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Planning an Event in Carlsbad

Carlsbad's near perfect year-round temperatures are a great draw for corporate conferences or celebrations. Carlsbad is a quaint beach town with European elegance with boundless ocean views. Our village by the sea has a wide range of accommodations, world-class golfing experiences, local breweries, event venues and other services including personal chefs and music. We also offer private group experience food tours/team building activities. Let the village be your venue of choice with our private team building food tours. 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 have several private tour options, see below:

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!

Team Building Event in Carlsbad
 Team Building Event Review A great way to break free from a business trip!

We booked the food tour for about 15 of us and had a great time. Downtown Carlsbad is a cute little surfing village with lots of history, restaurants, and shops. We made stops at Caldo Pomodoro for their famous garlic bread, delicious marinara, giant meatball, and artichoke dip; Humble Olive Oils for their flavored oils and vinegars; Vigilucci's Gourmet Market for the most amazing fresh made pasta in vodka sauce and lots of treats available from Italy; Witch Creek Winery for a wine tasting and for those who didn't want wine, there was delicious coffee (I got the nitro pour cold brew- delish!); Gregorio's Italian Restaurant had awesome eggplant sliders; Sub Zero Ice Cream was a real treat, frozen with Nitrogen and boy does it deliver on flavor! We had to skip Senor Grubby's pork tacos because we were on a time crunch, but the last stop was the Carlsbad Chocolate Bar and it did not disappoint. Everyone had a great time and there was truly something for every appetite! Thanks again from all of at the Laboratory Products Association!

Food & Wine Tour Team Building Event Awesome tour!

Group of 8 went on this food and wine tour for work team building event. Ben was our guide and we all had a great time. Super interesting information - especially loved to hear about all the cool art around town. The food was delicious and definitely recommend going hungry because you will be stuffed at the end. Thank you for wonderful afternoon!

Office Private Group Experience Most enjoyable tour!

Our office had great fun on this food tour and had six food stops (about half dessert, half savory). But easily the most enjoyable part of the tour was learning about the history of Carlsbad from our tour guide, David. He presented the story in such an engaging and well thought out manner, and covered so many interesting dimensions of Carlsbad's historical uniqueness. In terms of logistics, both David (our tour guide) and Cherimarie (Carlsbad Food Tours contact) were responsive and professional - it was just an exceptional experience all around! Thank you!

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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.

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