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New York: Greenwich Village History, Culture & Food Tour with Local Expert

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3 hours

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From 10:30

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Group 1+

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New York: Greenwich Village History, Culture & Food Tour with Local Expert

What you'll do

Discover the rich history and culinary delights of Manhattan's iconic Greenwich Village. Join our guided tour to explore this historic neighbourhood and indulge in its diverse food scene, featuring a wide range of options including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices. Along the way, you'll stroll down cobblestone streets and learn about the fascinating highlights of New York City's past. With our small group setting, you'll enjoy a personalised experience and receive special attention from our knowledgeable guide. Get ready to satisfy your appetite while immersing yourself in the vibrant food and local culture of Greenwich Village and Manhattan. Book your tour now!

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Experience the allure of both Greenwich Village and East Village, crossing them off your must-see list. Stroll along the resplendent block adorned with elegant architecture crafted between 1856-58 (W 10th). Marvel at the enchanting streets that once inspired poets in 1910. Consider a visit to the Grey Art Gallery at NYU, where sculpture, painting, and film from the esteemed NYU collection await (optional). Traverse Jones Street, the quaint thoroughfare immortalised on the cover of Bob Dylan's second studio album. Behold the former abode of poet Allen Ginsberg. Delve into the fascinating intersections and peculiar geography of the meandering streets in Greenwich Village. Indulge in the renowned vegan ice cream flavours offered at Lula's Sweet Apothecary (not included in price). Uncover the charm of the Italian South Village, one of the oldest Italian-American neighbourhoods in the United States. Venture into the vibrant Little Tokyo neighbourhood nestled within East Village. And, of course, revel in a delightful shopping experience at specialty food shops.

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    Join your expert guide in the lobby of your hotel, your journey commences in one of NYC's most renowned neighbourhoods. Here, the air is imbued with the nostalgic essence of the 1960s, reminiscent of beatniks and coffee shops. Greenwich Village, a cherished abode for cultural icons like Bob Dylan and Andy Warhol, welcomes you with open arms.
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    The Manhattan Food Tour is a sensory extravaganza, not only tantalising your taste buds but also showcasing the city's vibrant music, art, and shopping scenes. Each tour is thoughtfully designed to maintain an intimate and personalised experience, limited to a maximum of eight individuals. Prepare for an unforgettable culinary odyssey as you indulge in an array of global flavours, representing diverse cultures from around the world.
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    Greenwich Village, home to New York University and a myriad of college students, has witnessed an exponential growth in its food culture. The influx of future titans of American industry often makes securing reservations at restaurants, bar seats, and cafe tables a daunting task. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of cuisines found within the village, from Japanese delicacies to Indian spices and traditional American fare. As you venture through the bohemian cafes and food shops that line Bleecker Street, your palate will be treated to a symphony of flavours.
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    Embark on a journey to one of New York's oldest parks, Jackson Square Park, steeped in a history as fascinating as its surroundings. While the park offers amenities such as a wading pool, athletic courts, and picnic spots, it also boasts a unique interactive musical experience. As the tour draws to a close, you will depart with newfound knowledge, cherished memories, and a collection of captivating photographs to forever commemorate this extraordinary adventure.
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    Important statements:
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    Should you desire to extend your delightful New York Food tour, we cordially invite you to do so. Kindly take note that an additional fee of 25 USD shall be incurred for each extra hour.
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    This exclusive culinary excursion in NYC can be tailored to align with your discerning palate and preferences.
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    A moderate level of fitness is required for this walking tour.

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What's not included

Although not compulsory, our team of tour guides would deeply appreciate gratuities and tips as a display of gratitude for the exceptional service they provide.

Sadly, we have to notify you that our tour is not suitable or accessible to wheelchair users due to the challenging terrain at the venues we visit.

Please note that the price of this tour does not include meals. However, we would be delighted to suggest some local eateries for you to explore during your visit.

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Meeting Points

Your expert tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel. Pick up time is  the time selected when making the booking.

Kindly inform us of your hotel's name and address once your booking has been confirmed.

Please ensure you are punctual and reach the meeting point 10-15 minutes prior to the departure time.

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  • No matter what the weather, our tour runs rain or shine

  • The tour includes food as outlined in the itinerary

  • Additional orders placed during the tour must be paid for by the individual who orders them. If unsure, the tour guide will be happy to assist

  • Comfortable shoes are recommended as there is some walking involved during your tour

  • If you're under the age of 21, unfortunately, you cannot consume alcohol. However, there are plenty of delicious non-alcoholic options available 

  • Your tour can be conducted in English

  • The tour lasts approximately 2 hours starting at the time selected when booking

  • Your tour will be led by an expert guide, who is local and has a passion for sharing extensive knowledge about New York food and wine, history, and culture

  • This tour accommodates smaller groups. If you require a booking for a larger group, please don't hesitate to Reach out to us, on our live chat, or [email protected] and we'll help create the perfect experience for you

Cancellation Policy

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 48 hours before the activity starts

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 48 hours before the activity starts


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Cancellation policy

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.

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