A 2.5-hour adventure for adults visiting the San Diego area, Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour offers a combinaton of food, drink and history of Old Town San Diego. Guests can sample customary cocktails, taste authentic Mexican cuisine at four local restaurants, listen to mariachi music and hear a few ghost stories while visiting some of the oldest graveyards in San Diego.
They do not recommend this tour for children because of the content of the Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour. While children are welcome on the tour, please keep in mind that tours are 2½ hours long and you will walk approximately a mile and a half. Parents, who know their children best, should assess whether a 2½ hour walking food tour is appropriate for their child’s attention span and stamina. All participants ages 4 and older are required to purchase a standard, full priced ticket. Children ages 3 and under can attend for free.
The Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour covers approximately 1½ miles over a 2½ hour period. The tour is conducted at a relaxed pace and stops frequently. You will have the opportunity to sit down at most of the restaurants you will visit. They still recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes because you will be on your feet most of the time.
They can accommodate vegetarians. However, please let us know during your purchase if anyone in your party is vegan, gluten-free, lactose intolerant, has any dietary restrictions or food allergies. It is not always possible, but they will do their best to accommodate special dietary needs.
They generally stop at 4 locations. Enough food is served to amount to a satisfying meal for most participants.
During this Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour, you will have the chance to try amazing Mexican food from 4 local restaurants.
Two cocktails will be provided during the tour. In addition, you are welcome to purchase other alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages along the way. Just be sure to bring a valid government issued ID if you plan to participate in the alcoholic tastings.
Since the Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tours go out rain or shine, they recommend wearing weather appropriate clothing. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, since you will be on your feet most of the time.
If you plan to participate in the alcoholic tastings, please bring a valid government-issued ID for proof of age. It might also be a good idea to bring extra cash if you plan to purchase additional beverages. They also recommend bringing a camera to take photos of your experience!
They generally recommend taking the Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour early during your stay in town to allow enough time to revisit some of your favorite stops later during your trip.
The Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour showcases the fine cuisine of San Diego and also gives you the inside scoop on local life! Learn about the history, architecture, and culture of Old Town while tasting delicious specialties from some of the most unique establishments in town.
Restrooms will be available at the beginning and at the end of the Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour. There is also the possibility for restroom stops at the corresponding tasting locations.
Yes, their tours are wheelchair and stroller accessible! There may be times where you will be required to take a slight detour to accommodate, but they've never had an issue before.
Yes, cameras are permitted and they encourage taking photos!
Absolutely! While you may be familiar with their route and some of the stops, you will have the opportunity to try new foods at the tasting locations and learn more about the establishments themselves. Also, as a local, you have the unique opportunity to re-visit the eateries they feature on the tour at your own leisure! The Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour is an excellent way to entertain out-of-town guests, celebrate a special occasion, or do some team building.
The Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour ends a few blocks away from the starting location and it will be very easy for you to walk back to the meeting location. Your tour guide will be more than happy to give directions back to the starting location or point you in the right direction for your next destination.
There are a few parking garages within a block radius of the meeting location and street parking is available but limited. Please read all signs when looking for street parking to avoid getting ticketed. Specific parking details will be included in the meeting location directions after purchasing tickets.
Gratuities are not included in the ticket price. While not required, gratuities are accepted and always appreciated by your expert tour guides.
Yes, at the moment the Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour are only offered in English. Interpreters are welcome to join the Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour, but they will also need a standard, full priced ticket.
They ask that you refrain from shopping during the tour, as it is important that you stay on schedule. They will, however, provide all the information necessary for you to return to your favorite spots once the Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour is over.
Since you will be entering various food establishments, and as a courtesy to the other guests on the tour, all pets, with the exception of trained service dogs, are prohibited on the Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour.
Smoking is not allowed on any portion of the tour.