• 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.




    The most authentic and the best food tours in SF, Explore San Francisco Food Tours and Explore SF Food and Drink
    are your best bets to taste the excitement this City's foodie scene has to offer. If you are looking for a Mission
    District Food Tour
    we have several to choose from: Mission- North, Mission- South, Mission Veggie, Mission Food
    and Drink
    , and Mission Sweets!!! Perhaps North Beach Food and Wine, The Real Chinatown Food Tour, North Beach
    and Chinatown Food Tour
    or North Beach and Chinatown at Night, Little Saigon and the Tendernob Food Tour, or
    one of our other Explore San Francisco Food Tours. No matter which neighborhood or which tour you pick, rest
    assured that you will eat very well, have fun, and get the inside scoop as you Explore San Francisco's Food Scene
    with us.


    Ferry Building Market

    1. ** Authentic and local tours and tour guides, our guides are from the same neighborhoods in which their tours are held.

      ** We know San Francisco and we tend to work with every restaurant in the neighborhood, making each tour a unique experience.

      ** We always feed you at least the equivalent of a really good meal, so don't make dinner reservations for after the tour
      (as some other tour companies advise on their tours).

    The Mission District: Whether you begin with the Mission District Food Tour- North , or the Mission District
    Food Tour- South
    , or with Mission: Vegetarian, A Mid-Mission Food Tour
    , this eclectic, hip,and charming district
    will capture your heart and delight your tastebuds. The Mission District Food Tour- North, and Mission Food and
    both cover the epicenter of San Francisco's Foodie Scene which is found mainly along the Valencia St.
    Corridor, this is the place that created the SF foodie scene and inspired other foodies from around the globe.
    The Mission District Food Tour- South
    covers the 24th Street area and is the newest locale to have become
    We only recently debuted the only vegetarian food tour in San Francisco: Mission Vegetarian,
    a Mid-Mission Food Tour
    , and our newest Mission Food Tour:
    The Mission Sweets Tour: A Dessert Tour of the Mission District.

    neighborhood in sf

    Better known to non-San Franciscans, North Beach and Chinatown have for decades, delighted visitors
    and locals alike. The way in which these two neighborhood's win you over is through their wonderful food!
    Take an authentic food tour of either of these neighboring districts on North Beach Food Tour, North Beach
    Food and Wine Tour
    , Chinatown Food Tour,
    or take a combo Explore SF Culinary Walk through them both,
    during the day try North Beach and Chinatown Culinary, or at night enjoy Explore SF: North Beach and
    Chinatown at Night



    If you have a corporate event or any other group, we recommend the Private Progressive Food Tours.
    The difference between these tours and a regular food tour, is these tours are more like a roving dinner
    party, but each course is served at a different restaurant. And instead of foodie style narrative, the focus
    is on the sheer enjoyment of the food and the company. These tours are fully customizable for any
    neighborhood. Call or email today for more info!

    Join our foodie guides as they embark on Explore SF FOOD TOURS throughought the city, including the
    Ferry Building, Japantown, Russian Hill, Little Saigon, Polk Street, Castro District, or SOMA. Any of these
    will surely delight your senses and steal your appetite, while introducing you to a neighborhood through
    the unique foods that you can find there.

    Come take the best food and drink tours in SF:

    Mission Food Tour


    Explore SF Food Tours

    The Mission District Food Tours

    Mission District Food Tour- North:
    Valencia Street Corridor, Mission Street, Dolores Street, from about 16th to 18th
    Streets. This is ground zero for the Mission foodie scene.

    Mission District Food Tour- North



    Mission District Food Tour- South:
    24th Street, the Latin American community calls this "El Corazon de Mision",
    " The Heart of the Mission".  We hope it never changes.

    Mission South Food Tour

    Mission Vegetarian, A Mid-Mission Food Tour:
    In the city's biggest foodie district, join us for San Francisco's only vegetarian
    food tour, and enjoy the best veggie and vegan fare that SF has to offer!

