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Address: 1209 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: 1-800-407-8918
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Description: Local Roots Food Tours offers food and farm adventures throughout...
Local Roots Food Tours offers food and farm adventures throughout Sacramento and its beautiful valley region. We offer 3 different walking food and cultural tours in Sacramento. Going beyond the big city - our other walking food tour can be found in picturesque Murphys,CA. Murphys Food & Wine Tour explores the Queen of the Sierra - a wonderful mining town with 8 delicious stops including food and wine. Ranked #1 Tour in Sacramento by Trip Advisor. Each tour offers a large variety of tastings (10+), while visiting 6-10 different specialty food shops, artisans, and neighborhood restaurants. Our 4 hour farm & wine tours are offered Saturday and Sundays with transportation provided - visiting local farms and vineyards with a gourmet lunch included. All of our tours are offered year-round, last between 3.5 to 4 hours and range between $42 - $70, depending on the tour. The tours focus on F.L.O.S.S. (fresh, local, organic, seasonal, and sustainable) foods and beverages. Enough food is served on each tour that most guests consider it a meal. Savor, learn, explore and connect to some amazing communities and their culinary dishes.
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Wonderful day of food/art and companionship!

We had a super fun time on the Public Art and Libations Tour of Sacramento with Local Roots! I bought this tour as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend, who loves art and food, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
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Davis, California
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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had a super fun time on the Public Art and Libations Tour of Sacramento with Local Roots! I bought this tour as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend, who loves art and food, and it did not disappoint. Directions/access to the meeting place were good, and we had no trouble finding inexpensive all day parking. Leslie, our guide, was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

For the moment we met Leslie we knew we were going to have a good time. She went above and beyond the normal tour with interesting facts about the city. The Origins tour had a good mixture of local cuisine. Make sure to come hunger there is more than enough food for the average person. We always do different tour... More 

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Bella Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

From the moment we met up with our group, our great time began! Leslie was an excellent guide with an upbeat attitude and lots of good information (she even gave us fun facts about the neighborhoods we walked through!). The food was great, and a manager or chef from each establishment gave us special attention and answered all our questions.... More 

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It was a little further than I had anticipated, but it was worth it from the moment we arrived! Tonja new it was us right when we pulled off the main drag and we had her to ourselves on a quite Tuesday morning/afternoon. The tour was rich with history and savory flavors from the moment we started to the very... More 

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ANGELS CAMP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We enjoyed the indepth experience of restaurants, wineries and shops with town tales by Tonja thrown in. At Alchemy we had a meet and greet with Chef Jason and served plated food with a paired beverage. And this was just the beginning! Don't miss this tour.

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LocalRootsFoodTours, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this review

So glad to read that you enjoyed the indepth experience of restaurants, wineries and shops with town tales by Tonja on your Murphys Food & Wine Walking Tour. We love what we do and love when participants walk away full and feel their expectations were met. We hope you will come join us again on another culinary tour in the... More 

Roseville, Ca
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My wife and I were both raised in Sacramento, so the area is familiar to us. However, since we are both food lovers and we like the downtown area, and we now live in Roseville, we decided to try the downtown walk and culinary tour. What an absolute joy! We had Leslie as our guide, and she is just plain... More 

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LocalRootsFoodTours, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this review

“What a Wonderful Way to Spend an Afternoon in Sacramento!” We are so glad you did! Thanks for coming on one of our walking culinary tours and sharing in some great food, fun and fellowship with the local restaurant owners and chefs. We appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. Hopefully we will see you and your spouse... More 

Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Our guide, Tonja, was fantastic! She has lived in the local area for 25 years and knows everyone. Every place we visited she had a personal connection with the hosts and we were treated accordingly. Her local knowledge led to interesting tidbits and her enthusiasm for the area was reflected in her demeanor and presentation. She is truly an outstanding... More 

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LocalRootsFoodTours, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this review

"A wonderful afternoon of food, fun and camaraderie." Sums up our walking food tour in Murphys quite nicely if we don't mind saying so ourselves! Thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderful review about Tonja and your tour experience. We love what we do and what we offer as a tour company. We hope we will see you... More 

Sacramento, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What a lovely way to spend an afternoon! We were expertly guided around some of Midtown's hidden treasures by Leslie, our very enthusiastic, charming and capable guide. We tasted some great nibbles and beverages and learned about Sacramento's developing art/graffiti scene. We thoroughly enjoyed our walk, talk and tasting tour. The company was great and we had a bonus of... More 

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LocalRootsFoodTours, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive experience in a review - we appreciate your feedback and reading that you thoroughly enjoyed our walk, talk and tasting tour. Come join us again! We will take you to some more hidden gems to taste and tour. More 

Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As a veteran of food tours, I was excited to find a food tour in Sacramento. The guide was really knowledgeable about the area. We were introduced to some really great restaurants in the J street area and the samples had ample proportions. The price for the tour was very reasonable. I would definitely take a tour from this company... More 

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LocalRootsFoodTours, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this review

Excited to learn that you love food tours and chose one of ours to participate on. We are thrilled that we met your experienced expectations and left filling full. Thank you for taking the time to leave our positive review. We hope you will join us on another culinary adventure in the near future! More 

Longmont, Colorado
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

The Murphys Food Tour on 9/26 was great! Lots of good food and drinks, a lot of history, the tour guides Tonya and Sandy were knowledgeable and entertaining, and the vendors were gracious and informative. All on all a wonderful time.

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LocalRootsFoodTours, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this review

We couldn't agree more; "Murphys Food Tours Rocks". Thanks for taking the time to submit your positive review for your tour experience in Murphys. We hope to earn your business again next time you are looking for a fun activity that is going to rock your world! More 

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