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New York's West Village Food Tour

  • Food walking tour of New York's West Village neighborhood
  • Learn about the West Village's artistic legacy, and see where Jack Kerouac, Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan once lived
  • Skip the lines and sample pizza, bagels, cannolis and other local favorites at six popular eateries
New York's West Village Food Tour
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New York's West Village Food Tour
From $60.00
Get a taste of New York City’s eclectic West Village on this fun and flavorful food tour. Led by a friendly guide, stop in at six top-rated neighborhood eateries to sample local cuisine. Experience the cultural diversity of New York with fare ranging from Middle Eastern falafels to Italian cannoli. In between tastings, learn about the rich bohemian and artistic legacy of the West Village, which was the one-time stomping ground of many famous musicians and writers.
What to Expect
Experience the multicultural flavor of the West Village on this tasty, 3-hour walking tour. Make your way to Bleecker Street on the west side of Manhattan’s famed Greenwich Village neighborhood to meet up with your guide, a passionate local foodie. Feel the energetic hum of the area, which is home to an eclectic mix of restaurants, cafés, shops, and music venues.
Stop in at six renowned local eateries to sample their finest fare, including Hudson Bagels and Mauman’s Falafel — the city’s oldest falafel joint. Get a taste of New York’s Italian heritage with cheesy pizza, housemade salami at Faicco's Italian Specialties, and creamy cannoli at Pasticceria Bruno, which was a champion on Food Network Challenge: Sugar Adventures. Combined, the tastings make up a satisfying sampler lunch. 

As you make your way from stop to stop, learn the bohemian history of this unique neighborhood that was once home to musicians including Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, and Jimi Hendrix, and Beat writers Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. Your guide will point out their former homes and hangouts, as well as the apartment of fictional chef Monica from Friends. After walking around 2.5 miles (4 km), say farewell to your group and your guide at La Guardia Place near the original departure point. 

Tastings take place at:

Faicco's Italian Specialties
Artichoke Pizza
Mamoun’s Falafel

Hudson Bagels
Fatty 'Cue
Pasticceria Bruno
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Reviews (57)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic tour!

We really enjoyed touring with Adam. He is a talented guide: knowledgeable, entertaining, and engaging. Sometimes food tours are too little food and too much touring or the other way around. This one had great balance of food and tour. It was freezing outside but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PK6
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour!

I went on this tour with my date; it was raining so it was just the two of us with the tour guide, Adam. Adam was very friendly and knowledgeable, and we had a great time!

Thank magdalenabouldo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
A Delicious Walk through History

The food was great, with a wonderfully diverse menu. Artichoke pizza was amazing! Rice balls and falafel? Yummy! Our tour guide Matt, was informative and engaging. I loved the history fun facts! Do you know what makes a theatre an off Broadway venue, as opposed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eatsout123
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile
Excellent food tour

I would highly recommend Adam as he was very informative and made everyone feel welcome. The food was delicious and a walk through Washington state park and walking through the neighbourhood was interesting and fun! 😊

Thank 10traveller007
Reviewed October 10, 2018
West village food tour

Had a great time, this tour is good for all foodies. Matt, our guide, was very personable and knowledgeable about the surrounding area. Love it and will try other tours.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diane S
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Denise K
November 5, 2018|
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You can leave the date open ended. Your friends can book the date. Our son printed out the tickets and wrapped them up for our gift.