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Hell's Kitchen Food Tour

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Hell’s Kitchen is a hot spot for tourists and locals alike. This tour is a complete experience, that brings our guests to some of the best hidden treasures New York City has to offer. All while walking from one amazing food place to the next, you'll learn about the most interesting facts and stories of this neighborhood. You will hear how Hell’s Kitchen got its notorious name, why they had to do West Side story here, who lived here then and who lives here now. This area is a melting pot of so many ethnic backgrounds. Taste some of the best ethnic food New York has to offer!
  • Eat your way through Hell’s Kitchen, a melting pot of cuisines
  • Guide with local knowledge brings you to the area’s hidden gems
  • Group size of eight or fewer guarantees a personal experience
  • Finish the tour with recommendations for things to eat and do in NYC
What to Expect
Meet your guide and your group of no more than eight for a lunchtime walking tour of Hell’s Kitchen. The tour begins at Gyu-Kaku, a Japanese barbecue restaurant just off Times Square.
As you listen to the guide give a fascinating overview of the area—including how it got its name—visit hidden gems and hole-in-the-wall shops that you might not have noticed otherwise.
Items on the afternoon’s tasting menu may include empanadas, baba ganoush, and custom-made donuts. As you sample a range of cuisines, learn about the neighborhood’s waves of immigration and rich cultural history.
As the tour comes to a close, the guide gives recommendations to suit the interests of everyone, from the best pubs in the area to the best activities around nearby Central Park.
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Reviewed 24 March 2019

This tour was a great way spend the afternoon. Since we had such a small group, our guide Nancy was able to answer everyone's questions. She treated us like we were her friend's visiting. I was not expecting such a large amount of food at...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 20 January 2019

We went on the Hells Kitchen food tour during our recent visit. Our guide was Annabel and she was awesome. I’m so glad we got to go with her. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. She remembered everyone’s names, which is very impressive as our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Leslie S
ManhattanWalkingTour, Owner at Manhattan Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Hi Leslie - We cannot thank you enough for your fantastic review! Annabel is one of the best guide's in the city, and we are so lucky to have her on our team. And how wonderful for you to spend time with the incredible Randy!...More

Reviewed 21 December 2018

Alex easily accommodated our private group of 12 on a brisk December walk through Hell's Kitchen. We loved the choices given to us and are looking forward to booking another tour with Alex this spring!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Diane P
ManhattanWalkingTour, Owner at Manhattan Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Hi Dianne! It was our pleasure to customize a private tour with Alex for your group. We are very excited for the opportunity to work with you again. See you when it's not so brisk:)

Reviewed 18 December 2018

I found the food great, the stories great and the overall experience worth it. Nice insight into another part of NYC. Thank you Gillian.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Nikki Z
ManhattanWalkingTour, Owner at Manhattan Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Thank you, Nikki! We appreciate your fantastic feedback and will make sure to pass it along to Jillian.

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

My mother and I have been on several domestic and international food walking tours and this was our least favorite. Not because of our guide, Nancy - she was the highlight of the tour. Her knowledge of the area and its history was excellent. It...More

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ManhattanWalkingTour, Owner at Manhattan Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2018

We are very sorry to hear that your tour was anything less than a 5 star experience and did not entirely meet your expectations. The price of $89 per person is very much based on the fact that it is a semi-private tour with less...More

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Response from tugglecreativeinc | Reviewed this property |
Hey Deb! Not sure about the gluten free options. Our guide chose everything we ate so I imagine she could cater to your gluten-free needs or if you had any allergies if you ask ahead of time. Our guide was very nice and... More
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