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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour

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US$ 69.00
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Get more out of your trip to San Francisco’s North Beach Little Italy neighborhood with a guide who knows the best places to stop for food and drinks. Along this tour route taste specialties of the area, including a traditional Italian cannoli, chocolate, focaccia sandwiches, coffee, and Italian soda. Plus, this tour meets close to public transport and affordable parking for your convenience.
  • Sip on coffee and Italian soda during this Little Italy walking tour
  • A guide tells you all about San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood
  • Taste a variety of fresh foods, including a traditional Italian cannoli
  • Easy-to-find meeting spot close to public transport and affordable parking
What to Expect
Meet for this Little Italy North Beach walking tour on Columbus Street in San Francisco. Get acquainted with your guide and group, and then set off on foot through this super-popular SF neighborhood. Your guide knows some of the best places to eat and grab drinks and snacks. Some of the places you’ll visit for samples include Mario’s, Z Cioccolato, Stella Pastry, and Molinari Delicatessen. Sample food such as a traditional Italian canolli and an Italian soda. As you walk and pop into shops, your guide tells you all about the North Beach neighborhood and how it got its nickname Little Italy. You’ll also stop in a bakery to see fresh bread being made. Your San Francisco Little Italy tour ends back where it began—on Columbus Street.
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Important Information
Departure Point
480 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Focaccia sandwiches from Mario’s
  • Chocolate from Z Cioccolato
  • Cannoli from Stella Pastry
  • Deli delights at Molinari delicatessen
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Morning tour departs at 10am and afternoon tour departs at 2pm (select option during checkout)
  • Same day reservations available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I went on my first food tour in Montreal over the summer and absolutely loved it! I had such a great time taste testing and learning about the city's history that I figured it would be worth doing one in San Francisco; specifically in a neighborhood we were not quite familiar
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I've been on quite a few food tours. Here are some details I wish I had known before going on this one: - I was told this tour would be good for kids - it was AMAZING for kids. What a good deal. We had our 5 year old twins with us, and many accommodations were made for them.
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Response from tmRoy, Owner at Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your kind comments. Our goal is to weave the true fabric of North Beach\Little Italy into our food tour, so our guests experience the real flavor of the neighborhood. We want our guests to enjoy a wide variety of local foods and to feel like they have experienced the neighborhood with a true local. I apologize that we did not achieve that goal on your tour. We’ll use your feedback to ensure that we always achieve that goal in the future. From Cavalli Cafe, a local roaster, where our guests enjoy delicious coffee drinks and experience a local cafe, and Mario’s, where they enjoy focaccia sandwiches from a San Francisco institution, from Z. Cioccolato, where they savor chocolate and learn how it’s made from an award-winning chocolatier, and Stella Pastry, which has been making cannoli for decades, to Molinari, where guests enjoy deli sandwiches with their salami that they have been making since 1896, Aqualino, where we enjoy local foods, such fresh bruschetta, to amazing local pizza at a local North Beach staple for more than 30 years and more, we want our guests to enjoy great local foods in generous portions. At the same time, being from San Francisco, we want our guests to experience the neighborhood from a local’s point of view, getting below the surface in a way that only someone who is from the neighborhood can do. We want them to meet the local artisans that make North Beach\Little Italy special. We hope that the combination of the food and the tour of North Beach\Little Italy will provide our guests with an amazing experience. While we came close to that goal, again, we did not reach that goal on your tour. We’ll use your comments to ensure that our future guests have an amazing experience. Thank you for joining us and your feedback. We’’ll use it to improve the tour.
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Blandina was a wonderful guide, because not only did she introduce us to a number of great restaurants and shops with delicious food, but she also provided a wealth of information about the history and culture of North Beach. She was able to do this because of her long residence
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My husband and I loved it this tour! Cynthia was a fabulous guide and the food was amazing!! It was nice to learn about North Beach AND eat good food.
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Blandina was a fantastic guide. Bright, fun, engaging, knowledgeable. She lives in the neighborhood so shared stories about all of the important spots as well as some that are not well known. We recommend her highly. Judy
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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