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team building food tour


The Carlsbad Food Tours team is happy to work with you to create the perfect food tour suited to your team’s interests. We showcase the best of our seaside village.

Our private food tours are a great opportunity for your team to get outside the office and enjoy a taste of Carlsbad’s favorite local shops, tasty ethnic eateries, and some of the newest places in town creating a buzz. We’d love to be a part of your team’s culinary adventure tour in Carlsbad, California.

The cost of a private 3 hour food tour is $75 per person, plus 20% gratuity. which includes delicious foods from 6 different places (enough for lunch/dinner), wine and or beer, plus a local guide’s presentation of the history and culture of the neighborhood.

Additionally, if you’d like to make your tour even more extra, you may also order additional  alcohol on your food tour. You may either pay the restaurant directly with your credit card the day of the tour. Or you can choose to have us add it to your tour proposal.

We also have vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options at all the food stops and can accommodate other dietary restrictions with advance notice. Kindly provide us with food restrictions/preferences before your tour.

The best way to get the process started is to contact us directly either via email or phone:

[email protected]

760 215-9433

Be sure to book your tour soon, as our private tour calendar fills up quickly.

We require a hold the date deposit of $250, to secure your tour date.

Looking forward to taking your team on a flavorful adventure, where you will learn about Carlsbad while eating your way through our tour of our beautiful coastal village.

Small and Large Group Food Tours

We specialize in large group private food tours. We are one of the few food tour companies that can accommodate large groups with multiple tour guides.

We can accommodate groups of up to 60+ people. We max out at 20 people per tour guide. Therefore, a group of 60 participants will have 3 tour guides, each with 20 people per guide.

All the groups will have the same starting and ending locations and eat at the same delicious places, but take slightly different routes. We can arrange for everyone to end the tour all together at the last tasting location.


  • Perfect for Team Building functions & corporate outings
  • Custom start & end times
  • Accommodate food restrictions
  • Additional alcohol servings for more fun!
  • Multiple guides for large groups

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We plan it, you enjoy!

From $75

Carlsbad Food Tours Private & Custom Group Experiences are the perfect way to get a taste of Carlsbad while enjoying the company of friends, family or co-workers.

We are happy to tailor a unique culinary experience to your group’s needs.

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

If you’re looking for the EASY button to set up your party, we can do the planning for you!

Visit five-six tasting locations where you’ll sample delicious food, wine, and beer tastings (enough for lunch or dinner). Number of locations will depend on time available for your group. Evening tours often move at a slower pace than daytime tour, allowing the guest to drink and linger a bit more, which is especially good for team bonding and celebrations.

Late afternoon to evening tours (4-7pm) available upon request. (Not available on Fri or Sat evenings)

Customizable to your group needs. Choose your time and day, we do the rest!

Call (760) 215-9433 or email: [email protected] to schedule your private group experience.

Up to 20 guest per tour. Large groups may be split up into 2-3 separate tours.




From $75

Offered daily 11:30 am. Celebrate your event or outing with a private food tour!  Enjoy some of the favorite restaurants in the village.  Wine tasting, pasta, gelato…

  • Let the village be your celebration venue of choice. There are so many great new eateries in our “Village by the Sea”.
  • Carlsbad is becoming quite the international foodie destination.
  • We have great Italian, Mexican, French, Latin and American Nouveau.
  • What is your flavor choice?  Can’t decide, then join us and check out 6 places in one day, find your favorites and return for dinner.
  • If you’re looking for the EASY button to set up your party or team building event, we can do the planning for you.  We plan it, You enjoy, local eateries for unique & delicious food.

Food is the Ingredient that Brings us Together!

  • Private Group Tour Experiences must have a minimum of 2 guests per tour.
  • 6 tastings locations
  • Let the village be your corporate event venue of choice with Carlsbad Food Tours. Choose your favorite tasting locations in the village.

Our mini tour is a shorter version of our Taste of Carlsbad Food Tour, for those that prefer to get to know Carlsbad in a short and sweet manner. It is a  perfect way to relax and enjoy  the company of friends, family or co-workers!

Duration:  2 Hours

3-4 Tasting Locations

8 guest minimum requirement

WHO: This is a great tour for those celebrating events, birthdays, anniversary or just life in general.

The tour also makes for a great bonding experience for team building. Bring your office down to the village for the afternoon and get to know each other on a different level. Relax and enjoy each other’s company, outside of the company itself.

Strolling the village is a great way to spend your day of celebration. Learn about Carlsbad’s history, culture and architecture while eating your way through the town.
We plan it and you enjoy!
Wine tasting at our local urban winery or Beer tastings at a local brewery.
Three food tastings local eateries; a mixture of Carlsbad’s best restaurants!