Food & Drink

Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour


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Santa Barbara, CA

Discover the delicious food of Downtown Santa Barbara on a guided, walking food tour!

  • Sample the town's award-winning cuisines on a 3.5 hour tour
  • The progressive lunch offers a look into the history of the region, culture, and of course the food
  • Visit up to 7 tasting locations that may include the Santa Barbara Public Market, Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro, Isabella's Gourmet Foods, and Cebada Winery
  • Indulge in fresh French pasties, regionally sourced and sustainably made food and wine, a gourmet noodle bar, wood fired pizza and more!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

Daily - 12:00 PM

Essential Information
  • Food and beverage tastings (including 2 alcoholic tastings) are included in the price of this tour
  • Participants can expect to walk approximately 1.85 miles during the tour
  • Gratuity for your guide is not included but is appreciated if you enjoy the experience
  • You will visit up to 7 tasting locations with enough food served to happily fill most stomachs
This tour will last approximately 3.5 hours.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
Up to 12 people per tour.
This experience is only for those on the tour.
Weather Dependent
This experience will run in rain or shine.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for the weather and walking.
How long is the tour?
The Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour will last approximately 3.5 hours.
What if I have dietary restrictions or food allergies?
With enough notice, most food allergies and restrictions can be accommodated on this tour.
How far will we walk?
This tour covers approximately 1.85 miles. 
Are children welcome on the tour?
Children are welcome on the tour, however please note that approximately 2 miles of walking during the 3.5 hour tour will take place. 
Is gratuity included in the price?
Gratuity for your tour guide is not included, but is recommended if you enjoy this experience.
Are wheelchairs or strollers allowed on the tour?

Yes, the tour is mostly downhill and can accommodate wheelchairs or strollers.

Does the tour start and end at the same location?
No, this tour will end about a 15 minute walk away from the starting point. The State Street Trolley is accessible and $.50 to ride. Your tour guide can provide directions back to the starting location, if needed.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

Santa Barbara, CA

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