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Half-Day Santa Fe Food and History Walking Tour

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  • Half-day Santa Fe food and history walking tour
  • Visit several food and wine venues for tastings of New Mexico's varied culinary traditions
  • See landmarks like the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis
  • Learn about the history and food scene in Santa Fe
  • Stroll at a leisurely pace with plenty of stops
  • Includes three food tastings and one wine tasting, walking tour, and guide
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Half-Day Santa Fe Food and History Walking Tour
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Overview
Explore downtown Santa Fe's best food and wine venues on a half-day walking tour led by an informative guide. Get a taste of new developments in Santa Fe’s food scene and sample classic New Mexican flavors when you stop into several local eateries. You'll also visit landmarks like the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis, Loretto Chapel, and Palace of the Governors. Your guide shares commentary about the city’s history and the mix of cultures that have shaped its food culture throughout the leisurely walking tour.
What to Expect
Meet at 1pm in front of First National Santa Fe Bank on the Plaza. Over the course of the tour, you'll walk approximately a mile and a half while visiting two sit-down restaurants, a winery tasting room, and one additional food or drink establishment. 
This is a walking tour. YOU MUST BE IN GOOD WALKING CONDITION AND ABLE TO WALK 1.5 MILES TO FULLY ENJOY THIS TOUR.
What brings this tour to life is the stories behind the restaurants you'll get a chance to visit. You'll learn about how New Mexican food was shaped over centuries by a mixing of different culinary traditions. You will visit both Santa Fe's most traditional "must eat at" Mexican/New Mexican restaurants as well as some of the newest, currently "trending" restaurants.
A few favorite stops on this tour are listed below. Please note we visit four of these per tour (not all).
• Cheesemongers of Santa Fe
• Sazon
• Coyote Cafe
• Gruet Winery Tasting Room
• Noisy Water Winery 
• La Lecheria New Mexico Craft Ice Cream
• El Callejon
• Eloisa
• Del Charro Saloon
Historical and cultural sights you will see are listed below. Please note that we do not visit or go inside any of these sites, but rather they are seen from the exterior and discussed during the historical portion of the tour.
• Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis
• Loretto Chapel
• Santa Fe Plaza
• Palace of the Governors
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Linda did a fantastic job! This is a must for foodies, wine enthusiast and/or history buffs. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank kris m
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great combination of food, history and spirits. A good way to start off a Santa Fe visit as it most certainly will generate some ideas for activities and dining during your stay. Our guide, Linda, was great and shared excellent knowledge of Santa Fe’s history...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the tour! Incredible food and drink. Our tour guide, Linda, was very cheery and fun to chat with. She went out of her way to make our experience perfect. When she heard I was studying entrepreneurship, she got on the phone with the founder...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Clay M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to Santa Fe with my 3 cousins. This tour was definitely one of the highlights of our stay. Our wonderful guide, Shield, provided us with historical tidbits as we visited local tourist sites and enjoyed food and drink at a food cart in the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We learned so much about the history of food in Santa Fe. The food was excellent - I tried things I never would have ordered and loved every bite! Lauren was fantastic - really knowledgeable about the area, the restaurants and food in general. Food...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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JoeGriffith, Owner at Wander New Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! It sounds like your experience is exactly what we want our tour to be - try excellent new foods, learn, and have fun! I'm very glad to hear that Lauren was a fantastic guide and was able to share the depth of her knowledge...More

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