NYC walking tours
East Village Food Tour
East Village Food History

There are more restaurants in the East Village per capita than almost anywhere else in the world. This tour covers the history of the neighborhood from the time of it's rural beginnings to it's present incarnation as a world-renowned culinary destination.

Explore the ways in which immigrants from Germany, Italy, Eastern Europe, Russia and the Caribbean have shaped the culture of the East Village and visit some of the great traditional eateries still left in the neighborhood.

Sites visited:
-Moishe's Bakery
-Veniero's Pastry Shop
-Russo's Italian Specialties
-B&H Dairy Restaurant
-Bacyzynsky's Meat Market

*Food/tasting not included but time will be allowed for guests to purchase items in the shops if desired.

Your guide, Linda Sarrel:

Linda Sarrel LESHPAs a licensed, veteran sightseeing guide and member of the Guides Association of New York, Linda Sarrel loves showing visitors around the city. As a native New Yorker who has lived in the East Village for over 30 years, Linda has frequented every stop on the tour regularly.

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Sundays 2:00pm-3:30pm

*AVAILABLE: 6/3, 6/10, 7/1, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29,
8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16,9/23, 9/30

Reservations: Required, you can RSVP and pay your guide
RSVP: 347-465-7767 | contact form
Fee: $20 General Admission
Outside St. Mark's Church, 2nd Ave at E. 10th St
Directions: 4/6 to Astor Place or L to First Avenue
Meet here: (View larger map/get directions)


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Available as a private tour only

Private walking tours (2 hours) start at only:
$100 - One to four people
+$20 per person above that (6 people=$140, 12 people=$280, etc.)

Large groups:
Discounts available for groups of 25 or more, otherwise rates above apply.

More Information: 347-465-7767 | contact form

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