Old Pasadena Food Tasting Walking Tour in Pasadena, CA

155 North Raymond AvenuePasadena, CA 91103
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Stroll through the colorful Old Pasadena as you learn about the area’s history through sampling food at the many local eateries and restaurants. From ethnic cafes to sampling poke, this tour is ideal for foodies looking for something new. You’ll meet locals along the way who will share their stories and delectable food with the group. Get ready for a walking food tour unlike any other.

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This tour explores the charming history, folklore, and architecture of Old Pasadena, a National Register Historic District, which was once just a land of orange groves. Colorful alleys, hidden courtyards, and secret thru-ways spice up our path, as we seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet havens for tastings. Enjoy fascinating stories behind the food which are sure to entertain and delight.

Whenever possible, we'll be met and hosted by our special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings with us. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch or dinner afterward is not necessary.

Duration: 3.5 hours with 9 stops (8 with tastings).
Walking distance: 1 mile

Here's what you can expect:
• Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
• A trendy pie shop
• Authentic Italian-style gelato
• A handmade soap kitchen.

Not included: Parking at the starting point is not included. Rates for parking are 90 minutes free, $2 for each additional hour, $6 maximum per day (subject to change).

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Frequently Asked Questions about Old Pasadena Food Tasting Walking Tour

Is parking included in the tour price?
No. Parking at the starting point is not included. Rates for parking are 90 minutes free, $2 for each additional hour, and a $6 maximum per day.

Is gratuity included in the tour price?
No. However, a 15-20% tip is considered standard and is greatly appreciated, especially if you had a wonderful time!

Where do I meet for the tour?

Raymond Avenue & Holly Street (Pasadena, CA 91103). Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.

What should I wear and bring for the tour?
We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes and dressing appropriately for the day’s weather forecast. Be sure to bring the following items as well:
  • Money
  • Sunglasses/Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Bottled Water, if desired

Can children come along on the tour?
Absolutely. Infants or young children under the age of 5 do not need tickets if they will not be participating in the food tastings. Children ages 5-12 or those participating in the tastings require a child’s ticket offered at a reduced price.

Is this tour wheelchair accessible?
Yes. For the best possible experience, we ask that guests notify us if they or a member of their group requires the use of a wheelchair. Advance notice allows us to ensure that the group stays together at all points in the tour.

Does the tour still operate if it rains?
Yes. Tours are offered rain or shine. In the rare chance of heavy rain, flooding, or other bad weather, guests will be notified of the tour cancellation and given the option to reschedule.

How many stops are on the tour?
Tours stop anywhere from 6-8 times throughout the experience. Each stop offers guests the chance to sample a new type of food.

I have dietary restrictions/allergies. Can I still participate in the tour?
Yes. If given advance notice, we can accommodate your individual dietary restrictions/allergies throughout the tour.