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Little Italy Pizza, Pasta, and Piazzas Food Tour

Embark on a guided walking food tour of San Diego’s Little Italy. From iconic pizzas to house-made gelato and everything in between, you’ll get a taste of the dishes that make this town the city’s most beloved destinations.
Where:San Diego, California
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 13 years
Price for:1 Participant
Availability:COMING SOON
Food, fun, and Italian flare!

San Diego’s Italian quarter has grown in popularity for not just Italian fare, but also for the vast array of restaurant hot spots that have launched in the last decade. In addition to the traditional pizza and pasta dishes, you’ll find top chef cuisine, juicy burgers, vegan breakfasts, and lounges for delicious cocktails!

This food tour of Little Italy will have you savoring iconic bites as you learn the history and current vibe of the neighborhood from your entertaining and professional guide. From traditional dishes to modern culinary creations, you’ll get a taste of dishes that make this town one of San Diego’s most beloved destinations. Get ready to delve into traditional pastas, iconic pizza, house-made gelato, vegan breakfast, and delectable burgers. Your guide will regale you with stories about the area’s rich history and you’ll meet some of the locals that make Little Italy the charming town that it is.

If you are looking for fun things to do in San Diego or a great experience gift for the foodie in your life, the Little Italy Pizza, Pasta and Piazzas Food Tour is the way to go!

Tour highlights:

  • Get a closer look at the exciting history of San Diego’s Little Italy including its part in the city’s early fishing industry.
  • Taste a combination of Italian flavors and unique bites at 4 local restaurants that represent the area.
  • Enough food variety to satisfy just about anyone’s tastebuds.
  • Sangria, wine or local beer tasters.

Your tour will visit 4 of the following tasty establishments: *

  • Solunto - From their traditional pizza to their handmade pasta, cookies, house-baked breads, and house-made gelato, you’ll enjoy the best of Italian cuisine in a relaxed environment.
  • Mr Motto Pizza - A New York pizzeria offering a unique twist in ingredients and flavors.
  • Queenstown Public House – a whimsical New Zealand-themed pub serving upscale bar fare and a large selection of draft beers.
  • Pappalecco - One of the original Italian-style cafes in Little Italy offering gelato and house-made pastries.
  • Bobboi Natural Gelato - Known for their delicious, and authentic gelato.
  • Ballast Point Brewing Company - one of the biggest names in San Diego beers.  Taste one of their best brews to pair with a delicious fish taco in their gorgeous space.

* Tour stops are subject to change.

What's included:

  • All preselected food and drink tasting at 4 venues.
  • A guided tour with a passionate local foodie guide.

When:  Available year-round Mondays,Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 4:30pm*
*Subject to availability.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Where: This tour takes place in  Little Italy, San Diego CA  VIEW MAP

Need to know:

  • Minimum age for participation is 13 years.
  • Maximum number of participants per tour is 15.
  • Please advise of food allergies or dietary restrictions when you reserve your tour time. The tour operator will try to accommodate restrictions as best as possible. They may not be able to accommodate all restrictions.
  • Proof of age may be required. Please bring government issued photo ID.
  • This tour will run rain or shine. Please dress accordingly for expected weather conditions.
  • The total amount of walking on this city tour should not exceed 1 mile. You will be walking several blocks at a time and stop to rest at a venue before continuing on.
  • This tour is wheelchair friendly.
  • Tour guide gratuities are not included, optional and always appreciated.

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