Brothels, Bites & Booze - San Diego Gaslamp Food Tour

Discover the secrets and stories of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter as you taste your way through some of the district's favourite restaurants
San Diego, United States
2 hrs 30 mins
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Not included
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
13 years
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
San Diego
What's Included

  • Get up to $10 cash back per person when you book with us
  • 2.5-hour guided walking tour to explore the gastronomy & history of the city's thriving Gaslamp Quarter
  • Indulge your senses & taste original flavours from four unique venues with enough food for a full meal
  • Enjoy a sample-sized local brew, cocktail, or other beverage to accompany the food
  • Learn the fascinating history they don't teach in the classroom from your passionate guide
  • All taxes
  • Departs from the meeting point at the Gaslamp Quarter Sign, corner of Fifth Ave & L St
What to Expect

Enjoy a fascinating and satisfying culinary tour of San Diego’s questionable past. As you explore the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, experience what makes this city one of the top destinations for dining and nightlife and learn some interesting secrets behind the district’s historic buildings as you travel back in time to the post-Gold Rush era. 


Join your expert guide on a 2.5-hour walking history tour of this thriving New Town district, getting an insight into how the Gaslamp Quarter came about, listening to stories about the scandals of the Stingaree District and learning some of the history that they don't teach you in a classroom. Indulge your senses and taste original flavours from four popular local venues. Cuisine from all over the world comes together to create a tasting experience that is unlike any other. The food on this tour is enough to provide a full meal for most people, so bring your appetite.


Hear scandalous tales of the once popular brothels as your guide provides an in-depth look at the infamous red-light district of San Diego and the women who ruled the streets at the time. See what drew them to this lifestyle and the price they paid to be amongst the few financially independent women of the time.


The perfect complement to a delicious sampling of food is a good beverage to wash it down. The Gaslamp Quarter is home to an endless amount of unique craft cocktail bars and some of the top microbreweries in the country. Finish off your memorable tour with a sample-sized brew, cocktail, or other intoxicating treat for the full San Diego experience.


Where We Visit

  • Four unique venues - Gaslamp Quarter

Terms & Conditions:

  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time

Cancellation Policy:

  • All sales are final & non-refundable. If re-booking due to unforeseen circumstances, please notify us with at least 24 hours' notice to receive an exchange credit for a tour at another time

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