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NYC Lower East Side Food and Culture Small-Group Tour - with unbiased reviews

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NYC Lower East Side Food and Culture Small-Group Tour

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Take a deep dive into the culinary culture of Manhattan's Lower East Side during this guided food tour with a small group. Follow your guide to hidden gems that you probably wouldn't find on you own for tastes of everything from knishes to Dutch stroopwafels. Along the way, your guide will shed light on the neighborhood's rich, varied food culture, which helps you understand NYC as a whole.
You'll start at
City Hall Park Path
City Hall Park Path, New York, NY 10007, USATour will meet at the Fountain in City Hall Park. The Fountain is located in the Southern end of the park near the intersection of Broadway and Park Row, The A, C, E, J, R, Z, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 subway lines all have stops within 2-3 blocks of the fountain
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  • 1
    City Hall Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    The Municipal Building
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 3
    African Burial Ground National Monument
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 4
    New York City Supreme Court
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 5
    Columbus Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 7
    Little Italy
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 8
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 9
    St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 10
    Sara D Roosevelt Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Loreley Beer Garden
7 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002, USA
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  • Lower East Side food traces history of this neighborhood through cuisine
  • Stop by hidden gems you may not find on your own
  • Listen as your guide sheds light on the rich ethnic history of the neighborhood
  • Small group for personal attention from your guide and easy passage
  • All tastings included, so make sure to arrive on an empty stomach
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group at City Hall Park. From there, you'll embark on a walking tour covering the Lower East Side's culinary culture and food scene, with your guide expounding on the neighborhood’s rich immigrant roots. Begin with a stroopwafel (Dutch syrup waffle), while learning about the island of Manhattan's Dutch heritage. Move on to knishes from a Jewish bakery and fresh mozzarella in Little Italy.  The day's last stop is Chinatown, where you'll taste soup dumplings before parting with your group at Grand and Chrystie Streets.
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Departure Point
City Hall Park Path, New York, NY 10007, USA
Return Details
Loreley Beer Garden, 7 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002, USA
  • Traditional Dutch Cookie
  • Fried Chinese Dumplings
  • Cheesy Italian Tasting
  • Savory Jewish Baked Good
  • German Pretzel
  • Professional Local Guide
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children aged 5 years and younger are welcome at no charge
  • Tour runs rain or shine
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
  • Maximum group size is 12
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: New York City Urban Adventures
Meghan M
Our tour guide Mary Hannah did a very nice job providing us a history. She was a good conversationalist and made
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Madame Deborah
Winter Park, Florida
Best of Both Worlds: Tourist & Local!
Having taken a great Urban Adventures tour once before (in Lisbon), our expectations were high—and our guide,
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Doherty Family
Fun way to visit the Lower East Side
We've been to NYC many times, but often get stuck in the same rut of doing only the very touristy attractions.
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Debbie S
Fantastic Walking Tour of Brooklyn
We enjoyed a great tour with Sasha who was very knowledgeable and full of interesting facts and stories about the
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Lee T
Food tour with Sasha
This was so much fun! A great way to learn about some of the local foods in Brooklyn. Sasha was super enthusiastic
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Enjoyable educational tour of the financial district
We enjoyed our tour with Alex. We visited the sites where many of the important events in Hamilton's life took
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Jay B
Detroit, Michigan
Great day!
Did the walking tour with Josh. It was fantastic. He did a marvelous job showing us around Brooklyn. We had enough
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Christopher F
DUMBO walking tour
Sasha was a great tour guide.He made us all feel welcome from the get go. His knowledge of the area was great
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Thomas T
Enjoyable walking tour with Brian!
We were looking for a nice family outing and found this one. My wife and I both worked in NYC years ago and it
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Anton E
Haifa, Israel
Great experience!
Was a bit anxious being solo on this tour (off-season business trip) but ended up having a great time! My guide
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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