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Lower East Side Eats Food Tour provided by Sidewalks of New York Tours

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Lower East Side Eats Food Tour

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Overview
Explore one of New York City's most diverse and historic neighborhoods with your taste buds on a Lower East Side food tour that takes the guesswork out of choosing where to eat. Visit six authentic eateries, from Jewish delis to vintage candy stores and artisan doughnut shops, learning about the area’s rich past in between bites.
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You'll start at
137 E Houston St
137 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002, USAWe will be meeting at 137 East Houston Street (outside in front of Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery)
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    Lower East Side
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Sidewalks of New York Tours
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Essex Street Market
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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    Orchard Street
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
379 Grand St
379 Grand St, New York, NY 10002, USA
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Highlights
  • Discover where locals go to eat on Manhattan’s Lower East Side
  • Stop at six hand-picked restaurants, delis, and specialty shops
  • Learn about the immigrants who left their mark on this historic district
  • All food and drink tastings included for an eclectic, satisfying meal
Important Information
Departure Point
137 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
379 Grand St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Inclusions
  • 6 food tastings (enough for lunch)
  • 3-hour walking food tour with a discussion of neighborhood history and culture
  • Licensed New York City sightseeing guides
  • Bottle of water
  • Cartoon map of the neighborhood
  • Entry/Admission - Lower East Side
  • Entry/Admission - Sidewalks of New York Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Essex Street Market
  • Entry/Admission - Orchard Street
Exclusions
  • Transportation to and from the meeting location
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nancy B wrote a review Mar 2020
Rumson, New Jersey2 contributions1 helpful vote
Took this tour as a private group last Sunday. It was really easy to set up even on a day's notice through Josh. Our guide was Matt who was really knowledgable and easy going. The food stops were historical and offered delicious treats. We really got a feel for the neighborhood
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from JoshuaH2615, Owner at Lower East Side Eats Food Tour
Responded 12 Mar 2020
Hello! Thank you for taking the time to type up such a wonderful review. We're happy that booking was smooth for you and that the tour was everything you could've wanted. We hope to see you again soon!
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margaret b wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York1 contribution
Fun day with the perfect amount of stops and great variety. Just enough walking in between stops. Great way to try a little bit from many great Lower east side spots! Katz deli was great. Wonderful tour guide Adam made the experience even better! He was friendly and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from JoshuaH2615, Owner at Lower East Side Eats Food Tour
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Hi there! You're making us hungry talking about Katz Deli... Thank you for sharing your experience on our Lower East Side Food Tour with us! We hope you will choose Sidewalk Food Tours next time you are in one of our 6 foodie cities!
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aegault wrote a review Feb 2020
San Antonio, Texas49 contributions14 helpful votes
We met our group outside Shimmel's Knish and were soon ushered inside- our tour guide was friendly, knowledgable, and visited with everyone during the tour. It was an easy amount of walking (probably 12 blocks over the course of the tour) and we enjoyed all the stops. I think
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from JoshuaH2615, Owner at Lower East Side Eats Food Tour
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Hi there! We appreciate that you took the time to share your experience on our LES Food Tour in New York with us. We are very passionate about the diverse, delectable food we've selected and how skilled our guides are!
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Katie F wrote a review Feb 2020
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We really enjoyed this which we booked through Trip Advisor. Our guide, Alec, was very knowledgeable and we went to places and tried food we would never have done on our own. I thought it was excellent value for money. Recommended.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from JoshuaH2615, Owner at Lower East Side Eats Food Tour
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Hi Katie! Thank you for booking your tour through Trip Advisor and for sharing about your time with us on here. We really appreciate it.
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Jennifer B wrote a review Feb 2020
11 contributions2 helpful votes
This is an amazing tour. Matt was a great guide. He was extremely knowledgeable. We stopped for a knish, doughnut, candy, pickle, bialy, and more. I look forward to taking other food tours.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from JoshuaH2615, Owner at Lower East Side Eats Food Tour
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Hi Jennifer! Matt is a rockstar guide and this review is making us hungry! Thanks for hanging out with us. We can't wait to hear what you think of our other tours!
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Amazing Food Tour in the West Village !
Loved every moment of this incredible food tour in the West Village of NYC. It was the perfect mix of walking, hist
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staciw388
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Great for Out of Towners AND Locals
I'm not from NY, but rarely do any "touristy" stuff in NYC when I come visit at least 2x/year especially since all
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matthewg49
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Lower East Side NYC
Matt was a wonderful guide. We really enjoyed our experience. The food was delicious and we highly recommend this t
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Camper11581636397
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Pizza and beer tour
Great experience from the guide, the history of the West Village locations to the terrific pizza and beer locations
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aegbsteele
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West Village Food Tour
Our tour guide Matt was very knowledgeable and engaging. We enjoyed the history around the West Village and tasting
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Karin D
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Lower East with Matt
GREAT foodtour in Lower East with superguide Matt :-)). We really had a great time! Rekommenderas!!!
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Jason S
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Brilliant tour, a must do.
Matt was a brilliant host around our tour and kept us engaged, informed and well fed during the 3 hours. The walkin
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nzanelli
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Awesome food tour experience!
This was my first time doing a food tour. Joshua Hirsch listened to what I was looking to do and catered a private
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263debij
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So goooood!
Great variety of food. Portions were good sized, but I wasn't crazy full at then. Matt was amazing!! He was so know
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bryanbarrett
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Enjoyable Afternoon with Chris
We had to expedite our tour on short notice and Chris managed to accommodate and fit everything in the schedule. We
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KristinMiller
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Adam is as perfect as the food!
We had an absolutely wonderful time with Adam, and the food was amazing. You get a little bit of everything and we
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aaaangela
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Wonderful private group tour experience
We had a private group tour for about 30 international clients on Thursday, Nov 21. We worked with Josh to set it
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larissavogan
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FIrst time to NY
This was good! It was our first of 2 food tours. The food was really good. We did the little italy food tour by ano
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jarq212
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We love it
Was an amazing experience, my husband got this food tour West Village as a Birthday present to me, I really enjoyed
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Shelly D
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Great value!
My sister and I just did this tour today. Learned about the West Village and visited seven different spots - much m
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