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Carmel Food Tours

Carmel, CA, USA
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About Carmel Food Tours
Carmel Food Tours® is a walking, tasting and cultural tour of beautiful downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. Experience the most famous artist colony in California with a leisurely stroll through the heart of Carmel, taste a specially-selected variety of foods and wines from local restaurants and boutique shops, and become acquainted with the unique history and culture of this magical city.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Eat and drink your way through Carmel, a beautiful small town just down the coast from Monterey. Walk with a guide and an intimate group, as you enjoy the gourmet delights of this affluent California enclave. Learn about the town’s history and culinary culture while indulging on locally sourced and internationally inspired cuisine, wine, and chocolate. Samples amount to a full lunch and all are included in the tour.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Migdelena gave us a lovely and yummy insight to Carmel. She made it fun, and we tried so many tastes and experiences. Learning about the rich history of Carmel really added value to our trip. Thanks Mig!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank daley275
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed so much wonderful food, conversation, and Carmel history nuggets with Tracy last year that we wanted to reprise the experience when in Carmel this year. What a joy to gather at the appointed hour and find Tracy would again be...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DenverGal5280
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it! From the moment we parked ( free parking by the way).We walked thru 7 different places from Mexican to Italian and even a bakery ,chocolatier and a olive oil and balsamic store.Sampled at each stop and they are very generous. The owner at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my one day stay in beautiful Carmel, I decided to take a tour with Carmel Food Tours. This was my first time visiting Carmel and I wanted to taste my way through like a local. I along with 15 other guests ate our way...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank unlvgraduate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first stop with amazing onion tart and short ribs on polenta let us know we were in for a treat. The rest of the tour did not disappoint. Our young guide was so amiable and knowledgeable. We had a mixture of restaurants - hand...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the two hour happy hour with Amber. She was knowledgeable, engaging and fun. She took us to 4 restaurants where we had either wine of custom cocktails. The small bites were nicely presented and delicious. We meet the owner/chef at one place, the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nsquared321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Totally enjoyed the Carmel Food Tour with Amber. She was very knowledgeable and really attentive to our group. I enjoyed the bits of history on Carmel that she shared. The 2 recommendations that I would make are to choose one dessert shop instead of two...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

The tour is a bargain. It is 3 hours long and go to some great places. Particularly strong is the honey and olive oil stores since you really get an educational experience. the only change I would make is the bakery with cheesecake. While the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank craigmbe
Reviewed August 13, 2019

The new Happy Hour Tour is a great experience! Amber was our awesome tour guide. She was extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and easy going. The food and drink were unparalleled and the interactions with the restaurateurs were informative and entertaining. Highly recommend the tour! Make sure...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank billdozer51
Reviewed August 9, 2019

I'm a local and have been on 2 other of Carmel Food Tours. Just came back from their "Happy Hour" tour for the first time and have to say... it was a blast! Well thought out, great "bites" at each venue, wonderful wine (or cocktails),...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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WendyTXSunset
July 22, 2017|
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Response from Staci G | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, we have a few of the same and a few different tasting partners. We actually change a couple of them based on day of the week now, so tours can be different from a Friday to a Monday, even. :)
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andreao54
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Staci G | Property representative |
Hi Andrea, Congratulations on your anniversary! We offer tours on Mondays as well as Thurs-Sat every week. There are a couple exceptions where dates have been bought out for private groups, but they are largely available... More
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garya24242015
February 19, 2016|
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Response from Staci G | Property representative |
Hi Gary, Of course we hope you'll enjoy one of our tours while you're here. In addition to the two great answers above, we would suggest the following: Lodging - There is a wide variety of places to stay in Carmel, so... More
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