Carmel-by-the-Sea Walking, Cultural, Tasting Tours: Taste the Good Life!
Discover why celebrities, artists, and regular folks love this culinary jewel, and why they come back for more, time after time! Carmel is a charming seaside village that offers the best of the Central California coast. Exploring that charm— the food, the architecture, and the ocean views — with Carmel-by-the-Sea Walking, Cultural, Tasting Tours Staci Giovino is unforgettable. Staci loves her adopted town and hearing about the fun history, celebrities who frequent.
Three glorious hours of food, drink, history, camraderie, and an insider’s view of Carmel-by-the-Sea that you’ll never forget
- Seven tasting stops – educational, fun, and satisfying!
- Carmel’s iconic restaurants and shops are represented, with tastes and information exclusively for food tour participants
- Olive oil and vinegar on ice cream? Salt, too? Yep, you’ll try it on our tour
- Our food tour participant booklet offers additional recommendations, information, and discounts!
Unique and Specially-Selected Food Tastings – Our guided Gourmet Food Tour visits seven food tasting locations within the quaint village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. The food samplings on this tour are sure to stimulate your salivary glands, and satisfy your appetite for a satisfying lunch that is chock-full of variety. Each tasting is served from locally-owned and operated specialty food stores and ethnic or locavore-style eateries.
Carmel Food Tours stops include Carmel’s most romantic restaurant, chocolates that have been made with the same recipes for more than 100 years, and small-batch, award-winning wines that are grown and fermented exclusively within Monterey County. Your Carmel Food Tour will last about three hours and provides delicious tastings that are an adequate lunch for most. All food and tastings are included in the ticket price of $79.
Cultural, Historic and Architectural Experiences – Between the great tastings, you’ll stroll as locals do: through hidden passageways, exploring less-crowded side streets and discovering where to enjoy the freshest food and best wine. Recommendations for meals and lodging, architectural jewels, gorgeous displays of local flora and fauna, and places whose history make Carmel what it is are all shared with you by our enthusiastic, local guides.
Carmel Food Tours is a great way to experience the best that Carmel has to offer.