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    What to Expect
    As you compare gourmet cheeses, participate in a craft beer tasting and indulge your sweet tooth, you’ll gain an appreciation for a distinct neighborhood that most tourists never see.

    We’ll stroll past elegant Victorians, food trucks and street art as you learn about the history of Hayes Valley. You’ll taste and chat with other food-loving guests, and leave the tour with a host of restaurant recommendations for your next trip to Hayes Valley.

    Tasting itinerary:
    • Seasonal ice cream made before your eyes by liquid nitrogen
    • Smoked chicken gumbo from a New Orleans style bistro
    • Artisanal salami and bread from the 'first couple of charcuterie'
    • Bahn mi sandwiches from an upscale Vietnamese street food café
    • Gingerbread cupcakes voted 'Best Cupcake in America' by Food Network
    • Gourmet cheese tasting with wine from a French garden café
    • Craft beer flight (or wine) from a speakeasy inspired lounge.Please note: Tastings are subject to change without notice. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Patricia's Green - children's playground
    Departure Time
    2:00 AM
    • Food tasting
    • Local guide
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years old
    • A maximum of 12 people per tour
    • All tickets sold are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled; the tour is held rain or shine.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I went on the Hayes Valley tour on a Sunday with our 10 year old. Ahmet the owner was our guide and we had a fantastic time! He was extremely knowledgeable about the area and took us to some great stops. We...More

    Thank laguilar01
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Enjoyed this tour. Food was really nice & they did a nice job to minimize the garlic (which was in nearly everything) to trace amounts, which I appreciated (allergy). However...note that this tour is quite meaty so for us non-mammal eaters, it left little options....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank ktrips9797
    Ahmet A, Owner at Gourmet Walks - Fun Foodie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for all of the kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour hope to see on more of our tours in the future. Just to be clear, we can definitely accommodate vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, and gluten free diets on the Hayes...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our group met in the exact place as described, and by group I mean it was just me, a couple from Austin, and our guide. I really liked the small group experience as we all got to know each other well. Nicole is a local...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank madtv261
    Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

    Traveling solo on business and having lived in SF, I booked the Hayes Valley Tour as a way to enjoy a few extra hours in the city in a fresh way. Maria Antonia took myself and another family out for some amazing food. By far...More

    Thank angela6571
    Reviewed 23 July 2019

    We were a fairly large group with half of us being locals. We were still surprised by some of the places we were able to visit. Our group was split into 2 for the first 2 stops and then came back together for the rest...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank AllieRF
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    6 May 2019|
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    Response from 062sandyc | Reviewed this property |
    They have set times, but might be more flexible for a larger group. They’re very responsive to emails. It’s worth asking.
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