Welcome to the North End, Boston’s culinary paradise and historical gem. If you’re looking to explore the authentic flavors of Italy and uncover the fascinating history of this neighborhood, Boston’s “Politically Incorrect” North End Food Tour is here to guide you. Join us on a journey through the narrow streets and secret corners of the North End as we discover the best restaurants, pastry shops, and historical sites that make this area truly special.
Indulge in Pasticcerias and Coffee Shops
Our tour begins at 25 Parameter St which is not far from famous Hanover Street, where the aroma of freshly baked treats fills the air. Explore the best pasticcerias in the North End and savor delightful cannoli, biscotti, and other Italian favorites. Our knowledgeable guide will ensure you avoid tourist traps and sample the very best that the neighborhood has to offer. Discover hidden coffee shops serving up rich, aromatic blends that will transport you to the streets of Italy with each sip.
Authentic Deli Experience
No North End Tour is complete without visiting an authentic Salumeria, an Italian deli renowned for its mouthwatering sandwiches. Prepare your taste buds for the best Italian sub in the neighborhood as you learn the art of crafting your very own Italian Panini. Enjoy the perfect combination of cured meats, cheeses, and fresh ingredients that make these sandwiches a culinary delight.
A Taste of History
As you journey through the North End, your tour guide will share fascinating stories and folklore, offering a unique and “politically incorrect” perspective on the neighborhood’s history. Visit a one-of-a-kind 80-year-old coffee and spice shop, immersing yourself in the aromas and flavors of the past. Experience the nostalgia of old-school neighborhood gems, carefully curated by our local experts. With multiple food stops along the way, make sure to come hungry and prepare to be delighted by the hidden culinary treasures.
Discovering the Mob’s Legacy
Delve into the intriguing history of the North End as you visit the former headquarters of the so-called Boston mob. Gain insider knowledge and listen to captivating stories of the neighborhood’s old mob days. With a tour guide who grew up here, you’ll get an authentic perspective that goes beyond what you can find in books.
Wine Tasting and More
No food tour is complete without a taste of fine Italian wines. Visit a 112-year-old wine shop, where you can learn about the nuances of Italian wines and perhaps even select a bottle or two to enjoy during a leisurely lunch. Immerse yourself in the rich flavors and aromas of Italy’s renowned vineyards.
Discover the Best in the North End
Embark on a culinary and historical adventure through the North End with North End Food Tours. Discover hidden gems, indulge in authentic Italian delicacies, and gain a deeper understanding of the neighborhood’s fascinating past. Seeing the neighborhood with a local guide will ensure you have an unforgettable experience, offering insider tips and sharing his personal connections to the North End. So, come hungry and ready to explore the flavors, stories, and culture that make Boston’s North End a true treasure.