Guided tour

Santa Barbara: Funk Zone Food & Photo Tour

Santa Barbara: Funk Zone Food & Photo Tour

From US$ 125 per person

Discover Santa Barbara's award-winning Funk Zone neighborhood through your taste buds & the lens of your camera! Nosh, sip, & snap your way through this notable funky 'hood while you learn a thing or two about Santa Barbara history & food photography.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


The experience
  • Enjoy bites and sips from 8 tasting locations with a professional tour guide
  • Discover hidden graffiti art and galleries in the city's newest neighborhood
  • Learn foodie photo tips and tricks using your smartphone's camera app
  • Use the Funk Zone Tour Guide Sheet, with a map and exclusive tour guest discounts
Full description
This food and photo tour starts on lower State Street and will walk you through the Funk Zone neighborhood where you will taste what Santa Barbara is known for. Try bites of fresh seafood, gastropub creations, Mexican food, artisan beer, locally grown wines and hand-crafted spirits. Along the way, you’ll get immersed in the local culture and hear interesting stories about each place you visit. You’ll also learn easy-to-shoot photo tips from your pro tour guide and take your food photo skills to the next level using your smartphone’s camera app. By the end of your 3-hour tour, you’ll be eating like a local and shooting like a pro!
  • Live tour guide
  • Beer
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Wine
  • Photos taken by the guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Prepare for the activity

    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Camera
    • Water
    • Charged Smartphone
    • Reusable water bottle

    Know before you go

    • The operator will try their best to accommodate most dietary preferences or restrictions. At this time, it is not possible to provide substitutions for vegans or celiacs. However, your guide will try to provide adequate tasting substitutions for vegetarians and pescatarians and those with gluten-intolerance.
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    based on 3 reviews

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