• 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.




Mission District Food Tours

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, and where San Franciscans go to dine out .

Mission District Food Tour- North

Mission Food Tour

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 Food Tour

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

Mission District Food Tours

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 Sidewalk Cafe

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)

Chinatown Food Tour

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 are
not mutually exclusive. Come see for yourself.

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


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

Neighborhood Food Tours

A City of Neighborhoods

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.


Twin Peaks Fog

Castro Upper Market Neighborhood Food Tour:
Long known for it's progressive lifestyles, nightlife and a diverse population,
The Castro and the surrounding "Micro-Hoods" of Duboce Triangle,  Twin Peaks
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, if you like, 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  Zuckerberg has even purchased a house here, and we
are not saying where,  but there goes the neighborhood.

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 and Drink Tours

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

Ferry Building Market

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 latest trendy drinks
and for good measure, we throw in a dive bar or two.

North Beach Pub Crawl

Explore San Francisco Food Tours with
  Included or Optional Drink Pairings

Mission District Robot Dance Party
Mission Food and Drink
The Mission District Food Tour-North with libation:

Mission Food and Drink

North Beach 1800's

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

North Beach Food

Ferry Building

Ferry Building Food Tour with Wine Tasting:
The Ferry Building Food Tour with California wines front and center.
Ferry Building & Market Food & Wine
Castro-Upper Market

Castro, Upper Market Neighborhood Food and Wine Tour

Internationally famous for it's diversity and nightlife,
the Castro is now known for it's food scene
as well.




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