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Meet your guide at a central location in the North End, Boston’s historic Little Italy. Then, stroll with a small group of fewer than 12 people along the narrow streets of this charming city sampling its classic dishes.

Kick things off with a lobster roll, a quintessential New England dish. From there, taste roasted nuts from a traditional shop, eat a sandwich with a recipe created in the country’s oldest public square, and visit a hole-in-the-wall pizzeria.

Along the way, your guide shares interesting facts about where you stop and the foods you eat. You might, for example, savor a pizza slice while looking out upon the colonial church that was used to warn pilgrims of a British sea invasion during the American Revolution.

Before your tour ends, stop in a public market to taste specialty sausage and sip a locally brewed craft beer or hard cider.
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Secret Food Tours Boston
Eat your way through Boston’s Little Italy, the North End neighborhood, on a walking tour ideal for those who like their food with a side of history. Sample New England seafood specialties and Italian-American classics while your guide enriches the experience with stories about Boston’s fascinating past. Cap off your tasting tour with an enticing dessert and craft beer or hard cider.
  • Explore Boston’s charming North End on this food walking tour
  • Sample an array of classic New England and Italian-American dishes
  • Learn about Little Italy’s food and history from your guide
  • Enjoy an intimate, small-group Boston outing that is also family-friendly 
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
3 hour secret food tour North End

We had a very enjoyable time !! Taylor our guide was very informative and friendly !! We would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting the Boston area Barbara & Bobby SpencerMore

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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your this nice feedback, Barbara and Bobby. We're very glad that you've enjoyed Secret Food Tours Boston with our very informative and friendly guide, Taylor. Your recommendation is also greatly appreciated. Please come again and visit our other Secret Food Tours -...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Not the best food tour

We love food tours and do them almost everywhere we go. This tour was just average. The tour guide was not engaging and although somewhat knowledgeable did not truly engage with the clients. The food stops were mixed. The lobster roll at Reds in the...More

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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback on our tour. I’m so glad that you enjoyed the lobster rolls. I’m sorry that you weren’t impressed with the nuts, as what makes them so unique is how they’re prepared. We apologize if the guide or nut artisan didn’t...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great way to visit North End

We did the North End Secret Food Tour as a way to check out places to return to for another night’s dinner, and we found so many possibilities! Our guide Nikki was knowledgeable about the food purveyors, it’s preparation, and explained why she chose those...More

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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Jeffrey for sharing us your remarkable experience in joining this tour. Our guide Nikki would be glad to know that your overall tour went well with 5 stars on it:) We're so delighted to know that you ha d a fun...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great value and so informative

I went on the North End Boston food tour and absolutely loved it. Taylor was our guide and she was not only informative about the area but also the food itself. I didn’t want the tour to end, it went so fast! I will definitely...More

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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Laura for sharing your experience to us. We're happy to know that you had great time exploring the city led by our guide Taylor. Big thanks for your recommendation and we're so excited to see you again in our other tours...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Excellent food tour of Boston

I loved the Secret Food Tour of Boston with Nicki. She was very knowledgeable about the food and shared interesting information about what made each dish special. The food was all delicious, especially the lobster roll which had some of the best lobster I've ever...More

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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for joining our tour and for your kind words, Estella. We're truly honoured to have your family in our tour and we're extremely delighted that you had a wonderful time with Nicki! Please come and visit again our other Secret Food...More

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12 August 2018|
Response from juliegwin2018 | Reviewed this property |
We booked an 11am tour. U have options. U may have to use uber or taxi to get you to starting location. Tour is walking. They do not provide transportation.
13 June 2018|
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Roughly 5 hours
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