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North Beach

Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415-678-5327
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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour
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North Beach Culinary Experience with Alcohol Pairing
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
Chinatown
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"washington square park"
in 8 reviews
"coit tower"
in 17 reviews
"great italian food"
in 6 reviews
"italian neighborhood"
in 5 reviews
"italian immigrants"
in 4 reviews
"mona lisa"
in 4 reviews
"golden boy pizza"
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"pottery store"
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"xox truffles"
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"fun neighborhood"
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"famous city"
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"beat generation"
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"grant avenue"
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"barbary coast"
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"walked around"
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"russian hill"
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"the financial district"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Both beach is mainly the Italian quarter with many restaurants, cafes, theaters and stores. This is right after China town

Thank Al3alawi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on Veterans day weekend. The weather was fabulous. We walked around into the shops and had dinner at Mona Lisa restaurant which was fantastic. The catholic cathedral had a wedding going on which was a nice surprise. I felt like I was...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

North Beach is rich with restaurants, and bars, shops gelato stores, divine chocolate stores, Pizza, coffee and the church where Joe DiMaggio married Marilyn Monroe. The famous Italian pottery store, Biordis, is changing owners- however the merchandise will still take your breath away. Look for...More

Thank Kerry D
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Went to the Pier and Wharf for a walk and had coffee and just looked about. North Beach kind of overlaps with Telegraph Hill, Russian Hill and Fisherman's Wharf, but it's somewhat casual once you get away from the attractions like the Wharf and Pier...More

Thank James A
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Great place to get Italian food as there are quite a few restaurants to choose from and each looks unique. There are also a number of bakeries, cafes, and shops. It is worth taking a slow stroll up and down Columbus and looking in the...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Lots of awesome bars and Italian spots. It looks like a fun place to hang out and go out in. Reminds me of Europe.

Thank Michelle J
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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

One of San Francisco's best neighborhoods. But do not under any circumstances Dr. If you've got a car park at one of the main parking garages in Union Square or on Market Street, walk, or take over. This neighborhood is quintessential San Francisco on steroids,...More

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Reviewed November 27, 2017 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
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

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.

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Chinatown
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,
...More
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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.
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