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Taste of Canyon Road Food Tour

  • Eat and drink your way through Santa Fe’s Canyon Road on a tasting tour
  • Learn about the neighborhoods history and diverse food culture from a guide
  • Enjoy a progressive three-course meal with wine pairings as you walk
Taste of Canyon Road Food Tour
From US$129.00
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Taste of Canyon Road Food Tour
From US$129.00
Explore Santa Fe’s rich heritage through the history and food culture of Canyon Road. Learn how the neighborhood, which was established in the 1600s, grew from a Spanish farming community to a nationally renowned art market. Enjoy the area’s wide range of flavors, from traditional New Mexican cuisine to innovative contemporary cooking, on a tasting tour that amounts to a progressive three-course meal with wine pairings.
What to Expect
Meet at 2pm at the northeast corner of Paseo de Peralta and Canyon Road (in front of the famous "Canyon Road" sign). Over the course of the tour, you'll walk approximately two miles while enjoying a progressive three-course meal spread across three different restaurant stops. 
PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST BE IN GOOD WALKING CONDITION as sidewalks are narrow and pavement along Canyon Road is often uneven.
Food and wine stops on this tour may include (please note each tour includes three food stops, below are examples from previous tours):
• Wine and cheese at Café des Artistes
• Chef's choice with sommelier paired wines and cocktails at El Farol
• Contemporary Persian cuisine at Milad Persian Bistro
• Decadent homemade desserts and exotic teas at The TeahouseArt galleries that we visit may include (two galleries per tour):
• NuArt Contemporary
• Bindlestick Studio
• Sage Creek GalleryHistorical and cultural sights you will see include:
• Canyon Road (of course!)
• Acequia Madre, Santa Fe's historic irrigation system still used today
• El Zaguan House (historic home dating from early 1800s; currently home to the Historic Santa Fe Foundation)
• Olive Rush Studio (former home of pioneer female artist, on the Historic Santa Fe Foundation Register of Historic Properties)
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thanks Lauren!

A little trouble on my part for not immediately finding Lauren at our meeting spot. I was texted a set of coordinates which Google tried (not very accurately) to identify as a store that no longer exists. Anywho, met Lauren and the group and got...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank justcallben
Reviewed 6 November 2018
Highlight of our Santa Fe stay!

Our guide, Joe, was wonderful, so knowledgeable about the history and very personable. The food experiences were ones we would not have done on our own, so happy to know about them for future visits. They were all delicious, such a treat! Loved the art...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael M
Joe G, Owner at Wander New Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi Michael, It was so nice having you and your wife join me on Canyon Road this past weekend. I'm delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour, the food experiences and the galleries. It was such a pleasure chatting with you all during...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Must-do tour for visitors to Santa Fe

Thank you to our guide, Liana. for our fun and informative Canyon Road Food Tour. This was definitely the highlight of our visit to Santa Fe and we will recommend it to anyone planning a trip there. We enjoyed talking to Liana and the couple...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Elaine F
Joe G, Owner at Wander New Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Hi Elaine, I'm so happy to hear that your Canyon Road tour was the highlight of your visit to Santa Fe! Liana is a great guide, so I'm glad to hear she was able to introduce you to Canyon Road's rich mix of history, art,...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Wonderful way to spend an afternoon.

The taste of Canyon Road included history, galleries, food, wine, and a wonderful guide (Liana). I highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda S
Joe G, Owner at Wander New Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi Linda, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your afternoon with Liana on the Canyon Road tour! Thanks for visiting Santa Fe and for taking a tour with us! Cheers, Joe

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile
Lots of good food

This tour had a sampling of visitors from all corners of the USA. This makes it possible to meet new friends, share food and drink with them, exchange ideas about food and drink and common interests. All the food was excellent and the galleries interesting....More

Thank Rochelle B
Joe G, Owner at Wander New Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi Rochelle, I'm happy to hear you found the food to be excellent and the overall experience to be a "great food tour". You're absolutely right in that we view food and drink as something that brings people together, so I'm glad to hear that...More

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Bonnie B
16 May 2018|
Response from JoeGriffith | Property representative |
Hi Bonnie, The Canyon Road tour is our newest tour - we just launched it last month! I’m sure we will have reviews in for that tour soon. In the meantime, you can check out the reviews for my two other tours for an idea... More
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