Duration: 2-3.5 hours
Location: Downtown Carlsbad "Village by the Sea", California
Private Group Tour tickets that are sold more than 15 days from agreed tour date require a $250 per each unique tour group paid via credit card to hold an agreed upon date, time slot(s), and tour guide(s), (non-refundable) if tour is cancelled.
Beer Tasting at local brewery
Tasty desserts from local shops
4-6 food tastings, enough for dinner
Cicciotti’s is casual Italian dining cooked by a Published Author & Chef Gaetano Cicciotti. They serves classic Italian pasta, gnocchi, bruschetta, tiramisu & limoncello.
Barrel Republic is the Mecca for craft beer & wine lovers to come for the freedom to pour. Let’s not forget the delicious Mac & Cheese with a touch of spice, delicious!
Artisanal donuts; Strawberry Cheesecake, Smores, Bear Claws and Butter donuts
Park 101 is Carlsbad’s unique answer to community dining, lounging and sipping in style in the heart of the Village. We’ve made sure that there’s something for everyone at our 8000 sq. ft. multi-level, plaza-style complex.
Caldo Pomodoro serves up North County’s finest Italian fare with exciting dishes and unique ambiance. At Caldo Pomodoro, every dish is created with old fashion Sicilian zest.
Offers an extensive variety of chocolates, full coffee and expresso bar, and retail wines, ports, and champagne.
Señor Grubby’s started in 2008 by a group of local guys looking to put a twist on the local Mexican fair. After numerous trips to Mexico and local Mexican & American breakfast spots they noticed missing elements that they wanted to highlight.
Gaia prepares gelato in small batches every day, using only our authentic Italian recipes. They have installed in the heart of Carlsbad an authentic Gelato Lab.
Standard Private Group Tour tickets cost 62$ per guest with a minimum of 6 guest; this includes all food & wine tastings at 4-6 locations. A tour guide gratuity fee of 20% will be included in your total cost and provided directly to your tour guide(s).
Main Differences between private tours:
The Standard Private Tour is a good combination of delicious food and wine tasting.
Happy Hour Tour is focused on drinking and less about the food.
Premium Private Tour has both cocktails, mimosa, wine, beer and plenty of food, enough for dinner.
If these options do not fit for your group, feel free to choose from the below tasting locations to create your own Private Tour Option.
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Premium Private Group Tour tickets cost $69 per guest with a minimum of 6 guest; this includes; cocktail, mimosa, beer, wine and all food tastings, at 4-6 locations.
Happy Hour Group Tour tickets cost $52 per guest with a minimum of 6 guest; this includes; mimosa, beer & wine, some food, 3 tasting locations.
Witch Creek Winery
Red wine & Dessert wine
Caldo Pomodoro - Garlic Bread Baked Artichoke Hear
Baked Artichokes with lot's of cheese and garlic, marinara & garlic bread
Al Pastor Taco - Roasted pork infused with pineapple, fresh cilantro & homemade tortillas.
Vigilucci's Gourmet Market
Pasta or Panini or Meat & Cheese plate
Gelato ice cream flight with 4 unique tastings
Smoked Meat Platter with chicken, brisket, Tri-tip, pork or Watermelon Mimosa
Gnocchi, Bruschetta & Canoli or Lemoncello
Sea Salt Carmel Chocolates
Northwest corner of State and Grand. Across the street from our first tasting location Caldo Pomodoro 2907 State Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008.
PARKING: Carlsbad Village Train Station & street parking
Yes, there is public parking located near the meeting location of the Food Tour. There are several large parking lots at the Carlsbad Village Train station. Remember our tours are 3-3.5 hours long. Transportation from downtown San Diego to Carlsbad is also available via the train. The meeting spot for the tour is located near the Carlsbad Village Train Station.
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.
We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more).
All locations are wheelchair accessible.
Yes, there is one stop in our tour that includes wine tasting from a locally produced winery. Please let us know if you prefer to abstain from alcohol.
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"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. Everyone had a great time and there was truly something for every appetite!