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Santa Barbara Tasting Tours

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A Taste of Santa Barbara, an intimate food walking tour of the mid-State Street area, is currently being offered every Saturday(and 7 days a week for private tour groups of 8 or more). Each tour stops at 6 different locations, where guests will...more
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Intersection of State Street and Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

My friend and I took a day-trip up to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles, and we were absolutely delighted with this experience! Although I graduated from UCSB so many years ago, there were so many facts and details that I learned about Santa Barbara architecture,...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

No bus involved, you do the walking from food pit stop to food pit stop, but the outcome is similar. Whether you are in Santa Barbara for a day, a week, or for longer, this food tour is a fantastic way to get to know...More

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VenturaFoodHappening, Owner at Santa Barbara Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the tour, your time with your tour guide and your day in Santa Barbara. We hope to see you on another tour sometime soon...Take care! Oh, and for future reference...More

Reviewed April 10, 2018

We had a great tour. Small group led by Nina who was very patient and engaging with our young kids. Overall really pleased. We have been to SB before twice. It just shows you behind State St many more food and drink delights await! Colin

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VenturaFoodHappening, Owner at Santa Barbara Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thanks so much for the review, Colin. We're so glad you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you on one of our other tours next time you are in town!

Reviewed February 20, 2018

This was our third Food Tasting Tour (previously done Ventura and Ojai) and we were not disappointed! Wonderful little out of the way spots one may never actually see or know about, along with TONS of historical information about Santa Barbara. Bob was a wonderful...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

We were in Santa Barbara for our wedding anniversary, and did this food tour with Nina as our guide. We are pretty big foodies so pretty finicky, and this tour DID NOT DISAPPOINT! Amazing sweets and savory options and Nina brought her great personality, trivia...More

Thank SusanSteinerSaal
Reviewed November 20, 2017

We went on the Santa Barbara tasting tour yesterday with several other couples and had a wonderful time. The tastings were excellent and our guide, Nina, was even more excellent! We learned a lot about Santa Barbara history along with experiencing great tasting food and...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We celebrated our 25 year anniversary by taking the Funk Zone tour. It was a great way to spend half a day and...there was only us and 1 other couple (also on their anniversary!), so we felt like it was a private tour with Nina....More

Thank jaeger68
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Our guide, Manuel was great, very friendly, knowledgeable of the area and of traveling in general. Made for a great day. Good variety of food on the tour with Ca' Dario being my favorite.

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

We had a very fun day tasting some wonderful samples in the heart of Santa Barbara. Our tour guide was Jennifer and she was so laid back and a joy to be with. We loved her style and information she presented. We started at the...More

Thank FloridaDonna
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This was a wonderful foodie tour of Santa Barbara. From olive oils to noodle bowls to chocolates to wine to ice cream it was very delicious. The guide was great, knew his stuff. I would highly recommend this for anyone visiting or living in Santa...More

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