CHINATOWN FOOD TOUR
CHINESE TEA & DIM SUM WALKING FOOD TOUR
CHINESE TEA & DIM SUM WALKING FOOD TOUR
THE BEST FOOD TOUR IN SAN FRANCISO’S CHINATOWN
Taste 3 different types of dim sum
Try both hot and cold local tea
Visit the very first fortune cookie factory
See the vibrant alleyways of Chinatown
11:30am- 2:30pm Friday-Sunday
WHAT TO EXPECT ON THIS FOOD TOUR
- Max Capacity: 15 people (contact us for bigger groups!)
- Start & End Location: This tour ends about 5 blocks from the meeting location in Portsmouth Square.
- Vegan & gluten free: We can accommodate vegan and gluten free participants. Let us know when you book.
- Parking: The Portsmouth Square Garage cost $4 an hour and is located below our start point.
- Sustainable travel: We support sustainable travel! Please bring your own water bottles to reduce plastic waste
- Includes: Full dim sum meal, bubble tea dessert and Tea Tasting
WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU HAD GOOD DIM SUM?
Ok, now when was the last time you had dim sum that was so delicious your dreamt about it for weeks? On our Chinatown food tour, you’ll see the world’s first fortune cookie factory, taste different kinds of dim sum and tea and learn how Chinese immigrants made it to the Bay and their impact on San Francisco.
- Stories of the Gold Rush and Chinese immigration while eating a local pork roll
- Getting your fortune told
- Sipping on delicious bubble tea
- Snacking at a local bakery
- Visiting the first-ever fortune cookie factory
- Eating a dim sum feast
- Learning everything you need to know about tea
Chinatown food tour overview
Our tasty adventure starts on the outskirts of Chinatown in Portsmouth Square with a pork roll, unique to the neighborhood. While we snack, we learn about the Gold Rush, in the exact spot it all started! Ready to take on the walk, we journey down the street of the infamous 10-cent haircut and learn how the sailors journeyed here in hopes of the American dream. Then, we check out the fortune cookie factory and take a peek inside!
But wait the adventure doesn’t stop there! Next, we’ll check out the oldest bakery in Chinatown, a church filled with pictures of the 1906 earthquake, and taste of a local candy. Feeling refreshed, we head to eat more food at a tightly packed local favorite! We end with four types of hot tea in a local tea shop and learn about the role of tea in traditional Chinese medicine with a 30 minute tasting. This informative tasting will teach you the difference between medicinal herbs and tea. We end just steps away from North Beach, San Francisco’s Little Italy, a wonderful neighborhood to explore.
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MAKE IT A PRIVATE FOOD TOUR
Add a bit of excitement to the ‘wine and dine’ portion of your next business trip vacation or Tuesday (why not!?). We customize your private cocktail and/or food walk to fit your needs in one of our select neighborhoods. If you book a private food tour experience with us, we can customize any of our food walks to fit your needs. We can also meet at your hotel or office and create an itinerary that fits you and your time in the city. Our base price starts with our standardized tour rates but we are happy to add more.
To make an event private you must buy a minimum of 6 tickets. Don’t need anything special?
What are people saying about our food tours and team building food experiences?
Had a blast and ate to the point of exploding! The food was delicious, our host was knowledgeable and took good care of us.... read moreKim
This tour was a real insiders guide to Chinatown. You will go down streets and see places that you would not even have noticed otherwise.... read morePolly
Great Chinatown experience! Lots of food and beverages combined with a nice casual walk through chinatown. Peter was a great and entertaining guide. I... read moreryaneR3318HN
Fun Chinatown Tour Great tour. Lots of food and fun facts about Chinatown SF. Peter is a great guide, and lots of fun. Highly recommended!Q8399LDbenh
Great way to visit Chinatown Great tour to Chinatown! Good dim sum. Great experience tasting tea. Did I mention boba? And don’t get me started on the pork rolls!! Amazing... read morelilminminmin
Really enjoyed the tour! Peter was very knowledgeable and learned a lot about Chinatown and the history. My wife and I will definitely be back... read moreShane
Kara was very informative in terms of both the history and cuisine of Chinatown. I also appreciated the palate test! We all got to... read moreBetsy
Kara was super informative and was a great storyteller. We ate an amazing variety of food and had a great time learning about Chinatown!Pyuli
Kara's Chinatown tour was absolutely amazing. Do not eat before, you will leave stuffed. It was a good variety of food and beverages with breaks... read moreKrishna
Super fun experience in Chinatown. There’s no way I would have known where to go or what to try! So interesting and yummy!Kate
We had the best time with Kara on this wonderfully thought out tour of hers! We booked last-minute, but she was completely flexible and helpful.... read moreMelissa
This is a great tour of Chinatown in San Francisco. We covered a lot of the history of Chinatown and sampled some great food. I... read moreAaron