Reviews & Ratings

Jack London Square and Historic Warehouse District Food and Cultural Tours
70 ratings
4.7 average rating
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606 reviews
127 stars
attended Jun 21 2013

Excellent tour! Nice variety of local food vendors. Some great eats so make sure to come early. The tour guide Carlos is exceptionally well-informed and a fantastic host who goes out of his way to make sure all the guests are comfortable. I...continued

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47 reviews
11 stars
attended May 25 2013

Having visited Jack London Square more than 20 years ago, this tour was a great introduction to the new Jack London Square. Our guide Carlo was very friendly, and shared a lot of interesting facts & statistics about Oakland. We sampled several...continued

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40 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 21 2013

This 3-hour walking tour is an excellent introduction to Oakland and to the great eating locations around Jack London Square. Carlo really knows his stuff and is an interesting and amiable tour leader. Don't miss it !!!

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134 events
23 reviews
34 stars
attended Aug 09 2014

Geneva was a terrific guide and the food was good and plentiful.

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54 events
19 reviews
14 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

Happy to see Jack London Sq with wonderful new restaurants and proud of the true community spirit of vendors using local purveyors. A lovely experience overall, despite the rain, however, disappointed that some vendors were not open.

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Susan David Red Velvet
38 events
13 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 13 2014

Good tour. The leader was very personable. I was surprised at the generous amounts of food.

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9 reviews
15 stars
attended Jan 06 2013

We had a very good time. Our guide was very informative about the area's history & good restarants to visit...

The food tastings were excellent especially at The Chop House, Bocanova and Miette. I'd recvommend it especially with the Goldstar...continued

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67 events
3 reviews
21 stars
attended Sep 12 2015

Significant servings of an array of tastes and styles. Be prepared to eat hearty and to learn tidbits about Oakland history and about food. A delightful three and a half hours.

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Kenyon Brown
658 events
377 reviews
-333 stars
attended Oct 17 2014

Highly recommended. Fun, easy-going, knowledgeable, organized guide. A little longish for us, but very high-value for $ and time. We used to live in this area, but have been away for a couple of years - BOY have things changed - and all for the...continued

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Red Velvet Member
47 events
34 reviews
47 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

Good food...Wonderful tour....Well worth your time and money.
Highly recommend!

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105 events
30 reviews
18 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

It's a cool tour. I just think that they could've given WAY more information (esp. historical and architectural). It was pretty light on these topics. I thought it was the folks from Edible Excursions but it turned out to be their competitors, who...continued

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59 events
29 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

This tour had very good food stops and the information about the area was informative and presented in a fun way. I highly recommend this tour

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50 events
19 reviews
38 stars
attended Sep 08 2013

Good story to tell about the history of the area!
Good food. Very nice location! Well worth the
time and money! Go!

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15 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 19 2015

I found a great new bagel place and an interesting urban winery on this tour. The guide was knowledgeable and organized and made sure everyone had an enjoyable time. I enjoyed hearing the history of each place we visited.

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14 reviews
23 stars
attended Apr 20 2014

Our guide, Geneva was charming, well informed, and shared lots of history plus pictures of the Jack London and warehouse districts. Although a few of her usual "feeding sites" were closed for the holiday, interesting substitutes were made to...continued

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10 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 23 2014

Great Tour with Geneva! Lots of delicious tastes, interesting historical information and well timed and organized. Definitely worth the time and money for a great afternoon.

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Tyrone Macias
31 events
10 reviews
13 stars
attended May 31 2013

Having been on a number of tours from the Bay Area to Europe I rate this Savor Oakland Food Tour as one of the very best in every way. We got history, exercise, sunshine, literature lessons, PLUS fantastic food from a diverse and delicious...continued

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21 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 01 2013

A fun walk through Jack London Square with a lot of food/restaurant history which is interesting to us Oaklanders. Could have included more history of the area, such as the USS Potomac anchored there and some of the restaurants that have been...continued

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28 events
7 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 03 2014

Good food, good information... great day

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8 events
7 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 29 2013

Very enjoyable, both tasty and informative.

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