Eat Like a Local with Carlsbad Historic Walking Food Tours - 8 delicious food & wine tastings. Receive an insiders view into the culture, history and architecture that defines the Carlsbad. Included in the guided walking tour is also our popular Tasting Guide, which features valuable maps, exclusive guest coupons and discounts. You will learn about the origins of Carlsbad while you sample unique local favorites. Caldo Pomodoro - family owned eatery with Gina & her brother Fran. Before Caldo was a restaurant it was one of the first hotels in town, built in 1925. Lola's Mexican Deli - family owned and operated since 1943, oldest consecutive business in Carlsbad. Cafe Topes - family owned by the Braille Family. Enjoy mom's homemade cinnamon rolls. Voted best breakfast place in Carlsbad. Humble Olive Oils: family owned and operated olive oil store and tasting room in Carlsbad Village. Witch Creek Winery: San Diego's oldest beach urban winery, specializes in small lots of quality red wines. Gaia Gelato: Cousins from Rome bring taste of Italy to Carlsbad with their authentic Italian recipes. A brother & sister team, Lisa & Greg are the new owners of Carlsbad Chocolate Bar.
Cherimarie Poulos Owner & Founder of Carlsbad Food Tours Cheri was born & raised in California. She has lived in San Diego over 20 years, her children were born in the area. She has a strong connection to Carlsbad, in fact one of her daughters was Miss Carlsbad 2005. So she voted herself to be Mrs. Carlsbad. Now the Chief Foodie and Founder of Carlsbad Food Tours! She loves Carlsbad and is happy to share her knowledge about the local history and great eateries in the Carlsbad Village.
All Food Tasting & Wine
Get off the beaten path visit 8 locally owned specialty shops & eateries, eat like a local! Between the great food & wine tastings, you’ll stroll as locals do: through hidden passageways, exploring less-crowded side streets and discovering where to enjoy the freshest food and best wine. Recommendations for meals and lodging, architectural jewels, gorgeous displays of local flora and fauna, and places whose history make Carlsbad what it is.