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San Francisco North Beach Pub Crawl

Highlights
  • Pub crawl in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood
  • Check out bohemian hangouts and off-the-wall pubs
  • One alcoholic beverage included
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San Francisco North Beach Pub Crawl
From US$ 58.00
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San Francisco North Beach Pub Crawl
From US$ 58.00
Overview
Venture into the bars of North Beach — San Francisco’s historically Italian district — on this 2.5-hour pub crawl with a knowledgeable guide. At local hot spots such as Vesuvio Cafe, discover the legendary nightlife scene that harkens back to the Beat Generation. Stroll the streets of this bohemian enclave and taste local wine and beer (one complimentary drink included). This small-group walking tour is limited to 12 people to ensure a personalized experience.
What to Expect
Begin your San Francisco pub crawl in the heart of North Beach at Vesuvio Cafe, a historic saloon situated across from City Lights Bookstore. Learn about Beat poets like Jack Kerouac who used to frequent both locations, and soak up the eclectic atmosphere that inspired the Beat Generation. Enjoy an Anchor Steam Ale, which has been locally produced since 1896, or a glass of wine from the California wine country. One complimentary drink is included.

Next, stroll past North Beach bars and sidewalk cafes as your guide highlights the Italian neighborhood’s history. You'll stop at venues such as a watering hole decorated with forgotten maritime paraphernalia and at the city's self-proclaimed oldest pub.

Later, sip an espresso in a traditional Italian cafe where you can listen to classics on the jukebox, or serenade your fellow travelers at a local karaoke bar.

As you wind your way through North Beach, you’ll conclude at Washington Square, site of Saints Peter and Paul Church. While the night is still young, you can continue exploring North Beach on your own or settle in at a sidewalk eatery for an Italian dinner.
Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 6 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2018
Amazing and Authentic Dive Bars

This truly was an urban adventure as our guide, Kai led us through the dark and narrow alleys of Chinatown and North Beach to amazing and authentic little hole-in-the-wall dives like Red's Place and Specs'. It was fun and educational, as Kai gave us a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Count F
Reviewed 12 August 2018
A superb way to explore the fabulous city of San Francisco

We took this tour literally as we arrived in San Francisco and what a superb introduction to this amazing city it was. Kai was our tour guide and as with our tour with Urban Adventures in LA, we felt we were with a friend on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile
Hidden Gems in North Beach!

WOW!!!! What an unbelievably fun-filled way to spend an evening in North Beach! Kai was both an eccentric and exceptional host as he took our group around a part of San Francisco I frequent often but had NO IDEA was so lively and historic. I...More

1  Thank larsbarsroberts
Reviewed 15 April 2018
Great evening exploring pubs of North Beach

On our first evening in San Francisco, my wife and I went on an intriguing and historical pub tour of the North Beach area. Kara did a fantastic job of finding out what our small tour group was interested in and tailored the tour to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Preston W
Reviewed 25 February 2018
fun!

nice history and guide Kara gave interesting info! The bars were nice too. it as a great time and very fun.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank schovnick
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