Food and Culinary Walking Tour of North Beach

Cultural & Theme Tours in San Francisco
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Tour description

Confused on what to see and do while in San Francisco? Combine its cuisine, rich history, architecture and culture while tantalizing all of your senses with a 3 hour small- group walking food excursion lead by a professional guide. You'll indulge in 5-6 of North Beach's quintessential staples while feeding your minds with intriguing and memorable tidbits along the way. Before you know it, you'll feel like a local. Make sure to come hungry, this tour offers more than enough to be considered lunch.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: The Italian Homemade CompanyThis specialty Italian gourmet grocery serves delicacies from the Marche and Emilia-Romagna regions of Italy.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Tony’s Coal Fired Pizza & Slice HouseHome of the 11th time World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani. Tony brings his passion and perfection to North Beach, sharing his award winning pizzas with us all.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: XOX TrufflesXOX has been named one of the Top Ten chocolate-makers in the United States by prestigious Chocolatier Magazine and The Rosengarten Report. This cozy little shop is a great place for an afternoon pick-me-up. Enjoy truffles created by the talented Chocolate maker Jean-Marc Gorce.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Caffe GrecoCaffe Greco is recognized by many as the most authentic Italian Café in the city serving the world famous Illy Caffe, award winning homemade tiramisu, cannoli, and gelato. Its acclaimed popularity and reputation was culminated in rave reviews by the New York Times, Gourmet Magazine, Food Arts, S.F. Chronicle, and Smithsonian Magazine.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Cavalli CafeJust as a bar in Rome, the aroma of fresh, imported coffee from Italy fills the air. The sounds of spoken Italian can be heard over the music of Andrea Bocelli and other Italian artists, old photos of San Francisco’s Little Italy adorn the walls and usually a soccer game plays out on the TV in the background. Enjoy the best hand stuffed Cannoli in North Beach.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Mona LisaLocated in the heart of North Beach, San Francisco, Mona Lisa serves authentic Italian cuisine. They have an extensive selection of homemade pasta, seafood, meat, and pizza. Walk and taste your way through North Beach, which was an actual beach, filled in with landfill around the late 19th century! Your tour awaits you and yours!Duration: 30 minutes

What's included

  • Food tasting
  • Professional guide

What's not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Led by a local guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour
  • Excellent value for money
  • Likely to Sell Out