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Tastes and Tales of North Beach

Tastes and Tales of North Beach

22 reviews
We'll begin at the "Italian Cathedral" and discover a few secrets in Washington Square Park before heading off to a local coffee roaster, a visit two of the oldest bakeries in the city, and learning a bit about the neighborhood's colorful history. Along the way we'll sample tastes of locally-made Italian treats,…
Availability for this experience is rare.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 12 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English

What's included

Food
We'll provide tastes of neighborhood specialties like salami, foccacia bread, IItalian cookies, and more.

Your host

Gloria

Gloria

Your tour will be led by one of our guides -- Linda, Barbara, Chris and Gloria -- all of us are North Beach regulars with over 40 years combined experience. We'll introduce you to our favorite food sellers, share secrets of this neighborhood's quirky past, and offer tastes of the specialty foods that make this neighborhood famous.

About the organization

TEL HI Neighborhood Center

Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI), has been in North Beach for almost 130 years! We serve approximately 700 youth a day in kindergarten through 12 grades providing enrichment, academic help, social clubs and more. We also provide hot meals and recreation activities for almost 120 seniors Monday through Friday and provide infant, toddler and preschool care for about 100 families.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to TEL HI Neighborhood Center.

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Where you'll be

Each of our guides has their own special places to share with you ,but we all agree that no tour of North Beach would be complete without seeing the following: ** Two of the oldest bakeries in the city ** A historic coffee roaster ** An award-winning chocolate maker ** A legendary coffee house ** An original Italian deli ** A rooftop with a fabulous city view Plus we'll share tastes of some foods that have made this neighborhood famous!

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Wed, Aug 28    From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
$25 per person
12 of 12 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 12 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Because we will be tasting neighborhood specialties, it is not possible to substitute tastes to accommodate special diets (e.g. gluten free, vegan, etc.).
Gloria
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Tastes and Tales of North Beach
22 reviews
From $25/person
22 reviews
From $25/person