Fantastic to spend time in this part of the city. My guide Jillian was awesome , full of history and fun. Will definitely be recommending this tour and Jillian to others.
Taste your way through New York’s thriving cocktail scene with the help of an insider guide. Take a leisurely nighttime walking tour of Manhattan’s storied East Village, sipping drinks at three stops along the way. Enjoy the company of a small group of fewer than a dozen people, learn about classic and innovative cocktails, and get tips on the best places to eat and drink in the area.
Begin your tour at Tompkins Square Park, where you meet up with your guide and small group. Then, stroll with your guide through the streets of the East Village, learning about Manhattan’s cocktail culture from Prohibition to today.
See a water fountain donated to the city by a temperance leader who advocated water over whiskey. Hear about the key figures in the Village’s bar scene, including cutting edge mixologists. Visit former speakeasies and learn about the mobsters and corrupt officials who kept the taps open during an era when alcohol was banned.
Stop into Astor Wines and discover small-batch distillers and local producers. After three cocktail stops, head off on your own armed with recommendations for food and drink from your guide.
We really loved this tour in general but Jillian is what really made it fantastic! It was kind of rainy but she made you forget all about it with her enthusiasm and storytelling!! We went to places we definitely would have never seen or known...More
Highly recommend this fun and very informative history lesson and enjoy some tipples along the way. Our guide Jillian was just fantastic, she is knowledgeable and fun and fit into our group like we were old friends. Alphabet city, lower east side is where this...More
Jessica's tour skills were top notch and I will definitely recommend this experience to my family and friends. Tour started with boozy cupcakes in the park. Then we had delicious cocktails from places I never knew existed and cant wait to revisit in the east...More