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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour provided by Local Tastes of the City Tours

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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Get more out of your trip to San Francisco’s North Beach Little Italy neighborhood with a guide who knows the best places to stop for food and drinks. Along this tour route taste specialties of the area, including a traditional Italian cannoli, chocolate, focaccia sandwiches, coffee, and Italian soda. Plus, this tour meets close to public transport and affordable parking for your convenience.
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You'll start at
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 end at
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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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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Important Information
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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Departure253643 wrote a review Mar 2020
San Diego, California1 contribution
Plan to come hungry because you will eat your way thru this fun neighborhood. Our guide, Cynthia, was amazing. She knew so much history of the area and answered all our questions. The shop owners were so friendly and happy to have us stop in for a visit and a snack. Highly
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Fairndtenderlady wrote a review Feb 2020
Carmel Valley, CA16 contributions10 helpful votes
Brian was the highlight of our San Francisco visit. His knowledge of not only North Beach but the city itself is outstanding. Brian has a very colorful personality and made the tour a ton of fun. Highly recommended!
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gene27244 wrote a review Feb 2020
Jacksonville, Florida4 contributions
Had a wonderful time on the tour. Our guide with gracious, kind and very knowledgeable. The stops and stories along the way were insightful and fun. The food, desserts and drinks along the way were tasty and satisfying. I would recommend this tour as well as the company. I will
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Michele D wrote a review Feb 2020
13 contributions1 helpful vote
Brian was a great tour guide! We live in SF, and learned a lot about North Beach/Little Italy. Not only did we have great food, but Brian also showed us some really neat local shops! I recommend this tour to anyone who's looking to learn more about SF, and enjoy some great food
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Claudya F wrote a review Feb 2020
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Patsy was a great guide. We are so much. Learned a little history and found many great small places to eat. This tour is the reason we will visit little Italy many more times.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: Local Tastes of the City Tours
clairechevallier
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Fun, delicious, and educational
Our guide Isabella immediately made us feel so welcomed. She is incredibly knowledgable about Chinatown and the his
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101ering
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Chinatown and North Beach Walking Tour
This was a great tour! Wes was friendly and knowledgeable. His passion was obvious! You won’t leave hungry- there w
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CJCamy
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Would have completely walked right by the oldest temple without our tour guide!
I've taken food tours for a few cities as much for the food as the history of the city. Isabella was a wonderful to
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davidsU5723QL
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Eat great Chinese food, learn about Chinatown's history, and make new friends
My parents were visiting from LA for the holiday and we wanted to do something very special that they will remember
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danav671
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Food and history in a fascinating area of San Francisco!
Excellent three hour tour of Chinatown, and lots of food! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and focused on cul
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bulmasan
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Fun time with lots of food!
I had a great time touring Chinatown with Isabella, who knows where all the hidden food gems are in the area. You w
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Brenda M
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Fabulous Tour
My 21 year old son and I enjoyed this food tour with Brian. We learned a lot of interesting facts about Chinatown a
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20robynk
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A Must Tour
We had the pleasure of having Isabella as our tour guide. Not only was she informative but also very considerate.
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Popkhdh
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Fun!
Isabel was a sweet and gave us a great experience. We really enjoyed the temple and tea tastings. Don't eat first
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Nina R
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HANDS DOWN, THE BEST FOOD TOUR EVER!
I travel a lot. And everywhere I go, I take a food tour. I find that it's a great way to see the sights, learn a li
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SueF1576
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Glimpses into the past of Chinatown & North Beach
Brian is the best tour guide for this area, he knows everything and everyone around North Beach and Chinatown (and
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438brendat
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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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GregBoston_MA
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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 gu
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832belindak
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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 by
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MargiF
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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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  • Duration: 3h
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