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Local Flavors of Brooklyn Small-Group Walking Tour

  • Explore Brooklyn like a local with your guide and small group for company
  • Enjoy a number of generous samples at different shops in Carroll Gardens
  • Learn about the history of Brooklyn and its culinary scene from your guide
Local Flavors of Brooklyn Small-Group Walking Tour
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Local Flavors of Brooklyn Small-Group Walking Tour
From $69.00
See a side of Brooklyn that most visitors miss when you embark on this small-group walking tour of the Carroll Gardens neighborhood. Follow in the footsteps of locals and visit some of the area’s most popular independent shops and eateries. While you sample everything from artisanal cheeses and crunchy falafel to treats at an old-fashioned soda fountain, your guide will share stories about the shops, as well as Brooklyn’s history.
What to Expect
This small-group tour of Carroll Gardens and its food scene kicks off at Stinky Bklyn, an artisanal cheese shop. This tour occurs over lunchtime and includes a generous array of nibbles, so come ready to snack.
Sample some cheese, and hear stories about the cheese shop before heading to your next stop. As you explore what Carroll Gardens has to offer, your guide shares stories about the neighborhood, about Brooklyn’s history, and the business owners who have helped turn the area into a hot spot for food lovers.
During the tour, you visit a number of stops, including a Middle Eastern bakery, an Italian coffee shop, and an old-fashioned soda fountain. In addition to the culinary stops, you’ll also get to admire the characteristic brownstone houses found in the area.
The tour ends on Court Street, near a subway station.
Reviews (79)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent way to appreciate Brooklyn and its thriving local food culture.

Our party was comprised of both Tourists and Guides. Alex was the lead and we started inside Stinky Bklyn, which surprisingly does not sell second hand shoes but is rather a fantastic Deli, which specializes in cheeses but also promotes new and upcoming local products...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kenr990
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Some of Brooklyn's Best.

There were six of us in our tour which as led by Alex. Four of us were repeat visitors from Urban Adventures (DUMBO) and enjoyed it so much we wanted to continue the adventure. So the four of us signed up for this tour the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Terry H
Reviewed October 26, 2018
Great Combination of Food, History and Architecture.

An excellent and informative walking tour themed around the fabulous Brooklyn artisan food and drink producers, but giving much more. The leisurely stroll took in tastings in a good number of shops and the odd bar, covering a very wide range of cuisines, all absolutely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed October 3, 2018
Local Flavors of Brooklyn Samll Group Walking Tour

What a delightful way to spend a day in Brooklyn with our guide Mary Hannah Lynn. The weather was perfect and our group, which included a couple from Australia in the States for the first time, could not have been more compatible.The tour, as led...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Diana L
Reviewed September 29, 2018
Great way to see a part of Brooklyn

Our tour guide, Mary Hannah, was absolutely wonderful. She was fun, energetic, and very knowledgeable about some of the history of the area and the places we visited. The only reason I did not give a 5 star review was because I personally felt the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Zukaluka
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October 22, 2018|
Response from Zukaluka | Reviewed this property |
I was visiting NYC and Brooklyn from out of state. What I found very helpful was using the "transit" portion of my maps app. I was able to get everywhere fairly easily on the subways. I stayed in the Hell's Kitchen area and... More
October 16, 2018|
Response from Zukaluka | Reviewed this property |
The tour takes approximately three hours :)
September 30, 2018|
Response from Ray131262 |
Suggest they don’t eat shellfish. 🙂