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2179 12th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116-1902
+1 415-665-0480
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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 1 week ago

Fun, interesting guide (Lois) shared stories of Chinese culture. She took us to two restaurants, a fortune-cookie factory, and a tea tasting. Gave us lots of tips about where to eat & shop. After three rude guests left the tour, (much to the relief of...More

Thank Virginia J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved traipsing around North Beach with Blondina. Everywhere we turned she had a story, insight, or connection. Food was fabulous! Way more than we could eat, so leftovers went home. I had arranged this for 7 people and was concerned that everyone's taste and sensibilities...More

Thank bnemko
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this tour since my girlfriend was visiting the Bay Area, where I currently live. It truly was a blast! Don't think we could have had such an insightful, fun-filled morning in the North Beach were it not for Blandina and her hand-picked choices...More

Thank sgenius
Reviewed 1 week ago

In late July I took a food and walking tour of North Beach / Little Italy in San Francisco. Friends had recommended this type of city tour to me, so I signed up for this particular one and invited my parents, children and nephew to...More

Thank Lakasto
Reviewed 1 week ago

This food tour of Little Italy was very fun and yummy. Our host was very well informed and made the tour personal. She knew fun facts that other locals don't know. She was able to take us into interesting and unique stores with local artist....More

Thank mliddle2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour started on a corner outside some famous liquor store where we waited for our tour guide to arrive. At precisely 2:00, we were approached by what appeared to be either an extremely fashionable woman or a hippie...It was our guide, Blondina! Her outfit...More

Thank JoeFromStLouis
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 16 year old son and I took this tour as part of his birthday trip recently, and we both loved it. I knew as soon as I met colorful, friendly Blandina that this would be a fun tour. I love knowing people's stories and...More

Thank jaimeheisemurphy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blondina arrived on time and with a great attitude. Started off at Cafe Rosa for a delicious coffee and history lesson on this interesting cafe. The rest of the food was delicious but the best part was hearing about her experiences in the area and...More

Thank gumtree501
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a marvelous experience and would recommend this food tour - it was tops in our book. We were met by our tour guide Blandina who was friendly, knowledgeable, thoughtful and professional. Her insights of this area of the city were...More

Thank Carl R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun and educational way to spend a few hours in San Francisco! Blandina is a blast to hang out with and knows her stuff when it comes to local history... she's lived it! The tour is a very good way to learn about some...More

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Amy K
September 26, 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.