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Boston's North End Secret Food Walking Tour w/ Private Tour Option provided by Secret Food Tours Boston

Boston's North End Secret Food Walking Tour w/ Private Tour Option

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 29/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Eat your way through Boston’s Little Italy, the North End neighborhood, on a walking tour ideal for those who like their food with a side of history. Sample New England seafood specialties and Italian-American classics while your guide enriches the experience with stories about Boston’s fascinating past. Cap off your tasting tour with an enticing dessert and craft beer or hard cider.
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You'll start at
136 Blackstone St
136 Blackstone St, Boston, MA 02109, USAHaymarket T Stop, in front of the Registry of Motor Vehicles The big brick building in front of you and across from the park is our meeting location. You will see brightly colored tables and chairs near our meeting location, and your guide will be holding an orange Food Tours umbrella.
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  • Pass by Old North Church & Historic Site
    Pass by The Paul Revere House
    Pass by Haymarket
    Pass by Boston Public Market
    Pass by Freedom Trail
    Pass by Langone Park
You'll end at
Hanover Street
Hanover St, Boston, MA, USAThe tour ends on Hanover street.
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Highlights
  • Explore Boston’s charming North End on this food walking tour
  • Sample an array of classic New England and Italian-American dishes
  • Learn about Little Italy’s food and history from your guide
  • Enjoy an intimate, small-group Boston outing that is also family-friendly 
What to Expect
Meet your guide at a central location in the North End, Boston’s historic Little Italy. Then, stroll with a small group of fewer than 12 people along the narrow streets of this charming city sampling its classic dishes. Kick things off with a lobster roll, a quintessential New England dish. From there, taste roasted nuts from a traditional shop, eat a sandwich with a recipe created in the country’s oldest public square, and visit a hole-in-the-wall pizzeria. Along the way, your guide shares interesting facts about where you stop and the foods you eat. You might, for example, savor a pizza slice while looking out upon the colonial church that was used to warn pilgrims of a British sea invasion during the American Revolution. Before your tour ends, stop in a public market to taste specialty sausage and sip a locally brewed craft beer or hard cider.
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Important Information
Departure Point
136 Blackstone St, Boston, MA 02109, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Hanover Street, Hanover St, Boston, MA, USA
Inclusions
  • Water
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Bruce M wrote a review Mar 2020
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Have no idea about the tour but a no cancellation policy under these circumstances is unconscionable!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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loopy801 wrote a review Mar 2020
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We had a great time on this tour! Food was delicious and Thatcher was cool tour guide with tons of info on history of Boston and food we ate. Highly recommend this tour for whole family!!
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TML wrote a review Mar 2020
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My husband and I went on this tour a couple weeks ago and loved it! We used to live in Boston and are very familiar with the city, but still learned a ton and went to eateries we'd never tried before. Thatcher was an awesome guide who balanced history and food very well. I
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Kayleigh C wrote a review Mar 2020
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This tour is not to be missed whether you’re a local or visiting from out of town. There was a variety of items and a great overview of the history of Boston. The knowledge Jason had of the food, restaurants, and history was next to none. Our group of 8 will be raving about
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Weston wrote a review Mar 2020
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Good food and informative tour guide. Thatcher was a great tour guide and he was very knowledgeable. We especially enjoyed the lobster roll, the cannoli and the ravioli. If future suggestion for the tour would be to stay in the north end and not go to the marketplace. Thank you!
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Response from Nicolas J, Owner at Boston's North End Secret Food Walking Tour w/ Private Tour Option
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Thank you so much for joining dear guest. We are happy to know that that you had a great time with Thatcher. We hope to see you again in our other Secret Food Tours - we are now in over 40 cities world wide.
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About the operator

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Leigh E
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Secret food tour
Did this tour two years ago and was excellent. So we brought my parents to do it Very disappointed. Last time we to
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TMNdesign
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Secret Food Tour in Boston
Had a great time today on the Secret Food Tour in Boston with Taylor Granger as our guide. She had great knowledge
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MsLMTanh
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Great tour!
My husband and I came to Boston for a weekend trip. We booked the secret food tour so that we can try out different
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797melissab
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Amazing food tour!!
This was an exceptional food tour and our guide Taylor really made it that extra special. She was extremely knowled
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Tya K
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Amazing experience
I booked this your for my boyfriend’s birthday. It was a bit rainy and I wondered if we would dnjoy the tour. For u
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ohlookitsbenji
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It's always the tour guide that makes the tour :)
I went with a group of coworkers as part of a work function. We had a bit of difficulty trying to book the tour; lo
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Notkidding335
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Well worth the visit if you are new to Boston and want to get a history of the city.
Taylor was our tour guide and she was very good. We learned a lot about the history of Boston and saw a lot of fun
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127brianam
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Such a rip off!
My biggest complaint was, After every tasting there would be some left over food. But the tour guide (I forgot her
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winterpond
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Great family activity
Taylor brought a lot of great energy to the tour and moved at a great pace for our young and energetic children - a
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Gina E
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Great Food tour when you're on a time crunch, and want to taste a lot of things in a short amount of time!
Had a great time on this tour, solo! Only had about half a day and wanted to hit the food highlights without waitin
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Kelly B
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Been raving about it offline for months...
We took Boston Secret Food Tour as part of an anniversary trip last December. I’ve been gone from Boston for 11 ye
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Rayneman
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What a Wicked Food tour with Leah!
Between the history and awesome stops, Leah showed us some really delicious and hidden treasures on the North End.
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mslaw1437
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Amazing!
I should have written this sooner, but I guess better late then never! 🤦🏼‍♀️ This food tour with Taylor was WONDE
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nursewithhart
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Awesome Boston walking food tour!
We had a blast during our Boston food tour! Taylor was fantastic and treated us like friends. She not only provided
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retreatowner
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Doesn’t Get Any Better!
Leah was a wealth of information on the North End. She is from the suburbs but has lived in the North End the last
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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