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Best of North Berkeley Food Tour

Just a few miles east of San Francisco lies what many call the birthplace of California cuisine: Berkeley. On this 3-hour gourmet food tour, your expert guide will take you behind the scenes of the North Shattuck district. At several acclaimed local food spots – including the very first Peet's Coffee & Tea – enjoy tastings of gourmet cheeses, chocolates, gelato, pizza, sandwiches, wine and more. You'll chat with owners and chefs about the city's culinary history and culture, and discover their commitment to sustainability and local, organic food and farming.
City: Oakland
Wed 29 May
You can choose the date already on the booking website
Starting at $110.00
Wed 29 May
Starting at $110.00
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What's Included
Professional guide
All food tastings
Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements in the "Special Requirements" box at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • All food tastings are subject to change depending on availability
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What To Expect
University of California, Berkeley
Walk and learn the neighborhood that borders one of the country's most prestigious public universities.
Shattuck Avenue
Sample pizza-of-the-day and gourmet cheese from the historic The Cheese Board Collective.
You’ll visit the Peet’s Coffee flagship location, and sample some of the finest coffee in Berkeley.
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.
Reviews (20)
Aug 2022
First time in Berkeley. We were introduced to some excellent eating establishments. Also, Eve was a wealth of information about the restaurants themselves.
Response from Host
Aug 2022
Thanks so much for joining us, Jeff! We love sharing our passion for the North Berkeley food scene with our guests, and yes, Eve, is the BEST! We hope you'll join us again someday.
Feb 2022
This was such a great experience. We are Bay Area locals and we went on the North Berkeley Tour. Rebecca was our fabulous guide. The food itself was above and beyond what we expected. Everything was arranged ahead of time and it was a smooth experience at each place. Delicious food, things I probably would not have tried or known about without our guide. I loved hearing about the history and people behind the food as well. We are planning on exploring the area many more times in the coming months. All around fantastic experience!! Highly recommend for locals or visitors.
Response from Host
Feb 2022
Thanks so much for the great review!! We love sharing our passion for the area and it's food with our guests. We look forward to touring with you again someday.
Feb 2020
I had a delightful tour with Rebecca. She had so much knowledge of the area and its culinary history. The food was delicious.
Response from Host
Feb 2020
Thanks so much for joining us and for the wonderful review! Rebecca is a gem! We hope you'll come on tour again with us some day.

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