North Beach Culinary Experience With Alcohol Pairing - San Francisco

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Meeting locations will vary depending on time, * see voucher for details
  • Return Details :
    Concludes a few blocks from the original departure point at approximately 7pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Go behind the scenes of North Beachs food scene on this insider food and wine walking tour. Your expert guide will lead you on an easy evening walk to popular and hidden spots that only locals know about to enjoy hearty food tastings paired with wine and a cocktail. Sample cheese, wood-fired pizza, delicate handmade cannoli and gourmet sweets. You'll meet the owners, learn local tips, and hear stories about this neighborhoods interesting history, from the Gold Rush to the Prohibition era to today.This small-group tour is limited to 12 people, ensuring a more personalized experience.

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Small group ensures personal service

Know More about this tour

Meet in the Jackson Square neighborhood a 10-minute walk from Downtown San Francisco in the late afternoon to start your walking tour. Come hungry, as youll be getting lots of food on this 3-hour tour, which follows a flat, easy route.
Following your expert local guide, delve behind the scenes of Little Italys food and restaurant scene, hearing fascinating historical facts and stories along the way, like how this neighborhood was once part of the Barbary Coast San Franciscos red-light district in the 1800s during the California Gold Rush. You'll also visit hidden Prohibition-era tunnels where booze was smuggled into the city.
Though youll learn a lot of interesting history, this tour is about the food. Enjoy a wine and cheese pairing at a trendy wine bar your glass will be poured directly from the barrel. Then, indulge in an Italian wood-fired pizza made in the oldest pizza oven on the West Coast; built in 1935, this treasured tool was copied by Wolfgang Puck at Spago and Alice Waters at Chez Panisse. Pair your slice with a glass of private-label Syrah.
Pop into a gourmet boutique shop for a sweet-and-savory treat such as artisan agave caramel drizzled over popcorn -- yum! Top your culinary journey off with a visit to a historic Italian bookshop-turned-caf, where you'll fill your own delicate cannoli with an Italian cannoli maker.
Youll find that all the tastings add up to a satisfying meal. Your tour ends in the evening a few blocks from your original departure point, where youre free to continue exploring this fabulous San Francisco neighborhood bustling with vibrant nightlife.
Please note: Places visited and tastings are subject to change based on availability.

Inclusions

  • Guide
  • Live commentary
  • Glass of wine and a cocktail
  • Food tastings

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Must be 21 years or older to drink alcohol

Vegetarian options available

Locations visited are subject to change

Tours run rain or shine; please dress appropriately