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Sweet & Savory South End Neighborhood Food Tour provided by Bites of Boston Food Tours

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Sweet & Savory South End Neighborhood 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.
Boston's South End is known for its food scene, but first-time visitors may have a hard time finding the neighborhood's best local eateries. Experience some of the premier cuisine in the South End with this guided walking tour, where you can sample local favorites—from pasta to cupcakes—in just a few hours. With several different stops, and all tastings included, this tour is a near-perfect way to experience Boston's cuisine.
  • You'll start at
    The Elephant Walk South End
    1415 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Meeting Point for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Tours
    See address & details
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    South End
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Explore one of Boston's most hip and historic neighborhoods while noshing on delicious local food specialties!
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  • You'll end at
    The Elephant Walk South End
    1415 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Meeting Point for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Tours
    See address & details
  • Food fanatics sample some tasty cuisine in Boston's South End on this tour
  • Learn about Boston history as you explore with your guide's live commentary
  • Sample international and local favorites, from cheese and sweets to cookies
  • Get a great value, with food tastings and a guide to lead the way included
Important Information
Departure Point
The Elephant Walk South End, 1415 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 3-3.5 hour guided walking tour
  • All food tastings from local eateries
  • A hearty helping of history, architecture and local culture
  • Food, Facts and Fun!
  • All fees and taxes
  • Entry/Admission - South End
  • Gratuity for your tour guide is not included in your ticket price. If you have a great time and wish to consider, gratuities are graciously accepted at the conclusion of the tour.
  • Parking is available at multiple parking lots in the South End. Confirmation will include 2 recommended parking options that range from $2.5/hour to $15 per day. Additionally, on street, metered parking is free on Sundays.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Tours run rain or shine - we have fun in all types of weather, so please come prepared for the forecast!
  • This experience is not recommended for participants under 12 years of age
  • This experience is not appropriate to attend with toddler or infants and strollers are not permitted on any of our tours
  • All participants must have a ticket and advance ticket purchase is required.
  • Please Note: Departure location varies by travel date. Exact meeting location provided with confirmation.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
zpaksux wrote a review 9 Nov
San Diego, California94 contributions174 helpful votes
Alyssa was an excellent tour guide! Engaging and authentically friendly as seen by how she interacted not only with the tour group but with other people not in the tour group. The amount of food versus the price exceeded my expectations. I thought I would not be satiated, but
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Date of experience: November 2020
Samantha G wrote a review Oct 2019
San Diego, California68 contributions4 helpful votes
I took the Sweet and Savory South End tour this past week while in Boston for a wedding. First of all, the South End is a gem; absolutely gorgeous Victorian row houses, with lush gardens. Walking around the neighborhood was probably my favorite part. Also got a nice history
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Date of experience: October 2019
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rccnh wrote a review Sep 2019
Hampton, New Hampshire77 contributions27 helpful votes
We had never been to the South End before despite living in New England for years and even in Massachusetts for some of those years. What little we knew was not favorable. What a change! Great neighborhood and some really neat little restaurants. Hannah was very good explaining
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Date of experience: September 2019
GS. wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions
My 15 yr old and I joined the tour at the last minute (the night before...) and had a great time. Local knowledge and insight plus great food!
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Holly D wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions
Hannah was a wonderful tour guide. She was very knowledgeable about the neighborhoods, history, architecture and food. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed the food, beverages, as well as the hospitality of the places we visited.
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Date of experience: September 2019
About the operator

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By: Bites of Boston Food Tours
So much fun!
Had a great time. Loved the food. Learned about Boston. Plenty of food for lunch and it was delicious. Highly recco
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Nathanael L
Classic food and lots of fun!
Had a great time on this tour, even during covid times! It was not only a great opportunity to taste the best versi
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Delicious way to trek through Boston
The “Bites of Boston” tour was the perfect combination of delicious iconic foods of Boston, history, and sightseei
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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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Classic Boston - Great Tour and Tour Guide
Bites of Boston Classic Food Tour is great. We started at the Beantown Pub for baked beans and brown bread, went to
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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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Great fun and food tour in Boston!
My family and I went on the Classic Bites of Boston tour in August 2019 and we had a great time. Alyssa and Hannah,
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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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Great experience, highly recommended!
Alyssa provided us with a personable, thoughtful and informative overview of Boston’s iconic foods while passing a
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Delicious Bites & History I Never Knew About Where I Live!
I am from the Boston area and grew up here all my life but had never taken the time to explore some of the city's m
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Great intro to Boston's famous foods
Loved Alyssa and her new gal, Amy. Had so much fun touring around and tasting such wonderful foods. Alyssa gave a
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Incredible Experience, Delightful Guide
Alyssa was truly an upbeat, gregarious and informative individual with great knowledge of the food and history that
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Bites, bites, just bite it!
What a wonderful surprise was the booking and outcome of the Bites of Boston. A rather enthusiastic and expert in g
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Claudia D
Chinatown Culture and Food Tour
We’ve lived in MA all our lives and have enjoyed so many Boston neighborhoods and restaurants but have never ventur
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