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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 Departure
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Lower East Side Food Tour Starts at 10:30am
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2:30pm Departure
3 Hour walking food tour of the Lower East Side on Wednesday Afternoons.
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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 (107)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Foodie Fun!

Our thanks to Danté for taking us to sample some great places for NYC eats. We thoroughly enjoyed his company and learning a bit about his heritage. He also pointed out the Tenements Museum on our travels; somewhere we’d have missed without his local knowledge....More

Thank 221jeanninec
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Family Trip to NYC!!!!

I picked this tour based on reviews and Dante’s CEO title. I figured someone with a good sense of humor could make the tour fun. The five of us had a great time and decided the tour was one of the highlights of our trip...More

Thank skz12020
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
So good, We went twice on the same trip.

Yes, you read that right. While visiting NYC on a 4 day trip we did The lower east side food tour on the second day, then the Greenwich Village tour on the fourth day. Dante is that great. Speaking of Dante, he does all the...More

Thank Guide616920
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great guide, great tour

We took the 3 hour lower east side walking food tour on December 8, 2018. Dante was our guide. It’s fitting that the name of his company is called “Nice Guy Tours”, because he certainly was a very nice, personable guy. My family and I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Suzyclasby
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent and fun food tasting tour!

If you're looking for a fun tour of NYC with plenty of food, Nice Guy Tours is the way to do it! And Dante, our tour guide, is one super nice guy! He took care of us, telling us about the history of the places...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.