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Desert Tasty Tours

73595 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4350
+1 760-870-1133
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an enjoyable tour

Ginny was a great tour host- we had a small group and never felt rushed, the pace was perfect for... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Anne R
Tripped the food fantastic!

Just had a wonderful 3 hour tour of downtown Palm Springs restaurants with our charming guide... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Jeri G
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Taste your way through Palm Desert's upscale shopping and art district or catch the downtown vibe of Palm Springs while enjoying an entertaining, cultural, educational journey. You'll walk away with a new-found culinary perspective, a satisfied stomach and a local's knowledge of this beautiful destination. This 3 hour walking tour covers 1 mile at a leisurely stroll. Whether you are a visitor or a local, our food tour is a fun, casual way to sample the sights, sounds and flavors of Palm Desert and Palm Springs, CA.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“palm canyon” (7 reviews)
“local history” (7 reviews)
“three hours” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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73595 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4350
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+1 760-870-1133
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Ginny was a great tour host- we had a small group and never felt rushed, the pace was perfect for us- the food was indeed tasty and the background info gave us a good insight into the history of Palm Springs- we loved the olive...More

Thank Anne R
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Just had a wonderful 3 hour tour of downtown Palm Springs restaurants with our charming guide Arnie, an actor and very energetic octogenarian. So much food, even though there were only small tastes. I felt the tour was well-paced and high quality, noting real forks...More

Thank Jeri G
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Listed as 3 hour tour for 8 people. Lady that took us on the tour rushed us through in 2 hours. We were a group of 6 and another couple. Tour person would call ahead to tell them we were on our way. Set up...More

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Kristy K, Owner at Desert Tasty Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

I'm sorry the tour did not meet your expectations. I have shared this feedback with your guide and our restaurants. Despite feeling rushed, I'm glad you enjoyed trying different places and were able to go back to the spice shop. I hope you will continue...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Very fun tour to a good variety of restaurants. Ginny was an excellent guide and provided interesting information about Palm Springs in addition to the restaurant. Nice intro to Palm Springs and a yummy way to spend three hours.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great way to learn local history and have some terrific food! Paste was comfortable and guide Ginny was great.

Thank Karen9500
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

If you're like us, you may find yourself visiting family in the Palm Springs area for the holidays. Tasty Desert's El Paseo tour was a great activity to do as it was a great way to walk around, enjoy the area and find new places...More

Thank LaurenHerpich
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Kristy K, Owner at Desert Tasty Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Desert Tasty Tours. So happy you enjoyed the day and have been able to return to some of the locations. We love hearing that!

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We usually do a food walking tour when we arrive in a new destination so we get a sense of the local history and exposure to interesting food establishments. The Desert Tasty Tours didn't disappoint. Our guide Ginny was a local and knew the area...More

Thank Joanne M
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful few hours in Palm Springs with Kevin as our guide!! Really enjoyed the food and stories. Only thing we would have changed is maybe going to another locally owned business rather than a chain like Hard Rock. Would highly recommend and would...More

Thank rathburn
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Kristy K, Owner at Desert Tasty Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed the tour with Kevin!

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Our husbands are in a member/guest golf tournament so we home town girls took our guests on the El Paseo tour. Kay was great in sharing about Palm Desert and about each place we went to ... the tastings were great, the hosts were so...More

Thank gamead
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Kristy K, Owner at Desert Tasty Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for the fabulous review. Kay had a great time with your group too!

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This tour was a lot of fun and the food choices were all tasty. Our guide Kay was delightful and was full of useful information. I would definitely recommend taking this tour when you're in Palm Desert.

Thank Kimberly C
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Response from rathburn | Reviewed this property |
It would be fine if he is a foodie. Have fun!
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Bri M
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Response from awinrm | Reviewed this property |
You will visit about six places....the food served at each is a pre-determined sample....all in all...a nice lunch.
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