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Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat Dave himself!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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New York City, NY 10013
Greenwich Village
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+1 646-496-6540
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’ve told all of our friends who visit NYC they HAVE to do a tour with Dave. Our first tour was the outer borough tour in the checker cab. This time, we did the walking tour. Great way to get your 10,0000+ steps in. So...More

1  Thank cclis
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Absolutely fantastic tour of Greenwich Village, Little Italy and beyond. Thanks Dave, definitely the highlight of our trip! Taking in some really interesting and different venues. Places we would just never have made it to. This isn't just a food tour either, but a lot...More

3  Thank Phil K
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We did the tour of Brooklyn in the checker cab with Dave last Friday. All amazing - Dave, the food, the cab and Dave also has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the area. You get to see loads of places tourists would not usually get to....More

2  Thank swaggomant
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Dave took my mom, aunt and 14 year old son on a whirlwind Italian focused tour of Brooklyn in the Checker cab. Not Williamsburg, but the heart of Brooklyn — the places you never go but should. We started at Defonte’s with a sandwich that...More

1  Thank JAC557
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Simple we had a blast. Dave’s tour is tasty, funny and insightful. Seeing he sights in the Checker is just very cool.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We were so looking forward to this and it lived up to our expectations and more. Full of highlights. We went to Brooklyn in the checker cab. So much fun and good food.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This was the best tour I have ever been on. I am a New Yorker who likes to go unique tours and I was blessed to book a tour with Dave. We went all over Brooklyn. Its an over simplification to state this as food...More

Thank dtuzzio
Reviewed 15 May 2018

My 21 year old son and I spent a week in NYC, on a foodie journey as he is studying to be a chef. We searched for food ideas, and Famous Fat Dave kept coming up. We took the leap, based on the many positive...More

Thank Chort
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Fabulous tour! Dave totally feels like one of your buddies right away who happens to know all about the NYC area and where to get fed. It's not just about the eating, though - learning about different neighborhoods and their people/culture was fascinating. You also...More

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Yep. We’ve gone on Dave’s checker tour 4x now! We can’t get enough of Dave and his hidden secret gems that you can’t get in Midtown... or the Midwest! Dave is an amazing guy full history and knowledge of all things New York and the...More

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Carl D
20 October 2017|
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Response from Dave W | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to email him... not post it on TripAdvisor ;) Dave at FamousFatDave
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Cheri S
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Response from Jill W | Reviewed this property |
Daves tour was by car, I'm sure that they will be running in Feb, send him an email. It was one of the highlights of our trip. Jill
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