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Address: San Francisco, CA
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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As seen on The Travel Channel, our walking food tours take guests on a...

As seen on The Travel Channel, our walking food tours take guests on a unique food experience behind-the-scenes in the San Francisco Culinary World to meet chefs, restaurant owners and industry experts. You'll eat your way through the authentic local hotspots, while learning about the neighborhood history - The Mission District's murals, North Beach's Barbary Coast Trail and hidden tunnels, and Union Square's cocktail center. Bring your appetite!

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US$102.00*
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Mission District Culinary Experience with Alcohol Pairing
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North Beach Culinary Experience with Alcohol Pairing
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VIP Happy Hour Tour of Union Square

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Fun way to explore the neighborhood and its culinary traditions!

Tolan was a great tour guide. She told us lots of fun stories about the area and offered lots of recommendations for the rest of our visit to SF. The food we ate was delicious and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mackenzie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tolan was a great tour guide. She told us lots of fun stories about the area and offered lots of recommendations for the rest of our visit to SF. The food we ate was delicious and the tour was well-planned and involved very little waiting around.

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1 Thank Mackenzie W
Avitalungar, Owner at Avital Food Tours, responded to this review

Mackenzie, I'm so glad you had a great time with Tolan! As a small business we really appreciate your review and feedback. We work hard to make sure your operations on the back end are seamless so all you have to worry about is eating and drinking great food :-) Hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cecelia was super fun and a great storyteller! She was definitely made the experience! The food was good too...

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Avitalungar, Owner at Avital Food Tours, responded to this review

Nicole, Our mission is "Helping people experience the world differently through storytelling and Food." I'm thrilled that Cecilia was able to authentically share our mission with you and hope her stories illuminated what you were eating. Thanks so much for your review! More 

Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the Union Square Cocktail Tour with some friends and Cecilia as our host- such a blast! Cecilia was warm, friendly and welcoming. Her knowledge of San Francisco and cocktail history was very impressive as were the drinks. Fun venues with delicious drinks and great company- A++!! Highly recommend as a fun event for couples, friends, work or events!

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Avitalungar, Owner at Avital Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much Isabel for joining Cecilia on our Craft Cocktail Tour in Union Square and giving her such a lovely shout out..... And thanks for recommending it to your friends and folks on TripAdvisor. As a small business, that means a lot to us. Cheers! More 

cambridgeshire, uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having a few days in San Francisco we booked the Mission Food Tour with Avital, and do recommend it if you have time! Our guide Kayla was really friendly and informative throughout. We booked an 11am to suit our schedule, and there were 4 others with us two which made for a nice sized group - everyone joined in and... More 

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Avitalungar, Owner at Avital Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us in the Mission District. I'm glad you enjoyed the intimate tour size, as its something we really value. #CreateCommunity. I'm glad you were able to tease all of your senses in the neighborhood. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended a group walking food tour in the Mission District area of San Francisco as part of a business trip. Ceclia was our hostess and she was SO MUCH FUN! Super friendly and very knowledgeable about the area and the places we went to eat. I will absolutely be booking another one of these tours with my friends the... More 

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Avitalungar, Owner at Avital Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks John for taking a moment out of your business trip to spend time with Cecilia in the Mission District. Glad she was able to be the hostess with the most-ess and build an awesome experience for your group. #EmbraceQuirky! Come visit us back in SF again soon! More 

Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tolan was knowledgeable, personable and a whole lot of fun. Learned some fun stuff about North Beach neighborhood and sampled some delicious food and drinks. Went back for a full dinner this evening to Original Joe's. Was fantastic as were all our stops on our tour. We had lively and gregarious group, not surprising. Every food tour I've ever been... More 

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Avitalungar, Owner at Avital Food Tours, responded to this review

Wahoo! We are so glad you enjoyed your delicious eggplant parmesan at Original Joe's that you went back for more! Thanks for supporting our family-owned small businesses. #CreateCommunity. And thanks for enjoying food tours around the world and are adventurous to try new dishes and experience new places with an open mind. Kudos to you! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a group event with 9 people from three different companies doing business together. We did the Mission tour and Cecelia was our guide. Not only was she quite knowledgeable about the district, food and drink but an genuine pleasure to be around. Her personality and good natured attitude is what made this tour so great. Next time I'm... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I made a quick trip from LA to SF for the weekend. The cocktail tour was definitely one of the highlights! Loved getting to learn about the history of SF, while enjoying some amazing drinks! Each bar was very different and listening to the passionate mixologists at each was awesome. It was also fun to meet some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A+ experience! An outstanding food and educational tour of SF’s North Beach area. We ate great food, threw-back tasty and refreshing drinks, and learned interesting insights about this SF “Little Italy” neighborhood. My wife and I lived in the Bay Area over twenty years ago and like to revisit parts of the city when we come back. In early February... More 

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Saugerties, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with a few family members on the North Beach tour that was co-led by Corinne and Maria. It was amazing! It struck just the right balance of talking about the history of the neighborhood and the restaurants. I loved that it was so personal when the restaurant owners came out to talk to us to share their passion.... More 

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