Explore New York City’s Eclectic Culinary Scene Through These Guided Tours

Get a taste of Little Italy's famous food
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
From $175 per person
5 hours
4.2 (10)
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!
ActivitiesBateaux New York Dinner Cruise
From $206 per person
3 hours
4.4 (10)
On this luxury New York City dinner cruise, savor gourmet cuisine and enjoy live entertainment while soaking up breathtaking views of the Manhattan, New Jersey and Brooklyn skylines. Sail right by the Empire State Building, Battery Park, Statue of Liberty, South Street Seaport and more from the viewing decks or the fully glass-enclosed cabin, treating you to amazing views every second of your time on board. Upgrade to enjoy a romantic or first-class VIP experience including a private table and a chilled bottle of Champagne!
ToursA Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour
From $83 per person
4 hours 30 minutes
5 (8)
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
From $63 per person
4 hours 30 minutes
4.8 (1)
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!
ToursGrand Central Indoor Food Tour
From $106 per person
2 hours
5 (10)
This 2-hour indoor walking tour is great during all four seasons and all weather conditions. You will meet outside at Pershing Square for a brief talk about the beautiful exterior of Grand Central Terminal before heading inside to see this architectural marvel. Learn the incredible history of this building while eating your way through some of the best food vendors NYC has to offer.
ToursNYC Lower East Side Walking and Food Tour
From $69 per person
3 hours
5 (3)
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.

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ToursThe New York Beer and Brewery Tour
From $133 per person
5 hours
4.9 (10)
The Signature Tour of The New York Beer and Brewery Tour. 

Enjoy some of the finest craft beer as you tour NYC!

Experience New York’s celebrated craft beer scene like an insider, with a wide variety of local beer, exclusive brewery access, and great food! See the historic district where Brooklyn once dominated America’s brewing industry and learn about the borough’s rich beer history. Along the way, see fascinating parts of NYC you might otherwise miss!
ToursChinatown and Little Italy Food Fest
From $77 per person
3 hours
5 (10)
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.
ToursHell's Kitchen Food Tour
From $106 per person
2 hours
4.6 (10)
Hell’s Kitchen is a hot spot for tourists and locals alike. This tour is a complete experience that brings our guests to some of the best hidden treasures New York City has to offer. All while walking from one amazing food place to the next, you’ll learn about the most interesting facts and stories of this neighborhood. You will hear how Hell’s Kitchen got its notorious name, why they had to do West Side Story here, who lived here then and who lives here now. This area is a melting pot of so many ethnic backgrounds. Taste some of the best ethnic food New York has to offer!