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Local Tastes of the City Tours

2179 12th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116-1902
+1 415-665-0480
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USD 69.00*
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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour
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Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies - Lonely Planet (April 2013). Same Day Reservations. Explore the history and culture of local neighborhoods, including Chinatown and North Beach/Little Italy, as "We Eat Our Way Through San Francisco." Voted Best City Tour by San Francisco Bay Guardian 2011. Named "Best City Tour of 2006 and 2007" by CitySearch.
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2179 12th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116-1902
+1 415-665-0480
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This tour is not to be missed. Blandalina our tour guide was a local and very informative. So much food and all was delicious. Every place we visited were extremely friendly. We had my 19 month old granddaughter with us and all the shop owners...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked the tour through North Beach, also called Little Italy. Our guide Jim is a real local and he knew lots of details. Stops for eating and drinking were selected well, good food, interesting information. Maybe the group of 13 people was a little bit...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jim gave a delightful tour of Little Italy with lots of personal anecdotes. Food was wonderful and we were introduced to venues we would not have found on our own.

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Thank Bruce N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not going to add anything new. The North Beach tour is so much worth it. The food is plentiful, fantastic and in itself worth the fee, but Blandina (the guide) makes this a special experience. Being a (true) local she's got tons of interesting anecdotes...More

Thank mschr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Food tour was simply perfect in every way! You learned about the local neighborhood, got to experience the local fresh fair and walked the streets of San Francisco like a local! Blondina was superb and so friendly and knowledgeable!! Simply the best!!! Would go...More

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Thank scrappinggirl9
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is everything we could have hoped for. Blandina, our guide, was so informative. She knew everything and everyone in North Beach. Little Italy, its history and its food, really came alive for us.

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Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour guide was excellent. While walking to different places to try some delicious food, she would walk by places of interest, and tell us the history. It was a fantastic tour. So much fun. Thank you

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Thank Debra H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would definitely use Local Tastes again for another part of city touring. Our guide, Ed Franklin, was awesome. he had a wealth of info on history and fun current stories of many parts of SF. We learned a lot of fun facts of North...More

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Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic adventure and definitely a must do in San Francisco. Our guide, a local, was friendly, very knowledgeable and took us to a variety of hidden cafes, restaurants and one special hand painted ceramic shop in the North Beach/Little Italy area. Not only...More

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Thank Carolyn492
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guides were excellent and full of energy and very knowledgeable..was a great day! Thank you Jim & Blondina

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Amy K
27 September 2015|
Response from Nicole K | Reviewed this property |
This was a tour that started at Chinatown gate. I am sorry I don't know how far it is from the hall.