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Address: 1067 Ella St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone Number: +1 800-979-3370
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Description: Are you hungry to discover new tastes, savory new restaurants tucked down...
Are you hungry to discover new tastes, savory new restaurants tucked down back alleys, and other seriously delicious food finds that celebrate Central Coast Cuisine? We know the food of this area, the artisans behind the eclectic stylings, and the fascinating stories of how geography, climate, pioneers, family farms, and now world-class chefs have converged to bring food and wine lovers the freshest fruits & vegetables, organic and sustainably produced meats and aquaculture available anywhere! These are the foods you'll discover and taste on our Food Tour!
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We had a great time!

Yule and Laura were both very accommodating. I contacted them about a week prior and arranged the wine tour and planned a proposal for my girlfriend, now fiancé! They are both... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Thomas J
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Grass Valley, California
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Santa Monica, California
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Fun, diverse selections of restaurants and boutique food stores. Our tour guide Yule was very engaging and pleasant. I didn't know what to expect, but I love local food that supports local farms and purveyors. I anticipated more of a highlight on the local shops that highlighted the amazing agricultural mecca in the SLO county. We had one wine tasting... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Yule and Laura were both very accommodating. I contacted them about a week prior and arranged the wine tour and planned a proposal for my girlfriend, now fiancé! They are both knowledgeable and new the perfect location for me to pop the question. We had an amazing time and my girlfriend loved the proposal. Yule took photographs of the whole... More 

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! It truly was a highlight for us to help you plan and execute your marriage proposal while on our tour. We are so pleased that the day came off as expected and that both of you created a most special memory for your future. Our best for a life of love and happiness together! More 

Carmichael, California
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Eight ladies went on a tour with Yule on Saturday, July 25 in SLO. We all felt that the 90 minutes in the chocolate shop was too long and the first stop at the Mediterranean restaurant should be eliminated all together. There was nothing special about the place or food, felt like we were there to bring customers into the... More 

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

We are so sorry to hear of your disappointing experience on our SLO Tour. You offer several suggestions for improvement, so Yule and I will talk further about your concerns and see how we might improve our tour further. Thank-you for taking the time to share your ideas. Again, I am sorry the tour disappointed you. Best Regards, Laura More 

Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My wife and I have been on many food tours but this one was the best. Yule, our guide, was fantastic. His knowledge of the food and history of SLO was great. The tour was suppose to be 3.5 hours but Yule entertained us for 4.5 hours. Great Job!!!!!!

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for writing about your tour. Yeah! We are happy our tour measured up to the many other food tours you have enjoyed. Yule is a great guide and takes pleasure in sharing all he knows about the SLO area (past and present.) We love serving guests like you who soak up the knowledge and good food as presented. Please... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Our food tour of this small central coast city was a good way to taste the local ingredients used by the local restaurants. Our leader, Yul, included history & culture of the restaurants we visited; and of course of the surrounding historical sites which makes up one of the California mission cities of San Luis Obispo. Enjoyed it very much!

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your positive experience of the SLO Tour. It makes our hearts 'sing' when our guests share their enthusiasm and enjoyment of the tour - Thank-you! Best regards, Laura More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is truly a special tour. It’s not just that the food is amazing (which it is!). Or that Yule is very knowledgeable, personal, engaging, and just generally really good at what he does (he is all that and more). What makes it special is that you feel like every little detail that matters to you as a person has... More 

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Wow - "You didn't want it to end..." What a compliment! Yule is a super guide and really enjoys doing these tours - I guess that sometimes shows. Thank you so very much for choosing our food tour and I hope you'll consider returning to try another of our tours. Best Regards, Laura More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

No wonder this tour is so wildly popular on Tripadvisor.com. Our tour guide Jule ("Yool") went above and beyond to introduce us to the best of the region can offer. Nicely curated, tastings include samples from cacao through all that an Mediterranean climate is about (olive oil, cheese, wine, dessert!) Portions are a good size: no need for dinner after... More 

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi Max - it was my pleasure to spend the day with you and celebrate your birthday on the food tour. I'm so happy you enjoyed the day and hope you will consider taking another one of our tours! Best, Yule More 

San Luis Obispo County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stopped for food at 5 different locations and we're constantly informed about the city and cuisine. Our guide Yul was very informative and enthusiasitc about everything and he even helped us eat the palates properly.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My girlfriend organized this surprise private tour for my 30th Birthday as my goal was to be able to sit in a vineyard with a glass or two of wine to celebrate the occasion. I wasn't involved in the planning, however she told me afterwards that Laura was absolutely brilliant throughout - really great when planning in London with the... More 

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slofoodie_2, tour guide at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi Nathan, I very much enjoyed escorting you and Dany on the wine tour.After you left to England we had a terrific rain. Nobody remembers having more than 2' of rain in midsummer. I believe you guys brought it to Central Coast,Thank you. I hope you brought good weather with you back home. So come back as soon as you... More 

virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This tour received great reviews, so I booked it as part of our trip up the CA coast - it certainly deserved the great reviews! Our guide was very knowledgeable about the food we sampled and about food in general. He was very interesting and had much to tell us about local history. The food was varied and very good!... More 

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