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Taste of Carlsbad Guidebook

Eat Like a Local!

Carlsbad's one and only Food, Wine & Walking Experiences! Become a local in 3 hours! You will experience delectable foods from authentic one-of-a-kind specialty food shops, delicious local restaurants and ethnic eateries while receiving an insider's view into the culture, history, and architecture that defines the Carlsbad Village.

Experience a taste of Carlsbad with delicious foods from ethnic specialty shops & local eateries.
Here are some of the spots you may encounter on our Taste of Carlsbad food tour:

Cicciotti’s Italian

Froglanders Crepes

Witch Creek Winery

Strawberry Shack or The Goods Donuts

Senor Grubby’s Mexican 

Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana & Seafood

Traditional Italian Cuisine

Authentic Italian Old World dishes including generations-old recipes from his home in Naples. Cicciotti’s is casual Italian dining cooked by a Published Author & Chef. Gaetano Cicciotti. Luxury desserts include tiramisu, cannoli and gelato.  As a native Italian Chef Cicciotti serves true traditional Italian cuisine that is focused on the freshest ingredients available.


French Crepes

Froglanders offers delicious savory and sweet crepes:


Witch Creek Winery

Wine Tasting Room Come in and taste 6 of their famous wines for only $10 in our beautiful tasting room right off the beach in Carlsbad. Wines, Food, and a good time! Witch Creek also has live music every weekend in their Carlsbad tasting room.

Gelato Love

Gelato Love prepares gelato in small batches every day, using only our authentic Italian recipes. They have installed in the heart of Carlsbad an authentic Gelato Lab.

Señor Grubby's

Señor Grubby’s started in 2008 by a group of local guys looking to put a twist on the local Mexican fair. After numerous trips to Mexico and local Mexican & American breakfast spots they noticed missing elements that they wanted to highlight.


Strawberry Shack

Tasting Location



The Goods Artisanal Donuts

The Goods is a purveyor of Artisan Doughnuts crafted with the finest locally sourced ingredients.

Gregorio's Italian Restaurant

Nestled in the Northern San Diego County beach town of Carlsbad is our Italian kitchen. Gregorio’s has been serving up great Italian food and pizzas for over 20 years.