My sisters and I like to find interesting ways to celebrate our birthdays by doing something together. We thought a walking food tour would give us a chance to reconnect with each other while trying out some of the great eateries of Santa Monica. It was perfect. We had lots of time to catch up with each other , enjoy an eclectic mix of the Santa Monica food scene, and have a wonderful conversation with our warm, intelligent and interesting tour guide Sandra.
TASTE OF SANTA MONICA WALKING FOOD TOUR
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UPDATE 10/2020: This tour is currently unavailable.
See why foodies and chefs alike travel from all over the world to explore Santa Monica’s food scene. Join us as we sample unique offerings at local establishments on the forefront of culinary exploration, exceptional tastes using the highest quality ingredients.
Explore Santa Monica on foot
Try a variety of cuisines
Learn about the history of downtown Santa Monica
Visit one of the largest and oldest Farmers Markets in California
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ABOUT THE TOUR
$79 per person
11:00am Wednesday and Saturday. Other times & days by request.
1502 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Approximately 2 miles
Minimum 2, Maximum 12.
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Food tasting at 3-4 local eateries.
We do not provide or purchase any drinks on this tour apart from the bottle of water we give you at the start of the tour.
Gratuities not included.
What to Wear?
Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen
DISCOVER THE LOCAL FOOD SCENE ON FOOT
The streets surrounding Downtown Santa Monica boast an eclectic collection of cafes, restaurants and people, making for a must-see local hangout on the Westside of Los Angeles. While each tour varies depending on restaurant availability, stops and tastings may include an award winning cheeseburger, handcrafted doughnuts, authentic Italian sandwiches, and even a visit to the famed Farmers’ Market.
Moving along at a comfortable pace, you’ll follow your expert guide through downtown Santa Monica taking in the history and culture of the area while gaining an intimate knowledge of the local food scene.
The exact stops made on this tour vary from day to day, but we will always stop at 3 or 4 local eateries.
We found this awesome place while walking near the Pier. We picked one of the bikes with a front-wagon that seats two. My wife, son and I had a blast on the ride around Pier. The staff were really nice and took the time to explain everything.
It’s more than a food tour. The food stops were delicious (obviously) but what made it special was our guide, Gary. Gary is both knowledgeable and passionate about the Santa Monica neighborhood, often sharing many interesting facts of the area. The tour goes at a comfortable pace, giving ample time to absorb the sights, sounds and taste of the food and neighborhood. We also learned interesting snippets of history and culture.