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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. 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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Great tour, awesome guide!

Thanks so much to our fabulous tour guide Leslie for a fantastic afternoon! My partner, and I, and four friends recently joined the Gourmet on K tour. It was a large group... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Jordan E
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Thanks so much to our fabulous tour guide Leslie for a fantastic afternoon! My partner, and I, and four friends recently joined the Gourmet on K tour. It was a large group (maybe 15 people?) and Leslie did a great job of breaking the ice, bringing the group together and, of course, setting us up with some seriously good grub.... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Thank you so much to Sandy who offered us an upbeat informative tour of Murphys. We were so enchanted that we are imagining our retirement return. Amazing food at every stop! Loved the Sushi, the cupcake war won us over and we are bringing home many wines, olive oils, spices and balsamic vinegars. A great way to begin your stay... More 

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Folsom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My friends and I had a wonderful time on the midtown tour and the food was wonderful! Leslie, the tour guide, was very informative and passionate about food & beer!

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

Thank you for your positive review and sharing with us your thoughts on our sushi stop along the tour route. We value all our tour participants input on how we can better our tours and offer a 5 star experience for each and every person who puts their trust in us when purchasing a food tour ticket. We always change... More 

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

Happy to read your review and know we did not disappoint when it came to our Origins of Sacramento Food Tour. We appreciate you taking the time to leave your positive review. If you ever come back to visit, we hope you will look into another one of our food tours! Happy touring!! More 

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

We love it when our tour participants take the time to leave such positive comments. Thank you! So glad your day turned into a "wonderful adventure" with your friends and Local Roots Food Tours. Come join us again sometime soon! We love sharing our passion for our city, food and history! More 

Rocklin, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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LocalRootsFoodTours, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on our Murphys Food & Wine Walking Tour. We sure are glad we met your expectations and you fell in love with the quaint and delicious town of Murphys. We hope you will return in the near future to experience our other 3 walking food tours in Sacramento! More 

ANGELS CAMP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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
2 reviews
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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 

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