The 5th Annual Taste of Cardiff Takes Place Thursday, May 8 | Get Your Tickets then Taste and Sip Your Way Through Cardiff-by-the-Sea

May 3, 2014

Cardiff 101 Main Street presents the 5th Annual Taste of Cardiff on Thursday, May 8 from 5-8pm.  During the annual event, downtown Cardiff will have over 20 unique eateries & 8 sip stops for ticket holders to enjoy.

It’s time once again to exercise your culinary palates and celebrate the beauty of Cardiff-by-the-Sea at the 5th Annual Taste of Cardiff event. Enjoy an evening of strolling through the beautiful coastal community while savoring the very best of Cardiff's delectable cuisine and enjoy libations from local breweries and wineries. New this year, Taste of Cardiff is partnering with Uber to ensure safe rides home, and rides to and from restaurant row. Tasters need to be in the lookout for friendly uber representatives, who will be handing out coupons.

Twenty local restaurants will be whipping up divine tastes and competing for a vote to win the 2014 Taste of Cardiff Golden Fork Award. Congrats to Tower 13 & V.G. Donut & Bakery, who were awarded 2013 top honors. Who will reign supreme on May 8th?

New this year, eight sip stops have been added which will give participants a chance to enjoy a sample of North County’s finest beer and wine. Each sip stop will be hosted by a local business, giving ‘sippers’ a chance to check out local business as well.

A great music lineup is in store with Bucket Ruckus playing at Bull Taco, The Red Fox Tails at Seaside Market, Adrienne Nims at Ki's Restaurant and The Shantyannes in the Rimel’s courtyard. Also, Cardiff’s own Ada Harris Chamber Ensemble will get the festivities started in the Rimel’s Courtyard from 5-5:30 pm.

Tickets are $25 and $35 (including sip stops). Day of tickets are $30 /$40 (with sip stops) and are available online at or at the Cardiff 101 office located at 2139B Newcastle Ave in Cardiff-by-the-Sea.

Make sure to get down to Cardiff Restaurant Row and Bull Taco in the San Elijo State Beach Campgrounds for their delicious tastes! For a full list of all the restaurants participating, visit