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Famous Fat Dave's Food Tours

New York City, NY 10013
+1 646-496-6540
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Loved our Brooklyn Food Tour with Dave

Dave took my mom, aunt and 14 year old son on a whirlwind Italian focused tour of Brooklyn in the... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
JAC557
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New York
via mobile
Fab tour

Simple we had a blast. Dave’s tour is tasty, funny and insightful. Seeing he sights in the Checker... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
ivaningenia01
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Adelaide, Australia
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Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat Dave himself!
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“checker cab” (53 reviews)
“dave's tour” (39 reviews)
“coney island” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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New York City, NY 10013
Greenwich Village
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Dave took my mom, aunt and 14 year old son on a whirlwind Italian focused tour of Brooklyn in the Checker cab. Not Williamsburg, but the heart of Brooklyn — the places you never go but should. We started at Defonte’s with a sandwich that...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Simple we had a blast. Dave’s tour is tasty, funny and insightful. Seeing he sights in the Checker is just very cool.

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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

We were so looking forward to this and it lived up to our expectations and more. Full of highlights. We went to Brooklyn in the checker cab. So much fun and good food.

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

This was the best tour I have ever been on. I am a New Yorker who likes to go unique tours and I was blessed to book a tour with Dave. We went all over Brooklyn. Its an over simplification to state this as food...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

My 21 year old son and I spent a week in NYC, on a foodie journey as he is studying to be a chef. We searched for food ideas, and Famous Fat Dave kept coming up. We took the leap, based on the many positive...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Fabulous tour! Dave totally feels like one of your buddies right away who happens to know all about the NYC area and where to get fed. It's not just about the eating, though - learning about different neighborhoods and their people/culture was fascinating. You also...More

Thank Rick G
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Yep. We’ve gone on Dave’s checker tour 4x now! We can’t get enough of Dave and his hidden secret gems that you can’t get in Midtown... or the Midwest! Dave is an amazing guy full history and knowledge of all things New York and the...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Spent 5 hours on FFDFT, and it was the best thing I did in New York, Dave is a book of knowledge and so easy going, all the food stops were excellent and you meet so many characters on the tour. It’s just a great...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This tour was the best thing we did during our stay in New York. Dave was able to take us in his old Checker Cab which was so cool. He took us to places we would never have found and even if we had seen...More

Thank Pam C
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

Family of 6 and dietary polar opposites - 3 carnivores and 3 vegans - had the best food adventures with Dave! A 4 hour whizz around Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn and Coney Island started with hot chocolate in Jacques Torres for the non-vegans and waiting in...More

Thank Ginny S
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Carl D
October 20, 2017|
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Response from Dave W | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to email him... not post it on TripAdvisor ;) Dave at FamousFatDave
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Cheri S
December 27, 2015|
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Response from Jill W | Reviewed this property |
Daves tour was by car, I'm sure that they will be running in Feb, send him an email. It was one of the highlights of our trip. Jill
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