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New Tasting Location Fresco Cocina

Fresco Cocina


Rediscovering Traditional Latin Cuisine.

Fresco Cocina

Fresco Cocina is a Latin inspired restaurant with a playfully curated menu, drawing on dishes from Venezuela Peru, Brazil, and Uruguay. The owner of Fresco Cocina grew up in Venezuela and wants to share the latin cuisine she enjoyed in her childhood.

Chef Idso (Pacifica Del Mar, Water Grill, Estancia), introduces Carlsbad to pabellón criollo, the national dish of Venezuela, which includes braised short ribs paired with black beans, rice, and fried sweet plantains. There’s also a popular, traditional Peruvian dish, a stir fry that typically combines marinated strips of sirloin with onions, tomatoes, french fries, and other ingredients; and is typically served with rice.  Brazilian churrasco which is the national barbecue of Brazil, where spit-roasting has been raised to the level of art.  In addition to an Uruguayan specialty called a chivito, a multi-meat and cheese sandwich often topped with a fried egg.

Fresco Cocina restaurant and bar brings a modern twist to traditional Latin cuisine …


Need a little getaway? Carlsbad, California is the perfect place for a weekend trip.  Carlsbad has the charm of an old European city and the atmosphere of a quaint Californian coastal community. With seven miles of fine white sandy beaches and the near perfect climate, the village is a popular weekend destination and a great place to live. We’ve put together our best lists of recommendations for the most notable 20 Fun & Exciting Things to do in Carlsbad, California.  From sightseeing to restaurant recommendations, you’re sure to find something that’ll pique your fancy.

Give the gift of a great food experience with Carlsbad Food Tours Gift Cards.  Good for all of our tours: Taste of Carlsbad and Private Group Experience Food Tour.  Choosing the perfect present for your loved ones is tricky business, and it’s even more difficult to find something you can be sure they’ll love.  Try gifting an experience and discover why they make for the best presents ever!







  • Corporate Team Building Tour
  • Carlsbad Trivia
From $75

Need help planning your corporate outing, small office party, or incentive reward?

Choose Carlsbad Food Tours and get the bonus of a natural team-building event.

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

Visit six tasting locations where you’ll sample delicious food, wine, and beer tastings.

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

We can accomodate large groups of 20+ guests per tour

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






  • Celebrations!
  • Anniversary
  • Birthday
From $75

Offered daily 11:30 am. Celebrate your event with a private food tour! This tour is great for celebrating an Anniversary, Birthday, Family Reunion, Bridal Shower and Bachelorette Party.  Enjoy some of the favorite restaurants in the village.  Wine tasting, pasta, gelato…

  • A Party without the mess and fuss!
  • 20 guest per tour
  • We plan it, you enjoy – customizable to your group upon request.
  • 2 Hour Tour - Compact & Budget Friendly
$49 per Person

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!  (4 guest minimum requirement)

Duration:  2 Hours with 4 Tasting Locations: 2 savory stops, 1 dessert and 1 wine or beer