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“Fabulous North Beach Tour”

Local Tastes of the City Tours
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$69.00*
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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour
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Owner description: 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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Sacramento
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“Fabulous North Beach Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

We have enjoyed many tours and have appeciated our tour guides immensely, but none surpassed the enjoyment we found in the North Beach tour guided by Blandina Farley of Local Tastes of the City Tours.
Her delightful personality, graciousness, and immense long-standing knowledge of San Francisco provided a rich texture for the aesthetic appreciation of this part of the City. We were a party of four long-time friends; we all feel that Blandina is now our friend.
We are looking forward to a Chinatown tour with her in the near future.
We have enjoyed visiting S.F. for over forty years, but still learned so much more by taking this tour...don't hesitate to enjoy this one!

Visited December 2012
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Sausalito, California
1 review
“Enjoyable Tour and Guide”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2012

We enjoyed the North Beach tour with John. As a local, I wanted to go on a food tour that explored one of my favorite neighborhoods. John was an excellent guide and the tour went to many of the local food places that we were not familiar with before, however I definitely will be returning to. All the food was included, however we enjoyed everything so much that they we even bought a pound of coffee at Caffe Roma and some fresh bread at North Beach Bakery to enjoy later on. We're also going to come back Pinocchio' s for dinner next weekend.

Visited December 2012
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San Jose, California
2 reviews
“A Great Time!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

Blondinia gave us a great tour of North Beach. The food was excellent and there was lots of it. Going in the back of the places was also fun. The best part were her stories about the neighborhood and how it has changed in the years that she has lived there. It gave us great insights to the area, both the people and the places. Excellent combination of a food and neighborhood tour.

Visited December 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
“Fun Time in San Francisco”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012

Going around North Beach with Tom as our guide was a lot of fun. He seemed to know everyone and the food was yummy. We really enjoyed his perspectives on the area. He knew the area as only a native could, so it ended up being a fun neighborhood and food tour. I like getting below the surface when I travel, so I try to find these kind of tours. Definitely what I was looking for.

Visited December 2012
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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
“Good Way to Taste San Francisco”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012

John took us on an excellent tour of North Beach. We enjoyed going in the back of the shops and seeing how they made the food, in addition to large portions at each place we stopped, from the coffee shop, restaurants, bakeries, and pizzeria. John lives in the area, and his stories about the neighborhood made the tour exceptional for us.

Visited December 2012
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