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Scott's Pizza Tours

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Address: 32 Spring St, New York City, NY 10012
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+1 212-913-9903
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Scott's Pizza Tours runs public and private tours of New York's vast pizza...

Scott's Pizza Tours runs public and private tours of New York's vast pizza landscape by bus and on foot. Every tour stops at multiple pizzerias, each highlighting a different phase in the evolution of the dish from its humble beginnings as a street snack to its current position as New Yorkers' food of choice. Guests get a slice at each stop and are guided through the kitchens and back rooms of the city's most significant pizzerias.

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Best Pizza tour EVER!

This was my second tour with Scott on his Yellow school bus and it was just as amazing as the first. I think this is a must activity for me each time I visit NYC. It was sad when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my second tour with Scott on his Yellow school bus and it was just as amazing as the first. I think this is a must activity for me each time I visit NYC. It was sad when it ended because time goes by quickly when you are having fun. Scott provided lots of interesting facts and useful information... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only do you get to eat the best Pizza in New York , You also come away with a wealth of Knowledge about Pizza ! Scott's enthusiasm is matched by his experience and knowledge about everything Pizza. Make sure you come hungry, and if you are like me and enjoy making your own pizza get ready to improve your... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Scott's Pizza Bus Tour is an absolute must for both visitors and locals. He changes the tasting locations each time to accommodate the group, so you never know what you're going to get. We actually had several people in our group who had taken the pizza bus tour 3-4 times before, and he took special care to ensure there were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was just a great tour. I gave it to my husband as a gift, and I struck gold. Scott is unbelievable, witty, personably and so very smart, he knows everything about pizza making, sauces, varieties, and makes the day a blast, complete strangers come together for a fabulous experience. We are native New Yorkers and would go again to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on this tour! We have done a heap of different food, and pizza specific, tours in NYC, but Scott's was a standout! We started out in Little Italy at Lombardi's, and then spent the rest of our day travelling to different spots in Brooklyn. Scott was a fantastic guide, ridiculously entertaining and really knows his... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I cannot say enough good things about this tour! It was incredible. Scott is a gifted man, his love of pizza and his ability to entertain a crowd were immediately evident and unwavering throughout our 4 hour excursion. Scott taught us so much about pizza, the temperature of the ovens, the different types of ovens, the myth of Queen Margherita...need... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Scott is so knowledgable on pizza !!!! I expected simply eating pizza and some good hosting. What I got was great pizza a heap of real information on history and pizza styles and a fun day. If you have ever done a winery tour or wine tasting - imagine the same concept with pizza but lots of fun ! Highly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We love taking tours with experienced, local tour guides. Our Sunday Bus Tour with Scott was one of the best we have ever had! We hit the lottery when we realized we were fortunate enough to have THE Scott of Scott's Pizza Tours as our guide! He was young and saucy instead of being old and crusty. In addition, Scott's... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were among the only locals on this tour, but we had a blast learning more about our city's signature food and the history surrounding it. Our guide was Joe, who is high-energy, genuinely passionate about and well-versed in the history of pizza, and gave us context about what neighborhoods we were walking through in light of the Italian communities,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

It was our 1st time taking a Pizza tour and Scott's in New York City is surely the place to start. Our guide was Scott himself who does know his Pizza! He helps you understand how it's made, the history of the New York Pizza, & so many interesting fun facts I couldn't have asked for more. It was a... More 

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