San Francisco Food Safari

Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time Machine

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Dina W ·
· Redeemed June 17, 2017
Great tour of a gem neighborhood in San Francisco, the Mission District. Thank you, Emperor!

What You'll Get

Option 1: North Beach (depart from Washington Square)
San Francisco’s North Beach is well known for its Italian cuisine, but there’s more to this historic neighborhood than restaurants. Scout out the area's best delis, coffee houses, bakeries, and meat markets on a walking tour with your chef-guide. Learn about North Beach history and purchase sandwiches and snacks along the way (own expense). Note: Fridays only.

Sample itinerary of stops (subject to change):

  • Mara’s Italian Pastries: famous for their cannoli
  • Little City Market: purveyors of San Francisco's best Sicilian sausage
  • Victoria Pastry Co: a San Francisco favorite since 1914
  • Molinari Deli: an authentic, old-fashioned Italian deli with savory sandwiches
  • Café Trieste: San Francisco’s best-known coffee house — home to the Beat Generation
  • Tony’s: a slice of New York in San Francisco, featuring pizza cooked in coal-fired ovens
  • Liguria Bakery: find out why people line up early for their legendary focaccia
Option 2: The Mission (depart from 24th Street BART Plaza)
San Francisco's Mission District is known for great Mexican food, but there's so much more to this up-and-coming foodie enclave. Stroll with your chef-guide to Mission Street's and Valencia Street's best eateries and markets. Visit pop-up restaurants and delis, and learn why this area has emerged as San Francisco's most intriguing culinary scene. Note: Wednesdays only.

Sample itinerary of stops (subject to change):
  • Dianda's: home of the Italian rum cake
  • Scarlet Sage Herb Co: a huge array of herbs
  • Lucca Deli: homemade ravioli
  • Mission Market: a hidden gem
  • Taqueria Cancun: award-winning burritos
  • Mission Chinese Food: a legend in SF's street food scene
  • Bi-Rite Market: originally a mom-and-pop store, it's an SF favorite

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group walking tour

  • Food and drinks

Departure Point
  • Mission Tour: North corner of 24th and Mission Streets in the BART Plaza
  • North Beach Tour: Washington Square Park, by the Benjamin Franklin statue

Departure Time

2 hours 45 minutes

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