A city is a place of tremendous variety, usually constructed upon rock ‘n’ roll. Plumb the depths of Santa Cruz’s culinary infrastructure with today's Groupon: for $37, you get a 3.5-hour walking food tour from Santa Cruz Food Tour (a $75 value). This Groupon covers the cost of all included food and drinks.
Santa Cruz Food Tour’s knowledgeable guides shepherd culinary connoisseurs through tasty excursions at five hidden haunts. Enjoy renowned munchables from Santa Cruz Weekly’s 2011 Gold Award–winning eateries, including Penny Ice Creamery, and Malabar—each of which may offer exotic vegetarian vittles upon advanced request. During the 1.8-mile sojourn of sampling, one of the seasoned tour convoys feeds fact-starved brains tidbits about the neighborhood’s history, architecture, customs, and ring-pop flavor preferences. Tours take place Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and meeting location is revealed at the time of ticket purchase.
Though Santa Cruz Food Tour sometimes offers discounts, this Groupon still represents the best deal available. Tasting locations subject to change without notice.
Santa Cruz Food Tour
Local guides call upon their passions for both history and culinary scenes to share their wisdom during their afternoon walking tours. The Santa Cruz food tour eschews the more touristy spots along the boardwalk and wharf. Between tastings, the guides walk through the most historic neighborhoods in town. They also happily arrange tours that accommodate vegetarian diets.