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Santa Barbara Tasting Tours

Intersection of State Street and Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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A Taste of Santa Barbara, an intimate food walking tour of the mid-State Street area, is currently being offered every Saturday(and 7 days a week for private tour groups of 8 or more). Each tour stops at 6 different locations, where guests will enjoy food tastings of some of the areas best food finds. As we walk the tour route, you'll taste some of the best dishes in Santa Barbara and learn about the history of the area (including the Arlington Theater, the County Courthouse, and the Presidio). Our tasting tours are intimate and informal, giving you a behind the scenes look into some of our gourmet food producers and culinary purveyors. French pastries, Northern Italian dishes, gourmet cheese, local wine, handcrafted chocolates, East Coast deli fare, and dishes featured on the Food Network are among the tasting options.
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Intersection of State Street and Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No bus involved, you do the walking from food pit stop to food pit stop, but the outcome is similar. Whether you are in Santa Barbara for a day, a week, or for longer, this food tour is a fantastic way to get to know...More

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VenturaFoodHappening, Owner at Santa Barbara Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the tour, your time with your tour guide and your day in Santa Barbara. We hope to see you on another tour sometime soon...Take care! Oh, and for future reference...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour. Small group led by Nina who was very patient and engaging with our young kids. Overall really pleased. We have been to SB before twice. It just shows you behind State St many more food and drink delights await! Colin

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VenturaFoodHappening, Owner at Santa Barbara Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review, Colin. We're so glad you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you on one of our other tours next time you are in town!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had a very fun day tasting some wonderful samples in the heart of Santa Barbara. Our tour guide was Jennifer and she was so laid back and a joy to be with. We loved her style and information she presented. We started at the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was a wonderful foodie tour of Santa Barbara. From olive oils to noodle bowls to chocolates to wine to ice cream it was very delicious. The guide was great, knew his stuff. I would highly recommend this for anyone visiting or living in Santa...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

From the Public Market, to an excellent Italian restaurant, to olive oil/wine tasting, to chocolate and ice cream...it was a 2 and a half hour walk through downtown Santa Barbara that could not have been more enjoyable. The guide had a firm grasp of Santa...More

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