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Explore San Francisco

2268A Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114-1506
+1 415-504-3636
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The best and most authentic food and drink tours, historic neighborhood walks, scenic running tours and cannabis tasting tours in San Francisco. We are more than happy to put together a private, one-of-a-kind group tour for your company, your family, or your school group. We have worked with all the big companies of the Bay Area and many groups from around the world. Our goal is to show you the same city gems that we would show off to our own visiting family and friends. So put down the guidebook​, get off that double-decker tour bus, and back away from the pier. Come, explore San Francisco with us and see the city as a local.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2268A Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114-1506
The Castro
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"mission district"
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Michael and David were so nice and friendly! While the tour didn't seem too structured, they guided us to some very interesting and tasty spots in the Ferry Building, all the while making it fun. Some tastings we would have never tried on our own...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Michael was so helpful and accomodating with our planning and great communication which hasn't always been our experience with other food tours. Terrific afternoon exploring the Mission District and trying some great food. Our guide was also adaptable to some unexpected restaurant issues and very...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

3 of us did the Mission Sweets Tour on a Friday afternoon with David as our guide. Because we were the only ones, David asked us what we would enjoy and customized the tour accordingly. We started at Dandelion Chocolates where I was surprised to...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

While we were glad to have been to Alcatraz, the food tour was the highlight! Our guide obviously loves food of all kinds, much as San Francisco, and is passionate about the Mission. We tasted things we would not have tried otherwise, and learned a...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

We visited San Fran over the summer holidays as part of a school study tour from Hong Kong. None of the teachers had any previous experience of the area and planning the tour was proving to be tricky, especially figuring out the local transport. With...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Disappointing. I cannot recommend this company to my friends. My husband and I have been on many other food tours in other cities around the world, and have been very pleased each time, with this exception. We were scheduled for the North Beach Food Tour....More

Thank AnnKS
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We signed up for this combo to get Alcatraz tickets. The Dessert tour was a nice addition. Got to sample some excellent sweets and got to see the Mission District, which we otherwise would not have seen. We really got to see a unique part...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

I and my guests, a party of six adults, enjoyed this walking tour very much. It was a foodie tour mixed with the local culture of Little Italy and Chinatown. Our guide, Tania, was on the ball and well informed. She shepherded us through the...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

We had been trying to book a tour for quite some time but our different schedules never worked out. Finally we were able to get it together and Explore S.F. scheduled a special tour for my sister ,sister-in-law and myself. We had the best tour...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

We were looking for tickets to Alcatraz. Explore San Francisco was great in their response time and follow up. I would recommend this company to anyone.

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