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Famous Fat Dave's Food Tours

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Address: New York City, NY 10013
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat...

Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat Dave himself!

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This was the highlight of my trip! A fabulous insight into the culinary traditions that have shaped New York City for generations. With Famous Fat Dave behind the wheel, nothing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Christopher O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the highlight of my trip! A fabulous insight into the culinary traditions that have shaped New York City for generations. With Famous Fat Dave behind the wheel, nothing can go wrong. His knowledge of New York City's cuisine, both old and new, is intertwined with the city's history and only adds to the flavor of each incredible bite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss out and sleep on this tour. The tour is amazing!! Dave caters the tour to your likes. I had great arancini, cannoli's, pizza, burgers etc. He takes you to Mom & Pop places that have been around forever and that have a history as opposed to the latest fad restaurant. Thank you Dave and to Sweetness for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a tour into the five boroughs with Dave back in September 2015. We shared a minivan with two other couples, both of whom had been on tours with Dave before so we knew we were off to a good start (plus Dave greeted us with a little amuse bouche of marinated mozzarella which was delicious!) It would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you do one tour in New York, go with Dave. Our tour was a comprehensive walking tour all over Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown and more. We ate sausage, doughnuts, pastries, pizza, corn, ice cream, shrimp, pancake, burgers, hot dogs, pickles and even beer. Dave has a great knowledge of the area and a knack for finding some great food.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We really enjoyed our trip. Everything went smoothly and Dave communicated well so no problems meeting up. In a 2 and half hour period we visited about 12 places to eat. As he said we should end up being comfortably stuffed rather than overfaced, and we were. He always said if we wanted more we could and we took him... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Dave is absolutely fantastic and fun to be around. We did the cab tour in the outer boroughs and went to some great places. Reasons for 4 stars: You paid with cash or check and had to exchange multiple emails with Dave to organize. I'm from the Silicon Valley area, where we are used technology solving most things. I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Dave rocks, purely and simply rocks.You must do this tour at least once. It's so good I've done it three times. Dave has a passion for this city and its people and its food. He knows the good spots you will have missed on your own. You get the right amount of food to make you content and happy. Had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

My husband and I did the walking tour with Dave during our visit to New York. It was just the three of us and it felt as though we were spending time with a good friend. He was amusing, very informative and good to be with. We visited lots of places and tried food that we would not have thought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

16 places. Just under 3.5 hrs on a walking tour. Had a fantastic time hanging out with Dave and his brilliant knowledge of NYC. We ate an incredible amount of excellent authentic new York food. Seriously pretty much all of the 16 places we went to were 10/10. The information he gave us completely augmented the rest of our stay.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

A must do for all vistors to NY. Dave picked us up in his classic checker cab and escorted us on 4-5 hours of fun & food. Dave really knows his City & his food & has a real passion for all of them. Funny and a greart host. I had a really great time & will do another one... More 

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