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The Original San Francisco Gourmet Chocolate Tour

From USD 56.00
Highlights
  • Led by a local guide
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Treat a loved one on a special occasion
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The Original San Francisco Gourmet Chocolate Tour
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The Original San Francisco Gourmet Chocolate Tour
From USD 56.00
Overview
Chocolate and San Francisco is a heavenly match. And this experience introduces locals and visitors alike to the history and contemporary chocolate culture of the city. On this 3-hour tasting tour, you'll wander the streets that make San Francisco so special, try the finest offerings from renowned chocolatiers and, of course, gain first-hand knowledge of the health benefits of chocolate. Sample away!
What to Expect
On this 3-hour walking tour from the San Francisco waterfront, you'll taste your way to Union Square while seeing beautiful sights. Be sure to have room in your belly as you'll be stopping at 6 different chocolate boutiques to indulge in scrumptious and educational tastings. Along the way you will learn about chocolate production, health benefits and trends. All guests will receive a Chocolate Lover Card, with discounts and VIP treatment at 10 different local boutiques.

Your tastings will highlight many local San Francisco chocolate makers. This includes:
  • Single Origin Chocolate: from a new & award-winning San Francisco bean-to-bar chocolate maker
  • Infused Chocolates: from a beloved local chocolatier who showcases fresh, farmer’s markets ingredients
  • Unshelled Truffles: from a small, ground-breaking local chocolatier
  • Aromatic hot chocolate: and healthful chocolate bars from a modern Belgian chocolate maker
  • Blind Chocolate Tasting: from an international chocolate emporium
  • Creamy Chocolate Ice Cream (weekends) from an Oakland based scoop shop
Please note: Tasting locations are subject to change without notice. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated.
Reviews (47)
1 - 5 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco's rich (!) chocolate history

What a treat for fans of chocolate like my wife and me. Tour guide Marie taught us so much about chocolate-making that we feel like experts now. I hadn't been aware of why and how the traditions vary according to national origin. And the samples!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Drew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun tour of SF!

We had a great time on this tour and Maggie, our tour guide, really knows a lot about chocolate. She started the tour by "educating our palates" with single source chocolates and some details on how chocolate is made. The three vendors we visited in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dream324026
Reviewed 7 December 2018
True Gourmet chocolate

Our tour guide Marie really knew what she was talking about. She started us with a tasting of very different chocolates to see if we could taste the difference. All the vendors were ready with our next samples and she kept us entertained along the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 25 November 2018
Fantastic Experience

Took the tour with owner/operator Ahmet. He was very knowledgeable and an entertaining host. Toured several small chocolate shops, all of which were great. Highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TexasTraveller527
Reviewed 30 October 2018
Ahmet rocks the tour!

My daughter shared a Christmas present with my wife and I and what a fabulous gift idea. We met Ahmet at the Loews and proceeded to thoroughly enjoy the next 3 hours. Knowledge of the choc industry, SF history, and colorful anecdotes combined to make...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zippykid
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Response from Drew M | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I'm just a reviewer. You'd have to ask the tour operator.
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kkos
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Response from TexasTraveller527 | Reviewed this property |
The day we did the tour, our guide was the owner/operator. The subject of "gift certificates" never came up.
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