San Francisco Food Tour: Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5298FERRY
Awaken your senses and tickle your taste buds on this culinary journey through San Francisco's famous Ferry Building! Sample San Francisco's bounty of local, seasonally grown food products including meats, cheeses, breads and chocolates, on this two-hour tour that will delight foodies of all ages.

The shops of the Ferry Building and adjoining thrice-weekly Ferry Plaza Farmers Market are revered by locals for their seasonal, sustainable produce and a tempting array of sweet treats. Join your epicurean concierge to discover the quality and cultural diversity of San Francisco's artisanal food community!


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Get inside tips from a local
You will meet your personal epicurean concierge in front of the Ferry Building Marketplace, which houses some of the most well-known food purveyors in San Francisco. The Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market are staples for the city's most talked-about chefs, and you will be guided through the market place to experience San Francisco as a local!

You'll taste organic cheeses from Cowgirl Creamery, sample sourdough bread from ACME Bread Company, nibble on freshly made mortadella and enjoy the delicious house cured fennel salami produced by celebrity chef Chris Cosentino.

Try fresh-baked fruit and vegetable tartlets from Frog Hollow Farm in nearby Brentwood, enjoy pickled vegetables from Happy Girl Kitchen; try the French macaroons from Miette Patisserie; and compare chocolates from Recchiuti Confections and Scharffen Berger. All tastings are included on this great-value tour, so be sure to work up an appetite!

It's a mouthwatering excursion to culinary Utopia!

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Ferry Building, San Francisco
Departure Time:
  • Tuesdays at 10am
  • Saturdays at 9:30am
2 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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10am Tuesday Departure
Code: 10AM

Tuesday food tour of San Francisco Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market including tastings

USD $68.00
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9:30am Saturday Departure
Code: 930AM

Saturday food tour of San Francisco Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market including tastings

USD $68.00
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San Francisco Food Tour: Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

San Francisco Food Tour: Ferry Building and Farmer's Market

  • All food tastings
  • Personal epicurean concierge
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements in the "Special Requirements" box at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • All food tastings are subject to change depending on availability
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Yvette C, November 2015

I had been to the ferry building so did not see how I could enjoy the tour. Molly the guide was excellent . Golly Molly what folly to think this would not be jolly!!
Excellent arrangement of food tastes. Don't don't don't eat beforehand . Lots to eat and lots of info

Reviewed by: Melissa H, USA, September 2015

Amazing time. We went on a Saturday and let me say, I'm so glad we skipped breakfast. We're local and my husband always fancied going to the Ferry Building and I thought maybe a tour would be the way to go--unequivocally yes! We tried so many foods we otherwise wouldn't have. In fact the gluten-free ham and cheese pastry was my favorite item of the day, and I don't even need to be gluten-free. Don't expect samples to be small tastes. By the end of it we were all stuffed to the gills. Our guide Molly was fantastic. She knew the history of the small businesses we visited and had solid roots in the California food revolution. Timing was great too. It wasn't too crowded yet.

Pro tip: Bring a bottle of water to wash down all the goodies. We popped into a shop to grab an extra and the group was super-cool about it.
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