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North Beach

Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415-678-5327
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North Beach Culinary Experience with Alcohol Pairing
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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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Most of this neighborhood's former beatnik charm is retained while adding fine cuisine to its claim to fame.
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  • Average7%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415-678-5327
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat on the beach and loved the view. Waves were very soothing. Watched the sunset while snacking on my lunch.

Thank Xavier L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

North Beach or “Little Italy” as it is known is adjacent to Chinatown,and is a popular neighborhood of San Francisco steeped in Italian heritage. Its still a popular area for many American Italians. In this area you will find many traditional Italian restaurants and cafes,...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I often visit North Beach for some delicious coffee, snacks and or lunch. There are numerous little cafes that are perfect for relaxing in and having a nice time people watching. Make sure to get some gelato too.

Thank K_Chan40
Reviewed October 31, 2017

This is by far the best part of San Francisco, in my opinion. Great restaurants. Great shops. Great parks. Great for walking. Great alleys. Steep hills. Beautiful churches. Spend at least four hours here to really just see it all. Longer if you are really...More

Thank JustOneSFC
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Stretching from Jackson Street, Montgomery Street financial district to Columbus Avenue to Bay Street, North Beach is one of the oldest neighborhoods in San Francisco. North Beach was the area originally known as the Barbary Coast which in the 1800's was the center of criminal...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I went here for our 30th anniversary...they never asked...and never acknowledged. We ordered an $85 bottle of wine only to find out you couldn't substitute taters for pasta, unless you wanted to pay an extra $10! What!? You're an Italian restaurant!! Meals...More

Thank steincarlene
Reviewed September 12, 2017

the "Italian" neighborhood which borders Chinatown, the financial district and close to Fisherman's wharf, and other good places. Great to walk, sample restaurants and bakeries, see historical places. A must for visitors.

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed August 23, 2017

You will find great Italian food all up and down Columbus. Our favorite is Mona Lisa. And, be sure to check out Molinari Delicatessen for an amazing selection meats and cheeses. We picked up some for a road-side picnic on the way home. YUM!

Thank Carol C
Reviewed August 18, 2017

We went to North Beach on a Saturday with a reservation. We were promptly seated. We started with mussels in white wine which were very good, but were disappointed with the escargot. We're used to more butter and garlic; these were in a lot of...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Parked at North Beach Garage on Vallejo st between Stockton St and Turk Murphy Ln across from SFPD Central Station. Reasonable price and convenient visiting Little Italy and little bit of Chinatown. Walked up the hill/stairs on Filbert street started from Stockton St./ Filbert to...More

Thank Chiekomaria
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighborhood decorated with colorful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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Kim Z
August 30, 2017|
Response from Maggi713 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that you map out where you want to go. The Golden Gate Bridge is on the other end. The rest are close to North Beach.