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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour

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Definitely one for the food lovers, the Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour is a glimpse into the blend of culture and cuisine of San Francisco. Stroll amongst the cafes and bakeries of North Beach, San Francisco's own Little Italy.

Named one of the 15 best foodie tours in the USA by U.S. News and World Report (March 2018)
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480 Columbus Ave
480 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USAEveryday at 10am and 2pm, 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). Please arrive on time, we will not be able to accommodate late arrivals.
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    North Beach
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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    Little Italy
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • 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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Departure Point
480 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Focaccia sandwiches from Mario’s
  • Chocolate from Z Cioccolato
  • Cannoli from Stella Pastry
  • Deli delights at Molinari delicatessen
Exclusions
  • 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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There was a ton of food on this tour and our tour guide was knowledgeable. I'd actually hoped that there would be more walking. I'd recommend this tour!
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Brian was awesome and did a great job. Very knowledgeable regarding the history of San Francisco and provided us some fantastic food as well. We were even taken to several authentic retail shops and given a little extra time to do some quick shopping. It was a great group and
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The tour was very informative and our tour guide was very entertaining. He knew a lot of the history of not only the foods but also the area. Would definitely recommend!
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We spent a fantastic three hours with Blondina our guide who really epitomises the area - interesting, warm, funny and full of character. We visited some great places which really brought out the essence of the area and the people who live there and tasted some wonderful food.
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We had great food and learned things we didn’t know. What could be better. Brandon’s was a great guide and she made it fun. She had lots of good stories and has lived in the neighborhood for a long time. Would do it again to learn more!
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By: Local Tastes of the City Tours
1,573 reviews
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438brendat
20
Tasty and informative!
We took an afternoon Chinatown food tour to begin our weekend getaway, and wow did we start our weekend off right!
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D2402JFkimberlym
10
Great Tour
There was a ton of food on this tour and our tour guide was knowledgeable. I'd actually hoped that there would be
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GregBoston_MA
Boston, MA
206
Chinatown and North Beach Night Walking Tour with Wes was fantastic!
Thank you to Tom for helping me to organize our group of 12 for a fantastic and memorable food tour. Wes, our
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832belindak
146
Fun and informative
I’ve never been to San Francisco and do this was my first experience of the city. I like getting to know an area
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A4895JTpamf
10
Food Tour
Brian was awesome and did a great job. Very knowledgeable regarding the history of San Francisco and provided us
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MargiF
Perth, Australia
31
Great local guide!
What a great way to see SF Chinatown and eat some of the best Chinese fare we’ve had. This was as much a food tour
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Trip767299
20
What a FUN and DELICIOUS night!
Book it, just do it. Your belly will be happy you did. From the moment our tour guide, Brian, met us, we were
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jayneo20
Pleasant Hill, California
20
Outstanding Chinatown tour!
We had a delightful time having Isabella as our tour guide. 3 hours of learning about Chinatown, great food and
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Passport744108
33
Little Italy and north beach walking tour
The tour was very informative and our tour guide was very entertaining. He knew a lot of the history of not only
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Freedom286623
10
Chinatown walking tour
Brian was an excellent guide. He is extremely knowledgeable of the city and it’s history! He is a true native of
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X5014UZsuem
Cremorne, Australia
172
A Local Experience
We spent a fantastic three hours with Blondina our guide who really epitomises the area - interesting, warm, funny
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McCully_Mountain
21
Fun and Interesting Tour
We had great food and learned things we didn’t know. What could be better. Brandon’s was a great guide and she
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sean0225
30
Morning in North Beach
We are family of four came to San Francisco for a day trip. I have heard about this walking tour with food and
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YVEGR19
10
Fantastic
Brian was informative and passionate about the history, the foods, and the cultures of his city. We learned a lot.
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Alan304
Cranford, New Jersey
58293
Tasty Chinatown overview
If you’re not familiar with the Chinatown area, the Chinatown Walking Food Tour provides a great 3 hour overview.
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