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Address: 2179 12th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94116
Phone Number: 415-665-0480
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Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies - Lonely Planet (April...

Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies - Lonely Planet (April 2013). Same Day Reservations. Bus & Walking Tours. 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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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour
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Chinatown and North Beach Night Walking Tour

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Tom was so knowledgeable and friendly. The food was delicious but it was the history of the area that made this such a great experience. Tom is passionate about his home area and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tom was so knowledgeable and friendly. The food was delicious but it was the history of the area that made this such a great experience. Tom is passionate about his home area and this makes this tour a must-do experience. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it and recommend it highly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very glad we did this tour. This is the first walking tour we have been on and we were not disappointed! Our guide was very good and knew a lot about Chinatown and told us lots of interesting stories. We really enjoyed the places we visited, places you wouldn't really go if you didn't know the area. We were only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our Daughter and 2 teenage Grandchildren with us on this excellent well priced walking tour. We thoroughly enjoyed being with Blandina our guide who made us all very welcome . The walking was very easy around the area and Blandina was so knowledgeable and likeable we felt as if we had known her for years. The food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The North Beach/Little Italy Food Tour was a wonderful insider's view into the heart and cuisine of North Beach. Blondina's enthusiasm for her community was evident from her close relationships with the restaurant owners and local artisans that we visited and in her interesting and quirky stories about the area's history and current appeal. Even in the rain, this is... More 

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

North Beach/Little Italy Food Tour: Excellent tour! The tour guide was on time (start and finish) and very informative about the area (I believe he grew up there). I'll definitely join them for other tours when I'm back in the area.

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends surprised me with this for my 50th birthday. I have lived in the Bay Area all my life and never did this. What a spectacular time we had! Blandina was over the top gracious, knowledgeable and personable. Thanks for the bday dessert, candle and song at the end of our dinner. I can't wait to do another tour... More 

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting San Francisco. Our tour guide Blandina was an excellent source of information and lots of fun as well. The food was delicious and the stories of the neighborhood really added a special touch. A friend of mine recommended this tour to me, because she took it last year and enjoyed it.... More 

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Garden Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a Fantastic tour. It seemed to be personally tailored to us. Our Guide Blandina was so awesome she became like family. I'm sure her living in "Little Italy" is why she knew it so well. She took us to all the best of everything. You will feel like old friends with the shops, stores and restaurants you go... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have done this tour 4 times with friends when they visit San Francisco. This year I took my office staff and they loved it! Great tour, food and guides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

What a great tour! We met up in front of a little liquor store in Little Italy and then spend the next two to three hours walking around. Not only were we able to have great local food but we were able to also get a little bit of history on the area. Our tour guide lives in this neighborhood... More 

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