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San Francisco Food Tours
Our San Francisco Food Tours delve into one of the world’s best food scenes to hear the stories of restaurant owners, chefs, and industry experts for a unique culinary experience in San Francisco. You’ll see, smell, and taste what shapes each unique neighborhood, from the art, history, culture, and food, of course! Our classic San Francisco food tours are thoughtfully curated four-course progressive meals, which build from appetizers to entree and finish with desserts.
We look forward to leading your next walking food tour by thoughtfully curating the stories of the people behind the food and introducing you to San Francisco’s best restaurants.
Let us Guide You.
Hands-On Happy Hour
Go behind the bar for this interactive cocktail class in San Francisco! Make 2 different cocktails with hearty bar snacks to pair.
Self Guided Chinatown Food Tour
Wondering where to eat in Chinatown? Our Self Guided Chinatown Food Tour is a great way to explore this exciting neighborhood while eating its diverse and delicious cuisine yourself.
WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT OUR SAN FRANCISCO FOOD TOURS?
“To get an up-close look at everyday gourmet living, browse the vendors of the Ferry Building Marketplace, or go behind the scenes with chefs through Avital Tours.”
– Katrina Brown Hunt, Travel + Leisure Magazine
“The food scene in San Francisco’s Mission District shows no signs of cooling off, and Avital Tours has its finger on the pulse.”
— Kristine Hansen, Fodor’s Travel
THE AVITAL PHILOSOPHY
Our mission is to help people experience the world differently through storytelling and food. We think of ourselves as storytellers, showcasing each neighborhood through the people, places, and great food (and drinks). Our core values define our experiences: Build Awesome Experiences, Create Community, Breathe Curiosity, Embrace Quirky, and Seize Ownership.
A THOUGHTFULLY CURATED COLLECTION OF EXPERIENCES:
Each 4-course progressive meal starts with appetizers, then an entree and finally dessert with each course served at a different restaurant. Along the way, our expert guides will provide a snapshot of an iconic neighborhood by telling its authentic story through its people and great food (and drink, of course!) You’ll see, smell, and taste what shapes each unique neighborhood, from the food to the art, history, and culture.
DISCOVER NEW PLACES & REDISCOVER OLD FAVORITES:
We pride ourselves on working with the best quality restaurants in each neighborhood ranging from hidden gems to local favorites. We feel the best dining experiences are the ones in which we’re seated around tables sharing food and stories with others. Let us tell you their story and you tell us yours!
QUALITY NOT QUANTITY:
We select our restaurant partners for their quality and stories. 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 — and quality is not cheap. And yes, we want to challenge your taste buds and push your boundaries.
BEST DARN GUIDES OUT THERE:
We are energetic, fun and quirky — and are ridiculously passionate about everything edible we put in our mouths. And most importantly, we are authentic and genuine!
BUILT BY LOCALS FOR LOCALS:
Our goal is that someone who lives in North Beach comes on our North Beach Progressive Meal and learns something about her own neighborhood – exploring her own backyard through curious eyes. Ask lots of questions and take the experience to new levels for yourself.