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Central Coast Food Tours

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Address: San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4101
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+1 805-400-9054
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Are you hungry to discover new tastes, savory new restaurants tucked down...

Are you hungry to discover new tastes, savory new restaurants tucked down back alleys, and other seriously delicious food finds that celebrate Central Coast Cuisine? We know the food of this area, the artisans behind the eclectic stylings, and the fascinating stories of how geography, climate, pioneers, family farms, and now world-class chefs have converged to bring food and wine lovers the freshest fruits & vegetables, organic and sustainably produced meats and aquaculture available anywhere! These are the foods you'll discover and taste on our Food Tour!

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Delightful Day in the Paso Robles area!

My daughter and i spent a day with Yule in celebration of her 25th birthday--this food and wine tour was fabulous, and just what we were hoping for! Yule was informative and good... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
caplancarole
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

My daughter and i spent a day with Yule in celebration of her 25th birthday--this food and wine tour was fabulous, and just what we were hoping for! Yule was informative and good company -- and was a wonderful guide to our wine tasting and olive oil tasting endeavors. He was also a great guide to the the area in... More 

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your experience! I know Yule had as great a time as you did - as I heard about what wonderful people you are. Thank-you. Please consider a return visit to try one of our other tours - they are all special! Best regards, Laura Gurreau, owner More 

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a great way to experience San Luis Obispo; on foot, eating delicious food, listening to an entertaining history of the city. Yule is an exceptional tour guide. He has a great knowledge of the area and was a very accommodating host. A delightful way to spend the afternoon in San Luis.

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed our tour! Yes! the food is great, but we really appreciate your enjoyment of the cultural and historical aspect of the tour. Thank-You for taking the time to write and please consider returning for another one of our tours! Best Regards, Laura Gurreau, owner More 

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day touring San Luis by going from one fabulous eatery to another. We were enlightened about olive oil, Mediterranean food, gourmet chocolate, wine, and the history of San Luis Obispo's downtown. Yule was a wonderful tour guide and we would love to do it again. We had so much food that we could not even eat... More 

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to write and share your experience of the tour. We are glad you enjoyed the plentiful food, as well as the beautiful and historic downtown. Laura More 

Seal Beach, California
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

This was our second attempt to take this tour. We were here earlier in the summer and booked at the last minute. No one checked the messages so we waited and waited for the tour guide to show up but no one ever did and we wasted our only afternoon in San Luis Obispo. Laura was kind enough to open... More 

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

I am so very sorry to hear of your disappointment! I appreciate your feedback and will certainly factor it into the ongoing improvement of our tours. Laura More 

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

My girlfriend and I took a food walking tour with Yule a few months back. It was one of the best food walking tours we've ever been on, and we've taken tours in many cities. The history and knowledge of the area, paired with a variety of cuisines made for such a memorable trip, that when we recently went on... More 

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Wow - what a compliment! Thanks so much for providing your feed-back, I know Yule really appreciates it. Looking forward to seeing you again for one of our tours in SLO or Paso Robles. Laura More 

Martinez, California
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great time on our tour. Yule was an awesome guide and very knowledgeable of all the downtown and surrounding areas attractions. The food was delicious. I highly recommend this.

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your feed-back on the tour and guide, Yule. We are so pleased you enjoyed the day! Please visit again and try our tour in Paso Robles. More 

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Our wonderful tour of San Luis Obispo began with meeting our guide, Yule, at Mama Ganache Artisan Chocolates near downtown. Both Yule and the proprietor provided us with great information on the best places in the world to find the cacao bean, as well as a sampling of some marvelous ethnic chocolates. Along with an introduction to SLO history, Yule... More 

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slofoodie_2, Owner at Central Coast Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for writing such a thorough description of your SLO Food Tour! I felt like I was there with you! We are so happy you enjoyed the food, the guide and the day. Thank-you again for your review. Laura More 

Newport Beach, California
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

After looking into several wine tours in the area I picked Central Coast because they paid the tasting fees and you didn't have to join a 'wine club' to visit any of the wineries! And what a great decision it was! Yule is THE BEST! We started with lunch and a bit of a history lesson of the area, headed... More 

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St. Paul
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Girls weekend, we took the food and wine tour with Yule. He was attentive and very passionate about his subject(s). We started with lunch as a good base, then visited 2 wineries for tasting, one olive oil plantation (which was a huge hit with the group), enjoyed cheese & fruit tray in between our tasting and wrapped up with a... More 

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Whittier, California
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I went on on the Paso Robles food tour five years ago with Yule's wife Laura and she saved our weekend. Not only did she give us a phenomenal tour, she helped us find a hotel room. We still eat at the sites she showed us years ago. This August my girlfriend and I met Yule and did the tour... More 

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