Food Tour - Discover North Berkeley

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Eat your way through North Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto, birthplace of Californian cuisine and farm-to-table eating.

This historically food-focused neighborhood remains committed to serving seasonal, organic fare, using sustainable business practices. Our knowledgeable guides will lead you through the neighborhood’s iconic destinations.

Prepare to sample delicious and flavorful fare, including robust pastrami sandwiches and artisan sodas, freshly brewed coffee, and sizzling pizza. Plus, learn all about sustainable whole-animal butchery.

Dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advance notice. Please include any dietary restrictions in your messaging during booking.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Approximate Duration 3.25 hours
  • Labels City Tours

Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Guide Lisa or Local Guide



02 Mar 2020

loved hearing from our guide, only wish if he said chez Panisse less :D

Ondi T.


17 Mar 2019

We had a blast exploring the Temescal area of Oakland today. Rebecca was knowledgeable, funny, and responsive to our group. This was my first food tour, but it won’t be my last. I want to explore the SF Ferry Building with Rebecca next!

Kenn N.


27 Jul 2018

Berkeley is known for many things and now we can count food as one of them! Our amazing guide, Henry educated us on the cultural and culinary significance of many of the places that we visited and walked by along this tour. Not to mention, sampling DELICIOUS treats like pastrami sandwiches (probably, the best I've ever had!), pizza, crispy potato puffs, pork sandwiches, soups, chocolates as well as refreshing juices, & fresh coffee! A great time with wonderful food! What better way to spend an afternoon?

Meet your guide

Lisa and her team of guides have been leading city explorations for more than a decade, and it is truly a passion for them. Before starting her company, Lisa balanced her passion for organizing food tours with her job in advertising sales with a major food and wine magazine. Lisa and her knowledgeable and charismatic guides look forward to taking you on exciting tours across the Bay Area.

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