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Address: 73595 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4350
Phone Number:
+1 760 870 1133
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Taste your way through Palm Desert's upscale shopping and art district or...

Taste your way through Palm Desert's upscale shopping and art district or catch the downtown vibe of Palm Springs while enjoying an entertaining, cultural, educational journey. You'll walk away with a new-found culinary perspective, a satisfied stomach and a local's knowledge of this beautiful destination. This 3 hour walking tour covers 1 mile at a leisurely stroll. Whether you are a visitor or a local, our food tour is a fun, casual way to sample the sights, sounds and flavors of Palm Desert and Palm Springs, CA.

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Great way to spend the afternoon

This tour was a lot of fun and the food choices were all tasty. Our guide Kay was delightful and was full of useful information. I would definitely recommend taking this tour... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kimberly C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was a lot of fun and the food choices were all tasty. Our guide Kay was delightful and was full of useful information. I would definitely recommend taking this tour when you're in Palm Desert.

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Thank Kimberly C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great way to experience local culinary treats. Everything was wonderful from the ceviche to the trout. I would book again. So much wonderful food.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a great way to get some history of the area and try the local food. Our Tuesday tour went to six places and had minimal amount of waking compared to some city food tours. We even got alcohol at two spots and two places had dessert items. Afterwards you had discounts to go back and use at your convenience.

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Thank LynHS77
Grace City, North Dakota
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

We went on the Palm Canyon tour and had a wonderful time. Our guide, Kevin, was amazing and added lots of information on the history of Palm Springs as well as the restaurants. A great way to spend 3 hours.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My husband and I joined two other gentleman on today's Desert Tasty Tour led by Laurie. What a delightful, fun and delicious experience we had :) As outlined by other reviewers, we visited 6 different places (5 eating establishments and one spice shop.) Laurie knows how to lead a tour and would find the answers to the few questions asked... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband and I went on this food tour. Went to 6 locations. Great food and drink. Arnie was our tour guide and he was great. Highly recommend. After the tour we went back to one of the restaurants for happy hour! Almost too much food!

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Thank Cynthia M
Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

My husband and I loved the Desert Tasty Tour on El Paseo hosted by Kay this last week. Kay took us to six different places over a 3-hour period. The food, drinks, company (there was one other couple on the tour), and information that Kay shared about the local area was just perfect! Each place was extremely accommodating to our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Just had the El Paseo good tour today. Our guide Laurie was very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. Highly recommend her as a guide. Food choices were excellent. There was so much food we had a hard time finishing it all. Went to some "mostly locals" in addition to some high end places ending up at Wolfgang Picks place. Would definitely... More 

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Thank Trinisdad
Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

My husband and I loved the tour, the food was delicious and our great guide Laurie provided so much interesting information about the history of Palm Desert and the restaurants we visited. I recommend to take the tour at the beginning of your vacation, this way you have the chance to return to your favorite restaurants during your stay.

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Kristy K, Owner at Desert Tasty Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review and for the tip to take the tour early! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with others. More 

Rancho Mirage, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Whether you are a resident or a tourist, Desert Tasty Tours is a great way to get to know some local restaurants in Palm Desert or Palm Springs. A short walking tour takes you to about 6 establishments, be they restaurants, or olive oil shops. As you visit the various businesses, you will try steak, pizza, candy, deserts and other... More 

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Kristy K, Owner at Desert Tasty Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the thumbs up -- We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience! More 

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