Food Tour - Lower East Side: Past and Present

Venture beyond the tourist traps when exploring the cultural hotspot of the Lower East Side.

On this food tour led by Guide Lauren, you will have the unique opportunity to explore what was once an immigrant and working-class neighborhood rich in ethnic diversity and culture.

Some of the experiences you can look forward to on this food tour include sampling delicacies from century-old kosher-style delis and Jewish bakeries, visiting an old-fashioned candy store, tasting a tres leches and blackout cake doughnut from an award-winning bakery, checking out the eclectic mix of trendy boutiques, mom-and-pop shops, cozy cafés, skipping the long lines, and so much more!

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Meal Courses 7
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels City Tours, Walking Food Tours

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Audrey M.

02 Jul 2019

Guide Lauren or a local guide will give you the full rundown on West Village history as you wind through tucked away neighborhood streets. They'll show you all the classic New York foods and show you lots of popular and a few hidden landmarks. We got to try food from a variety of cultures, done city style! Everyone on the tour quickly became friends and we had a great time sampling and sightseeing.

$ 75 Per person

all-inclusive: 7-course meal and taxes.


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Eat your way through New York City with self-proclaimed foodie, Guide Lauren, and her team, as they bring you the best fare and culinary experiences the city has to offer. Join one of these exciting tours for an exceptional food tour in NYC as you taste incredible eats and gain confidence to explore and revisit these neighborhoods and the array of cultural options each and every one has to offer.

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