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Taste Santa Barbara Food Tours

Open today: 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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3 weeks ago
“Must do!”
7 Aug 2018
“If the locals like it, visitors will love it!”
A 3.5-ish hour walking progressive lunch through famous Downtown Santa Barbara. Walk, eat, drink and learn about Santa Barbara. Fun facts, culture, a little architecture & history and of course the food! This tasting tour is great for tourists AND...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
+1 805-364-0462
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in town last weekend with friends (3 couples total) and we took this tour on the first day of a long weekend in town. It was a great way to get a feel for downtown. Food and wine portions were generous, along with...More

Thank Wendi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend doing this for anyone who wants to experience Santa Barbara and all of its hidden gems! Melody was an amazing tour guide and we really enjoyed the different tastings but also the history of Santa Barbara. And every place we stopped, we felt...More

Thank Toni A
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting SB and love food you've got to check this out. This was my first food tour and we had a blast. The tour had great variety and diversity between eating and learning about some of Santa Barbara's history. The food was...More

Thank Dannielle M
Reviewed 3 August 2018

What a treat and fun day! Evan and her assistant, Dylan, led a marvelous tour through the heart of Santa Barbara guiding us through much of the history of this wonderful city and ensuring our hearts, minds, and bellies were happily full. A great array...More

Thank swidzer
Reviewed 27 July 2018

My husband and I took my sister-in-law that was visiting from the East Coast. We live in Santa Barbara. We had the BEST time! Evan was a warm welcome to the usual boring tour guides. She made everything super fun and welcoming for the whole...More

Thank Natalie P
Evan S, Owner at Taste Santa Barbara Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

We are so glad y’all had a fun on the tour, we loved having you and Thank you so much for the great review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Evan’s energetic and enthusiastic personality made this tasting very enjoyable. Even though I thought this event was a bit pricey, I highly recommend it. Along with the fine wine and food samples I learned some history of Santa Barbara in a fun way.

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Thank jansan40
Evan S, Owner at Taste Santa Barbara Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thank you so much for the great review Jan - we had so much fun with your group! Stay cool and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 24 July 2018

We enjoyed the tour very much. Nice selections on the food and enjoyed the wine most of all. The pairing of wine with chocolate truffles was great! One thing to note is there is quite a bit a walking and stops to hear about the...More

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Thank courtwerner
Evan S, Owner at Taste Santa Barbara Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thank you for the food times and great review. Melody had a great time with your group and I got some fun pics too. They’re posted on the Facebook page in the July album! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 18 July 2018

We really enjoyed this tour. Our guide, Brittany, was very personable and gave us lots of interesting facts about Santa Barbara as we walked from place to place. The food was really good, and we enjoyed the wine tastings towards the end of the tour....More

Thank AmandaZona
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My entire department took this tour and it lives up to the hype! We learned so much about the history of Santa Barbara, got to eat some really delicious food and visit some places we'd never been! Evan and her team are fun and they...More

Thank ashtenomalley
Reviewed 4 June 2018

My husband and I went on our tour with Evan a few months ago. We love everything about this tour. The food was great and can't wait to go back to many of the tasting locations. We also talked about other restaurants that weren't on...More

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Evan S, Owner at Taste Santa Barbara Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! We hope to see you again soon and want to see pics of all the food you eat - don't forget to #tastesb

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Carol P
24 June 2018|
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Response from Evan S | Property representative |
Yes, we can definitely accommodate a gluten allergies. When you book tickets, please just let us know (the guide will also ask if anyone has any food allergies).
Leila T
23 May 2016|
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Response from Evan S | Property representative |
Hi there Leila, Because this is a walking food tour, we do not pick up or drop off at hotels - Uber or the state street trolley would be your best bet. The tour is about 3.5 hours, give or take. We walk a little under 2... More