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Boston's North End Pizza & History Walking Food Tour

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North End Pizza Tour
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From $49.00

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up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Enjoy some of the best pizza in Boston on this walking food tour. Stroll through the city’s oldest neighborhoods, including, appropriately, Little Italy on the North End. Walk along the Freedom Trail that leads to 16 historically significant sites, like Paul Revere House, Old North Church, and the USS ‘Constitution,’ to name a few. Visit some of Boston's best pizzerias and enjoy a slice at each. It’s a fun and flavorful way to get to know Boston.
  • Taste three slices of pizza from popular Boston pizzerias
  • Learn about some of Boston’s North End history from your knowledgeable guide
  • Visit the city’s most historic sites on the Freedom Trail, including the Paul Revere House and USS Constitution
  • All of the food is included on this tour, so come ready to eat
  • Visit one of the North End's most popular bakeries, Modern Pastry, for a free cannoli

Sample Menu

Main

Pizza, Pizza, and more Pizza!

You'll try 3 FULL SIZE slices from some of the very best Pizzerias in Boston.

Dessert

Canolli

Every tour finishes with cannoli from a famous North End bakery!

What's Included

  • 2+ hour History & Pizza Walking Tour of Boston's North End
  • Visit campus of historic Old North Church & The Clough House. Admission IS NOT included.
  • Enjoy 3 Pizza Tastings from some of "Little Italy's" Top Pizzerias
  • See 5 Freedom Trail Sites, including Old North, Paul Revere House, Bunker Hill & Old Ironsides.
  • Walk in the footsteps of Revolutionary Patriots like Paul Revere, Samuel Adams and George Washington
  • Professional/Local Guide
  • Bottled water
  • Cannoli from Modern Pastry
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Modern Pastry - Underground
    263 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113, USA

    Tours start in Boston's historic North End. Meet your Tour Guide at Modern Pastry Underground. Please DO NOT wait in line for the pastry shop - walk right in, and head downstairs!

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Boston boasts some of the best pizza in America, with hundreds of pizzerias to choose from, including more than 50 along the narrow cobblestone streets of Boston’s Little Italy. Meet your pizza expert in the city’s historic North End neighborhood for a Boston pizza tour that not only tantalizes the taste buds but also teaches a history lesson along the way.

Visit some of Boston’s most historic neighborhoods—like Beacon Hill, the Blackstone Block, the North End, and Charlestown—along the Freedom Trail, a route that leads to 16 historically significant sites. Learn about Paul Revere House, the oldest remaining structure in downtown Boston and home to Paul Revere and his family in the 1700s. See sites like Old North Church, which played a dramatic role in the American Revolution, and the USS Constitution, aka Old Ironsides, the oldest commissioned warship afloat.

Then there’s the pizza that Boston’s Little Italy has become famous for. Visit a few pizzerias and enjoy a slice at each.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Gluten-Free, Vegan options available on Private Tours ONLY.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Great Tour
Rochelle_A, Apr 2024
It was an absolutely great tour. Very informative on the historyof the area, great pizza & absolutely delicious canolli. Tim our guide was an absolute delight. Would definitely recommend
Great combination history and pizza
Leland_H, Apr 2024
The map of north end by Paul reveres house , very cool way to get familiar with the neighborhood. The guide , Scotty , was very informative about the neighborhood and full of good historical facts.
Our tour guide Scottie is...
alvia_m, Apr 2024
Our tour guide Scottie is the best. He presented the history to use without making them sounds boring. Love his jokes and knowledge around the city even at the present time now
North End Pizza & History - What’s Not to Like?
Cheryl_N, Apr 2024
Great guide with relevant & fun stories to share the history of the neighborhood. The walk, the pizza & cannelloni combined with the 2 hr duration were perfect. My daughter & I highly recommend this ‘ticket’.
Very Disappointing
Denise_B, Mar 2024
The first stop didn’t know we were coming so it took a while to get our pizza. The second stop was closed because it was Easter Sunday. This was a small group of 7. A family of 4, a dad and his teenage daughter, and myself. It was very crowded. The tour guide and the family turned a corner and we didn’t see them and the three of us went straight. Mid block we discovered they were gone. We went back to the intersection, no guide. We waited at least 15 minutes and tried to contact company. No luck. The dad remembered the name of the 3rd stop, googled it and we found them there.
A superb trip with a...
Graham_G, Mar 2024
A superb trip with a witty and informative guide. The pizza was the icing on the cake. Would certainly recommend
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Alison_L, Mar 2024
We had a such a fun time with our tour guide Scottie. He was upbeat, friendly and very knowledgeable. We got to learn more about the area and the deep history. He went above and beyond for us. We were cold and he offer us gloves and made sure we all had water to drink. Best part was eating the delicious pizza.
Pizza and History in the North End
Steve_F, Mar 2024
This is our 6th Pizza tour and has become a staple when we come to Boston. Sure the pizza is amazing. This time it was Modern and Umberto’s and Ernesto’s. All are great and for different reasons. Whether it be the sauce, the cheese, the toppings, or the crust there is something for everyone. What makes it special is the walk around the North End and the history of this Little Italy during the formative years of the United States. The guides bring their enthusiasm and knowledge to this part of Boston. Looking forward to number 7 later this summer. Check it out.
Tour guide was amazing...
Redeat_A, Feb 2024
Tour guide was amazing and very knowledgeable and funny!! We had so much fun! The pizza was delicious, the tour was fun and informative! We would book again!
So much fun. Great tour and fun to try different styles of pizza!
Cheryl_K, Jan 2024
So much fun to learn more about the north end and try different style pizza. Your guide used humor to make the tour fun!
Great pizza
Diane_S, Dec 2023
The pizza shoppes were excellent and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We would have never found all of the pizza sampled in one day without a tour.
Delicious!
Ellen_S, Dec 2023
Tour was fun and delicious. Learned some new things about Boston. Tim was informative and knowledgeable about the city.
Fun and great experience!!
Patrick_C, Dec 2023
This is a must do tour for anyone who wants the flavor of Boston ! Tour guide (Scotty) was amazing and very knowledgeable and funny !! My son and I couldn’t have had a better experience! Highly recommend this tour !! Oh and the PIZZA was excellent too !!
Canceled by tour company
Judith_A, Nov 2023
Our tour was canceled 2 hours before because no one else registered for it. It would have been nice to know ahead of time so we could have booked something else.
Great pizza tour!!!
Nicole_S, Nov 2023
Great tour!! We still talk about it! The pizza was delicious, the tour was fun and informative! We would book again!
Tour guide was very...
Davin_V, Nov 2023
Tour guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable. I would definately recommend this tour. It starts with a delicious pizza.
Great pizza and history
Cori_M, Nov 2023
Scotty was great! Best for older kids, fun history of North End. Make sure you bring your appetite! 3 different pizza shops and cannoli! All food was great.
Delicious and Fact Filled Tour
Mark_E, Nov 2023
I can’t say enough good things about this tour. The food, the sites and our guide Scottie were all amazing. Scottie’s knowledge was incredible. We took away so much information and great facts that we were so excited to share with other family members. The pizza was delicious but the best thing we ate was the cannoli. Fresh and not too sweet it was the best way to end our fact and fun filled tour. I will definitely recommend this tour to others but they have to do it with Scottie.
Great experience learning...
John_L, Nov 2023
Great experience learning more about Boston’s North End history. The grave yard stop was very interesting and the view of the harbor showed to expanse of the City.
Worth experiencing
Sean_A, Nov 2023
Scott was very engaging and knowledgeable about the Northend. Had a great time discussing historical events that formed this country. A must do when visiting Boston.
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