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Itinerary
Stroll. Learn. Nosh. Now, you can explore an up-and-coming hip neighborhood that's rich in history and stacked with infamously famous eats. As you walk and talk, you will learn about the pushcart culture of the early 1900s, see the oldest synagogue in the U.S. For Eastern Europeans, and the Tenement Museum.Learn the history of tenements all while eating some of the most delicious food the city has to offer. The tour lasts about three hours with a minimum of seven stops. By the way, this is a great tour to go on if you're dairy free! Locations visited, Yonah Schimmel Knish, Russ and Daughters, Economy Candy, Pickle Guys, Kossar's Bialys, Doughnut Plant, Katz's Deli.
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Lower East Side
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Overview
Explore the food and history of the Lower East Side on a small-group 3-hour walking tour. Stop at seven mouth-watering food destinations for tastings and take in the neighborhood's rich history as you pass by the Tenement Museum and other landmarks. Your local guide shares stories about this famous part of Manhattan as you stroll at a leisurely pace. You'll have plenty of time for tastings at legendary spots that serve up both sweet and savory treats, including knishes, bialy, and pickles.
Highlights
  • 3-hour Lower East Side walking and food tasting tour in Manhattan
  • Visit seven eateries for tastings
  • Learn about classic foods from Eastern European Jewish and other immigrant traditions
  • Stop by the Tenement Museum and learn about immigrant life in New York City since the 19th century
  • Hear from the guide about the history of the Lower East Side
  • Includes guide, walking tour, and food samples
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent food with a knowledgeable guide

We had a fantastic time. Dante was a wonderful tour guide, really friendly and he has an excellent knowledge of both the local food and the surrounding area. We loved learning about the local history while getting to try some fantastic food. The group sizes...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A Must Do!

I was at first skeptical when my friend suggested we do a food tour while visiting NYC. I went along with it and and SO GLAD I agreed to do this. Dante was phenomenal and truly provided personalized attention. We visited a wide variety of...More

Thank Zukaluka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome food tour and sight-seeing

We did the food tour yesterday with Curt, who was charming, funny, and knowledgeable about the food we were served, as well as the neighborhoods we ventured into to. The tour is a wonderful way to experience the part of Manhattan.

Thank cook77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Totally AWESOME

We enjoyed the small group experience and the tastings were varied, interesting and delicious!! Dante was lots of fun and his knowledge of local history was impressive. Highly recommend this tour!

Thank laydyluck21
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile
Great tour

Great food tour, there was all sorts of great nyc food just as you'd expect. Dante was a super knowledgeable and laid back guide. Thanks for the bonkers time! Dave

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Stacey B
11 September 2018|
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Response from makua | Reviewed this property |
Just the East Side but more than a standard tourist event, he can also provide ideas about other areas of the city. I have taken two different tours with him, both educational and fun
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27 June 2018|
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Yes, we sat at every spot but the final one. Not a taxing tour at all. I recommend it.
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