Indulgence Food Tour – Newest Eateries in Town (Park 101, The Goods, Cicciotti’s & Barrel Republic)

Duration: 3 - 3.5 hours

Location: Downtown Carlsbad, California "The Village by the Sea"









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Our Indulgence Food Tour will allow you to indulge yourself at our newest & tastiest eateries in town.

  • Satisfy your hunger during our Carlsbad walking tour as we make stops to 8 new eateries. Come hungry to experience a gratification of desire
  • Cuisine from all over the world comes together to create a tasting experience that is unlike any other food extravaganza, indulge yourself.
  • The food on this tour is enough to provide lunch for most people, so bring your appetite! Enjoy tasting the best food in Carlsbad.
  • Can't decide which place to go to for lunch? Try them all and see for yourself what Carlsbad's food scene is all about. A taste of Carlsbad.

The Indulgence Food Tour Departs daily at 11:30 am

Restrooms available during the experience.

Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Due to staircases, it is not wheelchair accessible.

Small groups of no more than 20 guests per guide.

Vegetarian substitutions are available. Notify us of SERIOUS allergies or aversions.

What to Expect

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Are you ready for a new dining experience with the Indulgence Food Tour

It is really easy to fall into a comfort zone though when it comes to food. If you are lucky enough to live in a town or visit a place like Carlsbad where there are plenty of restaurants, start having fun with trying new ones. What better way to see all you can see and eat your way through the town with Carlsbad Food Tours newest adventure The Indulgence Food Tour.

Enjoy the best Carlsbad’s restaurants while tasting local foods from “mom and pop” specialty food stores, famous Carlsbad historical sites and one-of-a-kind ethnic eateries.

Between tastings, you’ll experience the life of a Carlsbadian as you stroll the bustling tree-lined streets of Carlsbad’s celebrated neighborhood “The Village by the Sea”. Our enthusiastic, local guides share their knowledge and recommendations of architectural gems, beautiful gardens, historic mansions, backdoor venues, hidden parks and exciting local attractions and restaurants. You’ll even get the inside scoop on the secret speak easy bar in Carlsbad.  We’ll tell you the story!

The Indulgence Food Tour is great for local natives and tourists interested in exploring their inner foodie.  Whether you’re from San Diego and excited to be a tourist in your own city or visiting for the first time, we guarantee that you will walk way with new historical and architectural perspectives and a greater appreciation for Carlsbad’s culinary artisans.

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Carlsbad has a lot of new restaurants in town, this tour allows you to experience many of them all in one day!

Cicciotti's Trattoria

Cicciotti's is casual Italian dining cooked by a Published Author & Chef Gaetano Cicciotti. Our tastings will be a Bruschetta, Gorgonzola Gnocchi or pasta & Cannoli or lemoncello.

Barrel Republic Beer Tasting (or):

Barrel Republic is the Mecca for craft beer & wine lovers to come for the freedom to choose. We will be doing beer or wine tasting while enjoying their delicious fresh salads.

The Goods

Artisanal donuts; Strawberry Cheesecake, Smores, Bear Claws and Butter donuts

Park 101

Park 101 is Carlsbad’s unique answer to community dining, and sipping in style watermelon mimosa, yum or Smoked Meat Platter with chicken, brisket, tri-tip or their Acai Bowl.

Caldo Pomodoro

The "Hot Tomato", not a new restaurant but one of the best in Carlsbad so we had to keep it on the tour. Baked Artichokes or meatballs and their garlic bread.

Humble Olive Oils

Humble Olive Oils is a family owned and operated olive oil store and tasting room located on State Street in beautiful downtown Carlsbad.

Witch Creek Winery: Wine Tasting

San Diego's oldest beach urban winery, specializes in small lots of quality red wines. We will be tasting a sparkling wine, red & dessert wine.

Gaia Gelato

Gaia prepares gelato in small batches every day, using only our authentic Italian recipes. We will be tasting a flight of gelato with 4 unique tastings.

Carlsbad Chocolate Bar

Offers an extensive variety of chocolates, full coffee and expresso bar, and retail wines, ports, and champagne. Our tasting will be the delicious Sea Salt Carmel Chocolates.

Where to Meet

Meeting Point for Carlsbad Food Tours & Indulgence Food Tour
Downtown Carlsbad Village at the corner of State & Grand – 2898 State Street at Fountain (AKA: Village Pop-Up Plaza)

Meeting Location is near:
Carlsbad Village Train Station
2775 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Carlsbad Village Station, Address
Parking is available near the meeting location.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through Carlsbad eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.

You should bring with you a camera and a small bottle of water. When it’s really hot out, we recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. During the cooler seasons it’s important to wear and an extra layer of clothing and consider bringing an umbrella.

All locations are wheelchair accessible.

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.

Yes, we tour rain or shine! Our experience is that food tastes even better in the rain. Please bring a compact umbrella with you on the tour.

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5.0 star rating 10/2/2015
This was our first visit to Carlsbad & what wonderful fortune we had to sign up with Cheri for an amazing introduction to Carlsbad, it's history, and some very tasty samples of the food & drink it has to offer. This was a very enjoyable walking tour orchestrated by Cheri.

Gerald S. Visalia, California

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