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#VIPJC Taste of Downtown Jersey City Food Tour

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    Also known to locals as the sixth borough (as much New Yorkers want to deny it!) or “chilltown,” Jersey City’s downtown area has changed dramatically in the last few years, giving way to a culinary renaissance. Just a quick PATH ride from NYC, the Grove Street stop leaves you at the heart of downtown, where we’ll sample some of the best, newest, and hottest restaurants (seriously, come hungry!) this amazing city has to offer. Whether this is your first visit or you’re a longtime local, gain a new perspective on these awesome eateries.

    After one afternoon and 5 restaurants later, you’ll know why media sources like The Daily News, The New York Post, Fox News (among many others) have named Jersey City as the hot new food destination in the NYC area. With plentiful food tastings, and meet & greets with the owners and chefswho make it happen, your local and knowledgeable tour guide will give you an insider look to these popular eateries.

    Join us on this Saturday afternoon on a walking food tour to indulge on the best food this side of the Hudson. Our Best of Downtown Jersey City tour will give you a reason to take the last turn before the Holland Tunnel!
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    Departure Point
    Departure location will be provided at time of tour confirmation
    Departure Time
    3:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Within a half mile of tour start
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • All food tastings (typically 4-6 locations)
    • Beverage pairings (if option selected)
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Additional purchases not included with the tour
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Most travelers can participate
    • If there are any dietary restrictions, please specify in the Special requirements field at the time of checkout
    • Children age five or under do not require a ticket, provided they are not taking part in the tastings
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years old
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Approximate tour length is 3 hours
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed July 22, 2019

    Alessia, our tour guide, gave us Jersey City history as we walked from the meeting point to the restaurants. We visited four outstanding restaurants serving a variety of food and drink. For drink we sampled gin, beer, wine and margaritas. The food selected at each...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank John L
    Reviewed June 26, 2019

    From the first point of contact, via email, to the personalized itinerary complete with birthday wishes for my daughter, Alessia was both professional and personable. Her relationships with the chefs, owners and staff at each location allowed for a phenomenal experience. Make sure to come...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank DiKelly2014
    Reviewed May 13, 2019

    I frequent Jersey City often, inclusive to dine, but I decided to do the tour so I could learn about new places to eat. The tour was so much fun and I met some cool new people. I found several new places where I'll be...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Sassy L
    Reviewed November 5, 2018

    I was tasked to book an activity for our team while they were traveling. Alessia made it feel like I didn't have to do anything. We had a short discussion about food preferences and dietary restrictions, and she just took it from there. Unfortunately, I...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Coastal53291344383
    Alessia A, Owner at Beyond The Plate Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2018

    Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review :) This group was one of my fav private tours!! Hope to host your team again in the future!!

    Reviewed May 8, 2018

    We truly enjoyed ourselves on this tour. From the minute we met Janis she was the warmest most down to earth “hostess”. She made us feel like we were friends rather than customers she had just met. Every restaurant offered us a tasty treat and...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank 949bevp
    Alessia A, Owner at Beyond The Plate Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review Bev! So happy you enjoyed :) Look forward to seeing you on another tour in the future!

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