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Lower East Side Bagel Tour

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    Stop At: Lower East Side, New York City, NY

    This is a walking tour of the Lower East Side of New York.

    Stop At: Economy Candy, 108 Rivington St, New York City, NY 10002-2204

    Famous establishments to be visited with mouth watering nosh/tastes are Yonah Shimmel's Knish Bakery, Russ & Daughters, Katz's Deli, Economy Candy, The Essex Street Retail Market, The Pickle Guy and Kossar's Bialys.

    Stop At: The Pickle Guys, 49 Essex St Lower East Side, New York City, NY 10002-4617

    See historic synagogues, museums and historic markers of what made this neighborhood a legend throughout New York City and America.

    Remember, all tour participants start off with a fresh bagel! - The Iconic Symbol of New York!
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    Departure Point
    137 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    367 Grand St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    • Food tasting
    • Professional guide
    • Fresh Bagel to start the tour
    • Entry/Admission - Lower East Side
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Minimum age is 10 years old
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 5 May 2019 via mobile

    The main thing I have to say about Ben's tour is that you have to experience it. His knowledge about the neighbourhood is amazing and shared with passion. I can't think of a better way to discover the city and it's mostly food related history.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Tromatojuice
    Benjamin W, Owner at Ben's Bagel Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2019

    Oh wow Tromatojuice. I appreciate the review. Thank you for joining us and hope to see you soon.

    Reviewed 7 August 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
    Benjamin W, Manager at Ben's Bagel Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2019

    Thank you Rebecca. Based on your feedback we are now developing a proper bagel foodie tour. Stay tuned for more.

    Reviewed 2 August 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

    Thank mrhotwings
    Benjamin W, Owner at Ben's Bagel Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 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 29 October 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 28 March 2017

    My wife and I took the Lower East Side tour and arrived a little early. We were pleased to discover that Ben was early as well. We were the only two who had signed up for the tour on the day we went, so we...More

    Date of experience: March 2017
    Thank TJBick
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