You will meet your guide and driver in the world-famous Greenwich Village neighborhood, where you'll board a climate-controlled coach for the food tour of Brooklyn.
You'll experience the unique culture of Brooklyn by tasting a different cuisine in each neighborhood. Some highlights of the food tour are traditional Polish pierogies and kielbasa, New York style, brick oven pizza, an amazing cannoli and much more!
The neighborhoods on the tour may include among others:
Old Williamsburg - We take a drive through the Ultra Orthodox Hasidic Jewish area where time seems to stand still.
New Williamsburg - This rapidly-changing home to the “Brooklyn Hipster” is a thriving art community with a dazzling array of shops, restaurants and night spots!
Greenpoint - Home to one of largest Polish populations in the United States, You’ll see a mix of old and new businesses on Manhattan Avenue, which resembles a main street in “small-town” America. Greenpoint's refreshing feel makes exploring the neighborhood and its culinary delights a real pleasure.
Gowanus - This neighborhood is developing restaurants, art spaces and music venues around its infamous canal. Industrial warehouses and modest row houses stand side by side with excellent culinary and entertainment options.
Carroll Gardens - This Italian immigrant neighborhood of hip bars, boutiques, and restaurants, has never lost touch with the past. Garden-fronted brownstones mix with Italian eateries and shops on Smith and Court Streets.
DUMBO - Converted industrial warehouses and vintage loft spaces dominate this arts-oriented neighborhood where you'll visit Brooklyn Bridge Park for an excellent view of Manhattan's famous skyline.
Your expert guide will share stories, both current and historic, while you get to tour the most legendary borough of New York City… Brooklyn. You'll experience all this and more on the Brooklyn Food and Culture Tour! You can even end your Brooklyn adventure by walking back to Manhattan across the Brooklyn Bridge…or ride back on the coach to the starting point of the tour in Greenwich Village. Either way, we hope the Brooklyn Food and Culture Tour will delight your senses and create a lasting memory of your tour of Brooklyn, New York!
Includes food tastings and an exclusive guided tour of Brooklyn's incredible history, culture and culinary delights.
What Is Not Included?
Alcohol & soft drinks are not included but are available for purchase at some of the restaurants.
Additionally, gratuities for your tour guide and driver, although not required, are always appreciated.
The Northeast corner of 6th avenue and Bleecker St (Greenwich Village, NY) (Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)
The Best of Brooklyn Half-Day Food & Culture Tour
The tips & guidelines below
What to Wear
Depending on seasonality, please dress appropriately for the weather. We'll be getting out to walk around at various locations on our tour, so you may want to dress in layers.
What to Bring/What Not to Bring
You'll want to bring a camera, as there are many opportunities for gorgeous photos. Please do not bring any alcoholic beverages.
Other Tips & Guidelines
Be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes early as tours start right on time!
Though not required, gratuities for your guide are greatly appreciated.
Important: Any directions or maps provided by The Brooklyn Tour are only a rough guide. You are responsible for arriving at the activity's meeting location on time, so make sure to check with a second source that can provide specific directions from your starting point.
Tour departs in front of Marie Blachère Bakery & Café in Greenwich Village
301 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10014
(Corner of Carmine Street and 6th ave)
The location is easily reachable by subway. You can take the A, B, C, D, E, F, or M train to the West 4th Street station and get out at the West 3rd Street exit. continue walking south to the corner of 6th ave & Carmine Street.
You can also take the 1 subway line to Christopher Street Station. When you exit, take 7th Ave S (follow traffic) to Bleecker St. Make a left on Bleecker and walk several blocks to 6th ave.
Due to traffic congestion and high parking costs, driving to the meeting location is not recommended.