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North End Boston Secret Food Tour

From US$86,32
Highlights
  • Explore Boston’s charming North End on this food walking tour
  • Sample an array of classic New England and Italian-American dishes
  • Learn about Little Italy’s food and history from your guide
  • Enjoy an intimate, small-group Boston outing that is also family-friendly 
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Overview
Eat your way through Boston’s Little Italy, the North End neighborhood, on a walking tour ideal for those who like their food with a side of history. Sample New England seafood specialties and Italian-American classics while your guide enriches the experience with stories about Boston’s fascinating past. Cap off your tasting tour with an enticing dessert and craft beer or hard cider.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at a central location in the North End, Boston’s historic Little Italy. Then, stroll with a small group of fewer than 12 people along the narrow streets of this charming city sampling its classic dishes.
Kick things off with a lobster roll, a quintessential New England dish. From there, taste roasted nuts from a traditional shop, eat a sandwich with a recipe created in the country’s oldest public square, and visit a hole-in-the-wall pizzeria.
Along the way, your guide shares interesting facts about where you stop and the foods you eat. You might, for example, savor a pizza slice while looking out upon the colonial church that was used to warn pilgrims of a British sea invasion during the American Revolution.
Before your tour ends, stop in a public market to taste specialty sausage and sip a locally brewed craft beer or hard cider.
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Jason was our tour guide through the North End and Little Italy parts of Boston. He was very informative concerning the historical places around the area and knowledgeable with the restaurants and foods that we were treated to. We sampled a good number of Italian...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 9 June 2019 via mobile

I would absolutely give this food tour five stars! Our tour guide, Matt, was incredibly informative and knowledgeable concerning the history and the food. One of the best tours we have ever experienced. I would absolutely recommend this! Don’t miss this one!More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2019

Wow! Thank you for giving us five stars, Sharon and for the recommendation, we really appreciate it . We are beyond thankful to know that you consider this tour as one of the best tours you have experienced. We are happy that you had an...More

Reviewed 28 May 2019 via mobile

Matt was an excellent guide. Food, restaurants, and history lessons were all terrific. Highly recommended.More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

Thank you for this wonderful review. We are very happy that you enjoyed our food tour and had a terrific time with Matt. Thank you for highly recommending our food tour. Please come and visit again in our other Secret Food Tours now in 50...More

Reviewed 26 May 2019

My wife and son, and I took the North End Boston Food Tour-and we all enjoyed it very much! The Food selections were varied and delicious, and our guide, Jason, was excellent, well informed and interesting! Well...you can't do too much better than that! Highly...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

Hi Palestino, we are exremely happy that you and your family have enjoyed the food and the places you visited during this tour. We are delighted to know that you had a great time with Jason. Thank you for highly recommending our food tour. Please...More

Reviewed 26 May 2019 via mobile

Jason was a fantastic tour guide. I’ve lived in Boston for almost 40 years, have a strong intetest in Boston history, and I still learned so much I didn’t know about our history. It was interesting and fun at the same time. Jason really knows...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2019

Wow! Thank you for sharing your remarkable experience in our food tour, dear guest. It is our utmost pleasure to show you the beautiful and hidden gems of Boston. We're so glad that you had a great time with Jason's tour. Please come and visit...More

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10 November 2018|
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I don’t know if they do s vegetarian tour. You May need to call them to find out.
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We booked an 11am tour. U have options. U may have to use uber or taxi to get you to starting location. Tour is walking. They do not provide transportation.
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