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A Taste of Santa Monica by Destination Food Tours

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Address: Santa Monica, CA
Phone Number: +1 480-293-4096
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You will be taken on a three hour adventure starting with how Santa Monica...

You will be taken on a three hour adventure starting with how Santa Monica was established, all the ways Santa Monica has changed over the years, and of course all of the great things that Santa Monica has to offer today. You will sit down and relax with an interesting mix of people while you enjoy distinctive food and wine from some of Santa Monica's unique restaurants and shops. Tourists and locals alike will benefit from Destination Food Tour's knowledgeable suggestions for activities, restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Take this tour at the beginning of your visit; then go out and explore all the great places that may otherwise go unseen.

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Loved the food tour

I bought this as part of our week's activities to celebrate our first wedding anniversary. Annie is so personable and made Santa Monica come alive as only someone who knows and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2013
Catherine R
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

I bought this as part of our week's activities to celebrate our first wedding anniversary. Annie is so personable and made Santa Monica come alive as only someone who knows and loves her city can do! My husband and I loved all the restaurants and had delayed going to M.A.K.E. raw restaurant until we had a guide. So glad we... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

I bought this walking tour for my sisters birthday. Both of our husbands came along for the ride. Our tour guide Annie was great. The four of us enjoyed learning about the history of Santa Monica and walking through the city, and of course, the restaurants on the tour. We really enjoyed 3 out of the 5 food stops. Make... More 

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

You have to take this tour with Annie! She knows the city and chooses only the best restaurants to go and taste at! I booked a three hour tour for my wife and I on her B-day Aug 10th and my wife was so surprised and happy. We are both cooks and love fine dining and healthy food. We were... More 

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Laguna Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

I took this tour with some friends of mine who live in Los Angeles. I learned a lot about the history and enjoyed six different restaurants along the way. Chris was an extremely informative guide and gave us great recommendations about what to see and what to do while I was visiting.

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Venice, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2013

Jam packed with history of the area, appreciation for the physical city as you walk through it, and surprisingly fabulous nooks and crannies of great food, this tour made for one of the best afternoons I have had in a long, long time. And Annie, our leader, is one of the nicest human beings you will ever meet. I highly... More 

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Vernon Rockville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2013

I found this on-line and suggested it to my husband. He went with my idea, and we had a good time meeting new people and learning about places we would have never found on our own. I enjoyed MAKE as well. I was one of the few that liked the raw cuisine. The gelato was over the top good. My... More 

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sacramento
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

My wife and I were in charge of entertaining my parents and their friends on a recent weekday and came across the food tour. Our tour guide Annie was great, and the tour is definately recommended. The food was unique, tasty, and pleasing. Everyone had a great time

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Chatsworth, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2013

We booked this tour as a part of our end of Q1 celebration for our employees. This event appealed to us for a few reasons: 1) we would get to go out and enjoy the lovely springtime weather, 2) we would get a little history and education about Santa Monica, 3) We would get lots of great FOOD! It turned... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

My daughter and I live in the LA area, but we love to know more about the city and surrounding areas in which we live. We took the Destinations Food tours in Santa Monica. It was so much fun. Our tour guide was Chris. He was knowledgeable about the venues and the Santa Monica. We had a blast eating our... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2012

I recently moved to the area and came upon a Groupon for this tour. I thought it would be a great way to get to know the area I'd be living in and I was right. I was expecting great food, but the bits of Santa Monica history were unexpected and really enjoyable. Our tour guide was a lot of... More 

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