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Urban Oyster Tours

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Address: 154 Grand St., New York City, NY 10013
Phone Number: 347-618-8687
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Urban Oyster offers a wide variety of neighborhood and culinary themed...

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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Informative and yummy!!

Attended the "Tenements and Tastes" tour on Thursday, July 21. Josh is a fantastic guide. Friendly, informative and extremely flexible and accomodating. The highlights for me... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Bayside, New York
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Bayside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Attended the "Tenements and Tastes" tour on Thursday, July 21. Josh is a fantastic guide. Friendly, informative and extremely flexible and accomodating. The highlights for me were the "stroopwafel" that Josh brought us, representing Dutch influence, and the end of the tour German beer and pretzels at Loreley (emphasis on BEER)! Learned a ton of history, mostly about immigration. I'm... More 

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Josh was an excellent tour guide for our group of six. It was a hot and humid day, but he had us in many air conditioned shops and kept us in the shade under trees to stay cool. The food stops were varied in taste as well as in history and their connection to Brooklyn - egg cream sodas, bagels... More 

Thank Beverly P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Josh was our tour guide and did a tremendous job showing us around some of the Brooklyn neighborhoods along with its culinary treats. He did a great job explaining pertinent historical facts and gave a history of each place we went to along with much of the city we ventured around. He readily offered insight into other places we had... More 

Thank Matt E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did two tours whilst in New York, the Brewery tour and the cocktail tour which were both with Josh and he was both highly amusing and informative. Couldn't recommend more

Thank Phil B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Brooklyn Brewery tour was an excellent experience. Every detail of the tour was planned out in advance, including entry into the brewery, transportation between sites, and a break for lunch along the way. Our tour guide, Josh, did a fantastic job conveying his in-depth knowledge about the history and character of the area while also making sure we had... More 

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Central New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of foodie friends and I just completed the Brooklyn brownstone food tour by Urban Oyster. We unanimously agreed that it was a great tour. Our tour guide, Josh, was very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was well organized and orderly. I have done other food tours and this was much better executed. Urban Oyster clearly had relationships established... More 

Thank Lynnja
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I received this tour as a gift which I was delighted to have a tour of the Brownstones and Eateries. Our tour guide was Allison who was FANTASTIC, ENGAGING and a wealth of information. Would highly recommend her if you do this tour. The downside of this tour was the paperwork said "come hungry" which we did. Our tour covered... More 

Thank csv1205
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ton of fun, really interesting, Josh is an awesome tour guide. You even get a pizza break which is the best idea for a brewery tour ever! Definitely recommend...

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently moved into the Boerum Hill area and have had a chance to really explore so when my parents came to visit from the UK we thought doing the Brooklyn Brownstone would be the perfect way to see the neighborhood. It certainly was! Josh was a great guide and we explored so many interesting, historic and independent places. We... More 

Thank Sara S
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brian Hoffman led us on a tour of downtown Brooklyn where we met many of the local "mom and pop" business owners. It was refreshing to see that quality food and customer service are still out there inNew York Ciry. Brian was very knowledgeable and accommodating to all 14 attendants. It was fun and yummy!

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