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  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
The Brothels, Bites and Booze culinary tour of San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter will take you back to a time of scandal and debauchery. Marvel at the antique architecture, learn about the early red light district, and sample fabulous food and drinks at five of the most quintessential restaurants in San Diego.

Highlights

  • Culinary tour in San Diego
  • Discover the seedy history of the Gaslamp Quarter
  • Enjoy food samples at five restaurants
  • Drink samples at three stops
  • See where the early "women of the night" worked

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

It's fun to learn about San Diego's exciting nightlife and scandalous history while eating some delicious food!

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What You Can Expect

Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past

Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past

Often called the Historic Heart of San Diego, the Gaslamp Quarter is the main dining and entertainment district of the city. With more than 150 bars and restaurants and 94 registered historic buildings, this nightlife playground has a lot to see and do, as well as a fascinating past.

The Brothels, Bites and Booze tour will introduce you to the beginnings of San Diego as a port town – learn why it became one of the more notorious red light districts of its time, and find out how this once-undesired neighborhood became a fun and vibrant nightlife destination for both locals and visitors.

After meeting your guide, you’ll embark on a journey of scandalous tales, unique cocktails and local cuisine. On the tour, you’ll make new friends, hear interesting stories, sing karaoke and explore new tastes at local restaurants*.

*Restaurants are not guaranteed and are subject to availability. Restaurants visited include: Tin Fish, Meze Café and Grill, Bolillo Tortas, Rock Bottom, Heavenly Cupcake, El Pulpo, Cremolose, Bare Back Bar and Grill and the Melting Pot

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

It was great! Our tour guide, Katie was fun. They provided quite a bit of food and drinks. Overall a great time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Great time! Good tour guide and enjoyed most of the food. Interesting facts learned by taking this tour. Recommend it!

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