San Francisco North Beach food tour
Excursions & day trips

San Francisco North Beach food tour

Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the North Beach neighborhood with its exquisite Italian food scene
  • Hear the stories of chefs, restaurant owners and industry experts!
  • Sample the highest quality ingredients
What to expect

Join this San Francisco North Beach Food Tour to explore the Italian restaurant scene and former Barbary Coast – known as the most notorious neighborhood in America during the Gold Rush! You will explore North Beach, a unique and historic neighborhood, like never before - skipping the line for some of the best eats in town.

The tour showcases the history, flavor and character of this diverse neighborhood! Stroll through the historic Italian neighborhood learning about its culinary and notorious history, while hearing the stories of chefs, restaurant owners and industry experts. Experience a 4-course progressive meal, where each course is served at a different restaurant. We start with appetizers, followed by an entree, and concluding with a mouthwatering dessert.


Possible tastings (each tour includes 4):

  • Famous tomato-based seafood stew cioppino invented in San Francisco by Italian Fisherman
  • Croquettes in an alleyway trendy cocktail den featured in the New York Times
  • Signature pork sliders in historic former Purple Onion Comedy Club where Phyllis Diller, The Kingston Trio, The Smothers Brothers and Maya Angelou got their start
  • Authentic Italian wood-fired pizza from the oldest pizza oven on the West Coast – Voted No. 3 Best Pizza in the US according to People Magazine’s Pizza Search
  • Hearty and cheesy arancini at old-time historical Italian red sauce restaurant, a North Beach neighborhood hotspot
  • Hand-filled authentic cannoli at a historic Italian bookshop turned cafe
  • A trio of Gelato tastes featuring partnerships with local food purveyors – TCHO Chocolate, St. George Spirits, Numi Tea and Fiddyment Farm Pistachios
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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • 4-course progressive pre-fixe dining experience
    • Guided tour of North Beach
    What's not included
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    Where

    Start location varies but is always within a 3-block walk from Washington Square Park.

    Meeting point:

    Click here for meeting location.

    What to remember
    • The following dietary restrictions, amongst others upon request, can be accommodated: vegetarian, pescatarian, gluten-free, pregnant guests, no pork, no seafood
    • Alcohol pairing is available for an additional $26 per person (21+)
    • This tour has a 4-person minimum; if the minimum number of guests is not reached, you will be contacted to help you reschedule onto another time or date with other guests, or offered a full refund
    • Flat route, approximately 1.5 miles walking required
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    Provider
    Avital Tours, Inc
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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