Indulge in the exquisite cuisine at one of our cherished local restaurants as you embark on an informative and delightful tour guided by our extraordinary tour guides. Join us now and make sure not to miss the captivating experience of Old Town with Another Side Of San Diego Tours!



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Our Taco & Tequila Tour is very much like taking a step back into history. Wander the beautiful streets of Old Town. Learn about the history and culture while enjoying delicious dishes and drinks in favorite local spots, including gourmet restaurants, and family-owned restaurants.

See San Diego as it was during the very beginning of our city. From the first Mission of Father Junipero Serra, to the expedition of Gaspar de Portola, and the history of the Estidullio family and their house made famous by the Helen Hunt Jackson novel Ramona. Our backstories along with the back drop of Old Town sparks the imaginations of our guests and literally takes you back in time.

This walking tour takes you into the heart of San Diego paired with two most important gifts to the world, Tacos and Tequila. Along the way you will stop to enjoy a sampling of mouth-watering food at a local family-owned restaurant. Learn how the spirits are made, often in the same manner today as was done hundreds of years ago, their rise in popularity, and ways to incorporate them in your favorite drinks and recipes.

You will not only satisfy your stomach but quench your thirst for knowledge while sipping on delicious drinks and savoring tasty bites. Your guide will help you not only navigate through Mexico's indigenous spirits but Old Town too as he points out some of the great sights and must-sees.

Known as the birthplace of San Diego and all of California, Old Town is a cultural hotspot. With stunning views of Mission Bay from the top of Presidio Park, to the smells of fresh-cooking Mexican cuisine and the beautiful Spanish architecture below, the Old Town Tour abounds with the vibe and flair for which Spanish and Mexican cultures are known.

We begin our tour at The Whaley House, then we proceed to the cemetery for the troubling story of Yankee Jim and the unique stories of others before him. From there, we proceed to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church completed in 1917, which traces its history back to the first Catholic Mass celebrated in California. Captain Sebastian Vizcaino had a tent hastily erected so that three Catholic priests accompanying his Spanish expedition could celebrate a mass of gratitude for a safe voyage Nov. 12, 1602. The current house of worship replaced an adobe structure built in 1851. The bell tower houses one of the two original bells from the San Diego Mission. The other is located at the Mission San Diego de Alcala.

Satisfy your craving for good food with each tasty bite while quenching your thirst for knowledge — and three different tequilas! Choose from Chicken, Carne Asada or Fish tacos paired with rice and beans. Between mouthwatering tastings your informative guide will point out some of San Diego's must-see sights.

On this tour you will also see Presidio Park, the famous Casa de Estudillo, Sera Museum, the Padre Cross, Bazaar del Mundo, Old Town State Historic Park, the San Diego Union Printing Office, Heritage Park, Spanish and Mediterranean renaissance architecture, and so much more.

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Tour Details


$$199.00 per guest.


San Diego, CA.


Daily tours offered hourly.


This experience takes place in most weather conditions.



Please contact us for any additional info about this package.

Please contact us for any additional information.


Approximately 2 Hours.


Private Tour.


1 Guest is included here. (Any group size can be accommodated.)


Comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes.


Please bring an ID


No cancellations or refunds within 7 days of your tour date.

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