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Ben's Bagel Tours

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To experience one of the best tours of New York, you have to look beyond the standard New York sightseeing tours. You'll find that there's nothing quite like Ben's Bagel Tours. These special walking tours of New York City all start out with a fresh...more
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140 E 28th St Apt 11E, 10016, New York City, NY 10016-8194
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

A misleading tour name but a good tour. The tour was informative, but we were expecting it to be a tour of bagel related thigns (from the tour name). unlike some other reviews state, there was no other food apart from the first bagel before...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Ben delivers as promised with an informative and tasty tour! We had never visited the Lower East Side and wanted to learn more of the culture and history of that area. Ben kept us entertained with stories and images of how the Lower East Side...More

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Benjamin W, Owner at Ben's Bagel Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you so much for your nice review. Please "schmear" the word about Ben's Bagel Tours" Ben Wagenberg Ben's Bagel Tours

Reviewed June 27, 2018

When they say insights, they mean information. This does not take you to the back of the public areas or something like that. Ben is, however, the greatest tour guide, but I would recommend a container to storage the bagels instead of just taking them...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Ben was extremely knowledgeable and shared with my partner and I fascinating insights into this amazing station.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lewis D
Reviewed April 15, 2018

This was an information packed tour of the famed terminal. Our guide, Ben, was extremely knowledgeable about the history of not only the terminal but of the railroads as well. The history and stories about the art and architecture were both informative and amusing. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mariamerc498
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We did the China Town and Little Italy tour. This was great. The back stories Ben gave us were fantastic and interesting. You could tell that Ben had lived in NY his whole life and knew all the history and changes in the communities of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Great tour! Highly recommend. Went with our young kids and they enjoyed the sights and scenery. From a historic perspective, I really enjoyed the tour and information. Was a very good experience for myself and the kids.

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Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BrentNYCtrip
Benjamin W, Manager at Ben's Bagel Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. I appreciate it. Ben Wagenberg Ben's Bagel Tours

Reviewed November 7, 2017

We happened to be the only customers that day. And it worked out great! We loved the food and the history about immigration to America stories.... Ben is a very knowledgeable and good story teller. Highly recommended.

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Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LarysaDagmara
Benjamin W, Owner at Ben's Bagel Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

Thank you so much for the nice review! Please spread the news about Ben's Bagel Tours!

Reviewed October 29, 2017

As a lifelong New Yorker I wasn't sure I would learn anything new on this tour. However, I found it extremely informative! It included some 'off the beaten path' historical places I would have missed on my own. I've even made a note of of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank cornflower02
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Ben's Bagel Tour of Grand Central Station was filled with interesting information, history and a bagel!

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Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jennifer P
Benjamin W, Owner at Ben's Bagel Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Hi Josephine, Thank you so much for comments. Please spread the word about Ben's Bagel Tours!

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