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Michele Topor's Boston Food Tours

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Boston foodie LOVED this tour!

I'm a Boston local foodie who even studied Italian and lived close to Italy for years - so I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alyssa D
Fun rainy afternoon foodie adventure!

On my own in Boston and signed up for this 3 hour walking tour. Enjoyed the variety of small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Join us as we celebrate our 24th year providing culinary walking tours of Boston's "Little Italy" North End. Close your eyes and imagine strolling down quaint and narrow streets while enjoying colorful sights, tantalizing aromas, and chaotic sounds...more
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6 Charter St, Boston, MA 02113-1301
North End
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+1 617-523-6032
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm a Boston local foodie who even studied Italian and lived close to Italy for years - so I thought I knew Italian food and the North End. Wrong! I learned so much on this tour and had a blast doing it. It was a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my own in Boston and signed up for this 3 hour walking tour. Enjoyed the variety of small family-owned shops with great entrepreneurial stories. Having just returned from Italy,enjoyed the tastings and selection of authentic recipes and ways to prepare the various ingredients. Certainly...More

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vincotto, Owner at Michele Topor's Boston Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for trusting out tour..on your own! We are delighted that you enjoyed a rainy afternoon with us. Kind regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live locally and have visited the North End many times and I still learned a ton on this tour. It's like an "insiders" tour of the North End. Our guide, Linda, was extremely knowledgeable having a background in the food industry and having traveled...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Michele’s tour as part of my birthday celebration and thoroughly enjoyed it. My husband and I recently moved to the Boston area and the tour was a wonderful introduction to a fascinating part of the city. Having lived in the North End for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Michele Topor's tour is better than the rest for two reasons: she not only knows Italian food but also nutrition and health and can wrap it all up in a fascinating dialogue. With years of touring experience she has developed great relationships with the merchants...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Michele Topor knows health and all about how a Mediterranean diet contributes to it. She knows how to find top notch ingredients in the North End and will take you from appetizers to dessert and pastries and everything in between. So her tour, 3 hours...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy food history, this is the tour for you. Michele Topor’s tour is unique and she is very informed about Italian culture and food. This is NOT a sit-down, restaurant tasting tour. This is an on-the-go tasting tour where you learn about authentic...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We looked at several different tours on line but ultimately we chose this tour partly because a friend had previously taken one of Michele's tours and partly because we wanted to be able to take some knowledge away from the tour that we could apply/use...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

We took the Boston's North End "Little Italy" Market tour 7/14 with tour guide Beth. We had visited the North End to eat many times. This tour showed us places we had never seen in the past. Beth was knowledgeable about the history of the...More

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vincotto, Owner at Michele Topor's Boston Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

I'm so happy that you enjoyed the "Little Italy" tour and our little surprise. We hope that you come back again and again to enjoy the neighborhood and all that you learned on the tour. And we also agree that Beth gives a wonderful tour!

Reviewed July 15, 2018

We absolutely loved this tour of the North End! I have been going to the North End since I was a kid and I still learned new things and found new places. Rebecca was wonderful and taught us so much about the history and authentic...More

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vincotto, Owner at Michele Topor's Boston Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Wow! Thanks Jen, we really appreciate your review. Rebecca gives a wonderful Gluten Free North End Market Tour and it's always nice to hear others feel the same. Warm regards, Michele

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North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like
being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and
Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants,
bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part
in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or
Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma
sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s
home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
...More
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Mindy U
May 7, 2018|
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Response from vincotto | Property representative |
Hi Mindy, Do you mean Saturday, May 12? If so, yes we have availability on the 10am tour. Thanks for asking. Michele
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Jimmy G
March 23, 2018|
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Response from vincotto | Property representative |
The maximum that we have on tour is 13 participants.
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Lori O
August 21, 2017|
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Response from vincotto | Property representative |
Thanks for asking about our GF Tours. Yes, although infrequent, we do offer a gluten-free tour. Our next GF Tours will be on Sept 30, Oct 21 and Nov 11 from 11am-2pm. You can find more information on our website.
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