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Off The Eaten Path Tours

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About Off The Eaten Path Tours
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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Reviewed 4 days ago

My family, my son's girlfriend, and I went on the tour with Paula. We enjoyed it tremendously! The food was fantastic and Paula's knowledge of the history of Little Italy up through modern times is second to none, as well as her knowledge of Italy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We can’t sing Paula’s praises enough. The tour was phenomenal... the food was phenomenal and her knowledge was top notch! We came for our anniversary and Paula’s your made our day! Can’t wait to go back— in fact, we are visiting Italy now thanks to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Paula T, Owner at Off The Eaten Path Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Thank you!! It was such a pleasure to meet you and share the food and history of the North End. Come back and visit me! I”m always trying to make the tour better so when you come back I will have some new...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the tour with Paula with 6 of us from my family and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The food was fantastic. Even as natives of Boston we found plenty of new places we didn’t think to try and were hidden jems of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amelkonian017
Paula T, Owner at Off The Eaten Path Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking a moment to share this wonderful review. I’m so glad your family enjoyed the experience. I loved meeting you all.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I, along with our daughter and her boyfriend, joined Paula and her "Off the eaten path" tour group of 14 on her final tour of 2018. First - as an American history buff - Paula's knowledge of the history of European settlement,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John P
Paula T, Owner at Off The Eaten Path Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is such a wonderful review! Thank you for taking the time fo share it. For me the history is what drives me fo so this tour, so when my guests enjoy that aspect it makes me so happy, and inspired to keep learning and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paula was a joy to have as a tour guide. She is passionate about the North End and all the hidden jewels to be found there. In addition, her knowledge of the history of both Little Italy and Italy were informative and interesting in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

We tried this tour on a Friday and it was great as we had a small group of 4 on it. Paula is a great guide that has plenty of knowledge and history to share. There was plenty of food and we couldn’t finish all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hermie88
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Paula was so incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the people, history, community and food of North Boston! We could have sat there eating amazing food, listening to her all day. We got to see the neighborhood from the perspective of an insider, visiting little gems...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

Paula is incredibly personal, down-to-earth, and extremely knowledgeable about the North End, Boston, Italy, italian food, and how they all come together! Even if you are don't consider yourself a history person, you will definitely enjoy the way Paula weaves together stories and makes the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

This tour was amazing! I love to do food tours in different cities and this one was by far the best! Paula has so much passion and knowledge of the North End. We spent a day of our momcation enjoying this tour and can’t wait...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Are you looking for a little history on Boston (specifically its North End), and the people who populated it, and why they did it? Are you interested in a wine lesson, or in what to look for in extra virgin olive oil? Do you like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Paula T, Owner at Off The Eaten Path Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you so much, Ralph!! You are right. I will do whatever I can to not let my guests down.

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Response from Maureen H | Reviewed this property |
I believe you meet at 10:45am but the website will tell you. The tour length depends a bit on questions, etc., but three hours is a good bet. I'd plan to be done around 2pm.
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gqrochi
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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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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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