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Avital Food Tours

San Francisco, CA
+1 415-355-4044
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As seen on The Travel Channel, our walking food tours take guests on a unique food experience behind-the-scenes in the San Francisco Culinary World to meet chefs, restaurant owners and industry experts. You'll eat your way through the authentic local hotspots, while learning about the neighborhood history - The Mission District's murals, North Beach's Barbary Coast Trail and hidden tunnels, and Union Square's cocktail center. Bring your appetite!
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
San Francisco, CA
Mission District
+1 415-355-4044
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My work team enjoyed an afternoon with our guide Margherita in the Mission District discovering some interesting food, learning about the restaurants and laughing with friends. The tour was well planned with tables and food waiting for us as we arrived and all of our...More

Thank KGB757
Reviewed 4 days ago

I received a food tour of the mission from my sister as a Christmas gift, and just recently was able to redeem it. Our guide was Margherita and her passion for food as well as knowledge of the neighborhood's rich culture really made the tour...More

Thank aferris987
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our Avital Mission District tour with Daniel was great. Daniel was informative, sincere and respectful of the district, with great local connections and insights. He mixed well with all in the group, was welcoming and forthcoming with his knowledge. My favorite stop was the breakfast...More

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took the North Beach Tour with guide Margherita on Saturday and it was truly amazing. I'm not normally a seafood lover, so I was surprised to find that the Cioppino at Sotto Mare was my favorite dish on the tour. Margherita made the experience lively...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the North Beach Tour with Margherita. The food on the tour was delicious, and the history of the North Beach area was interesting and exciting. Margherita was, hands down, the best part of the tour. She is an absolute joy to be around...More

Thank rebeccashira
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great time on the North Beach food tour as part of a work outing. Margherita knew all the best spots including the absolute best pizza I've ever had in SF! She was super fun and a great host. Can't recommend enough!

Thank inevittable
Reviewed 6 days ago

Margherita is really a gift to this tour! She is personable, humorous and knowledgeable. She was meant for this field. We were lucky to have her as our guide. Every stop was planned and timed perfectly. Never once felt rushed. The food was amazing! Couldn't...More

Thank napier58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Mission tour on our first day in San Francisco. It was a great start to explore the city. Margherita was an excellence guide. Very caring, enthusiastic and funny.

Thank helxido
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our main reason for booking this tour was to get to Alcatraz ... and Alcatraz was great. But we want to tell you about the culinary tour. We weren't sure what the food tour would entail exactly so went in with no expectations. Our tour...More

Thank W2344GRpauld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Daniel took us around the Mission district. The food was amazing and Daniel was so knowledgeable. He was super sweet and easy to talk to also. I'm so impressed with the passion of the restaurant owners/chefs/ waiters. I would highly recommend this tour. The neighborhood...More

Thank Swla J
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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Marilyn P
11 March 2017|
Response from Avitalungar | Property representative |
Marilyn, Thanks so much for your interest in our gift certificates. Via our website for Avital Tours you can click on "Gift Cards" in the menu bar on the far right. (Sadly, TripAdvisor does not allow us to add url links into... More
Sarah L
8 November 2016|
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Response from Avitalungar | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, our guides and staff work really hard all year long, and since many of our stellar restaurant partners also close, we have decided to let everyone celebrate with their families. As a result, we are not running and... More
Carol s
13 August 2015|
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Response from Kim W | Reviewed this property |
Yes! It was lots of fun!