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Tastebud Tours San Francisco Food Tours

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The Best Food Tours in the USA since 2009! Simply the Best San Francisco Food Tour! Tastebud Tours is the SF Food Tour everyone is talking about! Featured on NBC News, ABC's 190 North, USA Today, WGN and WTTW. As if that's not enough, we are proud...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
716 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2731
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 219-929-6648
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Jim(our guide) was an outstanding host! We really enjoyed our stops at all of the restaurants. The first dish at the Italian homemade was excellent. The red meat sauce was absolutely incredible. Our favorite stop was Tony’s pizza. We were expecting a very small piece...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went on the culinary tour with Jim the first day we were in San Francisco. I am glad we did. We learned so much about the area from restaurants, to history to good ways to get around town. Plus we ate...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This food tour was FANTASTIC! The places selected were Perfect for this tour, and the food was Really, REALLY Good! Our guide, Jim Wood, was the BEST guide you could Ever have! He provided everything from a background of the establishment and owner, to the...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had a great time visiting 6 different Italian restaurants and learning about the North Beach area. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the restaurants and San Francisco.

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Thank Gaye C
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Jim was a great guide and shared lots of SF history during the tour. We were definitely full at the end - pastas, pizza, cannoli, tiramisu... We loved all of the food stops, and appreciated the stops at churches, the square etc. to round out...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour of the Italian North Beach food scene. Our guide, Jim, was personable, knowledgeable, and informative. The food at all five stops was freshly prepared and tasted delicious. While this was a 3 hour walking tour, it is very self contained around the Washington...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We really had the best experience with the North Beach food tour. Even though my husband and I were the only people booked for the tour that day it still proceeded and we had VIP treatment! Our guide knew the area and history of San...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Great walking tour with history and food. Not too much walking or big hills. Went to several restaurants, a park, churches, famous businesses, and historically interesting buildings. Lots of food. Jim was informative and fun. Would highly recommend. Yes, that huge slice of pizza in...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Booked the North Beach Food tour. We were a party of 5 (3 international family members visiting SF). We got there on time 11:00am and was told the guide was late and it would be "15 min" by the restaurant. We sat and waited. 11:40am...More

5  Thank Foodie222
Tastebud550, Owner at Tastebud Tours San Francisco Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

This review has been reported to TripAdvisor and Viator, both have guidelines to make sure all reviews are family friendly.TripAdvisor responded "Our policy states that we will not accept reviews that contain personal insults and profanities; however, we do allow unflattering language about their experience...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

The wife and I make an annual trip to San Francisco to visit her elderly relatives and to enjoy the beauty and eats of northern California. After trekking here for the past 6 or so years and Yelping food joints, we’ve yet to experience the...More

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Response from polygrad | Reviewed this property |
When I went a couple of months ago, it was very vegetarian friendly. The first stop was an Italian homemade pasta place (really good) and we had a meatless fresh pasta with a red sauce, then on to an excellent Pizza (two... More