Explore the Italian restaurant scene and former Barbary Coast - the most notorious neighborhood in America during the Gold Rush! Visit Prohibition-Era Tunnels where booze was smuggled and get a peek at the oldest pizza oven on the West Coast.
What to Expect
Your fully guided, 3-Hour tour takes you through the heart of North Beach and not only features great food and drinks, but exposes you to the bawdy history of this neighborhood that was known as the Barbary Coast during the Gold Rush.
Your tour includes wine and cheese pairing at a trendy wine bar pouring wine directly from barrels. Drink as if you’re in Napa! You will also enjoy authentic Italian Wood-fired Pizza from the oldest pizza oven on the West Coast – Voted No. 3 Best Pizza in the US according to People Magazine’s Pizza Search. Pizza is paired with a glass of Tommaso’s private-label Syrah.
Followed by this, you enjoy contemporary Kale Chips and vegan sampler in former Amelio’s, a historic North Beach restaurant and speakeasy which hosted Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe’s wedding dinner. Then you will taste sweet and savory local artisan agave caramel and caramel popcorn at neighborhood gourmet food boutique. Finally, you watch an Italian expert cannoli maker fill your delicate cannoli at a historic Italian bookshop turned cafe.
- 3-Hour walking tour
- Experienced guide
- 4 samplings
- 2 alcoholic beverages (if option chosen)
What's Not Included
- Transportation to the meeting point
- Other food and beverages
Know Before You Go
• This is a walking tour, so make sure you wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather, which can be unpredictable.
• You must be at least 21 with a valid photo ID to participate on this tour.