Taste of the Italian Market Tour – Public

Duration: 2 Hrs - Saturdays 10:30am

Location: 9th StrEAT, Philadelphia's Historic Italian Market



Maximum 12 tickets

An authentic food tasting adventure at the country’s oldest open air market, Philadelphia’s Italian Market. Public tour with other guests.

  • Ja'eat?! Eat like a local through Philadelphia's Italian Market!
  • Come hungry. We don’t just window shop for food on our tours…we eat! (Mangia!)
  • Enjoy a non-touristy-tour that leaves you FULL

Public Tour

Tour runs daily

Moderate walking, not wheelchair accessible

Vegetarian, gluten-free options available

Rain or shine. Please dress accordingly

Available in English and Italian

Our guests receive an exclusive shopping discount.

What to Expect

Walking food tasting tour starting at the Italian Market Visitors Center and we will sample our way through 9th StrEAT, Philly’s historic Italian Market.


Taste of the Italian Market Tour

Say cheese!

Calling all cheese lovers! Cheese mongers serve up their favorite cheese combos during our visit.

Everyone's Favorite Taproom

An interactive chance to sip and compare extra virgin olive oils and premium white and dark balsamic vinegars. Sample finishing salts and cocktail mixers too.

Hot off the press

Observe a 3rd generation family recipe come to life and taste fresh authentic corn tortillas.

Eat like a local

Enjoy a slice of signature Sicilian square pizza and a salad sourced from the market.

The best little cannoli

The best little cannoli you've ever tasted at a this local 4th generation run Italian bakery.

Where to Meet

Walking 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 2 hour street parking. Free parking on Sundays.

Additional parking:
Washington Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets. Free 2 hour street parking.

Get Directions

Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Parking is available at each tour’s location.

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, dairy free, food allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Our food tours typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.

Yes, although limited, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected locations.

Still have questions?   Visit our FAQ page to submit your own

"Chef Jacquie met our group in the heart of the Italian Market. We toured local gems unique to the area. Our tastings varied from delicious cheeses and meats to decadent desserts. She is a wealth of knowledge and her stories are priceless!"

Kathy, Berwyn, PA

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