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Off The Eaten Path Tours

North Square, Boston, MA 02109-1160
+1 617-504-8813
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Paula is very knowledgeable about the area and gives you the inside tour of the best of the best... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jmccarthy4803
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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Amazing history and food in a wonderful neighborhood

Paula was an excellent host, and her depth of knowledge and willingness to answer questions in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maureen H
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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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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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+1 617-504-8813
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"arancini"
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"food tour"
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"boston's north end"
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"cannoli"
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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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"great tour"
in 31 reviews
"would highly recommend this tour"
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"immigrant history"
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"cafe paradiso"
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"obvious passion"
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"booked this tour"
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"italian community"
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"history lesson"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paula is very knowledgeable about the area and gives you the inside tour of the best of the best in the north end. If you’re looking for a true taste of Boston’s North End this is it!! Along with great food, Paula includes personal stories...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paula was an excellent host, and her depth of knowledge and willingness to answer questions in depth were impressive! I am so bummed we were late and missed the very beginning, but she starts the tour with a deep dive into history as it relates...More

1  Thank Maureen H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My beloved and I went on Paula's Off the Eaten Path food and history tour of Boston's North End (Italian) yesterday. It was everything we hoped for, and more. Paula is passionate about the neighborhood and what it offers. The North End is a cohesive,...More

2  Thank Tim D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took three hours and walked around the North End with Paula, a native who is passionate about her neighborhood, her food, and her history. There's very little walking on this tour, as the area is tiny itself, so don't be swayed by the fact you...More

2  Thank Thaddeus S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must if you love Italian food and want to learn a little bit about the history of Boston's North End. And it's so easy! We just showed up at the meeting place, and Paula led our small group to several wonderful restaurants...More

1  Thank Renee877
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and history lessons throughout the entire tour. Discovered some great places to eat and enjoy the day as well as some neat shops thanks to Paula! Highly recommend!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour of Boston's Little Italy. We loved the way Paula enthusiastically recalled the history of the area, and told stories that made it come alive. As a resident of the north end, she had the unique perspective of what it's like to live in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Speechless, no words can describe this tour. Stops carefully selected for an amazing experience. Paula, the tour guide will take you through great north end history and authentic Italian places. She is so knowledgeable about the culture that is impressive and adorable the way she...More

Thank Los P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so excited to take this tour, that I booked the wrong date (a week early). Paula was so accommodating (even though the website clearly stated that there were no refunds or exchanges). Boy, am I glad she squeezed me and my son in...More

Thank Christina K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After family did a food tour in another city, I googled Boston food tour and Paula's tour was the first one that came up. After reading all of the great reviews, we knew that this definitely something we wanted to do, and Paula did not...More

Thank Jessica D
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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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gqrochi
1 May 2018|
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Response from 953DeniseR | Reviewed this property |
Hi.....I think if you just search off the eaten path or walking food tours of the north end in Boston it should show up! Enjoy
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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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