Updated Philadelphia Covid-19 Safety Protocols
Masks must be worn inside all establishments as of 8/12/21
Duration: 2.5 hours
Location: 9th StrEAT, Philadelphia's Historic Italian Market
Due to Philadelphia's Covid-19 restrictions all guests must wear masks indoors.
Fully vaccinated guests can remove their masks in outdoor public areas.
Minimum of 2 Guests
Maximum of 10
Professional chef-led food tour. Tour guide is native to the Italian Market. Small group - up to 10
Tour runs Thursday through Saturday at 4:00pm
Your safety is our priority, we follow all covid-19 protocol. Not wheelchair accessible.
Food tour runs rain or shine. Please bring an umbrella. If raining, we provide disposable ponchos.
Tour available in English and Italian
Complimentary wine served with food samples and dinner. Must be 21 with valid ID
Our guests receive a special shopping discount.
We meet at the Visitor’s Center and start with a welcome toast of wine and cheese.
Beginning of the tour will focus on meeting shop owners, shopping and tasting the best of what the Italian Market has to offer. Bring your shopping list, guests receive a special discount for being on our tour.
We dine at the oldest Family run restaurant in our country, for a plate of pasta and a glass of vino.
After dinner we take an Italian passeggiata (stroll) and settle down at the café for coffee and a sampling of desserts.
The safety of our guests is our main priority. Our Tour guides will continue to wear a mask. Fully vaccinated guests do not need to wear a mask. Please wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated. Our vendors will be taking precautions and following safety protocols and may require all guests to wear a mask. Hand sanitizer will be provided.
We are so excited to return to the Italian Market! The safety of our guests is our main priority. Our Tour guides will continue to wear a mask. Fully vaccinated guests do not need to wear a mask. Please wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated. Our vendors will be taking precautions and following safety protocols and may require all guests to wear a mask. Hand sanitizer will be provided.
Welcome to the Italian Market!
Chef Jacquie will greet you with wine and cheese.
You're oil I need!
Sniff, swirl and sip extra virgin olive oils, premium balsamic vinegars, salts and honey at this interactive tasting room.
Meet the families!
We meet the shop owners families, and then sample their foods including the best meatball in town!
It's gravy not sauce!
Pull up a chair and eat with us at our South Philly Italian Family Dinner table. Pasta with Italian gravy or penne alla vodka and a glass of wine are on the menu.
There is always room for dessert!
Coffee and a selection of Italian desserts await you after our passeggiata (stroll). Now this is what "La Dolce Vita" is all about!
Walking food tour starts at the Italian Market Visitors Center:
Italian Market Visitor Center
919 S 9th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147
Official Italian Market parking lot:
Carpenter St between 9th & 10th Streets. Free street parking on Saturdays and Sundays
Washington Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets. Free 2 hour street parking.
"Jacquie's tour was fun, tasty and informative. She conveys a wealth of knowledge with good humor, she knows the merchants and their stories. We appreciated the the care with which she managed the tour during these COVID times; everything was individually sealed, hand sanitizer was available."