Let Us Tailor A Unique Food Experience For Your Private Group

Private & Custom Group Tours pricing and Reservations:

Private group tour tickets are sold at the same price as Public Tours.

A tour guide gratuity fee of 18% will be included in your total cost and provided directly to your tour guide(s).

No refunds are given for no-shows or cancellations.

Private Group Tour tickets that are sold less than 15 days from agreed tour date require full payment to hold a specific date, tour route and time.
Private Group Tour tickets that are sold more than 15 days from agreed tour date require a $250 per each unique tour group paid via credit card to hold an agreed upon date, time slot(s), and tour guide(s).
Final headcount and remaining balance (non-refundable) paid via credit card are due 15 days prior to the event.
Once purchased, all tickets and payments are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled.


Please refer to the FAQ page for further information.
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Carlsbad Food Tours Private & Custom Group Tours

Carlsbad Food Tours Private & Custom Group Tours 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. Be it a corporate team building event or a social gathering for 10 or 40 people, we create fun and unique bonding experiences for your group while you relax and enjoy the tastes and sights Carlsbadian’s love.

Treat your group to an unforgettable cultural & culinary experience with Carlsbad Food Tours. Relax and let us plan your private & custom group tours fun and tasty event. We love to cater to groups who are looking for a more intimate experience.

  • Witch Creek Winery Wine Tasting
  • Gregorio's Italian Eggplant Sliders
  • Carlsbad Chocolate Bar Sea Salt Carmel Chocolates
  • Caldo Pomodoro Garlic Bread Baked Artichoke Hearts
  • Humble Olive Oils Olive Oils and vinegar
  • Senor Grubby's Al Pastor Taco
  • Vigilucci's Gourmet Market Pasta or Panini
  • Gaia Gelato Gelato ice cream

Entice your taste buds Learn about the history of California wines, while sipping some of the local favorites. Our goal is to entice your taste buds

Meet, Greet & Engage with local chefs Meet local chefs and here stories about their life and how they got started in the business.

5 out of 5 star ratings on Yelp 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellences! 5 out of 5 star ratings on TripAdvisor

Learn about Carlsbad's local history including the key to Carlsbad’s success and how Carlsbad got it's name!

What to Expect


  • Private Group Tours are perfect for team building events, corporate parties, networking and happy hour celebrations.


  • WHEN:To be determined
  • TIME:Custom start and end times are available
  • HOW MUCH:$59 plus 18% gratuity
  • WHAT’S INCLUDED:All food & wine tastings
  • SALES DEADLINE:48 hours prior to scheduled tour
  • WHO:Company Team Building Events, Holiday Celebration Parties or Birthday’s!
  • CAPACITY:20 person per tour (2 tours per day are available with prior arrangements to accommodate up to 40 guest)
  • WHAT TO WEAR:Casual clothing
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY: Kids are welcome
  • DISTANCE/WALK LEVEL: 2 miles/Easy
  • CLOSEST TRAIN STATION: Carlsbad Village Station
  • WHAT TO WEAR:Casual clothing
  • WEATHER CONDITIONS:Mild low 50-60 high 70-80
  • MEETING POINT:Corner of State and Grand near Carlsbad Village Train Station in front of fountain


All logistical details will be agreed upon ahead of time by the private group tour organizer and Carlsbad Food Tours.

Minimum Participant Requirements: 10-40 guest

Option to customize length, start times, and tour distance covered.

Private and exclusive experience limited to your group members.

Easily accommodate small and large groups (up to 40 people).

20 guest per tour – 2 tour option available upon request

Customize tour locations and ability to add drink pairings.

Carlsbad Food Tours will try to accommodate any particular requirements or dietary restrictions.


“Excellent time had by all!”
5 of 5 stars January 19, 2016
We had so much fun on our tour, I did not want it to end! Cheri is an awesome guide! Food was great. A very unique experience. And we learned a lot about beautiful Carlsbad's history. I highly recommend this tour to visitors and locals alike

Cheryl L. Vista, California