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“Great Way to See North Beach”

Local Tastes of the City Tours
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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour
Ranked #26 of 115 Food & Drink in San Francisco
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Owner description: Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies - Lonely Planet (April 2013). Same Day Reservations. Explore the history and culture of local neighborhoods, including Chinatown and North Beach/Little Italy, as "We Eat Our Way Through San Francisco." Voted Best City Tour by San Francisco Bay Guardian 2011. Named "Best City Tour of 2006 and 2007" by CitySearch.
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

We had a lovely time on our tour. This was the second time for me and first for the rest of my party to get to enjoy Blandina and North Beach. She added charming character to the special city of San Francisco. She did a lot to engage all of us on the tour. Even though I've done the tour twice, I would definitely take more friends and family on it again. Thank you, and thanks to Blandina, for a very enjoyable day.

Thank Lou W
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

We had a brilliant time on this tour. Informal and friendly-our driver and guide Randy was absolutely great-good knowledge of the city, flexible with the group, helpful and added some humour too. It was a highlight of our trip to San Francisco. I would definitely recommend!

1  Thank Kate H
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Having never been to San Francisco before I wanted to take a tour to introduce me to the city. Randy the tour guide did just that! We were all over the city. Randy shared all his knowledge and showed us all San Francisco has to offer. Our group was fun, and the tour was awesome.

1  Thank Laura G
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

Randy CRUSHED IT! This was by far the best guided tour we have EVER been on! He was able to keep everyone interested with his facts and information about the city of San Francisco. Randy kept my 15 year old son and 16 year old daughter engaged throughout the entire tour. His knowledge of the city was Exceptional! I highly recommend taking the tour, you will be more then pleased.

Randy is engaging and will keep everyone laughing and learning. Time will fly by and you will have a camera full of perfect pictures of some of San Francisco's greatest landmarks and great memories. Well worth the price, even the kids were glad that they went.

Recommend bringing a jacket. Some of the stops for pictures are windy and can be cold. But don't worry Randy has it nice and toasty when you return to the bus. As you drive around the city the passenger bus is air conditioned and comfortable.

Be prepared to laugh, learn about the city of San Francisco and have fun. The last stop in China town truly is the perfect ending to the tour.

Thank again Randy for making our tour of San Francisco picture perfect.

1  Thank Roy P
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

Blandina is the best tour guide because she has lived in the neighborhood for years. She tells wonderful stories about historical characters and more recent history. She made the tour come alive. Tom Medin was most helpful with reservations and advice on directions and handicapped parking. My husband uses a manual wheelchair and he was able to see everything. The food was amazing and alone was well worth the price of the tour. Very genuine experience, we would do it again.

Thank janc468
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