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Urban Oyster Tours

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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...more
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154 Grand St, New York City, NY 10013-3141
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Guided by Greg Phelps, a great way to spend 3 hours wandering around Brooklyn sampling food and drink from local owned business. Great food and local history as well, highly recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

What an amazing walking Tour even on crutches. Greg Phelps was a walking talking wealth of information not only about the historical facts of Alexander Hamilton but also of the musical and how the two differ for theatrical purposes. Greg brought fun, laughter and excitement...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

The tour was great and made seeing the show a lot more fun! Greg is very excited about the topic and is happy to answer questions and share fun facts about the musical.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

What a wealth of accurate information our guide Greg Phelps had !!! He was funny as well as so on target with all his points of interest ! There was never a dull moment and his knowledge not only of the musical Hamilton but of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robyn084
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Alexander Hamilton, the first secretary of the treasury, is more than just a Broadway hit! Greg was 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 history of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This tour, lead by tour guide Steffen, was excellent. The neighborhood was right where I grew up; off of Metropolitan Ave in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We got to learn about the history of the area and how the breweries, in the area, were started by immigrants...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We went on a walking tour with Greg this month and it was awesome! Greg was so passionate and inspired by the story and the locations, he spoke a million miles per hour to get all his juicy info into this fantastic two hour tour-...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Melanie C
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We were the only two people on the tour so there was a real personal feel to it. Greg was our guide, he made sure the tour went at a good pace and was very knowledgeable about all the places we visited. As well as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Just spent a very enjoyable 3 hours in Brooklyn. Brian our guide was excellent, friendly and informative. The tour took in the local brownstones but really focused on the thriving local food scene. Cheese, bakery, pizza, beer, cookies, and in 90 degree hit Italian ices....More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

A relaxed and thoroughly enjoyable tour, giving an insight into the rich history of brewing in Brooklyn and a simple intro into the basics of beer. Along with the tour, it became an excuse to have a pub crawl on a sunny afternoon with Steffen...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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The Brewed in Brooklyn Tour (not to be confused with Brooklyn Brewery) is a historical walking tour of the old German neighborhood known as "Brewers' Row." The tour includes four stops (beer at each stop) and a pizza lunch... More