5 star rating: Highly Recommended 40 Reviews

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  • Location:San Francisco, California
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)

San Francisco Food Tour: Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Awaken your senses and tickle your taste buds on this culinary journey through San Francisco's famous Ferry Building! Sample San Francisco's bounty of local, seasonally grown food products including meats, cheeses, breads and chocolates, on this two-hour tour that will delight foodies of all ages.

The shops of the Ferry Building and adjoining thrice-weekly Ferry Plaza Farmers Market are revered by locals for their seasonal, sustainable produce and a tempting array of sweet treats. Join your epicurean concierge to discover the quality and cultural diversity of San Francisco's artisanal food community!


  • 2-hour food tour of San Francisco's Ferry Building and Farmers Market
  • Experience San Francisco as a local!
  • Taste a delicious variety of meats, cheeses, breads and chocolates
  • Led by a friendly, knowledgeable expert guide
  • All food tastings included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The local guide on this tour will lead you to the best stalls at this tantalizing and popular market. You'll get lots of tastings so bring a big appetite -- there's no shortage of deliciousness here!

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What You Can Expect

San Francisco Food Tour: Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Ferry Building, San Francisco

You will meet your personal epicurean concierge in front of the Ferry Building Marketplace, which houses some of the most well-known food purveyors in San Francisco. The Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market are staples for the city's most talked-about chefs, and you will be guided through the market place to experience San Francisco as a local!

You'll taste organic cheeses from Cowgirl Creamery, sample sourdough bread from ACME Bread Company, nibble on freshly made mortadella and enjoy the delicious house cured fennel salami produced by celebrity chef Chris Cosentino.

Try fresh-baked fruit and vegetable tartlets from Frog Hollow Farm in nearby Brentwood, enjoy pickled vegetables from Happy Girl Kitchen; try the French macaroons from Miette Patisserie; and compare chocolates from Recchiuti Confections and Scharffen Berger. All tastings are included on this great-value tour, so be sure to work up an appetite!

It's a mouthwatering excursion to culinary Utopia!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Amazing time. We went on a Saturday and let me say, I'm so glad we skipped breakfast. We're local and my husband always fancied going to the Ferry Building and I thought maybe a tour would be the way to go--unequivocally yes! We tried so many foods we otherwise wouldn't have. In fact the gluten-free ham and cheese pastry was my favorite item of the day, and I don't even need to be gluten-free. Don't expect samples to be small tastes. By the end of it we were all stuffed to the gills. Our guide Molly was fantastic. She knew the history of the small businesses we visited and had solid roots in the California food revolution. Timing was great too. It wasn't too crowded yet.

Pro tip: Bring a bottle of water to wash down all the goodies. We popped into a shop to grab an extra and the group was super-cool about it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had a great time sampling everything and learning more about the building. Our kids loved it, too!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Wasn't sure what to expect but everything we tasted was great. Wanted to buy more to take home.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was amazing! The guide was very knowledgeable. The food was delicious.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Took this tour last year, and it was a blast! So much good food and good company to be had

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This tour was so awesome and I was beyond impressed with how many food items you taste and learn about...definitely don't eat breakfast as this tour is beyond filling with samples. Would recommend to locals and tourists.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

The your was great. Our guide was amazing. Can't spell her name. Cute brunette small breasts black turtle neck sweater and pink back pack.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

We really enjoyed the Food Tour!! Joshua was a great guide and made the tastings fun!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

A wonderful start of Saturday morning

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This tour was amazing! The food was outstanding, Carol, our tour guide was a gem, and we had the best time in this amazing Ferry Building!

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