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North Beach & Little Italy Culinary Tour

by Local Tastes of the City Tours Duration 3h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveler Price is $69

Discover North Beach’s famous robust coffee, freshly baked pastries, and authentic Italian pizza on this culinary walking tour. Guided by expert foodies, learn about Little Italy’s rich history as you sample locally roasted coffee, award-winning chocolate, and peppery olive oils.

Stroll through the streets of San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood, which was originally settled by Italian fisherman, and allow the savory aroma of fresh-baked bread to awaken your senses. Step into an artisanal pizzeria and watch hand-tossed bread bake in a 130-year-old oven. Tear off a piece to dip into locally made olive oils and enjoy real Italian-style pizza topped with specialty meats.

Next, pop into a quaint coffee shop where fresh beans are roasted daily. Discover the shop’s unique roasting process and sample a cappuccino or other freshly brewed espresso beverage. Visit the storefront of an award-winning chocolatier to see an array of artful chocolate masterpieces and satisfy your sweet tooth with a sample of handmade truffles.

In addition to experiencing the fabulous food and cafe culture, you can also take in in North Beach's vibrant shopping scene. The neighborhood is full of shops selling handmade crafts, ceramics, and fine foods to take home as souvenirs.

Discover North Beach’s famous robust coffee, freshly baked pastries, and authentic Italian pizza on this culinary walking tour. Guided by expert foodies, learn about Little Italy’s rich history as you sample locally roasted coffee, award-winning chocolate, and peppery olive oils.

Stroll through the streets of San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood, which was originally settled by Italian fisherman, and allow the savory aroma of fresh-baked bread to awaken your senses. Step into an artisanal pizzeria and watch hand-tossed bread bake in a 130-year-old oven. Tear off a piece to dip into locally made olive oils and enjoy real Italian-style pizza topped with specialty meats.

Next, pop into a quaint coffee shop where fresh beans are roasted daily. Discover the shop’s unique roasting process and sample a cappuccino or other freshly brewed espresso beverage. Visit the storefront of an award-winning chocolatier to see an array of artful chocolate masterpieces and satisfy your sweet tooth with a sample of handmade truffles.

In addition to experiencing the fabulous food and cafe culture, you can also take in in North Beach's vibrant shopping scene. The neighborhood is full of shops selling handmade crafts, ceramics, and fine foods to take home as souvenirs.

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10:00 AM, Tour in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 3h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Includes small food & coffee samples.

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2:00 PM, Tour in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 3h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Includes small food & coffee samples

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North Beach & Little Italy Culinary Tour

Activity Location

North Beach

San Francisco

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • We meet at the corner at of Columbus Avenue and Green Street at 480 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133 (the same corner as Bank of the West).

    480 Columbus Avenue

    San Francisco 94133


Highlights

  • Culinary exploration of North Beach's vibrant Little Italy

  • Local guide shares the neighborhood's history & culture

  • Freshly baked bread & authentic Italian-style pizza

  • Bay Area olive oils & sweet truffles from a chocolatier

  • Chance to witness & learn about small-batch coffee roasting


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of North Beach

  • Samples


Know Before You Book

  • Children 1 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.


North Beach & Little Italy Culinary Tour ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Expedia Verified Reviews

5 out of 5

5/5 Mar 7, 2019

Our guide had great knowledge and love for the North Beach area. I thought the tour was great. If you enjoy GOOD food this tour is for you!

Apr 20, 2017

What an amazing experience! Our guide Blandina has lived in the neighborhood for many years so tour was very fun and personal. All of our stops were interesting, food was amazing.

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United States