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Flatiron Food, Architecture and History Tour

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Highlights
  • Sample a variety of gourmet foods from eateries loved by locals
  • Go with a guide: The amount of shops and cafes can be overwhelming
  • Learn little-known facts about the area’s history and architecture
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Flatiron Food, Architecture and History Tour
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Flatiron Food, Architecture and History Tour
US$50.00
Overview

Explore two of New York’s most charming neighborhoods, Flatiron and Union Square, on this food, history, and architecture tour. A local guide provides an insider’s perspective on the city, and takes you to spots you may not have found on your own. The tasting menu constitutes a full lunch, and includes treats such as artisanal grilled cheese, a classic New York sub, and fresh croissants.

What to Expect

Meet your guide in the Flatiron district in the morning, and head to Eataly, an Italian food market. There, enjoy a coffee at Caffe Lavazza and a warm slice of breakfast focaccia.

Stroll over to Eisenberg’s, a sandwich joint loved by locals and celebrities. Pause for photos of the iconic triangular Flatiron Building directly across the street as you listen to the guide’s stories about its architecture. Your small group size encourages questions and conversation.

Follow the guide down to Beecher’s, a hard-to-spot gem near Union Square. As you indulge in one of its famous grilled cheeses, watch the cheese being made in the on-site factory.

Absorb the revolutionary history of Union Square, courtesy of your guide. On arrival at Breads Bakery, hidden away from the bustle of Union Square, enjoy a fresh pastry with the group. The tour ends here, steps from the park and shopping on Fifth Avenue.

Write a ReviewReviews (39)

1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wonderful Tour and Guide!!!

Our tour guide Rory was fabulous. She was so passionate about the city and you can tell she loves what she does. The food choices were great, the architecture was stunning and she had so many interesting stories to tell about landmarks it was so...More

1  Thank Fran D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour guide and informative tour

We chose this food tour out of a wide selection in NYC and we were not disappointed to have chosen this one! Our tour guide Rory was great, very knowledgeable and lots of fun along the way. Rory could answer all our questions and was...More

Thank MTaylor110
Reviewed 30 May 2018
Wonderful Value, Entertaining Guide

This tour was such a great value! We ate a good amount of food, but it was spaced out so you weren't completely struggling. Great balance of walking, stopping, and eating. There was enough history/architecture information included in the tour, and our tour guide Rory...More

1  Thank Tara M
LikeALocalBrooklyn, Owner at Like A Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

We are so very happy that you enjoyed the tour, the food and the tour guide! Hope to see you again on another Like A Local food tour!

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Amazing Rory!

Rory made this tour fun from the minute we met until we parted ways some three hours later. She "new her stuff" and made every stop enjoyable. We loved the food and the interesting "not so known" bits of history that she shared. This was...More

1  Thank jjrbSanAntonio_Texas
LikeALocalBrooklyn, Owner at Like A Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thrilled that you enjoyed this tour! Rory is fantastic and we are very glad that you also liked the food and stories told throughout the tour. We hope to see you again! Thanks also for taking the time to write this review. We really appreciate...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018
It was OK

I expected more walk and talk, too much time was spent at Eataly. As far as food, there were a few samples, half Reuben sandwich, half glilled cheese sandwich. The tour Gide was a nice girl, friendly and knowledgeable within the limits of the tour.More

Thank Gregory J
LikeALocalBrooklyn, Owner at Like A Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write this review. I apologize that you didn't feel it was a 5-star experience. We want to make sure everyone feels it's more than enough food and will make sure we are always including some extras along with the...More

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