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Lower East Side Food Tour
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“bialys”(6 reviews)
“food stops”(5 reviews)
Six delectable food tastings- On this guided food tour of the Lower East Side, we'll visit 6 uniquely different mom-and-pop shops, ethnic eateries and restaurants. Experience a number of tastes unique to this historical neighborhood in Manhattan...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
174 W 4th St, Suite 356, New York City, NY 10014-3817
West Village
+1 646-831-2625
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour of 19th century immigrant areas of Lower East Side. Nice bite size samples of Dutch, Chinese, Italian, Jewish & German Food. Small group size (5) was good and our guide Astrid was fantastic.

Thank sydneyandreww
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small group for the tour so it was an excellent time. Guide has energy that is contagious and shows a love of what he does. Food and history give you a great starting off point of things to come back and do or pick up...More

Thank tjltc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jessie was great! Tour was lots of fun. We enjoyed the cocktails and company! Loved the Irish bar atmosphere, the Cuban drink was best! Lots of fun.

Thank Paradise293341
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A surprisingly special tour of the Lower East Side with its rich immigrant history. Led by highly-knowledgeable, and clearly-spoken guide Brian Hoffman his obvious love for the authentic food and colourful characters made the tour so much more enjoyable. Highly recommended.

Thank elizabeth B
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We had a one hour lower east side of Manhattan food tour, focusing on the different ethnic choices of yesteryear. It was fun, delicious, and very informative. We had knisches (not sure of spelling!) at a Jewish bakery, pickles at a pickle only store, and...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time. The food was very nice and the culteral information very interesting. Brain was a very very good guide.

Thank Hessel snr D
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We took this tour with Olivia and it was the highlight of our visit to New York! Olivia mixed in historical facts along the way and really made the tour memorable. The food was fantastic and I would highly recommend this tour! As a bonus...More

Thank Gl W
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This was a highlight of my stay in London. Nicole and Emily Rose’s respect for and enthusiasm about this area was amazing and made the food experiences even more enjoyable than they would otherwise have been. It has encouraged me to learn more about the...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We bought our tickets via TripAdvisor/Viator, and Josh from Urban Adventures was our tour guide. Josh was OUTSTANDING, and knew everything about NYC. He kept things moving, allowed questions, offered great answers and helped everyone with restaurant recommendations as a bonus! The tasting part def...More

Thank JDinLA
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Love his knowledge and all things that are cool! Remembers YOUR name, too. Actually loves people and should become a social studies middle school teacher to inspire young, bright minds like Robin Williams did in Dead Poets Society. Watch it!

Thank TallahasseeDavido
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cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture,
this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You
won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan.
Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to
get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you
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26 May 2018|
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Response from Rewos56 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous answer -turn up at the meeting point and I think they will take you . Great tour and lovely guides !!
13 May 2015|
Response from Mindy S | Reviewed this property |
Use the contact info below for Josh: Joshua Hirsch Sidewalk Food Tours, Inc. t:(800)979-3370 (tickets) t:(646)831-2625 (info)