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Foods of the Freedom Trail

Duration: 3.5 hours depending on the pace of the group




Child under 12



Tickets required for all children



Explore the Freedom Trail and learn about Boston's intriguing food history and taste typical New England cuisine along the way.

  • Combine a Freedom Trail Tour and lunch in one tour
  • Learn about the culinary history of Boston foods
  • Visit 14 sites on the Freedom Trail
  • Enjoy foods that Boston is known for

1.6 miles of walking over 3.5 hours

2 sit down restaurants

Vegetarian diet available

Runs all year

What to Expect

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.

Learn about the Freedom Trail and experience the culinary history of Boston


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.

Durgin Park

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 Italiano

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

Captain Jackson's

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

Maria's Pastry Shop

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.

Where to Meet

Meeting Location

1634 Freedom Trail, Boston, MA 02108, USA


Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

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!

Breanne=Trip Advisor