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Ventura Food Tours

Ventura, CA 93001
+1 805-295-8687
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Fun Day!

We had such a great time with a fantastic group. Amy was sooo informative and helpful. Full of... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Christine M
Even a Local Learns ALOT

As a sorta local (from Oxnard), I thought I knew Ventura. Let's face it Ventura is tiny (compared... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Hilary G
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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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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Ventura, CA 93001
+1 805-295-8687
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had such a great time with a fantastic group. Amy was sooo informative and helpful. Full of fantastic drink and food surprises. We will definitely be revisiting the places we toured.

Thank Christine M
VenturaFoodHappening, Owner at Ventura Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed our tour - hope to see you on our Eating Ojai or Taste of Santa Barbara Tour sometime soon. Happy eating!

Reviewed 19 March 2017

As a sorta local (from Oxnard), I thought I knew Ventura. Let's face it Ventura is tiny (compared to Santa Barbara) and, therefore, manageable. Easy to know what will be good (non chains) and what will not (things beginning with the letters Sub, Mc, Del)....More

Thank Hilary G
VenturaFoodHappening, Owner at Ventura Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review, Hilary. I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour and all the stops and interesting info. Hope to get you on one of our other tours in Ojai or Santa Barbara sometime soon! Until then, happy eating...

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

What a great day with Nina as our guide we were taken too some great places. Nina provided some trivia about Ventura. She and the tour were awesome

Thank Rory J
Reviewed 29 November 2016 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...More

1  Thank 達諾 施
Reviewed 29 November 2016

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...More

2  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 28 October 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

Thank Maripeg B
Reviewed 21 August 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...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 11 June 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...More

Thank jonathan m
Reviewed 15 May 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.

Thank Lucretia V
Reviewed 24 April 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!

Thank dandmerandi
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Chris H
4 May 2015|
Response from VenturaFoodHappening | Property representative |
$54 per person, which covers all six tastings, taxes, and tips. The amount of food on the tour is the equivalent of a very large lunch.