Dessert First Italian Market Tour

Detail Duration: 2 hours
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Sweet and salty!

The Dessert First Italian Market Tour of Philadelphia is a great way for you to get a nice dessert and see the many Italian market in the city. You must work with the tour guide to pick the best places to eat, and they let you duck into a few nice places for a bit to eat as the tour goes on.

The Dessert First Italian Market Tour starts with a tour guide taking you to all the places that make pastries, and you get to see the places that serve the best cakes and coffees. You might sit down for a bite before continuing on to the delis that slice and cure meat every day.

The tour guide will give you information about all the places on the tour, and they will let you know why each of these spots is unique for you to visit. You just have to take notes so that you can get back to these locations when the tour is over. Your tour experience will be much more exciting because you have so many more places to visit, and you might go back for more dessert.

Pick the tour time you want online, and check the map for the tour. The tour is a great way for you to see a lot of the city, and it is a delicious time, too.

The tour that you take to see Italian markets and delis gives you a glimpse into how Little Italy started in this city. You never have to go hungry after you learn all the places you might go on this tour.
Open your palette at an iconic cheese shop world-famous for its gourmet goodies and specialty foods. Expert cheese pairing—there's nothing like something salty to go with your sweets!

Sample melt-in-your-mouth freshly baked cookies at a specialty bakery—you won't believe they're gluten-free!

Sip the perfect cup of Italian coffee to compliment authentic pizzelles, biscotti, gelato, and decadent chocolate covered apples—all made in-house.

Experience true old-world Italian baking at this South Philly institution — making the best cannoli you'll ever taste since 1904. They say everything is good in moderation...but every now and again, you just need to have dessert first.

Tours can be customized to meet dietary needs. Gluten-Free options available!
Tours available in English and Italian!
Tour includes food, tax and tips for waitresses/waiters?
Beverage not included

Pickup & Return:
The Italian Market Visitor's Center

Departure Times: Please arrive by 15 minutes prior to the start of tour for registration.


  • Food tasting

Does not include:

  • Beverages

Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Each child must be accompanied by an adult
  • Gluten-Free option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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