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11 Star Starred
Washington Square Park
Columbus Avenue & Union Street San Francisco, CA 94133
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385 reviews
62 stars
attended Aug 23 2013

Great walking tour! Our guide did a wonderful job of introducing us to the businesses in North Beach. He was quite well informed and the list he gave each of us was... continued

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9 reviews
37 stars
attended May 17 2013

Compared to the other tours we have been on , this was a waste of time and $. We left after 45 min.

He is not really a true chef or food critic. He was a former tour... continued

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21 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 02 2013

I enjoyed this food tour of North Beach and learned about places I wouldn't have known about by just walking by. It is not a tasting tour, but you can buy things along the way. Joseph was an entertaining, informative speaker.

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Culinary Gems of North Beach _*

*_San Francisco’s North Beach is well known for its legendary Italian cuisine, but there’s more to this historic neighborhood than restaurants. Embark on a 2.5-hour journey, scouting out North Beach’s best delis, coffee houses, bakeries and meat markets. Learn about North Beach’s history, and pick up sandwiches and snacks along the way for a picnic lunch in North Beach’s stunning Washington Square afterwards. 

Please note that tastings are not included. Food must be purchased separately by guests along the way.

Stops include: 

* Mara’s Italian Pastries (famous for their canolis).

* Little City Market (purveyors of the San Francisco’s best Sicilian sausage).

* Victoria Pastry Co. (A San Francisco favorite since 1914).

* Molinari Deli (A real old-fashioned Italian deli, one of the few left in San Francisco. Find out why their sandwiches are legendary).

* Café Trieste (San Francisco’s most famous coffee house and home to the Beat Generation).

* Little Vine (a unique boutique purveyor of cheese, wine and provisions).

* Tony’s (A slice of New York in San Francisco, one of the only places you can get pizza cooked in coal-fired ovens).

* Liguria Bakery (find out why people line up early for their legendary focaccia).

* And much more!

The running time for this tour is approximately 2.5 hours.