Food tours in San Francisco

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Food Tours in San Francisco

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City Tours
4 hours
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Walking Tours
3 hours
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  • jaygee20172017
    Comox, Canada4 contributions
    Terrific way to experience the Little Italy neighborhood. This was our first food tour for our family (2 adults 2 kids 9 and 11 yrs) and we all loved it. The tour started on time and was kept on schedule by our great tour operator Isabella. Accommodations were made for the vegetarian in our group which was very appreciated. Local insights, facts and fun stories were shared keeping the entire tour interesting and everyone smiling. We were surprised by how generous food tastings were at each stop - no one needed lunch after the tour as we were all full. Highly recommended for all visitors. Thank you - we had an excellent time.
    Written 27 September 2022
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  • Laurie O
    3 contributions
    We greatly enjoyed eating our way through Chinatown and hearing the history of the area with Brian as our guide. Tea Tasting at Ital Tealeaf is a very unique experience and the perfect ending to the tour. We highly recommend Brian and the tour to anyone looking for an insider's perspective.
    Written 28 September 2022
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  • Storyteller654546
    1 contribution
    Brian is an extremely knowledgeable, entertaining guide. I felt he customized the tour to our group. This was the best food tour I have ever taken. The food experiences were all delicious and I wouldn’t change anything.
    Written 28 September 2022
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  • JHSNC
    Greensboro, NC7 contributions
    My wife and I did the Mission Tour in San Francisco. Wonderful tour! Tour guide Lane did a particularly great job. He was informative, personable, and really added to our experience.
    Written 29 September 2022
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  • Romeo T
    Marysville, CA27 contributions
    No more street parking (dedicated bike lanes now) along this strip, but Hornblower has a private parking lot at Pier 3 which is very convenient.

    Boarding was relatively quick and seamless. The only "hold up" was the photography session for each group. (Hornblower: it would be beneficial to start taking photos once people have started lining up instead of waiting for boarding to commence).

    Great selection of food and drinks, and we were able to go out to both the Golden Gate Bridge AND Bay Bridge because the weather was so beautiful.

    Highly recommend this brunch cruise if you're ever in the area. It's a great way to experience the beauty of both the SF and Oakland bays.
    Written 26 September 2022
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  • gnowhb
    Millbrae, CA142 contributions
    We went on their dinner dance bay cruise with a group. Overall the experience was pleasant with a beautiful view of the bay. We went under the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge at night so the lights were really nice to see. Plus seeing the city at night is really spectacular.

    The food was decent but not necessarily worth what we paid. But you have to consider that the bay cruise is what we are really paying for and the food is just an add-on. Drinks were a little on the pricey side and service was pleasant.

    After dinner there was some dancing with a DJ providing music. But it was more spectacular to just go outside and take in the views.
    Written 5 November 2019
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  • Mike W
    2 contributions
    Very fun and educational. The restaurants picked by the host were all great and the historical information was informative.
    Written 18 September 2022
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  • Kimberlyd
    Greenville, NC37 contributions
    Great tour of a great town. Viv was fantastic. So very knowledgeable about Sausalito and San Francisco, and fun interesting facts! We thoroughly enjoyed the tour as well as the food (plenty of it) and the wine pairings. A great way to explore a beautiful city, and an absolutely wonderful guide. Highly recommend!
    Written 3 October 2022
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  • Rhonda Y
    3 contributions
    Alcatraz was amazing!! A definite must see! The food tour was good and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and chose good tastings. However, it is quite expensive for what you get.
    Written 18 July 2022
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  • MadisonMarathoner
    Madison, WI8 contributions
    Blair was very informative and the empanadas and ice cream were delicious! Very fun to get some steps in between and see the beautiful San Francisco architecture!
    Written 26 September 2022
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  • Donna G
    1 contribution
    Loved this tour - Eve was great, food was amazing, learnt so much and ate so much! Highly recommend.
    Written 6 September 2022
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  • Krit5840
    Clearwater, FL17 contributions
    Neil was a very knowledgeable guide and took us to some out of the way...DELICIOUS...food establishments. The food was unforgettable...however...beware the hot sauce🤯🔥
    Written 6 March 2021
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  • Lng48
    1 contribution
    I wasted so much time calling and trying to settle the amount that I was overcharged for San Francisco Signature Dinner Cruise for 8 persons which turned out to be just a 3 meal course instead of a Buffet!!! I was also expecting Hornblower Bell Yacht but to my dismay it was way smaller than I was expecting. I called Viator many times and was asking for a manager but the representative would always say I will fix the issue for you. They would put me on hold for so long. They would ask me to call Hornblower but according to Hornblower they had nothing to do with Viator’s booking and over pricing. Until after probably over 10 times, I received an email saying that the case is closed and theees nothing they can do to refund the overpriced dinner. What a way to rob people! Bad business!!! I am a Certified Travel Agent, I would never ever recommend VIATOR.INC for bookings! NEVER!!!
    Written 31 May 2022
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  • finekf
    6 contributions
    We had a great time on our food tour through the mission district. Lots of really delicious food and feel like we got a good overview of the area. Food tours are a great way to explore a city! Highly recommend.
    Written 19 February 2020
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