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Address: 73595 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4350
Phone Number:
+1 760-870-1133
11:30 - 14:30
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Taste your way through Palm Desert's upscale shopping and art district or...

Taste your way through Palm Desert's upscale shopping and art district or catch the downtown vibe of Palm Springs while enjoying an entertaining, cultural, educational journey. You'll walk away with a new-found culinary perspective, a satisfied stomach and a local's knowledge of this beautiful destination. This 3 hour walking tour covers 1 mile at a leisurely stroll. Whether you are a visitor or a local, our food tour is a fun, casual way to sample the sights, sounds and flavors of Palm Desert and Palm Springs, CA.

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A great overview of distinct food available in old Palm Springs.

We usually do a food walking tour when we arrive in a new destination so we get a sense of the local history and exposure to interesting food establishments. The Desert Tasty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanne M

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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually do a food walking tour when we arrive in a new destination so we get a sense of the local history and exposure to interesting food establishments. The Desert Tasty Tours didn't disappoint. Our guide Ginny was a local and knew the area well. We sampled 7 different foods from olive oil/ vinegar vendor to pizza to indulgent... More 

Thank Joanne M
Charlottesville, Virginia
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful few hours in Palm Springs with Kevin as our guide!! Really enjoyed the food and stories. Only thing we would have changed is maybe going to another locally owned business rather than a chain like Hard Rock. Would highly recommend and would do it again!!

Thank rathburn
Kristy K, Owner at Desert Tasty Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed the tour with Kevin! More 

Indio, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our husbands are in a member/guest golf tournament so we home town girls took our guests on the El Paseo tour. Kay was great in sharing about Palm Desert and about each place we went to ... the tastings were great, the hosts were so welcoming to us. We had a great time. Great way to entertain friends! Our guests... More 

Thank gamead
Kristy K, Owner at Desert Tasty Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the fabulous review. Kay had a great time with your group too! More 

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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This tour was a lot of fun and the food choices were all tasty. Our guide Kay was delightful and was full of useful information. I would definitely recommend taking this tour when you're in Palm Desert.

Thank Kimberly C
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

What a great way to experience local culinary treats. Everything was wonderful from the ceviche to the trout. I would book again. So much wonderful food.

Thank Tracy M
Omaha, Nebraska
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Always a great way to get some history of the area and try the local food. Our Tuesday tour went to six places and had minimal amount of waking compared to some city food tours. We even got alcohol at two spots and two places had dessert items. Afterwards you had discounts to go back and use at your convenience.

Thank LynHS77
Grace City, North Dakota
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We went on the Palm Canyon tour and had a wonderful time. Our guide, Kevin, was amazing and added lots of information on the history of Palm Springs as well as the restaurants. A great way to spend 3 hours.

Thank janettopp
Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My husband and I joined two other gentleman on today's Desert Tasty Tour led by Laurie. What a delightful, fun and delicious experience we had :) As outlined by other reviewers, we visited 6 different places (5 eating establishments and one spice shop.) Laurie knows how to lead a tour and would find the answers to the few questions asked... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband and I went on this food tour. Went to 6 locations. Great food and drink. Arnie was our tour guide and he was great. Highly recommend. After the tour we went back to one of the restaurants for happy hour! Almost too much food!

Thank Cynthia M
Hillsboro, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017

My husband and I loved the Desert Tasty Tour on El Paseo hosted by Kay this last week. Kay took us to six different places over a 3-hour period. The food, drinks, company (there was one other couple on the tour), and information that Kay shared about the local area was just perfect! Each place was extremely accommodating to our... More 

Thank cdissen

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