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2 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Explore the best eats in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego on a walking tour with an expert guide who shares the inside scoop on the district's hopping restaurant and bar scene. Sample delicious dishes at several eateries, sip drinks, and learn about the history of the district as you discover its latest incarnation as a top nightlife destination. Colorful stories shared by your guide make the history of San Diego come to life on this 2.5-hour tour.
  • 2.5-hour food and walking tour of the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego
  • Discover the seedy history of the Gaslamp Quarter
  • Enjoy food samples at five restaurants
  • Sample drinks at three stops
  • See where the early 'women of the night' worked

$60.00 USD

After meeting your guide in the Gaslamp Quarter, set out on your food and walking tour of this vibrant nightlife district, which covers 16 square blocks in the the historic heart of San Diego.

Your guide outlines the scope of the impressive local restaurant and bar scene, and takes you into top eateries to taste their delicious fare. As you stroll at a leisurely pace, pass some of the 150 bars and restaurant, and 94 registered historic buildings in the Gaslamp Quarter. Hear about the origins of this neighborhood, including its notoriety for its red light district when San Diego started out, and illegal booze-running during Prohibition. The area has undergone significant renewal in the past two decades after falling into disrepair in the mid-1900s.

Expect to walk at an easy pace, stopping frequently to try various dishes at up to five eateries with enough samples to make up a full meal. Some of the places that you might visit 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.

Please note: restaurants may change and are subject to availability.


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, Mar 2018

Great tour our guide was very good and funny

, Mar 2018

The guide Stefan was excellent - really enthusiastic and great presentation. The first food stop Meze was equally as good. Unfortunately, the other food stops weren't that special - I've done similar tours in other cities and wanted to go back to all the restaurants. This was not the case here. Despite this, it was a very enjoyable evening.

, Feb 2018

Fun and Amanda did a good job of telling us about some of the history of the Gaslamp district but should have known that it is called the Gaslamp district for the original gas lamps! The food was tasty and the drinks good. The Greek place Meze was the best and I usually do not like Greek food and my wife liked the drink there. A nice walking tour through the area

, Feb 2018

Excellent. Lots of fun, plenty of food and drinks.

, Feb 2018

Our tour guide was fantastic. We really enjoyed the Greek and Irish restaurants. For the Italian restaurant, we wish we didn't get a slice of pizza - too ordinary. Overall, it was an enjoyable experience.

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