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Catalina Food and Walking Tour

Highlights
  • A tasty 3-hour, small-group walking tour of Catalina Island
  • Sample delicious foods from six locations
  • Learn about the island’s rich cultural and culinary history from your informative guide
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Catalina Food and Walking Tour
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Catalina Food and Walking Tour
US$ 100.88
Overview
Try a taste of Catalina Island on this 3-hour culinary walking tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll travel along the iconic waterfront architecture, passing the famous Casino Building, and learn about the cultural and culinary history as you go. You’ll stop at six local hotspots to sample fresh seafood, sweets and other traditional Catalina foods. This small-group tour is limited to 16 people for a more intimate experience.
What to Expect
Your tour will begin in central Catalina Island, where your foodie guide will meet you. Be sure to arrive with an appetite, as the area is known for its great restaurants, delicious seafood and, of course, beautiful views of the Pacific.

Head first down Front Street to admire the original Catalina tiles from the early 20th century. As you walk, you’ll make stops in six different locations, sampling fresh seafood, sweets and traditional homemade recipes. Your guide will share stories about the culture, cuisine and history of the island as you travel from one location to the next.

Continue along Avalon’s charming streets, stopping to view the notable architecture along the water. You’ll see the historic Inn on Mt Ada — a one-of-a-kind guestroom mansion that was once home to the Wrigley Family — and the famous Casino Building.

Before your tour concludes, treat your taste buds to one last local favorite, a beer float. Your guide will part ways with you in a central spot, where you can continue exploring Catalina foods and attractions on your own.
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1 - 5 of 370 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Afternoon of local history and delicious food

I spent a lovely and fun afternoon on the Catalina food tour. Unlike other food tours I have been on, this is not just about the food. I learned about the island, and how it came to be what it is today. Paula was extremely...More

1  Thank Guide695800
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing day in Catalina

What a fun time I had on the Catalina Food Tour. Paula was awesome! She was knowledgeable and so pleasant. I learned so much about the island's history and totally enjoyed all of the restaurants that we visited on the tour. Highly recommend if you...More

Thank Nicole R
CatalinaFoodie, Owner at Catalina Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicole! We are so glad you enjoyed your foodie experience with us! We will pass on your kind words to Paula. We agree- she is awesome! Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you for another tasty adventure!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wonderful day in Catalina

Lili is a wonderful guide who had researched the island's history and provided lots of interesting detail about the island. The food was scurumptous and even my husband, who doesn't like seafood enjoyed the coconut shrimp. We both loved the roasted artichoke. I would recommend...More

Thank Marilyn U
Reviewed 18 August 2018
Catalina History with Great Food and Drinks

We took this tour as an excursion from a Carnival cruise that stopped in Catalina. We checked in at the Marina and was told to meet our guide at a location just a few minutes away. Lili was our tour guide. She was full of...More

1  Thank abimages
CatalinaFoodie, Owner at Catalina Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you so much for the thorough review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed each tasting location so much. We love the variety of tastes each location provides, too. We agree, Lili really is a great guide! Will make sure to pass...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018
good food and interesting stories

Being my first time at Catalina Island, it's hard to know where the best food is going to be. We had small samples of food at six different places and it made it easy to figure out where we got dinner later that day, which...More

Thank Njkingsbury
CatalinaFoodie, Owner at Catalina Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your food tour experience with us. While we love every location, Steve's tends to be a favorite among guests. We are so happy to hear you went back for dinner! We will pass on your kind words...More

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