Explore New York City’s Eclectic Culinary Scene Through These Guided Tours
Get a taste of Little Italy's famous food | © Michael Brooks / Alamy Stock Photo
Make the most of your trip to New York by sampling some of the city’s best eats. These culinary tours take you through the best restaurants in the best neighborhoods, ensuring you enjoy every last bite.
With around 27,000 restaurants in New York City, it can be difficult to know which ones will make your trip truly memorable. These tours – covering soul food in Harlem, Greek food in Queens and all the best of Little Italy and Chinatown – will ensure that you chow down on the best pizza, lo mein and chicken and waffles while you’re in a culinary capital of the world.
ToursHarlem Soul Food and Jazz Evening Tour
Take a walking tour of Harlem — a center of jazz and bebop music — then dine on soul food and see a jazz show at a famous venue like the Cotton Club. After exploring the historical neighborhood with a professional guide, feast on mouthwatering cuisine such as crispy fried chicken, spicy ribs and cornbread at Sylvia’s restaurant. You’ll relive the high-stepping nights of the 1920s with a jam session at one of Harlem’s hottest clubs. There’s no better way to explore the full range of Harlem's diverse history, music and food!
ToursA Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour
Embark on this 4.5-hour bus tour with a local guide and discover Brooklyn from one end to the other while eating pizza. You will be visiting two pizzerias as well as some popular landmarks of Brooklyn. Hotel pickup and drop-off is not included. You will meet your guide at the Union Square area of Manhattan.
ToursBrooklyn Chocolate Tour: A Slice of Brooklyn
Hershey’s? FUHGETTABOUDIT! A Slice of Brooklyn Chocolate Tour is a 4-hour bus tour that includes a visit to four of the finest chocolatiers in Brooklyn as well as samples of the most delicious variety of traditional and artisanal chocolates at each stop.You’ll also stop for a slice of classic margherita pizza along the way to cleanse your palate!
ToursNYC Lower East Side Walking and Food Tour
Take this opportunity to come and explore the sights, the sounds, and the savory food of an area going through more changes than any other in Manhattan. Enjoy this small-group 3-hour walking tour and visit seven destinations, and take your time to taste various foods along your way. Also, enjoy being led by a local guide and learn about some of the great histories of Manhattan.
ToursChinatown and Little Italy Food Fest
Explore the tastes and history of two ethnic NYC neighborhoods, Chinatown and Little Italy. Animated and friendly guides allow their guests to learn these neighborhoods through fascinating historical stories and culinary delights. The delicious food tastings range from homemade mozzarella to a sit-down authentic Chinese meal experience. One leaves this tour fully satisfied, along with a newfound confidence in navigating the neighborhoods with a provided recommendation list in hand. This tour is a must if you’re a local or visitor looking to get off the beaten path and taste amazing foods.