About the Route

Our Downtown San Diego Walking Tour Is For Ages 21+.

Our Downtown San Diego tour, the most popular Bite San Diego walking food tour, starts in the historic Gaslamp Quarter, taking you on a leisurely stroll throughout the Gaslamp District and Downtown, heading into Little Italy as the final destination (Note: Little Italy restaurant stops & history ONLY included on Friday tours).

During your stroll, your guide will share juicy tidbits and interesting scoops about Downtown San Diego, like the original Red Light District and the gambling halls that used to reside in the present day area. As you enjoy a peaceful walk past the Horton Grand Hotel and William Heath Davis house courtyard, learn about celebrities & politicians who once graced the area and the Gaslamp’s most famous & official dog, Bum.

You’ll be sampling bites from some of the best restaurants in America’s Finest City including Chicago-style pizza pies, gourmet Indian cuisine, handmade desserts, rustic-Italian creations, bites with a rooftop view and much, much more.

The Downtown San Diego tour is one of the most fun experiences in San Diego and we can’t wait to chomp with you, one bite at a time.

Stops include…

  • El Chingon New! – Inspired by Pancho Villa and the pistoleros of the Mexican Revolution, El Chingon is a new (bad ass) concept in the San Diego Gaslamp. With an exciting menu featuring some Mexican classics, serving only the best of the best when it comes to ingredients and spirits.
  • Royal India Downtown – Get your curry on at Royal India; voted “Best Indian Food” by San Diego Magazine, City Search, & San Diego CityBeat.
  • Berkeley Pizza Downtown – Chicago-style deep dish pizza with a San Diego twist.
  • Roast Meat & Sandwich Shop – Roast is a lot of things: a sandwich shop, a meat shop, a place to pick up a last minute meal or a healthy salad. What unites everything they do is their singular commitment to craft exceptional, sustainably produced food that tastes great!