Experience the Best of Santa Barbara's Culinary Offerings
Savor Santa Barbara Food Tours is a great way to explore Santa Barbara while experiencing the best food and drink it has to offer. This summer,the food tour will be taking participants through the unique neighborhoods of the Funk Zone and lower State Street.
Tours take place almost every week during the summer through September. A full calendar of dates and ticket availability is available on the food tour’s website. Tours begin at 11:30am.
What’s included with your ticket?
Individual tickets cost $79 and include food and drink tastings (including wine) from 7 tasting locations along the tour route. The tours start at Rudy’s Mexican Restaurant and end with dessert at McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams.
Even though Savor Santa Barbara is a food tour and will mostly focus on the culinary delights of Santa Barbara, the tour also highlights the history, architecture and culture of the city.
This year’s edition of the tour will take participants through the unique Funk Zone of Santa Barbara. The Funk Zone is a vibrant neighborhood with a focus on the arts and building a sustainable community.
- Rudy’s Mexican Restaurant
- Santa Barbara Winery
- Enterprise Fish Company
- Brewhouse Restaurant
- Backyard Bowls
- McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams
The tour is limited to a small number of participants at each time in order to offer a higher quality experience, but that does mean you should buy tickets well in advance of your intended time to go. The tour takes place rain or shine so please bring appropriate clothing.
Additional participant information
Tour Size: Up to 10 participants.
What you should wear: Comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
Where does it start? : Rudy’s Mexican Restaurant: 305 W. Montecito St. Santa Barbara
How long is the tour: The tour takes about 3.5 hours and covers 1.6 miles.
How much food Is served: Guests should be full after the tour, but are advised to eat a breakfast before.
Dietary Restrictions: If you have any dietary restrictions please contact the Tour ahead of time and they’ll do their best to accommodate you.
About Savor Santa Barbara Food Tours
In 2013 co-founders and cousins Erin O’Rourke and Sara Dill started Savor Santa Barbara Food Tours. The company came about from their vision of providing culinary walking tours that would also showcase the architecture, history and culture of their city.
When: Various days throughout the summer
Where: Tours start at 305 W. Montecito Street
For more information: email [email protected] or call 800-656-0713
Admission: $79 (You can buy tickets online at SantaBarbarafoodtours.com)
WHERE TO STAY
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