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Taste of Carlsbad Food Tour


What you will experience

Bucket Listers is excited to partner with Carlsbad Food Tours to offer you exclusive ticket pricing:

Encinitas Vegan & Vegetarian Food Tour:

💰$68 per per person (originally $80)
⏰11:00 AM

About the event:

Exploration of Encinitas history & culinary vegan & vegetarian scene.
Interactive vegan food tour led by a professional guide.
6 tastings including vegan donuts.
Hand-selected bites from local eateries & cafes.
Small group setting for an intimate experience.

Come experience the world-famous Southern California food culture, through a delectable 6-course plant-based meal from local eateries!

Learn all about the history and culture of North County San Diego, while sipping on local beer, and munching on cultural cuisine in the laid-back beach town of Encinitas.

Known as the birthplace of the California yoga movement, the coastal surf vibes and glamorous celebrity history of Encinitas have led to a world-class plant-based food scene that's sure to impress vegan and non-vegan guests, with a variety of gourmet sweet and savory eats.

A knowledgeable guide will share some of the interesting facts about Encinitas in the early days with stops at historical landmarks and original buildings, along with an insider's commentary on modern-day Encinitas, with stories about local street art, surf culture, agriculture, and more.

A Taste of Carlsbad:

💰$68 per per person (originally $80)
⏰Times Vary
📍Downtown Carlsbad: Corner of State and Grand 

About the event:

Eat like a local and experience the historic city of Carlsbad through a food and wine walking tour, indulging in a light meal’s worth of tasty snacks and sips from various restaurants and shops in Carlsbad Village. Along the way, listen as your food-loving guide shares insider insight into the area’s culinary scene; learn about the origins of Carlsbad while you sample unique local favorites from neighborhood restaurants, cafes, and specialty food stores.

Arrive in charming Carlsbad Village and meet your expert tour guide at the corner of State and Grand in front of the fountain. It is located near the Carlsbad Village Train Station at 2775 State Street.

Embark on your food-focused excursion, including artisanal donuts, and French crepes. From there, continue to a series of locally owned Italian restaurants, where you can savor Old World dishes including generations-old recipes.

Enjoy award-winning California wines at Witch Creek Winery and get the chance to savor locally crafted wines.

Your trip to Carlsbad would not be complete without stopping at Senor Grubby's for their delicious Al Pastor tacos.

To complement your foodie exploration, between each destination your guide offers interesting commentary about the lovely Victorian architecture and old-fashioned storefronts that fill downtown Carlsbad.


-Exploration of Carlsbad Village’s history & culinary scene
-Interactive gourmet food tour led by a professional guide
-More than 6 tastings, like gelato & California wine
-Hand-selected bites from local eateries & Italian cafes
-Small group setting for an intimate experience

Private Group Experience Tour:

💰$75 per per person (originally $88)
⏰Times Vary
📍Downtown Carlsbad: Corner of State and Grand 

About the event:

-Private Group Tour Experiences must have a minimum of 2 guest per tour.
-Number of Tasting Locations will be dependent on time available for tour: 3 hours = 6 Tastings
-Let the village be your corporate event venue of chose with Carlsbad Food Tours. Choose your favorite tasting locations in the village.
-Wine Tasting: entice your taste buds & learn about the history of California wines, while sipping some of the local favorites.
-Meet, Greet & Engage with local chefs hear stories about their life and how they got started in the business.
-5 out of 5 star ratings on Yelp & TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!
-Learn about Carlsbad's local history, culture and architecture, including the key to Carlsbad’s success and how Carlsbad got it's name!


All sales are final, no refunds or exchanges.


What to consider

Lets keep it safe: 

State mask rules
The City of Carlsbad falls under the California Department of Public Health's mask requirements. This means everyone is required to wear masks in:

Public transit and in stations, terminals, and airports
Indoors in K-12 schools and childcare
Healthcare settings
State and local correctional facilities and detention centers
Homeless shelters
Long-term care settings and adult and senior care facilities

Masks are required for unvaccinated people and recommended for everyone in:

Indoor public settings
Family entertainment centers
State and local government offices that serve the public

For more information, including exemptions, visit the state's COVID website.


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