Historic Seal Beach Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours

Location: Your tour meets at the Seal Beach Pier (Main St. and Ocean Ave.) near the Centennial Clock.










All sales are final. Tours occur rain or shine.

Visit seven of the best restaurants in Orange County, including Walt's Wharf. Enjoy wines from both Babcock and Seal Beach Winery.

  • Leave all the details to us; just relax and enjoy your day at the beach!
  • Indulge in gourmet food, wine and drinks as you meander down historic Main Street.
  • Get the inside story about the restaurants, food trends, and landmarks from your local guide.
  • Escape the crowds and unwind in this quaint, uncrowded beach community. A real hidden gem!
  • Visit the iconic wooden pier, enjoy beautiful ocean views, and shop in the charming boutiques!

7 tastes make a very hearty lunch or full midday meal.

Tours take place rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking.

The tour is for all age groups and fitness levels. Handicap accessible too!

Tours operate Thursday-Sunday starting at 12:30 P.M. (or by appointment).

We are vegetarian friendly! Please indicate your preference during ticketing.

What to Expect

Your walking tour begins and ends at the historic Seal Beach Pier near the Centennial Clock. During the three hour tour, you will enjoy seven local restaurants including a gourmet sandwich shop, seafood house, olive producer, coffee roaster, confectioner, tea house, cheese purveyor, winery, american pub and more! While you stroll and eat, your local guide will share secrets about the restaurant personalities, food trends, and local landmarks. Seal Beach is among the top five friendliest towns in America according to Forbes Magazine, so you are certain to meet new people! Following the tour, you won’t want to leave, so plan to spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach, strolling the pier or shopping along Main Street.  Get your tickets soon and enjoy the “Food of Paradise”!

Enjoy unique tastes from seven award winning restaurants while your local guide provides the tasty story behind the food.

Pierside Press Sandwich Shop

Chef Lily Chan delights the town with her gourmet sandwiches by the pier! Did you know her mentor is Cat Cora?

Walt's Wharf

Farm to table at its very best! Walter Babcock was the local dentist in the 1960's when he opened Walt's Wharf. Our stop includes a taste of the award winning Babcock wine!

McKenna's Tea Cottage

Rated among the top tea houses in Orange County, McKenna's unique tea blends are choc full of flavor. Their famous scones, clotted cream and raspberry jam compliment your lunch.

320 Main

This modern american eatery serves up unique cocktails and great pub food. Sample the short rib grilled cheese and tomato basil soup along with their famous Old Fashioned.

Javatinis Espresso

Come here to experience "Simply Great Coffee" roasted fresh daily. Your coffee is paired with locally famous, Seal Beach Toffee.

Temecula Olive Oil Company

Sourced locally in Southern California, the olive oil and vinegar combinations will send your taste buds to the moon and back. Fresh and flavorful!

Seal Beach Winery

Did you know Seal Beach is making spectacular wines? Enjoy a taste paired perfectly with cheeses from the Cheese Addiction.

Where to Meet

Meet at the Seal Beach Municipal Pier by the Centennial Clock.
Main Street and Ocean Ave., Seal Beach, CA 90740 (use 100 Main St. for GPS)
All Day Parking is available at the pier plus hourly parking along Main St.
You may move your car or add time to the meter during the tour.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Yes. To ensure you get the day, time, and number of tickets you need, please book well in advance. Tickets may only be purchased with a Visa, AMEX, or MasterCard from our website or by calling.  Walk-up customers, the day of the tour, cannot be accepted.

We do not provide a waiting list. Please email us to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.

Please be sure and let us know when you purchase your ticket if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, diabetic, allergies, etc.).  As long as we know in advance, we will accommodate your needs.

Yes.  Children 12 and under may purchase a child’s ticket. Due to space limitations, children other than infants require a ticket. Please indicate when ticketing if the child has special needs such as a high chair or booster seat.  IDs will be checked by all restaurants as required by California law.

All locations are wheelchair accessible. For guests that are hearing impaired, a written script of the narration will be available at the ticket office upon request.

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Every taste was first class. We walked the whole town with an excellent guide. Great way to spend a day with friends. Stayed to shop awhile afterward. Don't miss a stroll on the pier to watch the sunset.

Sherry G., Arizona