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3-Hour Lower East Side Walking and Food Tasting Tour

  • 3-hour Lower East Side walking and food tasting tour in Manhattan
  • Visit seven eateries for tastings
  • Learn about classic foods from Eastern European Jewish and other immigrant traditions
3-Hour Lower East Side Walking and Food Tasting Tour
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10:30am DepartureMost Popular
Lower East Side Food Tour Starts at 10:30am
2:30pm Departure
3 Hour walking food tour of the Lower East Side on Wednesday Afternoons.
Explore the food and history of the Lower East Side on a small-group 3-hour walking tour. Stop at seven mouth-watering food destinations for tastings and take in the neighborhood's rich history as you pass by the Tenement Museum and other landmarks. Your local guide shares stories about this famous part of Manhattan as you stroll at a leisurely pace. You'll have plenty of time for tastings at legendary spots that serve up both sweet and savory treats, including knishes, bialy, and pickles.
What to Expect
Stroll. Learn. Nosh. Now, you can explore an up-and-coming hip neighborhood that's rich in history and stacked with infamously famous eats. As you walk and talk, you will learn about the pushcart culture of the early 1900s, see the oldest synagogue in the U.S. For Eastern Europeans, and the Tenement Museum.Learn the history of tenements all while eating some of the most delicious food the city has to offer. The tour lasts about three hours with a minimum of seven stops. By the way, this is a great tour to go on if you're dairy free! Locations visited, Yonah Schimmel Knish, Russ and Daughters, Economy Candy, Pickle Guys, Kossar's Bialys, Doughnut Plant, Katz's Deli.
Reviews (89)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
One of the best food tours I have had!

I have been on several food tours in other cities but Dante's was one of the best. Sure, he picked some places with great stories and great food, gave us some interesting history and trivia, and kept us entertained the entire time. But, what made...More

Thank J9sling
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great tour

We had a great time on the Lower East Side food tour. It was both informative and entertaining, I learned interesting facts I did not know before about New York’s history and even olive oil! Food was delicious, my favorite was pastrami from Katz’s deli...More

Thank larisac515
Reviewed 2 days ago
'Nice Guy Tours' - the Perfect company name!

Great afternoon with Dante who is THE quintessential 'nice guy' Very knowledgeable, incredibly pleasant and great tour guide. Approximately 8 stops so a good value. Getting in to Katz without waiting in line was worth the price of admission!

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 5 days ago
Dante is fantastic!!!

I found this tour on Trip Advisor and saw the great reviews so I knew we had to try it. Let me start by saying Dante is super friendly, funny, energetic and just fun to hang with. The food stops were so good! I highly...More

Thank Sarah Mann G
Reviewed 1 week ago
Highly recommended!

My daughter and I did a food tour with Dante in Lower East Side. It was great fun and one of the highlights of our stay in New York. Not only do you get to try some fabulous food, you learn about the history and...More

Thank howie2507
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Stacey B
11 September 2018|
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Response from makua | Reviewed this property |
Just the East Side but more than a standard tourist event, he can also provide ideas about other areas of the city. I have taken two different tours with him, both educational and fun
28 June 2018|
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Response from CarolMartinStrong | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we sat at every spot but the final one. Not a taxing tour at all. I recommend it.