• Little Saigon

    Little Saigon and Tendernob

    Little Saigon and the Tendernob are two Tenderloin neighborhoods that are home to large immigrant populations and some of the best food in the city. Join us as we take you on the only food tour of this district and explore the flavors of Asia, the Middle East, and beyond!
  • The Mission

    The Mission District

    San Francisco's 1st neighborhood, The Mission District is still the heart & soul of this vibrant city. This area is so rich in culture, that we have 4 Mission food tours & 2 neighborhood walks.
  • North Beach

    North Beach

    North Beach is that rare thing -- a neighborhood that manages to be a perennial hit with tourists, and also to remain beloved by San Franciscans. It's San Francisco's Little Italy and the home of the beatniks.
  • Scenic Running

    Scenic Running

    Just a short run from the urban landscape of San Francisco's busy city streets you will find numerous trails and parks offering phenomenal views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the City Skyline and other gems.
  • Chinatown


    Established in the 1840s, San Francisco's Chinatown is the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese community outside Asia. Our food and walking tours are 2nd to none.
  • Parrots!


    Wild Parrots in San Francisco? Yes there are officially at least two flocks of wild Parrots here. These Parrots have evolved into a brand new species of parrot indigenous to San Francisco.


Explore San Francisco


At Explore San Francisco, we offer the very best in San Francisco Food Tours, Walking Tours, Running Tours, Neighborhood Tours and History Tours. All of our guides are from the neighborhood in which they conduct their tours. What we offer is a personal experience with guides who show you their city and the neighborhoods they love and there is a lot to love in this great city...
After you've seen the tourist attractions, come explore the real city. Put down the guidebook, and see the city as a local. At Explore SF our top goal is to show our guests the same city that we would show our friends and family.
The real city is far more interesting than the part of San Francisco where the tourists are usually confined.
This city has so much more, come once, come often, leave happy, explore...
Explore San Francisco.


Featured Tours:

San Francisco Scenic Running Tours
... Scenic Running Tours
San Francisco is the perfect city for running, incomparable scenery, varied terrain and mild temperatures. Take one of our many scheduled runs or let us lead you on a custom run designed just for you. As we run through one of the most beautiful cities in the world, we will point out fantastic spots, with unrivaled historical stories to boot!
North Beach and Chinatown at Night Food Tour
North Beach & Chinatown at Night
These two iconic neighborhoods are as San Francisco as you can get. Popular with locals and tourist's alike it's remarkable how one feels like they've been transported to another country.   We say go with it, let yourself be taken away, to someplace where you'll eat delicious Chinese cuisine until you cross the street into another land where you'll feast on Italian.
little saigon food tour
Little Saigon &
Tendernob Food Tour
Join us as we venture into the the only neighborhood in the city named after food, The Tenderloin. Specifically, we'll explore two of it's areas, The Tendernob and Little Saigon. The food is from all corners of the world, yet virtually un-discovered by the teaming masses. Get here before the crowds do, and before it's gentrified. Try foods from Vietnam, Korea, Yemen, Turkey,  India, Pakistan, England, Dixie, and more...And besides the terrific food in this district, the architecture is amazing, we will see the best!
Mission District Food Tours
Mission District Food Tours
San Francisco's best food tour district is the Mission District, hands-down. We know this because we are based in the Mission, and most of us are long-term Mission residents. We know this part of SF better than any other tour company.  The Mission is home to more than one cutting-edge culinary genius and more traditional Latin American comfort food and everything in-between, The Mission Food Tours by Explore San Francisco Food Tours, should be your first step for the best walking food tours or food and drink tours of San Francisco's restaurant and foodie scene. Choose Mission Food North or South, Mission Food and Drink, Mission Vegetarian or the new Mission Sweets Dessert Tour!
 Japantown Tour and Spa
Japantown Tour, Lunch & Spa
Misunderstood or ignored by most tour operators, we really know and love Japantown. Tour options include an historical sightseeing tour and a neighborhood walk, time to shop, lunch, and either a massage or the remainder  of the day at the spa. Now you can also choose to come back on a different day for your spa time.
Sexrets of the 20's & 30's
Mission Sweets: A Dessert Tour
Everybody knows that the Mission is where the Food Scene is at in this city. Up and coming, cutting edge, Mom and Pops, and Holes in the wall serve up the most exciting food in San Francisco. Almost overlooked is the obvious fact that the best desserts are also in the Mission! Explore Chocolate, Explore Pie, Explore Cakes, Candy, Ice Cream, Coffee, Explore the Sweeter side of the Mission, you know you want to.
castro Theatre
Castro Upper Market Neighborhood Food Tour
The Castro District, Duboce Triangle, and The Upper Market neighborhoods have quietly been undergoing a food renaissance. The area, long known for its diversity and nightlife is now also known as one of the most important culinary destinations in the city. This is ground zero for a home grown and well fed neighborhood food revolution.  Come join us for a relaxed yet sophisticated palette pleasing culinary adventure through one of San Francisco's most progressive and elegant neighborhoods. This is our latest addition to our tour line-up, and the only food tour in the Castro District.
Progressive Food Tours
Corporate Team-Building, Progressive Food Tours
Corporate event,business group, team building, a food tour designed just for you!  Anniversary or birthday party, family reunion or personal milestone, progressive food tours are designed to keep the spotlight on you. Instead of focusing on food, enjoy a multi-course meal, the twist is that each course is in a different restaurant. The tours have been compared to roving dinner parties. Call them what you like, you will wonder why we haven't always eaten this way!

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