Brothels, Bites and Booze Tour of The Gaslamp Quarter

What to expect
  • Hear famous stories including the scandalous history of the Gaslamp Quarter
  • Enjoy food tastings and drink samples at various quintessential restaurants
  • See where the early “women of the night” worked, among other iconic locations
The Brothels, Bites and Booze culinary tour of San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter will take you back to a time of scandal and debauchery. Marvel at the antique architecture, learn about the early red light district, and sample fabulous food and drinks at five of the most quintessential restaurants in San Diego. Often called the Historic Heart of San Diego, the Gaslamp Quarter is the main dining and entertainment district of the city. With more than 150 bars and restaurants and 94 registered historic buildings, this nightlife playground has a lot for you to see and do, as well as a fascinating past.

Often called the Historic Heart of San Diego, the Gaslamp Quarter is the main dining and entertainment district of the city. With more than 150 bars and restaurants and 94 registered historic buildings, this nightlife playground has a lot to see and do, as well as a fascinating past.

The Brothels, Bites and Booze tour will introduce you to the beginnings of San Diego as a port town – learn why it became one of the more notorious red light districts of its time, and find out how this once-undesired neighborhood became a fun and vibrant nightlife destination for both locals and visitors.

After meeting your guide, you’ll embark on a journey of scandalous tales, unique cocktails and local cuisine. On the tour, you’ll make new friends, hear interesting stories, sing karaoke and explore new tastes at local restaurants*.

*Restaurants are not guaranteed and are subject to availability. Restaurants visited include: Tin Fish, Meze Café and Grill, Bolillo Tortas, Rock Bottom, Heavenly Cupcake, El Pulpo, Cremolose, Bare Back Bar and Grill and the Melting Pot

Note: You must be 18 years or older to attend this tour.
Key Highlights
Price $50.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2.5 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final.

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