Private New York City Lower east side food tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

59247


Categories

City, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Recommended for children over 10

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Hebrew (fluent)

ethnic food tastings for the foodie


Come explore the neighborhood where struggling immigrant groups settled right off the boat. Here you can find historic Synagogues next to Mom and Pop shops, tenement apartments amongst luxury high rise condos. Come taste the flavor of the many ethnic groups that made this part of Manhattan so special. Foods that started on the pushcart graduating to the store front and Essex Market. The Lower East Side is known for its blend of cultural diversity and rich history. It's also known for its great food. Come taste the flavors of the past that are still wonderful today. This tour highlights history of these food establishments and other historical buildings in the area. PRICE OF FOOD IS NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE.

Itinerary

Sites and tastings (some places are close on certain days).

Katz's Deli - we do not go inside if too crowded - you can come back and sit and eat after the tour.

Yonah Schimmel Knish

Katz's Deli - we do not go inside if too crowded - you can come back and sit and eat after the tour

Prospertiy Dumplings

Striets Matzoh Factory - hot out of the oven (if open closed on weekends)

Economy Candy - an old fashioned candy store

The Pickle Guys (closed Saturday)

Kossars Bialys -Bagels and Pletzel (Closed Saturday)

Doughnut Plant - home of the square doughnut

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: In front of Yonah Schimmels Knish at 137 E.Houston Street.
I will have a sign that says Metro NYC tours

End location: We will end at Donut Plant corner of Essex and Grand Ave.

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

walking

What’s Included

Food is not included in price of tour. This will give you the opportunity to decide if you want to taste something or not. That's the beauty of this kind of food tour that. No upfront fees for food you might not want to eat. Or maybe you want more then just a tasting.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 usd - Depending on how much you want to spend per person. Please bring cash some eateries do not accept credit cards.

What’s Extra

Cost of food.

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Robin L.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/NewYorkCity-LowerEastSideFood-PrivateTour

Tours by Robin L.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

NYC Mafia Private Tour With Luxury Vehicle

Visit sites and hear the history of the Mafia in NYC with private guide

975 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

learn more

Private Lower east side tour

immigrants tenements pushcarts with private guide

225 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

learn more

Jewish lower east side Oy!Vey! - Private,...

histoical sites of the Jewish immigrants and more with a Private Guide

225 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

learn more

Soho - little italy - chinatown private,...

3 of the oldest neighborhoods in one tour with a Private Guide

225 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

learn more

East Village Gangster and Crime Private,...

 unrated

walk through what was wicked New York

225 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

learn more