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Off The Eaten Path Tours

North Square, Boston, MA 02109-1160
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new perspective for a local

This is a great way to get to know the city you already live in! We always look for interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ann H
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Boston, Massachusetts
Best Italian Food tour on the East Coast

This is a must try when in Boston. Paula was an absolutely delight as a tour guide. She was well... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Off The Eaten Path Tours, the essential food tour of Boston's historic North End. Join us to see, hear,and taste Boston's most colorful neighborhood the way people who live here do everyday. We believe a food tour should be a striking harmony of a neighborhood's cuisine, history, and architecture. And in a neighborhood as rich in food culture, and history as the North End-America's most vibrant "Little Italy"- you'll experience great fun just being apart of it all. Join Off The Eaten Path Tours as we uncover the fabled path, and culinary traditions of this old world neighborhood. On this tour we will live "La Dolce Vita" and enjoy the art of good eating, in the finest specialty food stores, bakeries, salumeria's, and restaurants.
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North Square, Boston, MA 02109-1160
North End
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"wine tasting"
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"nutella french toast"
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"food stops"
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"sicilian pizza"
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"natural wines"
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"great tour"
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"immigrant history"
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"cafe paradiso"
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"obvious passion"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great way to get to know the city you already live in! We always look for interesting things to do when family come to visit. This was a perfect blend of food, history, and fun. We had a great day with Paula...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must try when in Boston. Paula was an absolutely delight as a tour guide. She was well educated about Italian culture and Boston. Each place had a unique story tied in with history. The food was fantastic and authentic! Do not pass...More

Thank andiravenscroft
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great experience! My wife and I traveled to Boston for a three week long excursion along the east coast and Paula’s tour was one of our first stops! It was hands down the highlight of our trip. Amazing food (pictured is the best...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Great food and great history! She was knowledgeable and clearly loved Boston and the north end.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and three of my kids (17, 14,14) had a blast today walking and (mostly) eating our way through the North End. The spots were well chosen, the history was enlightening and the food was delicious. We ended up going back to two of them...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I had such a great time on this tour! We had tons of delicious food and learned interesting history about the neighborhood. Everything we ate was amazing. There are so many restaurants in this area it would be difficult to decide where...More

Thank Chelsea D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on this tour last week (My wife and I and 3 boys aged 16, 15, 11). There was a good bit of history of the North End, not so much that it would bore a non-history lover but enough to add some layers...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow - Paula has done an amazing job of putting together a very unique tour experience. It is clear that Paula loves her neighborhood and they love her right back. The tour is organized in way that each stop builds upon the last one and...More

Thank Floydova
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great experience and worth every penny! Paula was a great host and tour guide. Was not sure what to expect as this was our first food tour but she did not disappoint - very vibrant person with great knowledge and passion for the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fabulous tour! Felt like we got a great sense of the history of the North End of Boston and some of the incredible culinary delights in this area. We sampled two types of pizza, focaccia, natural wine and stopped in an Italian...More

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Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like
being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and
Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants,
bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part
in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or
Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma
sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s
home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
...More
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Elizabeth H
15 October 2017|
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Very relaxed pace. Lots of stops. Only two sit downs so you have to be able to stand for a fair time.
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Elizabeth H
17 September 2017|
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Response from Kathleen R | Reviewed this property |
There was a vegetarian in our group and she finished the tour as full of wonderful food as the rest of us. Just let Paula know when you book the tour.
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Diane D
7 July 2017|
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Response from Kathleen R | Reviewed this property |
We like to park at International Place. After 5 and on weekends, with a coupon from their website, it's only $7. It's a pleasant 15-minute walk to the North End through the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
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