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We CAN provide substitutions for vegetarians and those who do not drink alcohol, but we CANNOT make substitutions for any other food allergies or dietary preferences (such as vegan, gluten-free or dairy-free).
Allergies and preferences must be indicated in advance at the time of ticket purchase. Based on the information you provided to us when reserving your ticket, all food tastings have been prepared in advance at each location. Unfortunately, last minute dietary changes on the tour CANNOT be accommodated. This is a carefully thought-out food adventure!
We apologize for the inconvenience. Our food tour adventures have been created to showcase the greatest and most flavorful foods from each of our stops. We have worked diligently with our partners so each guest can have a consistently high quality experience on our food adventures. We truly appreciate your understanding.
If you HAVE SERIOUS FOOD ALLERGIES and find yourself concerned about taking a food adventure, please contact us or call us at (505) 428-6635 before purchasing a ticket for one of our food adventures.
Yes! As long as we know in advance, we will do our best to accommodate your substitution requests on all our food experiences.
Our food tour adventures include 4-7 tasting locations
Yes, our experiences do include some stops which include drink pairings.
We highly recommend taking our food tours at the beginning of your visit so you can allow plenty of time to revisit the wonderful trail-less-traveled spots and also enjoy returning to you favorite food tasting locations. Since experiences and tours usually sell out well in advance, there is not a better day of the week versus another.
If you are bringing an infant / very young child and they will not be participating in the tastings, you do not need to purchase a ticket for them. However, please do let us know if you will be attending with an infant or young child when you purchase tickets in the notes section.
Tickets must be purchased in advance as tours typically sell out quickly ahead of time. To maximize your chances of getting the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance. Tickets can only be purchased with a Visa, AMEX, or MasterCard from our website or by calling (505) 428-6635 ext 1. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted.
Yes, there is metered public parking located near the meeting point of the food tour experiences. Specific parking details are included in the meeting location directions after purchasing ticket(s) with location, pricing, and hours.
Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After your purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with parking suggestions.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3 hour experience. Imagine walking through the city eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.
We do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, there is always a good chance that we will add an additional tour on that day. Please email us to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.
The Food Tour Company does not include gratuities in the cost of the tours. A standard gratuity for a tour guide is 15% to 20% of the tour price. If you had a great time, gratuities are accepted by our tour guides.
Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.
The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. In case of sudden weather changes, please bring an umbrella. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.
Wheelchair use can be challenging due to the crowds and tight spaces in the Plaza and the food establishments we visit. The downtown plaza is also a historical district, which means that there are areas on the tours that utilize narrow sidewalks, cross uneven streets, and traverse certain staircases. Some of the artisans and businesses we visit are very small, crowded, and make wheelchair accessibility challenging in a tour group of up to 16 guests.
The City of Santa Fe as a whole are generally accessible. With or without our tours, we encourage you to explore the city to the fullest extent.
For guests that are hard of hearing, a written script of the narration will be available at the ticket office upon request.
Yes, we only offer tours in English at this time. Please email us if you would like to make arrangements for your own interpreter to join the tour or if you are interested in a tour in Spanish as we are able to accommodate most requests ahead of time.
We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Bachelorette Parties, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more). Email us for more information on our private or corporate events.
You should bring with you a camera and a small bottle of water. When it’s really hot out, we recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. During the cooler seasons it’s important to wear and an extra layer of clothing and consider bringing gloves.
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