    Mission Vegetarian Food Tour

    Mission Sweets Food Tour

    Mission Sweets, A Dessert Tour:
    Celebrating the sweet side of life in San Francisco's most delicious neighborhood.
    Visit and sample sweet desserts at 5-7 sweet spots!

    Mission Sweets

    Mission District Food and Drink:
    The best food tours and the most authentic sometimes need a drink or two.
    This is the drink optioned version of the Mission North Food Tour.

    Mission Food and Drink

    Mision Dolores Basilica

    North Beach Food Tours

    North Beach Food Tour:
    A unique fact about our Little Italy in North Beach: The first wave of
    Italian immigrants were almost exclusively from Liguria in Northern Italy. There was some Sicilian
    immigration several years later but to this day, North Beach in San Francisco remains the only
    predominately Northern Italian enclave in the US.

    North Beach Food

    North Beach Food and Wine:
    Opt for this tour and enjoy wine and/ or cocktails on your adventure.

    North Beach Food

    Cafe in North Beach



    Chinatown Food Tours

    The Real Chinatown Food Tour:
    Chop Suy, Egg Foo Yung, Fortune Cookies, Moo Goo Gai Pan, and Shrimp
    With Lobster Sauce were all invented in SF. Come and find out what other
    surprises this exotic district has in store for the culinary world.

    The Real Chinatown Food Tour in San Francisco

    Explore Chinatown with Optional Luncheon:
    We explore this district and take you to places that tourists rarely see.
    We explore the city within a city, and travel the back alleys where the locals
    conduct their daily business away from the tourist drag. The air is faintly scented
    with incense and tea, and English is not widely spoken, this is the real Chinatown.
    An optional luncheon at one of our favorite Chinatown restaurants follows the tour

    Explore Chinatown (Optional Lunch)


    North Beach and Chinatown Food Tours

    North Beach and Chinatown Culinary:
    Can't make up your mind? These areas are just across the street from each other
    and together they compliment the palate and inspire the imagination.

    North Beach & Chinatown Culinary Tour


    North Beach and Chinatown at Night:
    At night the area takes on a different feel and a more adult vibe.
    Great food and great sightseeing doesn't change for this delicious traveling feast.

    North Beach & Chinatown At Night, A Culinary Tour

    Pizza Restaurant

    Private Progressive Food Tours

    Ferry Building Food Tours

    Explore the Ferry Building and Market Place:
    We attend the markets on market days, and on days with no market we
    spend more time in the Ferry Building Marketplace and depending
    on the day may sample some wines. FYI- Some food tours take their
    guests around the market to try the free samples that are put out by
    the vendors for the public at large. We are not one of those tour companies.

    Ferry Building & Market Food & WIne  


    Ferry Building with Wine Tasting:
    On days with no markets we may sample wines, certain tours and events will focus
    on wines and will be listed as such in the calendar.

    Ferry Building & Market Food & Wine

    SF Skyline



    Neighborhood Food Tours

    Little Saigon and the Tendernob:
    Little Saigon is home to San Francisco's Vietnamese population and some of the city's best places
    to find delicious& exotic Southeast Asian food. Tendernob next door is a neighborhood of
    contrasts, of art students, and immigrants, and restaurants serving food from all over the globe.

    Little Saigon & The TenderNob Food Tour

    Little Saigon/ Tendernob Food Tour

    Polk Street Food Tour:
    Join Explore San Francisco, on a stroll through one of our favorite San Francisco neighborhoods.
    Russian Hill, with Polk Street as it's main thoroughfare, has been very remaking it's gritty street-food
    vibe into something more gentrified. If you aren't from the neighborhood, you may not have noticed.
    Luckily, your guide is from the neighborhood.


    Castro Upper Market Neighborhood Food Tour:
    Long known for it's progressive lifestyles, nighlife and diverse population, The Castro and the surrounding
    "Micro-Hoods" of Duboce Triangle, The Mastro, KFC Heights, Eureka Valley, and Upper Market, have become
    destinations for diners seeking a globally inspired food scene that focuses on fresh and local, sustainable and
    organic, but always innovative and inspirational.




