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Lower East Side Food Tour

174 W 4th St, Suite 356, New York City, NY 10014-3817
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London East End Food Tour

This was a highlight of my stay in London. Nicole and Emily Rose’s respect for and enthusiasm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan M
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Great tour...okay tastes.

We bought our tickets via TripAdvisor/Viator, and Josh from Urban Adventures was our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JDinLA
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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, including famous authentic delis, bakeries, traditional appetizing store, and more!
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“bialys” (7 reviews)
“food stops” (5 reviews)
“dumplings” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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174 W 4th St, Suite 356, New York City, NY 10014-3817
West Village
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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!

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Starting out in city hall park, our guides found us quickly and we set off with Astrid. She gave us a bunch of info on all the downtown government buildings, and pointed out where different shows film, such as where they always show the lawyers...More

Thank D5066DMjusting
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Olivia did a fantastic job leading our small group through a winding tour of the Lower East Side. We had delicious food throughout, including stroop waffles from the Dutch tradition, warm and delicious fried dumplings in Chinatown and rugelach from a fourth generation bakery.

Thank Theresa-in-Ypsi
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Our tour guide Elena quickly learned the names of our small group and by the time we reached our final stop we had bonded so well I had to drag myself away!! The tour takes you to hidden foodie haunts I would not have found...More

Thank Rewos56
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Despite the very cold weather (this was January) our tour guide Astrid made sure we had a great experience. An excellent way to see the lower east side and learn about its history as well as food culture. Astrid also passed on some helpful tips...More

Thank Coralie S
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

We are New Yorkers who always do something touristy in NYC for our children's birthdays. As our children are 17 and 12 now, we have already checked off the obvious activities and are on to advanced NYC tourism. For our daughter's 17th birthday we knew...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I LOVED this tour! Our guide Frank was personable, fun and knowledgeable. It was not only a food tour, but a very interesting history tour of the LES at the same time. We went to about 8 different places to taste knishes,...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Did a tour on 8-20-17 with Josh (guide). He does the tours full time, but he could teach NY history and do tours on the side. I highly recommend this tour. Not only do you get to sample food, but you learn a lot about...More

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Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to
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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 !!
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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)
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