food & Walking Tour was a deliciously wonderful experience. Our guide was fabulous, personable , and bonded quickly with others. She had a lot of stories about the city of Carlsbad. Everything was delicious. I would highly recommend this tour!

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