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Classic Bites of Boston Food Tour provided by Bites of Boston Food Tours

Classic Bites of Boston Food Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 28/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 28/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Lobster, Chowder, Baked Beans and Boston Cream Pie! Have you heard about these culinary classics? Curious about where to eat them? Wondering why these foods became so popular in Boston in the first place? Join us on our Classic Bites of Boston Tour and you’ll learn about all of the above – and taste these iconic dishes for yourself too! During this tasty stroll, you can expect to: *Dig into the classic foods Boston has become famous for. *Delve into the history of these dishes and how they came to be local classics. *Discover downtown Boston in a different – and delicious – way!
  • You'll start at
    Beantown Pub & Café
    100-102 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Please meet us in the back of the Pub by the Pool Tables
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  • 1
    Faneuil Hall Marketplace
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Beantown Pub
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Bell In Hand Tavern
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Omni Parker House
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Omni Parker House
    60 School St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    The end point is less than 2 blocks from the starting location.
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
Beantown Pub & Café, 100-102 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Return Details
Omni Parker House, 60 School St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Tastings from 4 local Taverns, Pubs and Restaurants - enough for lunch
  • 3-hour guided tour in Boston's Downtown
  • A hearty helping of food history related to Boston's most iconic dishes!
  • Food, Facts & Fun!
  • Entry/Admission - Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Entry/Admission - Beantown Pub
  • Entry/Admission - Bell In Hand Tavern
  • Entry/Admission - Omni Parker House
  • Gratuity for your tour guide is not included.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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courtneylund wrote a review 14 Nov
Birmingham, Alabama24 contributions8 helpful votes
Had a great time. Loved the food. Learned about Boston. Plenty of food for lunch and it was delicious. Highly reccomend
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Date of experience: November 2020
Nathanael L wrote a review 14 Nov
Lilburn, Georgia5 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a great time on this tour, even during covid times! It was not only a great opportunity to taste the best versions of classic Boston foods, but also a lot of fun and a great learning experience about the history of these foods and things related to them.
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Date of experience: November 2020
RichArd M wrote a review Aug 2020
7 contributions1 helpful vote
The “Bites of Boston” tour was the perfect combination of delicious iconic foods of Boston, history, and sightseeing! Even during this crazy covid time, everyone was comfortable, relaxed and felt such a reprieve from the daily grind. Beantown Pub was such a cool place to
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Response from bitesofboston, Owner at Classic Bites of Boston Food Tour
Responded 30 Aug 2020
Thank you, thank you, thank you! We can't express how much we appreciate the opportunity to be back to touring and hosting such wonderful guests as your family! We have worked hard to reopen in a responsible way, and we are thrilled to hear that we have managed to strike a balance between providing a fun and delicious experience while also keeping everyone safe and comfortable throughout. It was a pleasure to have you join us downtown yesterday, and we will certainly look forward again to seeing you again in the South End!
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Notkidding335 wrote a review Oct 2019
Ashland, MA82 contributions16 helpful votes
Bites of Boston Classic Food Tour is great. We started at the Beantown Pub for baked beans and brown bread, went to Faneuil Hall for Chowder, great lobster roll and fries at the Bell in Hand restaurant and dessert at the Omni Park House. Our tour guide Maggie was fantastic and
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Date of experience: October 2019
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bg0brien wrote a review Sep 2019
Seattle, Washington3 contributions
My family and I went on the Classic Bites of Boston tour in August 2019 and we had a great time. Alyssa and Hannah, our guides, took excellent care of us. At each stop on our tour, both eating stops and points of interest stops, they gave us really interesting food-related info.
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Date of experience: August 2019
About the operator

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By: Bites of Boston Food Tours
Fulfilling and varied food
Alyssa was an excellent tour guide! Engaging and authentically friendly as seen by how she interacted not only with
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Wonderful, informative review of Boston's Chinatown
This approximately three hour tour of various Chinatown eateries includes Taiwan Cafe, Double Chin HK Care, Bao Bao
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Amazing tour!
Nicole was an awesome guide! I had such a good time on the tour and the food couldn’t have been better!
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Heidi P
Did 3 Tours; All Were Great!
I participated in 3 Bites of Boston tours while visiting my son recently. As a tour operator myself, I can attest t
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Gorgeous area, yummy food
I took the Sweet and Savory South End tour this past week while in Boston for a wedding. First of all, the South En
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Really good tour of the South End with Bites along the way
We had never been to the South End before despite living in New England for years and even in Massachusetts for som
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Great tour!
My 15 yr old and I joined the tour at the last minute (the night before...) and had a great time. Local knowledge a
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Holly D
Great Tour of the South End
Hannah was a wonderful tour guide. She was very knowledgeable about the neighborhoods, history, architecture and
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Fantastic foodie experience
We always choose a food tour when we visit a new city as it gives a good introduction to the food and culture of a
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Molly L
Amazing day trip activity!
My husband and I went on the sweet and savory South End tour. It was a fun activity that included some history, gre
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Excellent food and information
We had an amazing tour with Erica. The restaurants were delicious and it was fun learning about the history of Bos
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Fran T
What a fun and delicious afternoon!
This tour is wonderful for both visitors to Boston and for locals! I brought friends from Toronto on the tour and
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Amanda was amazing!
The Allston Arts & Eats Neighborhood Food tour was the perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon in August. Amanda
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Dave L
Must do in Boston!
Had a quick trip to Boston and had some spare time, so I decided to jump on this tour. I never would have visited a
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Such a fun time
We are local to Boston and had such a fun time. We got to explore new restaurants and learned a lot of cool facts a
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