What you'll do
Our food tours provide a deep dive into Carlsbad's unique history, architecture and cultural insights. At each tasting location we delve into the backstory of the eatery - ownership history, recipe stories and much more. Caldo Pomodoro - family owned eatery with Gina & her brother Fran. Before Caldo was a restaurant it was one of the first hotels in town, built in 1925. Cicciotti's - family owned restaurant with Chef Cicciotti who is also a published author: "Cicciotti's Kitchen Italian Family Favorites. Barrel Republic is the Mecca for craft beer lovers. It is a pour-your-own beer bar founded by San Diego Sockers co-owner David Pike. The Goods - artisan donuts, owned and operated by the Barille family of Carlsbad. Park 101 is Carlsbad’s community dining with a BBQ inspired menu. Humble Olive Oils: Family owned and operated olive oil store and tasting room in Carlsbad Village. Witch Creek Winery: San Diego's oldest beach urban winery, specializes in small lots of quality red wines. Gaia Gelato: Cousins from Rome bring taste of Italy to Carlsbad with their authentic Italian recipes. A brother & sister team, Lisa & Greg are the new owners of Carlsbad Chocolate Bar.
Cheri Poulos, Chief Foodie and Founder of Carlsbad Food Tours was born & raised in California. She has lived in San Diego over 30 years & has a strong connection to Carlsbad. in fact one of her daughters was Miss Carlsbad 2005. So she voted herself to be Mrs. Carlsbad. Cheri see herself as a Carlsbad Ambassador and believes the best way to experience Carlsbad is through its food because food tells the story of a neighborhood’s people, history and culture. In 2017, Cheri won the Women-Owned Business Award at Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce for her hospitality and love of the city.
8 Food Tastings Vegetarian, gluten free, lactose intolerance friendly
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Where you'll be
Our food tours provide a deep dive into Carlsbad's unique history, architecture and cultural insights. At each tasting location we delve into the backstory of the eatery - ownership history, recipe stories and much more. We stop at family owned eateries, urban wineries and historical sites that make Carlsbad what it is today. We learn about Carlsbad history while eating our way through the village.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend. Minimum number of guest 8 per private tour Our tours are wheelchair accessible.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Wheelchair accessible: This tour is suitable for those with mobility issues as the route is step free, throughout the tour there are also opportunities to use accessible toilets. Small intimate groups for Airbnb guest Meeting Location: Northwest corner of State and Grand, near the fountain.
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