What is a Food Tour?

Our Downtown Food Tour is a three-hour, guided walking tour of Carmel’s most interesting attractions. Our tour offers food tastings from seven unique eateries and specialty shops coupled with insightful presentations of Carmel’s cultural, historical, and architectural highlights provided by knowledgeable and entertaining local guides.

Our 1.5 mile tour is suitable for all fitness levels, open to everyone, but is most appropriate for adults. See FAQ for additional comments about children.

Whether you are an occasional visitor to Carmel or a local resident, our walking tour is the perfect way to familiarize yourself with the history, culture, sights and outstanding culinary offerings of beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea.

VIDEO: Discover Carmel's Best

Do you want a preview of the tastes, surroundings and fun you’ll have on our Carmel Food Tour experience?  One click on the short video above will provide that and more!  Join us for food, wine and walking through the culture and history of this unique artists’ colony!

Why Carmel Food Tours?

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Carmel Food Tours – For The Food
Enjoy the tastes from seven of Carmel’s most unique restaurants and specialty shops. We’re sure you’ll find that these flavorful and well-balanced tastings add up to an enjoyable lunch that is both pleasant and filling.


Carmel Food Tours – For The History
Take a stroll through the culture and architecture that make Carmel-by-the-Sea California’s most unique artist’s colony. Our tour guides are eager to share their passion and knowledge of Carmel with you and provide you with a glimpse into local area flavor, culture, art, architecture, and history.