All drinks included.
Tours take place in rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking.
Small bar bites included with the option of a discounted dinner after the tour.
All guests must be 21+ years old, with valid I.D.
We’ll meet you inside our first tasting location, 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the tour. You’ll find the tour guide in the Beach City teardrop logo. Once everyone has checked in, we’ll begin by presenting you with your signature Beach City Food Guide, with a comprehensive map of all the locations you’ll be visiting, exclusive coupons and city recommendations.
Over the next 3 hours, we’ll visit 4 of our partner locations where you’ll experience the best craft cocktails and bar bites in Downtown Long Beach’s East Village Arts District. All of our tasting partners have been paid in advance. Along the flat, 0.25-mile route, we’ll stop at famous filming locations throughout the downtown core. Visit the film site La La Land’s famous jazz club, Seb’s. Learn about the origin of the the Old Fashioned, the difference between cider & mead, and tequila & mezcal.
Come thirsty, ready to have fun…and let us do the rest!
Namesake restaurant of creator, Dean James Max. James Republic focuses on local, seasonal and organic produce with an ever changing menu based on farm-to-table ingredients.
The Blind Donkey
Famed final filming location of the Academy Award winning musical, "La La Land." Whiskey-centric craft cocktails.
Great Society: Cider and Mead
Great Society has largest selection of craft cider and meads in all of Southern California. Featuring 20 draughts from nearly every corner of the world.
Padre & Mezcalero
Chef-driven gastropub offering a unique selection of Latin cocktails and cuisine. Visit their sister bar, Mezcalero, upstairs for a place "tequila" few hours.
Meet inside James Republic at the Courtyard by Marriott on E First St and Linden Ave. Look for your guide in Beach City teardrop logo! Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour.
3 hours of free, validated, parking at the Courtyard by Marriott:
500 E First St, Long Beach, CA 90802
Metered Street Parking
Various parking lots & structures in the Downtown Long Beach Area