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Historic Santa Barbara Food Tasting Tour

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Overview
Experience Santa Barbara's rich culinary scene through the eyes of a local with this guided culinary tour of the city. Your guide will take you and your group to six shops and restaurants, where you'll get to taste local dishes and drinks, including wine, while chatting with local chefs and food enthusiasts.
Highlights
  • Experience Santa Barbara’s food scene with the support of a local guide
  • Stop at six different food and beverage outlets along the way
  • All food and drink tastings are included in the price
  • Vegetarian options are available with advance notice
Important Information
Departure Point
1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Santa Barbara Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Inclusions
  • Five food tastings and one wine tasting
  • Guided walking tour gives introduction to local history and architecture
  • Professional, local tour guides
Exclusions
  • Tour guide gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for child aged 8 and under (bring toddlers at your own risk)
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This tour is not suited for vegans, lactose intolerant individuals or a gluten-free diet. Because all restaurants and partnering businesses are notified the day prior to the tour, any last minute dietary requests cannot be accommodated.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Dennis H wrote a review Yesterday
59 contributions20 helpful votes
My friend and I really enjoyed this historic and tasting tour. I live in Ventura and get up to SB several times a year. Our guide Nina taught us things about SB that I never knew. Will take other tours in the future.
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Date of experience: February 2020
L B wrote a review Feb. 15
12 contributions3 helpful votes
We had such a great time on the tour with Bob as our guide. The food was excellent, and Bob’s knowledge of Santa Barbara made it much more enjoyable!
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from VenturaFoodHappening, Owner at Historic Santa Barbara Food Tasting Tour
Responded 2 days ago
What a kind review - we are so glad you enjoyed the tour and having Bob as your guide:)
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Michael B wrote a review Nov. 2019
1 contribution
Food variety wes perfect and history was not too overwhelming. Just the right amount. Jennifer was our guide, she really new the city from a locals perspective.
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Date of experience: November 2019
MTT wrote a review Oct. 2019
1 contribution
Manuel did an excellent job of giving history tidbits along the way while we ate our way around Santa Barbara. We loved the combination of learning about the area while enjoying a food and walking tour. The only thing we thought would make it better would be to include some
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from VenturaFoodHappening, Owner at Historic Santa Barbara Food Tasting Tour
Responded Oct. 30, 2019
Hi, Marie. We so appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We are thrilled you enjoyed the tour and the combination of history and food. Thanks for the suggestion about the drinks -great idea!
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Joseph K wrote a review Sep. 2019
2 contributions
Manuel was our guide and he led our group to some delicious food and drink. I'm not a wine drinker but the wine tasting was an interesting bit of fun. The chocolate was so good I went back to buy some treats for co-workers back home. I tried Italian food unlike any I've ever had
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from VenturaFoodHappening, Owner at Historic Santa Barbara Food Tasting Tour
Responded Sep. 30, 2019
Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review, Joseph. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the wine, the chocolates and the Italian restaurant. We look forward to hosting you again on your next trip!
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By: Santa Barbara Tasting Tours
Dennis H
Ventura, California
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Great tour and learning experience
My friend and I really enjoyed this historic and tasting tour. I live in Ventura and get up to SB several times a
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L B
Fort Mohave, Arizona
123
Great!
We had such a great time on the tour with Bob as our guide. The food was excellent, and Bob’s knowledge of Santa
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TerriRMcK
Hopkins, Minnesota
183
Fun and interesting tour of Santa Barbara
My husband and I spend winters in Santa Barbara and are always looking for something different and fun to do when
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Michael B
10
Thanksgiving
Food variety wes perfect and history was not too overwhelming. Just the right amount. Jennifer was our guide, she
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MTT
Costa Mesa, California
10
Food & wine tour
Manuel did an excellent job of giving history tidbits along the way while we ate our way around Santa Barbara. We
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Joseph K
Burbank, California
20
Tasty, Informative, and Fun
Manuel was our guide and he led our group to some delicious food and drink. I'm not a wine drinker but the wine
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Eve H
20
The Highlight of Our Trip to Santa Barbara!
My sister-in-law and I recently took this tour, and it was absolutely wonderful! Our tour guide Bob is a real
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Stella D
Los Angeles, California
58
A Lovely Tasting Tour of Santa Barbara
My friend and I took a day-trip up to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles, and we were absolutely delighted with this
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Kewarner
Parksville, Canada
8350
Santa Barbara’s much improved version of the Hop On Hop Off!
No bus involved, you do the walking from food pit stop to food pit stop, but the outcome is similar. Whether you
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Colin K
Bellshill, United Kingdom
94
Santa Barbara hidden gems!
We had a great tour. Small group led by Nina who was very patient and engaging with our young kids. Overall really
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Key Details
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Arlington Theatre, and 3 more
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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