Guided tour

San Francisco North Beach Food Tour

Activity provider: Sidewalk Food Tours

San Francisco North Beach Food Tour

Activity provider: Sidewalk Food Tours

From US$ 75 per person

Discover the best food in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood on a 3-hour walking tour. Explore the history and culture of the area with an expert local guide while tasting regional specialties at some of the best restaurants around.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Visit 5 uniquely different mom-and-pop shops, ethnic eateries, and restaurants
  • Sample food at a world famous delicatessen that presented a salami to the Pope
  • Nosh on pizza or rosemary focaccia from a 100-year-old bakery
  • Experience the history, architecture and culture of North Beach and the Barbary Coast
  • Discover San Francisco's hidden gems, history, and best eats
Full description
Get off of the main drag and into the beautiful side streets of North Beach and the Barbary Coast, offering the opportunity to discover unexpected shops, sites, and bites. Stroll from block to block, stop for tastings at five of the following places including Molinari Delicatessen, Peña Pachamama, Golden Boy Pizza, XOX Truffles, A. Cavalli & Co. In between tastings, your guide will indicate interesting architecture, beautiful parks, and notable landmarks, all while providing a glimpse into the neighborhood culture and how the locals have shaped the area's cuisine.
  • All food tastings
  • Drinks
  • Gratuity for your guide
Not suitable for
  • People with diabetes
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The tour will meet in front of Caffe Trieste located at 601 Vallejo St, San Francisco (94133).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Please be sure to let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets
  • All tastings are prepared in advance at each location, based on the information you provided to us at the time of ticket purchase, please be sure to purchase your tickets in advance so that we have adequate time to prepare your tasting substitutions - last minute dietary changes on the tour will not be accommodated
  • If you have severe food allergies, please contact us or call us at 877-56-TOURS before purchasing tickets
  • We do a fair amount of walking on our tours, dress casually and wear comfortable shoes or sneakers
  • The tour will meet in front of Caffe Trieste located at 601 Vallejo St, San Francisco (94133). The cross street is Grant Ave. The closest BART station is Embarcadero and is about a 20-minute walk away

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