A Taste of Carlsbad

Adult Price: $59
Child Price: $35

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Private Experience

Adult Ticket $59
Child Ticket $35

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A Taste of Carlsbad Eat Like a Local!

      A Taste of Carlsbad Private Experience La Cucina Nouveau
    When: Tours offered Daily Daily TBA
    Time: Departs at 11:30 am To be determined 11:30am
    How Much: $59.00 $59 plus 18% gratuity $59
    Whats Included: All food and wine tastings All food & wine tastings All food and beer/wine tastings
    Sales Deadline: 1 hour prior to scheduled tour 48 hours prior to scheduled tour 24 hours prior to tour
    Who: Perfect for both local San Diego residents and visitors interested in indulging their inner foodie Company Team Building Events, Holiday Celebration Parties or Birthday's! Locals and visitors
    Capacity: 16 20 person per tour (2 tours per day are available with prior arrangements to accommodate up to 40 guest) 20
    What to Wear: Casual and comfortable clothing with walking shoes Casual clothing California causal
    Weather Conditions: 65-75 degrees Mild low 50-60 high 70-80 Sunny most of the time
    Meeting Point: Downtown Carlsbad Village at the corner of State and Grand at Fountain Corner of State and Grand near Carlsbad Village Train Station in front of fountain Corner of State & Grand in front of fountain

    Treat yourself to an unforgettable cultural & culinary experience with Carlsbad Food Tours where we dare you to explore the real Carlsbad!

    Carlsbad Food Tours

    Carlsbad Food Tours

    Our goal is to provide both a fun and fulfilling experience as we walk (and eat) our way through Carlsbad’s most scenic and historic neighborhoods. This is an experiential event you will not soon forget!

    Expect to be with us about three hours as you learn about the origins of Carlsbad, to what we see today.  Throughout the tour, you’ll sample unique local favorites from neighborhood restaurants, cafes, and specialty food stores.

    Vigilucci's Gourmet Market

    Vigilucci’s Gourmet Market

    Unique and Specially-Selected Food Tastings – When visiting

    An expert guide helps you to easily navigate as you discover the diverse history, architecture and culture of downtown Carlsbad Village. Stroll through the main streets of Carlsbad which house a wonderful concentration of museums, restaurants and historic landmarks uniquely mixed with shops and art galleries and vibrant street murals. You’ll walk down Grand Ave to Carlsbad Blvd and enjoy the majesty of the Twin Inns and the Carlsbad Mineral Spa historic landmarks.

    Our guided Gourmet Food Tour visits 8 food tasting locations within the quaint village of Carlsbad. 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.

    Stops include one of Carlsbad’s most romantic restaurant, tasty deserts from local eateries that have been made from recipes past on from generation to generation. Award-winning wines that are grown in California, will be a delight for your taste buds. California wines are some of the best wines in the world.  Enjoy wine tasting at one of Carlsbad’s Urban Wineries. Your Carlsbad 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 $59.

    Included in the guided walking tour is also our popular Tasting Guide, which features valuable maps, exclusive guest coupons and discounts.

    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 Carlsbad what it is.

    Get off the beaten path, and lose yourself in the passageways and history of Carlsbad Village culinary treasures!


    Famous Cinamon Rolls

    Famous Cinamon Rolls

    Have questions? Here’s the most frequently asked.

    Which allergies and dietary preferences are accommodated on the Carlsbad Food Tour?





    Are drinks served on the Tours?

    Have questions? Here’s the most frequently asked.

    Which allergies and dietary preferences are accommodated on your tour?

    Are drinks served on your tour?

    We provide water for you at many of the tasting locations. However, we always recommend that guests bring their own refillable water bottle to help prevent waste. Alcohol is provided on the Carlsbad Food Tour experience, however at the Wine or Beer tasting location. Additional alcohol can be purchased on site but remember we are at each location for 15-20 mins.

    Can I book a private group tour?

    Yes, Sweet and Savory Private Group Tours are available for all tours offered. To set up or learn more, please visit our Private Group Tours page and submit a Private Group Tour Request Form. A member of Carlsbad Food Tour’s staff will respond within 24 hours.


    Can I shop during the tour or experience?

    Yes, you may shop at our specialty shops: Humble Olive Oils & Vigilucci’s Gourmet.

    Are the Food Tours/Neighborhood Food Experiences run year-round?

    We are a seasonal business open from May – Dec 31st

    Still have questions?

    Can I book a private group tour?

    Yes, click here to book private tour or call 760 215-9433