Mission District Food Tour

Our Mission District Food Tour showcases the innovation and trendy restaurants of the San Francisco culinary world - the best in the city! Stroll through the historic Latin neighborhood learning about its culinary history and incredibly colorful murals, while going behind-the-scenes to meet chefs, restaurant owners and industry experts. Our progressive meal in San Francisco's Mission District concludes with mouthwatering desserts near Dolores Park.

The Basics

3 hours 5 stops $76+ each

Our tours are tasting tours. Our focus is on quality not quantity. Yes, you’ll leave satisfied, but we want you to taste and experience food in a new way – and to us its about the quality and flavor! Great things come in small packages…

The Tastings*

Sample a Cheese Flight at a New York Times acclaimed chic cheese cafe featuring only American artisan cheeses. Learn about the small American dairy movement from knowledgeable cheesemongers!

Artisan cured Ham and Oyster at San Francisco’s first and only ham and oyster bar considered one of the Bay Area’s Top 100 Restaurants by the SF Chronicle

Go behind the scenes into a commercial kitchen to eat freshly filled Argentine-style Empanadas featured on 7×7 Magazine’s list of Top 100 Foods to Eat Before You Die

Fresh seasonal fruit tasting at iconic neighborhood artisan grocery

Salted Caramel Ice Cream considered one of the top five desserts in America at the United States’ best loved Creamery. Skip the inevitable line with Avital Tours!

Alcohol Pairing Upgrade [$18 per person]

Seasonal Michael Lazar-created cocktail featured on 7×7 Magazine’s list of Top 50 cocktails and featured in the New York Times as one of San Francisco’s best craft cocktail programs

Unique dark Belgian Style beer paired with cheeses for incredible pairing unlike any other you’ve ever tasted

* Stops and tastings are subject to change based on availability. We can accommodate most dietary restrictions with advance notice. Vegetarian option available.

The Facts

  • Meet chefs, restaurant owners and industry experts and chat with them!
  • Available Tuesdays 6pm-9pm and Saturdays 11am-2pm
  • Alcohol pairing upgrade for guests 21+: $18 per person
  • Flat route, approximately 1 1/2 miles
  • Begins in front of The Women’s Building (15 minutes from Downtown San Francisco)
  • Intimate tour groups limited to 12 people
  • Gratuities not included – please consider tipping your guide
  • Advance Tickets are required

Why Avital Tours?

Wondering what makes the Avital Mission District Food Tour different from all other tours? Check out our About Us page for the answer!