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Address: Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: +1 805-295-8687
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Ventura Food Tours are guided walking tours, lasting between three and four...

Ventura Food Tours are guided walking tours, lasting between three and four hours, in downtown Ventura, downtown Ojai, and downtown Santa Barbara. Each tour stops at 6 different locations, where guests will enjoy tastings of some of the areas best food finds. As we walk the tour route, you'll meet chefs, entrepreneurs, and learn about the history of the area. Our tasting tours are intimate and informal, giving you a behind the scenes look into some of our gourmet food producers and culinary purveyors. Clam chowder, Polynesian food, handmade truffles, California olive oil, wine, cheese, and gelato are amongst the tasting options on the Downtown Ventura Tasting Tour.

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Ventura food tour

We were the largest group that our tour guide Nina ever had. Also it was raining hard for the entire trip but Nina didn't let us down. The foods were great and she made sure the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
達諾 施
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were the largest group that our tour guide Nina ever had. Also it was raining hard for the entire trip but Nina didn't let us down. The foods were great and she made sure the restaurant prepared foods for our family member who is Vegetarian or allergic to shellfish. The trip was entertaining and fun!

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1 Thank 達諾 施
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had lots of fun with our tour gal, Nina. She has a very positive and fun personality and very knowledge with the food and the restaurants / stores that we she took us. Even though our tour was delayed a little by the rain, but Nina was still very positive and uplift the group and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

So much fun food was delectable. Wine tasting fun! Our guide MAureen was A#1!!!!!!!we love the town. Great shopping. Everyone in the town was so pleasant

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Thank Maripeg B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

My husband and I purchased this food tour for the weekend that my brother and his friend came in from town to visit. Since we're new to Ventura, we figured it could be a great way for all four of us to learn more about the city. Boy were we right! As previously mentioned, it is a walking tour so... More 

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Thank Kelly H
New Hartford, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Our group enjoyed walking through Ventura, sampling specifically prepared treats. We had some very creative and unique cuisine and had laughter and points of interest along the way. Our guide was Amy, who had an interesting and dry sense of humor and pictures and descriptions of the history of many local sites.

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Thank jonathan m
Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The Ventura Food Tours was great. It exceeded our expectations. Nina our guide was assume, helpful and knowledge. The vendor's brought their A game and I would definitely recommend this to everyone.

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Thank Lucretia V
Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

Nice way to better get to know the city that I live in. Thank you so much for such a great time! The people were great, the sites we visited were so nice and our guide, Amy, knew her stuff and was funny!

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Thank dandmerandi
Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

What a great day. Nina was amazing and the food delicious! Although I've lived in Camarillo for 2 years- I really knew nothing about Ventura. Now I see that Ventura is full of culture and amazing food and drink! I can't wait to bring my husband back to some of the great restaurants! Thanks you Nina!

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Thank libbyscott2016
Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

A great experience to enjoy with out of town guests. The tour guides share interesting food tips along with local town history as you proceed from restaurants to wineries and businesses.

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1 Thank Melanie M
Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

I had a great day on Ventura Food Tours, "Eating Ojai Tasting Tour." I live a short drive from Ojai and have been there often but was very pleased that all the places we toured I had never been to before. Our excellent guide, Maureen was very informative and personable. Our good sized group became fast friends as we walked... More 

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