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Meet for this food and culinary walking tour of North Beach at Italian Homemade Company, and get ready to try some of the area’s best food.

Set off on foot with a guide as you pop into trendy eateries, mom-and-pop bakeries, and cozy cafes. Along your way, you sample up to six different foods, everything from Italian fare to chocolate, as your guide tells you about the significance of what you’re eating and the shop you’re in. You also learn about how North Beach got the nickname of Little Italy.

Your food and culinary walking tour of North Beach ends on the famous Columbus Avenue.
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This food and culinary walking tour of North Beach is for anyone who doesn’t want to spend time trying to figure out where to eat in the San Francisco neighborhood. Explore Little Italy on foot to try some of the best food the area has to offer, everything from pizza to seafood to chocolate. With up to six food samples, make sure to come hungry.
  • A guide leads the way on this food walking tour of North Beach 
  • Learn about one of San Francisco’s most popular neighborhoods
  • No need to eat beforehand—this tour’s tastings are sure to fill you up
  • All tastings are included in the tour price
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Reviewed 29 December 2017
Tour guide was over 2 hours late and kept saying he would be only be 15 minutes late

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
Fantastic Tour! Fantastic Food!

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

Thank adrianb72
Reviewed 17 October 2017
North Beach District Food Tour

My wife and I enjoyed a great experience during our food tour through North Beach today! There are many food tour options to choose from across San Francisco and we are confident we picked the best. Jim was our tour guide who took pride in...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile
North Beach and Jim are made for each other

What an experience! I am a foodie and History buff and this tour seemed custom made for me. Jim was passionate about North Beach and San Fran and was extremely informative. I can not say enough about this tour. It's a MUST if you are...More

Thank Evelyn A
Reviewed 6 September 2017
First food tour in north beach.

The food tastes were spot on! This could have been an even better tour if it had been organized better with sweets at the end. Also, the tour operator should pay better attention to arriving guests. He was sitting outside with no indication of who...More

Thank Tracey W
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