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Local Tastes of the City Tours

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Address: 2179 12th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116-1902
Phone Number: +1 415-665-0480
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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. 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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Taste of Italy

Great tour the food was wonderful and enjoyed the group. Could not have had a better foodie tour. Would recommend it a must do on your trip to San Francisco.

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Metairie, Louisiana
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Metairie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great tour the food was wonderful and enjoyed the group. Could not have had a better foodie tour. Would recommend it a must do on your trip to San Francisco.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved, Loved, Loved this! This review is sadly delayed - we did the tour last October. But hopefully it'll still help others. We chose North Beach because my DH is Italian and we both love the old-school food, atmosphere and feel of Little Italy. We loved our tour guide -- I can't remember her name, but she was fun, quirky... More 

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Aptos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I highly recommend the China Town Local Tastes of the City Tour. There were only 9 people in our group, and the tour guide was knowledgeable and fun. The food was plentiful and tasty.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small/intimate/free form 3 hr walking tour with food stops and tea tastings along the way. Lois our guide was great....dry sense of humor and willing to create a tour that WE wanted, not Necessarily what she had in mind.....Where else can you get a tour from a lifetime resident and historic society member....her insights were special...our teenage girls and us... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

our guide, judy was a pleasure, filled with lots of history tidbits and enthusiasm! You can definitely tell she loves her job and we would highly recommend her as a guide! and oh, my gosh, we never anticipated the amount of food tastings we would get along the way! Highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting SF and ask for... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour has great potential, but unfortunately fell short for us. Although our tour guide was very nice, she did not have a lot of information to share. When asked a question, she'd admit the she didn't know and said she'd find out for the next tour. That didn't help us much. The food was tasty, but we felt we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I wanted something to do on our last full day in San Francisco. What a great choice! Our tour guide met the group of 8 people doing the tour bang on time. She was a very colourful talkative, informative and enthusiastic lady. During the nearly 3 and a half hours we were with her, she walked and... More 

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Burlingame, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour guide (Lois), very knowledgeable and friendly. Had some great food and enjoyed a really fun tea tasting.

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second time with this tour in 5months. Blandina is an absolutely marvelous guide! I recommend this to all my friends.

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Bethel, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The absolute best way to experience North Beach! The foodie tour truly was the perfect way to get to know the Little Italy area of San Francisco and it was a worthwhile 3 hours (we went a bit over time) on our last full afternoon in the city. Our amazing and unique tour guide, Blandina, was a wealth of knowledge... More 

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