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Famous Fat Dave's Food Tours

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Address: New York City, NY
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We had a great time!

My friend and I had a fantastic time with Fat Dave. We spent the best part of a day experiencing the amazing people and food of Brooklyn and Queens - would definitely recommend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

My friend and I had a fantastic time with Fat Dave. We spent the best part of a day experiencing the amazing people and food of Brooklyn and Queens - would definitely recommend this tour. Thanks Dave :)

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Perth, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

This was a present from our daughter so I can't speak to the value side of things :) but it was a wonderful experience and Dave was a great host and very knowledgeable. He took us to some very authentic little places all the while telling us about the history etc of the food/person. Truly memorable.

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Sydney, Australia
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146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We took a five and half hour tour in mid December 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. My wife and I shared Dave's mini van with a couple from Seattle and we had a fantastic time exploring the various foods of Brooklyn and Queens. Why was the tour so good? Simple, Dave is an amazing guide, - he's very knowledgeable... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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6 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I tried to schedule this tour in 2013 but was unable to due to conflicting schedules. Tried again and had this tour in December 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed it. Dave has great knowledge of New York itself and points out anything and everything during the rides from place to place. The places we visited were great and the food was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our private tour in Dave's Checker Cab was brilliant! Life doesn't get much better than traveling around with Dave in his Checker Cab and tasting the most delicious foods ever. Dave does a brilliant job of customizing the tours for his clients. At the start of our tour we discussed our food likes and dislikes and also what areas of... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had a great time on the tour with Dave. The food was delicious and Dave went out of his way to accommodate our family. We were a total of 6 and we had a blast. He even drove us back to our hotel and made it a blast for our kids. Thanks again Dave.

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Hockley, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My daughter (21) and myself spent a great day with Dave exploring the fabulous metropolis of New York. We found the Food Tour on trip advisor and as we had seen all the main attractions on previous visits we decided to book a trip with Dave. My oh My! he met us with a small package of smoked sausage from... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We almost didn't book this tour as we saw other food tours at a cheaper price, but after reading the reviews on tripadvisor and checking out Dave's website we were sold! We booked a tour for our family of four and didn't look back. Dave answered emails efficiently and asked what we wanted to see/eat. We requested pizza and Coney... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My fiancé and I came to New York for 4 nights a week before Christmas. We arrived on the Saturday and organised our trip that afternoon, we booked Knicks tickets, Elephant Man (on Broadway) and other things we could do as a couple. The Food Tour was high on our agenda, mainly because of the positive comments on Trip advisor.... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Tried to do this tour in 2010, but didn't work out,SO glad I could do it this trip!! Awesome,my 15 yr old loved it too,very informative too.Do this tour early in your trip because Dave has lots of suggestions you will want to do,will definitely do another tour next time we are in town!! Thanks dave for a great tour... More 

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