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    San Francisco Food Tours

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      Locals and tourists dining at a waterfront restaurant in San Francisco
      Locals and tourists dining at a waterfront restaurant in San Francisco

      The best private food tours in San Francisco

      Forget the Golden Gate Bridge – with more restaurants per capita than any other US city, the SF food scene is one of the most popular reasons for visiting this pocket-sized Californian city. From silky dim sum in North America’s largest Chinatown to tasty Tex-Mex from a tiny window in the famous food truck park, the best places to eat in San Francisco are a cross-cultural mix of culinary tastes and cooking styles. When it comes to the regional fare, local specialties like Hangtown Fry (the Gold Rush-era fry-up of scrambled eggs, oysters, and bacon) and creamy clam chowder served in an edible French sourdough bowl are San Francisco food tour must-haves.

      San Francisco local preparing food in Chinatown
      Eat like a true San Francisco local

      The Bay Area boasts a wide range of incredible restaurants – ask a local for their top recommendation, and you’ll get a different answer every time. San Francisco’s best places to eat are an eclectic blend of trendy eateries, hidden haunts, and century-old speakeasies – and a San Francisco food tour with a local guide is the perfect way to experience all three. Whether you end up in a busy brunch spot for a quintessential American breakfast, fusion food in ethnic enclaves, or fresh bread from a farmer’s market, the best places to eat in San Francisco are all a celebration of local ingredients.

      Tourist and local guide enjoying a takeaway on a food tour of San Francisco
      Learn about the city through its food

      An SF food tour lets you learn about the city’s heritage in the most delicious way possible. In fact, some of the best places to eat in San Francisco (and the tastiest foods) are reflections of the city’s past: Gold Rush-era saloons, Italian-American cioppino created by Bay Area immigrants in the19th century, and a canon of classic dishes dreamt up over 100 years ago. One of our local guides will lead you between the city’s famous foodie hotspots, from food stalls in Chinatown to the Mission District’s uber-stylish eateries, talking you through the city’s fascinating past as you go.

      Dining at a popular restaurant in San Francisco during a food tour with a local
      Stop and smell the rosés

      The food in San Francisco is top-tier, but did we forget to mention drinks? You could down a draught on a centuries-old pub crawl or sip a Mai Tai (a Bay Area creation) at a trendy rooftop bar in the colorful Mission District – but with the world-renowned vineyards of Napa and Sonoma just an hour away, your San Francisco food tour could easily become a win for wine-lovers. Sample the region’s Zinfandel rosés, robust reds and refreshing whites, and maybe stop off at one of the best places to eat in San Francisco right there in the valley for seafood and charcuterie to pair with your tasting.

      Latest reviews from our guests

        Maria was amazing and was so bubbly and enjoyed talking with her. There was never awkward silences it was a very nice experience we got to see a lot and loved every minute of it!

        November 2021

        Tayler M

        Maria was amazing and was so bubbly and enjoyed talking with her. There was never awkward silences it was a very nice experience we got to see a lot and loved every minute of it!

        November 2021

        Tayler M

        Kathy is passionate about San Francisco and it’s obvious from minute one. She was so attentive to some special requests we had and flexible with sites that we wanted to see. She takes pride in her job as host and wants her guests to have the best experience.

        June 2021

        Jamie M

        Fion gave us a wonderful + personal food tour through Chinatown . She customized the tour to our wishes . We had a delightful afternoon . This was one of the best food tours we have had anywhere in the world

        March 2020

        Stuart B

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