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Taste of the Italian Market Tour

From USD 60.00
Highlights
  • Explore Philadelphia’s Italian Market in the company of a chef
  • Sample numerous delicacies from the market’s artisans and vendors
  • Upgrade to the VIP tour for a full Italian meal and shopping discount
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Taste of the Italian Market Tour
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Enjoy a 2 hour walking tour of South Philadelphia's Italian Market.
USD 60.00
AM VIP Tour
Enjoy a 3 hour walking tour of South Philadelphia's Italian Market.
USD 125.00
PM VIP Tour
Enjoy a 3 hour walking tour of South Philadelphia's Italian Market.
USD 125.00
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Overview

The Italian Market is one of Philadelphia’s top neighborhoods for food lovers, and on this in-depth, chef-led tour, you won’t just meet local vendors and learn about its history: you’ll get to sample everything from artisanal cheeses to just-made Mexican tortillas. An optional VIP upgrade, including a traditional Italian meal and behind-the-scenes tour with a local meatball and gravy chef, is also available.

What to Expect

Begin your tour when you meet your guide at the Italian Market Visitor’s Center.

Located just south of Center City, the Italian Market has been one of Philadelphia’s key culinary destinations for generations. Your first stop includes a coffee and sweet treat, which you can enjoy while learning about the history of this vibrant area. Hear about the neighborhood’s key delicacies from your guide—who doubles as a chef—and meet some of the market’s longstanding vendors.

Next, visit DiBruno Bros (arguably the city’s best-known cheese shop) and enjoy a number of samples. Then, you’ll snack on freshly made Mexican tortillas, classic South Philadelphia-style pizza, and finally sample cannoli made at a 100-year-old bakery.

You can also upgrade to an optional VIP tour, which includes a behind-the-scenes neighborhood outing with a local chef who specializes in meatballs and gravy, a 10% discount at participating vendors, and an Italian meal. Gluten-free and vegetarian tour itineraries are also available.

Reviews (17)
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Chef Jacquie and the Italian Market

We enjoyed every minute of our Italian Market tour with Chef Jacquie! She shared her first hand knowledge of this Italian neighborhood as well as some history of Italian immigration to this country. She is a foodie and we thoroughly enjoyed our time with her...More

Thank simeonel1001
ChefJacquie, Owner at Taste 4 Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Awww...Lorraine, how sweet - thank you so much for your kind words. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacquie's Italian Market Tour

Master Chef Jacquie's walking tour of the Italian Market is a must for the history buff and the foodie!

Thank Steve G
ChefJacquie, Owner at Taste 4 Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awww...thanks so much Steve - it was a pleasure having you on the food tour trail! I look forward to our next foodie encounter Chef Jacquie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Absolutely wonderful!! Tasty & Fun!!

What a fabulous fun girls trip!! I must admit.. Our group lost our way.. This making us 45 minutes late... Jacque was beyond patient & gracious!! If I could give this a higher rating.. I WOULD!! What fun tasty places we visited, giving us a...More

Thank Marty J
ChefJacquie, Owner at Taste 4 Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awww...Marty, you guys were so much fun! I look forward to our next foodie adventure!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent experience with Chef Jacquie

Chef Jacquie’s tour is the perfect mix of the historical roots of South Philadelphia and amazing food. I’m a native Philadelphian with family links to the area; visiting my hometown with a group of friends from Texas. Really wanted my friends to experience this beloved...More

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ChefJacquie, Owner at Taste 4 Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sue, Thank you so much for your kind words -- I am beyond thrilled that I came through for you! Thanks for your recommendation and I look forward to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Walk Down Memory Lane!

Today we did the Sunday Dinner Italian Market Style! From appetizers to main course, desserts to relaxing, Italian style! Chef Jacqui showed us how it's done with everything you need found right in the Italian Market! Jacqui introduced us to places and tastes we never...More

Thank LGentil5
ChefJacquie, Owner at Taste 4 Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Lisa, Thank you so much for your kind words and for bringing your family to dine at our Sunday Supper Table -- it was great to see you. Thanks for being a loyal and repeat guest -- see you soon xo

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Response from snowmanonfire | Reviewed this property |
the coffee shop (opening stop) and ralph's for lunch are sit-down experiences; the tap room, small markets, and bakery are fairly tight. chef jacqui was REALLY good about the pacing (my wife and i walk at very different... More
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