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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour

  • 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
Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour
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Afternoon walking tour of San Francisco including Little Italy and North Beach
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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.
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.
Reviews (378)
1 - 5 of 180 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Even The Tourguide was San Francisco

We had a great tour with Blandina. She knew everyone around and choose really delightful places. She is a fixture there and it felt like you were touring with the City itself. We got to see even more than was on the tour. She was...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fun and tasty walking tour

We had a wonderful time on this food tour with Blandina as our tour guide. She had lived in North Beach most of her life and is very knowledgable . All of the restaurants we visited were authentic Italian spots with wonderful food. Would definitely...More

Thank stdimick
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile
Great tour!!

Six of us did the tour including two children. Blondina was amazing!! She was interesting and fun and just might know every resident in North Beach. Each stop was delightful and the food was delicious. We would recommend this to anyone looking for a great...More

Thank Aubree C
Reviewed October 14, 2018
Not for the faint of heart. Be ready to immerse yourself in the whole North Beach experience.

Our tour guide Blandina, took us everywhere in North Beach and was able to provide us with morsels not even mentioned in the overview. She even walked us past her home with the yellow door. Loved her to death. The samples were ULTRA generous, including...More

Thank Joni B
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile
Cancelled last minute

They cancelled on us the day before claiming that was a power outage for all the restaurants. Amazingly I was able to book another tour last minute in the same area with no problem. I’m assuming that they canceled because there were not enough people.More

Thank kaycieyates
tmRoy, Owner at Local Tastes of the City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

I apologize for your experience. Being from San Francisco, when anyone joins us on one of our tours, we feel honored that someone has joined us. As a result, we do whatever we can to avoid cancelling a tour, even when that tour has a...More

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Maria B
October 24, 2018|
Response from Coastal55910 | Reviewed this property |
The tour lasts for 3 hours, it ends at 5:00.
Valerie B
October 4, 2018|
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Response from Coastal55910 | Reviewed this property |
There is no alcohol provided. However, there is opportunity to purchase a glass of wine if desired. At the first stop coffee, Italian sodas, water is offered as drink choices that is included in your tour.
Shantia M
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Stacy C | Reviewed this property |
This tour was very bread heavy, sandwiches, pizza, and cookies.