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Lower East Side Eats Food Tour

New York City, United States

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3 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

On this 3-hour food tour of the Lower East Side, you will eat your way through the streets, as you sample delicacies from New York's premier appetizing stores, ethnic eateries, and "mom and pop" restaurants. We make 6 different delectable stops on the tour (enough for lunch) Explore what was once an immigrant and working class neighborhood rich in ethnic diversity and culture. Learn about the history of the tenement buildings and much more!

What's Included

  • 6 food tastings (enough for lunch)
  • 3-hour walking food tour with a discussion of neighborhood history and culture
  • Licensed New York City sightseeing guides
  • Entry/Admission - Lower East Side
  • Entry/Admission - Essex Street Market
  • Entry/Admission - Katz's Delicatessen
  • Entry/Admission - Yonah Schimmel's Knish
  • Entry/Admission - The Pickle Guys
  • Transportation to and from the meeting location

What To Expect

Stop At: Lower East Side, New York City, NY

The eclectic Lower East Side is where gritty alleys and tenement-style buildings mix with upscale apartments and chic boutiques. Nighttime draws hip, young crowds to the area's trendy bars, music venues and restaurants. The neighborhood's Jewish heritage lives on through Orchard Street's Lower East Side Tenement Museum and old-world fabric stores, as well as traditional delis such as Katz's and Russ & Daughters.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Essex Street

The Location

Where To Go

205 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002, USA

Departure time

11:00 AM


New York City, United States

Return details

379 Grand St, New York, NY 10002, USA


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The pastrami at Katz's was...

Diane_P | Nov 2021

The pastrami at Katz's was the best food and Adam was the best guide! We love food tours because we learn so much about the culture as we enjoy tasting what's unique to the area. Who knew there was a redwood tree in Manhattan?!

Great tour walked around the...

Andrea R | Aug 2021

Great tour walked around the area at a good pace not hilly at all. Tour guide Adam the best spoke with confidence never stuttered knew what to say. Energetic. The places we went great food. Katzs deli really is the best in deli. My favorite food was

This tour was a phenomenal...

Esther_K | Aug 2021

This tour was a phenomenal experience. The food was great and the historical explanation very informative. Our tour-guide, Jonathan, was charming, funny and knowledgeable.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Lower East Side Eats Food Tour

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