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San Francisco: Food and Street Art Tour of the Mission District (Small Group)

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    Stop At: Mission District, Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

    Your San Francisco food-tasting tour of the Mission District kicks off with a breakfast of coffee and donuts. Sink your teeth into an artisan-made treat fashioned from locally sourced, organic ingredients. Choose from an eclectic selection of donuts, ranging from bacon maple apple to chocolate rose to lemon and thyme, perfectly paired with your cup 'o joe.

    Your guide introduces you to the neighborhood and its legendary food scene. Stop at a local panaderia, or Mexican bakery, emblematic of the Mission District's Latino culture. Bite into pan dulce, or Mexican sweet bread, made fresh daily, and wash it down with refreshing agua fresca, a blended fruit drink.


    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Balmy Alley Murals, Off 24th Street Parallel to Treat Ave and Harrison Street between 24th & 25th Streets., San Francisco, CA 94110

    Continue on to see the murals located along Balmy Avenue, an area with artistic roots dating back several decades. Then sample pie from a local shop, and find your own slice of joy in strawberry rhubarb or perhaps a roasted cauliflower and black olive quiche made with free-range eggs and organic dairy.

    After a taste of these delights, hop on a bus (ticket at own expense) and travel a few minutes down the heart of Mission Street, making your way to one of the oldest and most beloved taquerias in the neighborhood for a sampling.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Clarion Alley Murals, Clarion Alley What3words: ///royal.crown.stay, San Francisco, CA 94103

    Then proceed on foot to Clarion Alley, where you'll find the second largest collection of murals in the Mission — more contemporary than Balmy Avenue and lined with colorful graffiti. Your guide takes you to the center of the city's hipster scene at the Mission’s best thrift stores and one of the trendiest bakeries where you can grab a final snack.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mission Dolores Park, Dolores Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

    Conclude your 2.5-hour food tour at Dolores Park and the nearby Mission Dolores church.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: San Francisco Urban Adventures, San Francisco, CA

    Spend as much time as you like here, learning about the history and stories that built San Francisco.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    2760 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Dolores Park West Pathway, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Inclusions
    • Gourmet donut
    • Mexican pastry
    • Agua Fresca' (fruit drink)
    • Sweet or savory pie
    • Taco
    • Professional Local Guide
    • Entry/Admission - San Francisco Urban Adventures
    Exclusions
    • 2 bus fare
    • Optional Gratuity
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Small group of a maximum of 12 people
    • Casual clothing is appropriate for this tour
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Had a great and insightful tour with Anne Marie. She was knowledgeable, dynamic and fun. Come hungry cause you’re going to be eating a lot. We ate donuts, tacos, ice cream and pupusas. All delicious and from locally-owned businesses.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Claire L
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Anne Marie is the best guide out there. She seamlessly intertwined culture, food and art! Her exceptional knowledge and enthusiastic attitude made for a fun tour and educational experience! I highly recommend this tour!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Angie A
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    I had Anne-Marie on the tour this morning. She was very considerate about keeping us in the shade as it’s been a really hot day. Lots of stories about the various murals and lots of food I haven’t tried before. Didn’t bother about lunch today!...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank diddy9
    Reviewed 10 September 2019

    Attended the Food and Mural Tour in the Mission District on a perfect, Sunday. It was my first time in San Francisco so I was a blank canvas as far as expectations go. Our Guide, Anne-Marie, was amazing and provided intricate knowledge and history of...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Brandon C
    Reviewed 9 September 2019

    My daughter and i did the tour with Molly. Molly was a great guide who took us to some interesting and tasty food outlets that were very local and authentic. it was also interesting talking to her about local culture, politics and art. she was...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    Yes, I think she’d enjoy this tour. The murals are exquisite, but also socially and politicaly charged. Food is fantastic, not to mention exotic! — Marlene
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