• 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 3 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 Tours 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 great Food Tours 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, LIittle Saigon and the Tendernob Food Tour, or any 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 Drink 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 "foodie-fied".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.

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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 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 Click here

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


Mission District Food Tour- South - 24th Street, for the Latin American community this is called "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- Join ua on San Francisco's only vegetarian food tour, for the best veggie and vegan food in the city! Mission Vegetarian Tasting 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 North Food Tour

Mision Dolores Basilica

North Beach Food Tours Click here

North Beach Food Tour-A unique fact about our Little Italy in North Beach is that the initial Italian immigrants were mainly from Northern Italy. As a result, the restaurants are quite diverse.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 Click here

The Real Chinatown Food Tour- Chop suey, egg foo yung, fortune cookies, moo goo gai pan, and shrimp with lobster sauce were all invented in SF. 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 Click Here

North Beach and Chinatown Culinary- Can't make up your mind? These areas are just across the street from each other and make for some of the best eating in the city.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 Culinary Tour

Pizza Restaurant


Progressive Food Tours Click Here

Progressive Food Tours-Progressive Food Tours are the latest thing for event planners in the know. So new that most people have not heard of them yet. They are a little different than a regular food tour, much more fun than just going to one restaurant, and a lot less messy than a catered event. Like going out to eat but each course is served at a different restaurant. Why settle for a meal at one restaurant, when you can eat the whole neighborhood? Reservations and Information

Ferry Building Food Tours Click Here

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 Tour  

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 Tour  

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 immigrants, art students, and the moneyed class from Nob Hill. Little Saigon

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 streetfood 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.




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 specatular 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 neighborhood.Explore the Mission District Tour (Optional Lunch)

SOMA Food and WIne:
This tour is on temporary hiatus

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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 best 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. Wine Country in the City Tour

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Mission Food and Drink
The Mission District Food Tour-North with libation. Mission North Food Tour

North Beach Cafe

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

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