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Urban Oyster Tours

New York City, NY, USA
About Urban Oyster Tours
Urban Oyster offers a wide variety of neighborhood and culinary themed tours that are enjoyed by native New Yorkers and tourists alike and that aim to promote a deeper sense of appreciation for local business, history, diversity, and sustainability in communities.
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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 shares stories about the shops, as well as Brooklyn’s history.
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Mari_Elina78 wrote a review Feb 2020
Kotka, Finland50 contributions12 helpful votes
Alex was such a great tour guide, who provided lots of history and stories of Alexander Hamilton's rise to be a huge influence on banking, Wall Street and the American history. Tour was entertaining and informative and it was a great way to spend the afternoon in the financial district with family!
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Date of experience: February 2020
MACC2 wrote a review Feb 2020
Lakewood, Ohio56 contributions10 helpful votes
This walking/food tour of 3 Brooklyn neighborhoods was thoroughly enjoyable. It exceeded our expectations with numerous stops at independent small businesses—some with long histories, all with interesting histories and all with very tasty food and/or drink. The neighborhoods were beautiful and inviting. Alex was very knowledgeable and very easy to be with. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Travelfoodiecouple wrote a review Jan 2020
Kent, United Kingdom212 contributions87 helpful votes
We had the fantastic Greg taking us to historical sites and bringing to life all the tales that we had a little knowledge of from being big fans of the show, and also some unknown facts too! He had a real passion for the history, welcomed questions and discussions and we could have spent another few hours discussing Hamilton with him! Definitely recommend reading the book or seeing the show first as it will mean so much more
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Date of experience: October 2019
Betty B wrote a review Jan 2020
Charlotte3 contributions1 helpful vote
We did this tour with Alex. It was a very pleasant afternoon. Started in front of the beautiful Trinity Church. We liked all the stops, especially at the Federal Fall. The graveyard was nice too. Highly recommended. It shows you a part of NYC that you don't expect!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Jane H wrote a review Nov 2019
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We enjoyed our tour with Jenny! We sampled a lot of excellent beer in Brooklyn and learned a lot about the places and areas that we toured. We went to Brooklyn to experience the area, and this was a big hit for us.
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Date of experience: November 2019