We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Carmel Food Tours

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: San Carlos St at 9th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number:
+1 800-656-0713
Website
Today
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Thu 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Carmel Food Tours is a walking, tasting and cultural tour of beautiful...

Carmel Food Tours is a walking, tasting and cultural tour of beautiful downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. Experience the most famous artist colony in California with a leisurely stroll through the heart of Carmel, taste a specially-selected variety of foods and wines from local restaurants and boutique shops, and become acquainted with the unique history and culture of this magical city.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$79.00*
and up
Carmel Small-Group Food and Wine Walking Tour
More Info
US$69.00*
and up
Small-Group Breakfast Foodie Tour

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 332 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 311
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Wonderful Tour!

We had a very lively private party of 12 and Tracy handled us perfectly! The tour was such a blast and the food and drinks were delicious. After the tour, we walked around the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paige H
Add Photo Write a Review

332 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 332: English reviews
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very lively private party of 12 and Tracy handled us perfectly! The tour was such a blast and the food and drinks were delicious. After the tour, we walked around the town, fell into a few tourist traps, and went straight back to a pub Tracy took us to earlier that day. We would have never known... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Paige H
Level Contributor
359 reviews
174 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I adore food tours and this one was great. It gave a nice overview of the area, looked at some very historic restaurants as well as new ones, walked around the central city and ventured off the main drag, explored different food varieties and tasting opportunities. Overall a very well rounded and enjoyable experience. You'll leave full (and if you... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lizz H
Alamo, California
Level Contributor
302 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We take food tours whenever we travel. Living close to Carmel and visiting frequently for forty years, we didn't contemplate a food tour. This visit, we were unable to play golf, so, a food tour was on the agenda. Though rain was threatening (and did appear), our tour went forward. Our adorable, "rocking" guide, Amber, had yellow rain ponchos at... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank LLCJ54
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mig was an awesome host! So knowledgeable! I would do this again! Made the trip extra special! We had a taste of Mexican, Italian, fish and chips, olive oil tasting, and the best was saved for last, the chocolates! Great way to see Carmel and enjoy food samples from some of the top spots in town.

Helpful?
1 Thank Sandi B
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must confess that I was not very excited about participating in a food tasting tour. However, Mig, our charming guide, quickly disarmed my apprehension and turned our afternoon into almost delightful and memorable experience. The food sampling was absolutely delicious and diverse. Mig was knowledgeable, kind and very fun. Our experience could not have been better.

Helpful?
2 Thank Timrochelle
Saint Johns, Florida
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

What an interesting and enjoyable three hour tour! And I am sure that our tour guide, Mig, is the best. She has an adoreable outgoing personality that makes everyone feel welcome and an integral part of the group. Our children purchased this tour for my birthday when they learned we were going to Carmel and since we had never been... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Jennifer D
Stockton, California
Level Contributor
33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is an excellent way to be introduced to Carmel-by-the-sea. If you're a local you'll learn something new about Carmel and if you've never been here you'll fall in love with the beauty and uniqueness of this seaside town. The tour guides are not only familiar with the rich history of this area but also have a passion for it... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Sandy9091929498
Winters, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary with this tour. Our guide Tracy was the perfect mix of friendly and knowledgeable without being overbearing. We enjoyed the small group size. We were truly impressed with the amount and quality of the food and drink and we definitely plan to revisit some of the stops in the future. We believe that... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Mary Jo R
Seaside, California
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I am a local. We had several couples visiting us and I wanted to find something fun to do for the afteroon. The food tour was a great choice. Not only did a I learn a little history about my own area but we discovered some great places to eat that we will visit again.

Helpful?
1 Thank Sheri A
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing tour, great variety of tasty food and wine. Tracy was a very informative and friendly guide and showed us a bunch of local architecture as well as the restaurants and tasting places. Can't recommend enough!

Helpful?
Thank Austin M

Travellers who viewed Carmel Food Tours also viewed

Carmel, Monterey County
Carmel, Monterey County
 
Carmel, Monterey County
Carmel, Monterey County
 

Been to Carmel Food Tours? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Carmel Food Tours and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Carmel Food Tours staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?