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Best of Brooklyn Half-Day Food and Culture Tour, combination bus & walking tour

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The new culinary center of the Big Apple, where food and dining trends are dispersed to the rest of the country, is Brooklyn. And with this half-day tour, you can take a big bite out of it. From old ethnic enclaves to the latest hipster 'hoods, Brooklyn's dining scene is both diverse and cutting edge. Munch pierogies in Polish-dominated Greenpoint and hip farm-to-table fare in Williamsburg. This guided eating tour of New York's coolest and tastiest borough is ideal for foodies and the people who love them.
Highlights
  • Seamless, round-trip transportation between Manhattan and Brooklyn
  • Taste Brooklyn’s iconic dishes, from pizza to pierogi, on a half-day tour
  • Travel between Brooklyn neighborhoods on a climate-controlled bus
  • Learn about Brooklyn food and culture from a licensed NYC sightseeing guide
What to Expect
Meet your guide in Manhattan West Village, and come hungry as this half-day tour begins before lunch. Board a climate-controlled bus with your small group and head across the Williamsburg Bridge.
Your first stop is Williamsburg, home to trendsetters as well as Hasidic Jewish and Italian communities. Indulge in a classic slice of Neapolitan-style pizza while your guide shares stories about the area’s history.
Then, head to nearby Greenpoint, a hub for New York’s Polish community, where you try traditional kielbasa and pierogi.
Head deeper into the borough and see more Brooklyn sights—including Prospect Park and the brownstones of Park Slope—as you go.
From there, it’s onwards to Carroll Gardens for more Italian and to DUMBO for a treat at Jacques Torres Chocolate.
Finally, admire impressive waterfront views of the Manhattan skyline. Capture the moment in photos before the bus brings you back to the West Village, where the tour ends.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very interesting tour. Guide Alyssa and driver Jerome were superb. Would have enjoyed a bit more walking in neighborhoods and another food stop or two, but overall a definite recommendation.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Alyssa was very engaging and attentive, always making sure we are comfortable, entertained and well-fed. We enjoyed the tour and would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to ‘take a break’ from the sometimes overwhelming touristy NYC spots.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Alyssa was amazing! My children ages, 9 and 13 were engaged and enjoyed it immensely (which I was concerned about!). This food tour is a must, food unites all of us and we enjoyed meeting new people from all of the globe in our tour...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a group of five women who travel from Philadelphia to NYC several times a year. We decided to try the Brooklyn Food Tour and we were so glad we did! Our guide was Rick and our driver was Jerome and they were both...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank vickiaGlenMills
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great way to get to visit Brooklyn, learn about it and experience it's food culture. Our tour guide Rick was warm, friend and funny and it was a pleasure for him to tell us about the history and culture around the area....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from vickiaGlenMills | Reviewed this property |
I would look on the tour's website
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Washington Square Park area in front of a cafe.
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There isn't a whole lot of public parking lots or garages remotely near the Village. You are better off taking public transportation into NYC, or, if you must drive in, parking in Midtown somewhere and taking a subway or bus... More
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