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Local Roots Food Tours

1209 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
1-800-407-8918
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Ranked #1 of 25 activities in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Local Roots Food Tours offers food and farm adventures throughout Sacramento and its beautiful valley region. We offer 3 different walking food and... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Northern California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

This was my fourth food tour in as many cities and this one is the best so far. We did the origins tour of midtown. My husband and I took our two teenage sons who have been on two other food tours and they agreed that this one was excellent. Leslie was fabulous! She was on time, very organized, warm... More

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Sacramento
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Though we live in the area, we enjoyed trying some new restaurants with a very personable guide and having the opportunity to talk with some of the chefs.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who loves food and learning the history of the city you are visiting. I took the "Origins of Sacramento Food and History Walking Tour"- Joelee was our tour guide and did an amazing job. The food was absolutely fabulous and the tour was educational and informative and really gave you a great... More

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

We love reading "Best Tour Ever Taken"! So happy to know we exceeded your expectations and you walked away as a tourist visiting Sacramento knowing more about our beautiful and delicious city! If you are ever back in our neck of the rivers.....come join us again - we have a lot more to share and love having you come along!... More

Sacramento, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I went on the Urban Food & Art tour with a friend yesterday. We are locals and it was a great way to lean about the midtown area's art scene and enjoy delicious local food tastings. Our tour guide Leslie was exceptional. She was fun, knowledgeable and very attentive to everyone on the tour. I would definitely recommend locals and... More

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave your positive review on our Urban Art, Food & Libations Tour. We love sharing a piece of Sacramento with fellow locals and tourist alike. Happy to read we met your expectations and you walked away with more knowledge on our local art scene in Midtown. Come again, will you? We will be waiting! More

Carlsbad, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I just returned from the "Gourmet on K, Culinary Walking Tour." What a fun way to see the area, learn the history of Sacramento, and find some good local restaurants. Our guide, Leslie, had a wonderful personality and great enthusiasm. We ended up going to six local restaurants and a candy store. By far the two favorite restaurants from our... More

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

What a great way to spend the day indeed..thank you for sharing your experience and letting us know we met your expectations and you found 2 favorite places to go back to and enjoy great wine and food! We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We hope you will join us again...and bring your friends for... More

Auburn, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I just got back from the fabulous "Origins of Sacramento Food & History Walking Tour". This was the perfect way to spend a lovely day in Sacramento. I found this tour through a Groupon ad, and am so glad I signed up! I live in Auburn and am not all that familiar with Sacramento neighborhoods, so I really enjoyed having... More

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

Oh Yes! Sounds like you and your guest had a great time on our Origins of Sacramento Food & History Tour. We love what we do and reading your positive review always brings a smile to our tour guide faces. Thanks for taking the time to share your positive experience with future food tour participants. Come join us again on... More

Rocklin, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Just experienced the food and art tour and had a great time. This is a great way to experience some of the best of the Sacramento food/drink scene and learn about some midtown art. The food and drinks were great. Larger portions than I was expecting. Our tour guide was fun and very knowledgable. Get together with some friends and... More

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

We love when our food tour participants walk away happy and full after experiencing one of our walking food tours. Thanks for leaving a review and sharing your positive comments. Come join us again and we will fill your belly and mind with more good food and knowledge! More

El Dorado Hills, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

On this tour we were able to experience a variety of restaurants with a small sampling of food at each one. Along the route we walked down streets and alleyways to view some of the local art scene, including scenic murals and graffiti art. Also stopped at Capital Stage theater to learn about their plays for the season while their... More

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

Bellies full and walking away knowing more about Midtown than you knew before after experiencing our Urban Art, Food & Libations walking tour. Cool! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. We greatly appreciate it and hope to see you and your spouse on another one of our culinary adventures in the near future! More

Sacramento, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We are Sacramento locals, but love food, wine and history, so the Gourmet on K Walking Tour was a perfect fit! We started at Vines at the Hyatt, delicious salmon....next, Pizza Rock, I never thought that balsamic, prosciutto and cheese would be so good on a pizza! Then off to Estelle's Patissirie, for delectable strawberry éclairs...third stop Ella's, their onion... More

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

Wow! Thanks for taking the time to share your Gourmet on K Culinary Tour experience. We are excited to read reviews that spell out SUCCESS! So glad to know we exceeded your expectations. We hope you will join us again soon on another fun food tour - we love your enthusiasm!! More

Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

As someone who had eaten at most of these local food spots, it was a cool experience to meet owners/chefs at the establishments and get to hear their aspirations and goals for the upcoming year. The highlight for me was getting insight on the artwork along the tour - I hadn't noticed most of the graffiti in the alleys -... More

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

Thank you for your review! We are happy to learn that our Urban Art, Food & Libations tour met your expectations and you feel even local Sacramentoens can join us and learn more about their own city and all it has to offer in food and art! We hope you will join us on another walking culinary adventure in the... More

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