    Castro Food Tour


    Neighborhood Tours with Some Food or
    with Food Option at Tour's Conclusion


    Explore Japantown with Spa, Shopping and Luncheon:
    Join us tour in San Francisco's most unique neighborhood, ignored by most tour companies, we love
    Japantown and know it better than most. Join us on this tour as we take in an historic walk, then we
    have a delicious lunch, you'll have some time for shopping, then either an afternoon at the spa or a
    forty five minute massage.

    Japantown with Lunch, Spa or Massage


    Explore Chinatown with Luncheon Afterwards:
    Join our spectacular Chinatown guides as they take you on a real insider's only tour of this city within
    a city. Travel through the back alleys, participate in ceremonies at Buddhist Temples, and more as you
    see the real Chinatown as only locals usually see it. Then afterwards you will have a luncheon at one
    of the best restaurants in Chinatown.

    Explore Chinatown (Optional Lunch)


    Explore the Mission District

    Explore The Mission with Lunch Afterwards:
    You want the Mission? We've got the Mission! hipsters, artists, restaurants & cafes, Mariachis,
    Yuppies, Nightclubs, sidewalk food vendors, but not many tourists. Word is getting out now,
    Vanity Fair has declared this the hippest neighborhood in the US. Mark Zuccerberg has even
    purchased a house here. And yes we know where, and we are not saying, but there goes the

    Explore the Mission District Tour (Optional Lunch)

    SOMA Food and Wine:
    This tour is on temporary hiatus

    Explore The Real Wharf ( followed by optional  lunch):
    Scratch beneath the surface of souvenir shops and corporate eateries and you'll find evidence
    of a very busy fisherman's wharf, a busy cannery, and an assortment of other industries that required
    easy access to the sea. There is still much to see, interesting historical sites and hidden in plain sight
    are establishments serving great food.

    Explore The Real Wharf (With optional lunch)


    Gold Rush to Silver Boom and the Gilded Age (Optional Lunch):
    An era of great wealth, of opulence and greed, corruption and entitlement. But also
    an era of preventable human suffering and tragedy. The few at the very top, controlled
    those below with indifference and disdain. We aren't talking about today. We aren't
    talking about the Gold Rush either, but the last half of the 19th century up until about
    the beginning of the Edwardian age, and the great quake and fire of 1906.

    Silver and Gold- Gold Rush to Silver Boom & The Gilded Age (optional lunch)



    Explore SF Food and Drink Tours



    Explore San Francisco Food Tours and Explore San Francisco Food and Drink Tours



    Explore SF Food and Drink

    Explore SF FOod and Drink Tours

    Wine Country in the City:
    This tour runs in different neighborhoods and features the best wine pouring establishments,
    wineries, wine bars, wine merchants, and wine clubs in each neighborhood.

    Wine Country in the City Tour

    North Beach Pub Crawl:

    This tour is just as it sounds, a crawl through North Beach's worst  saloons, bars and pubs.

    North Beach Pub Crawl

    Downtown Masters Craft Craft Cocktail Tour:

    See the master mixologists in action. Try the newest craft-cocktails, concocted libations,
    and infused liquors from the master's themselves, who, if available will talk to us about the
    new enthusiasm for hand-crafted cocktails. For good measure, your guide will take you to
    any of the classic dive bars that are along the route. San Francisco's dive-bars are
    as unique as you'd expect and some of them make some the best drinks in the city.

    North Beach Pub Crawl

    Robot dancing


    The Mission District Food Tour-North with libation:

    Mission Food and Drink

    North Beach Cafe

    North Beach Food and Wine:
    What goes so well with Italian food? Wine, of course!

    North Beach Food

    Ferry Building Food Tour with Wine Tasting:
    The Ferry Building Food Tour with California wines front and center.

    Ferry Building & Market Food & Wine





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