Discover one of Oakland’s oldest neighborhoods! Jack London Square and the Historic Warehouse District houses chic restaurants, hidden foodie gems and urban wineries. As you enjoy mouth-watering food and drink samples, we bring to life the historic and savory Oakland waterfront. All food tastings are included in the ticket price.
Sweet, Savory, and Soul – The Jack London Square and Historic Warehouse District Walking Tour takes place in one of Oakland’s oldest neighborhoods, along the Oakland Estuary. This narrated and guided 3.5 hour food tour visits several food and drink tasting locations. This includes Oakland-style soul food, award-winning wine, and a Bay Area favorite for coffee, just to name a few. All food and drink sampled on the tour is included in the ticket price and enough for a moderately satisfying lunch. If you have any dietary restrictions, please indicate this when you purchase your tickets.
Neighborhood Nourishment – Along with the delicious food tastings, you’ll also enjoy a hearty helping of historic, architectural and cultural information about the Jack London and Waterfront communities. Our expert guides share their knowledge of gastronome favorites, architectural gems, the vibrant art scene, and local soulful entertainment options.
These tantalizing food locations may serve their specialties on the Jack London Square / Historic Warehouse Food Tasting and Cultural Tour. Tasting locations are subject to change.
Home of Chicken and Waffles: One of Oakland’s top ranked soul-food restaurant.
Urban Legend Cellars: “Mom” and “pop” wine-makers with a knack for award winning wine.
Chop Bar: A neighborhood favorite using the finest seasonal components for its dishes.
Miette: Ranked one of the top pastry shops in the world for its dainty interior and mouth-watering delights.
Bocanova: Pan-American cuisine using local fresh ingredients in a casual fine dining environment.
When: Friday – Sunday
Time: Tours depart at 10:30 and last 3.5 hours
How much: $49 Adult | $40 Child (Ages 12 and under) + fees
What’s included: All food and drink tastings, enough for a moderately satisfying lunch
Who: All age groups and fitness levels
Capacity: 10 per tour
What to wear: Comfortable layered clothing and shoes. Though rare, bring rain gear when wet weather is predicted.
Weather conditions: Tour takes place rain or shine
Where: Tour meets in the Historic Warehouse ‘hood. Detailed directions to our meeting location will be sent with purchase of your ticket.