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Desert Tasty Tours

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“local history”(7 reviews)
“spice shop”(5 reviews)
“palm springs”(34 reviews)
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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
73595 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4350
+1 760-870-1133
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Laurie for our tour and we really enjoyed. Each stop was unique and the food was wonderful. There were 5 stops. The most interesting was the Savory Spice Shop where we learned about fresh spices and had a chance to sample. An unexpected...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JanT56737
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took both the Palm Springs and the El Paseo tours (on different days) and found them both thoroughly enjoyable and satisfying. They are both a combination of eating tasty food and exploring interesting food related shops. I particularly loved Olive A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keeper40
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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Anne R
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

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Jeri G
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

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank 459anno
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

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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BarbJ117
Reviewed 4 February 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Karen9500
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

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank LaurenHerpich
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!

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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 818JoanneM
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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank rathburn
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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8 August 2017|
Response from rathburn | Reviewed this property |
It would be fine if he is a foodie. Have fun!
Bri M
28 May 2017|
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Response from rathburn | Reviewed this property |
Each restaurant gives you a prearranged treat - a piece of pizza, a slider, cookie, etc. Since you go to several places, you have a small amount at each place. Good amount of food when all done.