The North End Little Italy Food Tour is a leisurely-paced walking tour that carves a path through the streets of the charming North End.Get Tickets
Explore the Freedom Trail and learn about Boston's intriguing food history and taste typical New England cuisine along the way.
1.6 miles of walking over 3.5 hours
2 sit down restaurants
Vegetarian diet available
Runs all year
Your tour guide will greet you in the Boston Common. You will follow the famous Freedom Trail as it winds it’s way through Boston and the North End, seeing 14 Freedom Trail sites and enjoying delicious food that Boston is known for. The tour will conclude opposite Quincy Market and close to public transportation.
Chef-owner Jamie Mammano (whose other restaurants include Mistral, Teatro, Sorellina and L'Andana) channels his culinary creativity into the menu with modern interpretations of classic dishes .
The Improper Bostonian awarded Sweet with the Boston's Best Cupcakes award three years in a row.
Taste a piece of Boston history at Durgin-Park located in the old warehouse in Faneuil Hall. The warehouse once housed a dining room for market men and ship crews and still serves classic New England comfort food today.
Salumeria is a family owned and operated Italian shop offering authentic Italian and Mediterranean food including oils, vinegars, pasta and other specialty items. Since 1962 local residents, tourists and even famous chefs like Guy Fieri have come to love Salumeria as a Boston tradition
This shop, the only of its kind in New England, explores the history of chocolate, including how it was produced and consumed during the American colonial period
A must for anyone looking for authentic Italian pastries, Maria's pastry shop which opened in 1982 offers homemade, award-winning Cannolis along with pastries, cookies, cakes, breads and candies in the old world Italian tradition.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through Boston eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.
You should bring with you a camera and a small bottle of water. When it’s really hot out, we recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. During the cooler seasons it’s important to wear and an extra layer of clothing and consider bringing gloves and a scarf as Boston can get cold. If it looks like rain bring your umbrealla.
Please let us know if anyone in your group has a dietary restriction when purchasing your tickets. As long as we know well in advance, we can often accommodate your needs. If we do not find out about your dietary restrictions until the day of the tour, it is usually impossible for us to accommodate your needs. Additionally, there are some foods on the tour that are very difficult to replace depending on the shop or restaurant. At these stops, you may not be able to participate in the food portion of the stop, depending on your specific dietary restriction. We will always do our best to accommodate each person’s needs. Please contact before booking if you would like to confirm ahead of time whether or not your dietary restriction can be accommodated.
Please note that none of our tours are gluten free or dairy free.
We took the Freedom Trail Food Tour during our first trip to Boston earlier this week. This was a great and unique way to experience the city and taste some of the local fare. Highly recommend!