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New York City Pierogi Walk provided by Greg Walks NYC

New York City Pierogi Walk

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Overview
Discover a delicious hidden gem in the East Village on a walking food tour of tiny but tasty Little Poland—a neighborhood overlooked by most visitors. Try generous tastings of Polish specialties like pierogi, kielbasa, ruggelah, and egg cream at up to five authentic eateries. Along the way, listen to tales about New York’s Eastern European immigrants from a guide whose storytelling skills earn rave reviews.
Highlights
  • Try some of the best Eastern European food in Manhattan
  • Includes hearty samples of Polish specialties like pierogi and kielbasa
  • Learn about NYC immigrants history
  • Entertaining guide gets 5-star reviews for enthusiasm
Important Information
Departure Point
200 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Apple Bank, 105 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, USA
Inclusions
  • Food samples
Exclusions
  • Alcohol is not offered nor available during the tour
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Each walk is no more than 1 mile
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Henrich J wrote a review Sep 2020
Parsippany, New Jersey2 contributions
Greg is an excellent guide and has a huge passion for the city (and good food). The tour is already great as it is, but you can also make it better by asking questions which Greg will definitely answer. An excellent way to spend an afternoon - definitely recommended for any
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from GregM956, Owner at New York City Pierogi Walk
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi Heinrich, I enjoyed strolling NYC's East Village and sharing Pierogi, kielbasa and yummy piaczki (Donuts). I'm always glad to share these delectable dishes while sharing history. Hope to see you soon and thanks for walking and the great review!
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KJR105 wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York47 contributions4 helpful votes
We are New Yorkers and always struggle for fun activities to do with our teenagers that we will all enjoy. The Pierogi tour was excellent. Delicious nibbles and we learned many new things about the East Village that at the very least will help us win the next trivia night :)!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from gregmG8979EJ, Owner at New York City Pierogi Walk
Responded Feb 19, 2020
Hi Fellow New Yorkers! Pierogies are fun! Thank you for the five star review. I'm happy you enjoyed the grub and learn some new fun facts about New York City and the East Village is history. Thanks for walking with me. Gregorż / Gregory in Polish
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Stephen H wrote a review Jan 2020
Sydney, Australia112 contributions26 helpful votes
Not only are the food stops fantastic, but little discoveries along the way included the locations for the album covers of Physical Graffiti and Waiting on a Friend
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Response from gregmG8979EJ, Owner at New York City Pierogi Walk
Responded Jan 24, 2020
Hi Stephen I’m glad you enjoyed the pirogi walk and all of it yummy samples. Because we were a party of two I was able to tailor the walk and share with you some historical rock ‘n’ roll spots in the East Village. Thank you for walking with me again and seeking me out all the way from down under. Happy 2020. Greg
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Kathryn P wrote a review Oct 2019
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Greg spoke Polish and knew a lot of people in the neighborhood. A good variety of foods and cultures and historical facts while walking around the neighborhood. Greg showed a lot of enthusiasm for his subjects and was engaging and generous. Unique tour. Recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from gregmG8979EJ, Owner at New York City Pierogi Walk
Responded Oct 15, 2019
Hi Kathryn Thank you for the five star review and recommendation. I enjoyed walking with you and your mom and sharing wonderful different samples with smatterings of Polish along the way. Thanks I dzekuję Greg Grzesiu in Polish
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PW3 wrote a review Sep 2019
New York City, New York1 contribution
Greg is lovely and enthusiastic. My teenage son and I enjoyed our two hours and noticed things we probably would never have seen despite walking the streets often. But don’t expect a tour about either pierogis or East European history in the East Village! It was more
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from gregmG8979EJ, Owner at New York City Pierogi Walk
Responded Oct 1, 2019
Hi Patricia, As the Pierogi Walk website indicates, this walk is more than pierogi samples and the Eastern European East Village experience. I'm happy you and your son enjoyed: Polish apple cake, rugelach, authentic chocolate and vanilla egg creams, Ukrainian Jelly donuts, number-one-Zagat – rated challah, stuffed cabbage and the fresh-made, buttery potato pierogi. I hope you received my follow-up email answering your great east village New Amsterdam history questions.
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In this time of pandemic when we were feeling a bit low and needed something to lift our spirits, I suggested to my
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Best way to learn about the area.
Learned sooo much history about the area, the Italians that lived there...some were members of the Mafia. Oh, did I
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COVID-Friendly Entertainment!
Greg is amazing, and I could not recommend this experience more! I recently moved to the Greenwich Village area, an
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A Taste of Greenwich Village....times 2.
Getting a true taste of Greenwich Village, literally and figuratively. Greg took us to local food establishments
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Greg is the best!!
I've been on dozens of walking tours all over the world, and this was my favorite by far. There are two reasons t
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Greg is a great tour guide
Knowledgable guide. Super nice person. Knows everyone in the neighborhood. Takes you to the best places for foca
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Deliziosa e Fantastica!
Greg's Greenwich Village Italian Heritage Food Tour was outstanding! So informative and personable, he made us feel
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Support this walk, no matter which one you take, and there are many, you will enjoy and say , I want more walk with
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Amazing time
Don’t miss out on this trip with Greg! Great stops and great food. Very informative and kindhearted guy.
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Super interesting, Greg is a great guide, and the food is fantastic!
Greg is kind, knowledgeable, informative, and a local of the Village. He's friendly with the vendors at each stop,
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Delicious harmony in the West Village
We had a great experience on our tour with Greg. He was thorough and informative as he showed us some interesting
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A great tour
If you enjoy a tour with a friendly, interesting, and enthusiastic guide and you love music and food this is your t
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Yum!
Loved our tour with Greg! We were able to book the night before for a Valentine’s Day dessert walk + my brother (ha
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Meatballs and More
My daughter and I were looking for a fun way to experience the village during the winter months, and landed upon Gr
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Yum!
My (20-year-old) daughter and I were looking for a fun way to kill a few hours in NYC, and someone recommended a fo
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