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Local Roots Food Tours offers food and farm adventures throughout Sacramento and its beautiful valley region. We offer 3 different walking food and cultural tours in Sacramento. Going beyond the big city - our other walking food tour can be found in...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1209 L St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3936
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+1 800-407-8918
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour was led by Dawnie, a long time Sac resident, and one of the owners of Local Roots. Her affection for the town and its burgeoning food scene is obvious. The 3 hour tour went by very quickly. In addition to explaining the foods...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank your for taking time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. We're especially pleased that you enjoyed yourselves! It is true, we do love our town of Sacramento and relish any chance we can get to show it off. Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great way to spend an afternoon. Our guide was fantastic and so knowledable about Sacramento history, art and food scene. I'm relatively new to the area so it was a great way for me to learn about the area and my out-of-town guests...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. We're so very glad you enjoyed your time with us! We've got several other tours and hope to see you again to explore another part of the city we love, Sacramento!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour isn’t just for tourists. We looked st Sacramento’s murals and tasted great food with Cearra today and had a great time. Though I’ve lived in thenSacramento region for almost 20 years, it was great to see parts of midtown by foot and learn...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. We're especially pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and tasted great food! Cearra is a wonderful guide for us and we are pleased to have her. We hope you'll join us again...More

Reviewed 18 February 2019

Even before we met our guide Shelly, the tour owner kept in touch with us to see if we still wanted to take the tour since it was predicted to rain. We went ahead and took the tour and, luckily, the only rain (and hail!)...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. And, thank you for being such good sports about the weather; your tour got a bit of everything (rain, hail, sunshine) that day! We do hope to see you on another...More

Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

Dawnie checked with us the day before because the forecast predicted rain. She was fine when we said we did not care. The tour started right on time, and we were the only two guests ! Of course that made it a very special experience....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. We're especially pleased that you enjoyed your tour, tastes, drinks, and event the weather! We hope to see you on another tour soon! Thank you. -- Dawnie

Reviewed 22 January 2019

We have lived in Sacramento for 35 years and never knew much about mid-town. The tour was a Christmas gift and we didn’t think we would get much new information about the area. We were surprised what we learned and enjoyed the restaurants we were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. We are especially pleased that you enjoyed some new places and learned a few things too. We call that a win-win! Thank you again and we hope to see you on...More

Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

This history food tour was informative, interesting and had some unique food tastings. Our guide, Ceara (sp?), was delightful and very informed about the history of downtown Sacramento, a town that pretty much grew as a result of the California gold rush of the 1860s....More

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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. We're especially pleased that you enjoyed your experience with Cearra, one of our most wonderful guides! We hope to see you on another of our tours soon. Thank you again! --...More

Reviewed 20 December 2018

This was a great way to understand a little more about Sacramento's food culture which is driven by a 'look local first' attitude. The food experienced was delicious and my guide (Shelley I think, sorry I can't remember) was great to hang out with as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. We're especially pleased that you enjoyed your time with Shelly. She's a great guide and we love how much she loves her city! Thank you again for your time and we...More

Reviewed 19 December 2018

We loved every minute of our tour with Cearra (Sierra?). She is delightful and so full of love and energy about what she does and how she celebrates Sacramento's rich past and current trends. Every stop was a culinary pleasure. I can't want to do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. We're very pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and certainly agree that Cearra is delightful! We look forward to seeing you on another tour in the very near future! -- Dawnie

Reviewed 13 October 2018

Started with traditional American fare of ham and cheese sandwich with house made chips at Hawks Public House, then went international with Vietnamese pho soup and Korean beef and pork bulgogi fusion taco marinated with kiwi. A winery tour, coffee and dessert, and even a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DawnieA1, Owner at Local Roots Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your Local Roots Food Tours tour. We're especially pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and the food. And, we agree, Shelly is one of the best and we are lucky to have her as a guide! We hope...More

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maryhelenfischer
27 November 2016|
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Response from LocalRootsFoodTours | Property representative |
Yes! Local Roots Food Tours offers gift certificates that can be used for any of our tours at any time. Please visit our website directly and choose the GIFTS option in the upper right-hand corner to make a purchase. Or... More
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Tony W
9 December 2015|
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Response from C H | Reviewed this property |
We had a group of about 12 adults. I'm not sure if children are allowed on the tour. I wouldn't recommend it for young children even if children were allowed. Lots of walking, some visits include alcoholic beverages.
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Tyrelll
28 May 2015|
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Response from LocalRootsFoodTours | Property representative |
Variable ticket price range for adult ticket: $62 to $68 all inclusive. Tours launch mid-morning and mid-afternoon. No public evening tours. Closed on Sundays.
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