Craving a real culinary adventure in the country’s oldest outdoor market, Philadelphia’s Italian Market?

You’ll have a true insiders’ experience!


$60 per guest


Daily 10:30 – 1:30pm or 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Tour accommodates 4 – 20 guests


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Your guide, Chef Jacquie, is a South Philadelphia native, born and raised just two blocks from the Italian Market, and a professional chef who grew up with most of the shop owners on 9th Street.


Photo by Najia Arts

Chef Jacquie prompts the colorful characters of the Market into spilling their family secrets, personal histories, and how they came up with their specialty products. Come hungry!

  • Start your tour with coffee and a sweet treat at Anthony’s Coffee and Chocolate House as you learn about the rich culinary history of the market—Chef Jacquie is full of fun and tales you won’t hear anywhere else!
  • You’ll be welcomed into the world-famous Di Bruno Bros. original store to eat your way through their cheese cave. Luscious samples and pairings are expertly selected just for you by Di Bruno’s superb cheesemongers.  Hundreds of gourmet ingredients and delicacies not available anywhere else await you!
  • Meet 5th generation business owners and employees—families that built this iconic community ready to share their love of South Philly, their food creations and wares with you!
  • Taste authentic Mexican corn tortillas hot off the press at Tortilleria San Roman, then eat like a local and grab a generous slice of South Philly tradition, tomato pie, at Lorenzo’s Pizza luncheonette*. The best cannoli you’ve ever tasted is the sweetest ending at Isgro Pastries.
  •  Make sure to take advantage of your exclusive VIP discount as one of Chef Jacquie’s guests!

*Upgrade your tour and replace the stop at Lorenzo’s with a sit-down lunch experience at Ralph’s Italian Restaurant :
7-time winner of the Best of Philly and a South Philadelphia institution since 1900, Ralph’s Italian Restaurant invites you to sit down and savor their famous gravy and homemade pasta and meatballs! Lunch with Chef Jacquie, relax with glass of vino, and savor the “real deal” of the country’s oldest family-owned Italian restaurant!

Tours can be customized to meet dietary needs. Vegetarian and Gluten-Free options available!
Tours available in English and Italian!


These tours are fun, flavorful, and fabulous!


Check out our VIP Intimate Taste of the Italian Market Tour!


cheese and cherries from dibrunos


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Photo by Najia Arts



Photo by Najia Arts




Photo by Najia Arts