Taste the BEst Bites of culinary San Francisco

Sidewalk Tastes are prepaid private food tours guided by app.

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Feed Your Curiosity

Sidewalk Tastes guide you to a collection of a neighborhood's best bites and local treasures. Why should you try a Sidewalk Taste?

  • Seamless: Simply show the app to receive your Taste. It's the VIP treatment. No bills. No tipping. 

  • Flexible: Go at your own pace and style. Take any detours you like - you have all weekend to complete your Taste.
  • Self-GuidedThe app navigates you point-to-point and pairs cultural context with insights on your Tastes. 
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed: If the Taste doesn't meet your expectations, we'll give you your money back. We're only happy when you're happy. 
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What Tasters Are Saying


"It’s a great way to explore the food scene in San Francisco and try out multiple places in one day."

- @ephemeralfox


“A great way to discover the Marina, a neighborhood I have little to no experience with, while having an agenda and picking up some treats along the way.”

- @lunchwithkarla


“Our Mission Taste was a huge success! Loved the food, especially the empanadas and ice cream. Going to do the Marina Taste next.”

- @conor_cruise

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“I highly recommend Sidewalk Tastes because you can grab a cup of joe and relax, there’s no rush to go to the next destination.”

- @foodieclubsf

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Choose Your Sidewalk Taste

The Mission: Artisanal Candy, Savory Empanadas & Craft Lattes

Starting at $32 each

The Mission District is a fusion of historic Latino heritage and continuous innovative transformation. The neighborhood, like its restaurants, is trendy, vibrant, and diverse. Explore this collection of Mission icons and trailblazers, and the stories behind the chefs and bites. Throughout the prix fixe progressive meal, enjoy detours to some of the Mission’s most important murals and boutiques.

You’ll Enjoy:

  • Laundré: A craft latte (turmeric, lavender, beetroot, chai, matcha or coffee)

  • Media Noche: Cuban-style empanada (picadillo beef or black bean & queso)

  • Alba Ray’s: Crispy Boudin Balls or Spiced Cauliflower Popcorn

  • Garden Creamery: Your choice of specialty ice cream flavors

  • Candi Me: Artisanal hard candies made by hand

Plan For: 2 - 3 hours

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The Marina: French Pastry, Fresh Mexican & Culinary Innovations

Starting at $38 each

On this Sidewalk Taste you'll explore the Marina’s flavors, history, Art Deco architecture, and residents. Along the way, you'll enjoy a progressive 4-course experience - while the Sidewalk app delivers the stories behind the entrepreneurial chefs and local insights about the neighborhood’s iconic institutions.

You’ll Enjoy:

  • Le Marais Bakery: Au beurre croissant with craft coffee

  • Tacolicious: Two tacos (your choice of 8 types)

  • Smitten: A scoop of churned-to-order ice cream (your choice of classic and seasonal flavors)

  • Howells: A glass of Italian prosecco

Plan For: 2 - 3 hours

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North Beach: Napoli Pizza, Homemade Pasta & The City's Finest Focaccia

After the 1906 earthquake, Italian immigrants flocked to San Francisco to help rebuild the city and work in the nearby docks and canneries. While Little Italy has become a fan favorite for tourists, the original recipes and heritage still remain today. Come on a foodie tour of espresso, pizza, pasta and the stories behind them.

You’ll Enjoy:

  • Craft espresso

  • Napoli style pizza

  • Handmade pappardelle

  • Sweetened ricotta cannoli

Plan For: 2 - 3 hours

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How It Works

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Step 1 - Head Out

The Sidewalk app guides you to a curated selection of local culinary tastes and cultural icons.  

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Step 2 - Show Your Taste Key

Receive your Taste hassle-free. Just show your in-app Taste Key. It's like magic.


Step 3 - Indulge

Enjoy your Taste as the app shares tasting insights for each bite and stories behind each place. Continue when you’re ready!

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