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Famous Fat Dave's Food Tours

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Address: New York City, NY 10013
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat...

Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat Dave himself!

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An excellent food tour ...

Having been to NYC on over half a dozen times, we wanted to do something completely different and experience something entirely unique and off the tourist trail. Famous Fat Dave's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Gary C
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been to NYC on over half a dozen times, we wanted to do something completely different and experience something entirely unique and off the tourist trail. Famous Fat Dave's Food Tours delivered this - in spades! We opted to check out the traditional American staples in the 5 boroughs and ended up trying the best drinks, sandwiches, snacks, puddings,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't tell you how GOOD this tour was - Dave picked us up ( with hot pastrami) and took us all over Brooklyn , Queens etc we went to amazing local back street restaurants including one featured in goodfellas - New York was fab but tourists see tourist stuff - if you want to sample some real New York... More 

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is so over due, apologies Dave!! I did this tour in feb 15 with my girlfriend. It was a really really enojoyable 4 hours. It was certainly the best tour i did while in NYC. We ate in places we would never have thought twice about going and saw areas we never would have bothered venturing too. I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read about Dave through Googling around, I was super excited about our day out with Dave. I would normally get myself so worked up about something like this, that it would often be a let-down. This was absolutely no let-down. We met Dave down near Washington Square Park... an easy subway trip from Mid-town. We really wanted to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We did the driving tour and had a great experience. Dave took us to the outer neighbourhoods of Brooklyn, and we had some food experiences we definitely wouldn't have otherwise had. But in a way, the food wasn't the highlight of this food tour. And yet I absolutely recommend you spend some time and money on one of Dave's tours!... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Dave is simply amazing! Our trip with him was the highlight of our trip to New York. He is as knowledgable as he is entertaining. We enjoyed the people we met as much as the food we ate. Can't wait to come back and spend another day with Dave!

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Woonona, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I joined trip advisor just to give Dave a review! If you want a great tour you should definitely contact Dave and if you love to eat you MUST do this tour. Dave had amazing insight into all the Burroughs and took us to places to see and eat that we would not have gone, getting the real feel of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

This was our third trip with Dave. This time we decided to do a walking tour. It was fabulous. Five miles in four hours, great food tastings, super on the spot information and just great fun and a wonderful close- up way to see NYC. See you next year!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

I read all the reviews on here and really thought hard as it wasn't the cheapest walking trip and we didn't have the longest time in New York, but I am so glad I did. What a day. All food and drink is included, we were so full at the end. We went places we'd never have gone on our... More 

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Wodonga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This is a must do tour if you can manage it. Went all over New York, had the best food, and met and saw things that we never would have had the opportunity to do on our own. The Rueben, the Hot Dogs, the cheesecake, rheJewish deli and the fried chicken. The list is long and everything was incredible. Dave... More 

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