The Food Epicenter of the World
Did you know that eggs benedict orginated in New York? Wall Street broker Lemuel Benedict seredipitously ordered the famous combination of toast, bacon, eggs, and Hollandaise at the Waldorf Astoria as a hangover cure.
Pizza, bagels, cheesecake, pretzels and more- New York City has been the epicenter for food and culture in the United States for decades. Visitors head to New York to eat its good and chefs flock here to start culinary empires and legacies. New York's culinary scene has been influenced by the sheer diversity of people who have lived and cooked in the city. and those influences continue to shape the city today.
"I came hungry and I'm glad I did. I got to try all the foods that were on my New York bucket list and more! Incredibly informative and delicious."
What Is Our West Village Food Tour About?
Embark on a delicious, savory walking tour that will take you to some of the best local spots in The Village. Walk like a local and gain insider tips and recommendations. Learn the history of the area and the foods that drive New Yorkers wild! Come hungry because this tour will have you sampling local treats like falafels and classic hotdogs served NYC style.
What You Will See On this Tour:
Our 2.5 hour walking tour takes you through New York's West Village, where you will visit different sites linked to New York's culinary scene, amongst them:
- Stop at Murray's Bagels for an authentic New York Bagel
- Walk through the historic Washington Square Park
- See where the locals go on weekends
- Taste pizza made by one of the top chefs in NYC
- ...and many more...
Our expert tour guides will pass on fun facts about the area as we walk past the historic Stonewall Inn and the haunted Hangman's Elm, eating a New York City hotdog, a local favorite, and so much more.
"New York is the best food city in the world."
- Joe Bastianich
Food tickets at each destination
Meeting point address: In front of Murray's Bagels, 500 6th Avenue
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near Murray's Bagels, or using public transportation. To see parking options, click below:
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Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
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No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
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Your ticket includes the culinary tastings at each establishment.
This tour is a walking tour.