Culinary & History Tour

Coronado Hotel Del

What To Expect

Discover a pedestrian’s paradise with its tree-lined neighborhoods and interesting eateries that will excite any taste bud! While in beautiful Coronado, you will be taken on a three-hour walking adventure starting at the historic Bluewater Boathouse and Tent City Murals. You will experience life as it was, how Coronado was settled, all the ways Coronado has changed over the years, and, of course, all of the great things that Coronado has to offer today. This popular tour invites you to enjoy being active while tasting local specialties and learning about Coronado’s history along the way. We will venture off the beaten path, stroll the streets and take in some of the picturesque historical neighborhoods. Learn why the history, culture, architecture, and entertainment offerings make Coronado so unique!

Coronado’s rich history comes to life on the tour through little-known facts and stories as well as distinctive food and wine from local and unique restaurants and shops. Tourists and locals alike can learn by exploring interesting spots that might otherwise go unseen! What a memorable way to acquaint yourself with this jewel that is called the “Crown City.”

This 3-3.5-hour walking tour offers delicious food samplings from local purveyors and eating establishments. You will hear interesting stories and tales of Coronado past and present, while dining on fresh, tasty foods. We have chosen unique places providing you everything from locally grown to globally inspired culinary samplings. Our guests tell us we gave them an “insider’s view” that touched all their senses and stimulated their appetite for adventure and fun.

Included in the ticket price are all the food tastings (enough for lunch/dinner) and goody bag filled with a bottle of water (courtesy of Coronado’s popular natural foods market, Boney’s Bayside Market, 155 Orange Avenue, Coronado, 619- 435-0776,, map of the area, list of SoCal partners and a snack bar.

Tour capacity is 14 people, and tickets must be purchased in advance.

Our Partners

(subject to change without notice)

Boney’s Bayside Market
155 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118m>
(619) 435-0776
Boney’s Bayside Market



1333 Orange Avenue

Coronado, CA  92118


Brigantine | Seafood & Oyster Bar

Owners:  The Morton Family


Coronado Taste of Oils
954 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 522-0098
Home – Coronado Taste of Oils

Owner:  Mike Fisher


Glorietta Bay Inn
1630 Glorietta Bay Inn
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 435-3101
Glorietta Bay Inn


Little Frenchie

1166 Orange Avenue

Coronado, CA  92118


Home – Little Frenchie (

Owner:  David Spatafore


1351 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
Miguel’s Cocina


Nado Gelato
1017 C Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118

Owner:  David Arato

Bottega Italiana


Nado Republic
1007 C Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118

Owners:  David Arato & Sandro Latterno

 Nado Republic (


Tent City Restaurant

1100 Orange Avenue

Coronado, CA  92118


TCR – Tent City Restaurant Coronado, California | A staple in the heart of Coronado. (


928 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 365-4953
HOME – Wine A Bit Coronado

Owners:  Patti & Dale Nordengreen


Tour Tips

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Wear sunscreen.
  • Layer clothing, as ocean breezes abound.
  • Gratuities are appreciated at the establishments and for your SoCal Food Tour Host.
  • Taste of Oils & Wine-a-Bit offer awesome selections, so bring $ as you may feel the need to shop!
  • All establishments offer gift certificates for your convenience.
  • Most importantly, come ready to have some fun!!

Please note that tastings and locations are subject to change without notice.

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