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Hidden New York Tours

New York City, NY 10027
+1 646-981-3004
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Irish Mobs of Hell’s Kitchen

Fun way to do something different on St Patrick’s Day prior to or after indulging in Irish adult... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Corinne T
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Westies and Gophers: Irish Mob History Tour

My friend and I had an amazing tour experience on St. Patrick's Day with Sarah Pencheff! She was so... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Elizabeth V
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Hidden New York Tours offers high energy, entertaining tours, that focus on sights and true tales, not widely covered on other tours. We'll show you everything from hidden Masonic ciphers in the Trinity churchyard to the long forgotten Hell's Kitchen hang-outs of the Irish mob. If you're looking for a fun and unique tour experience, you've come to the right place.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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New York City, NY 10027
Midtown
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Fun way to do something different on St Patrick’s Day prior to or after indulging in Irish adult beverages. The tour takes about 2 hours and you walk around Hells Kitchen learning the history of the Irish mobsters that ran the neighborhood not necessarily so...More

Thank Corinne T
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Russell W, Owner at Hidden New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you very much Corinne! So glad you enjoyed the tour!-Russ

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

My friend and I had an amazing tour experience on St. Patrick's Day with Sarah Pencheff! She was so informative and friendly, and shared all her amazing Hell's Kitchen stories with us. There was so much history that I had never even known about before,...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time on the Irish mafia tour. Russell definitely took his time and went out of his way when he discovered what a fan my husband was. It was a fortieth birthday gift and it was definitely worth it and enjoyed. Would absolutely...More

Thank Crystal F
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Russell W, Owner at Hidden New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you very much Crystal! Its always a pleasure to have true aficionados.-Russ

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Just in time for St Patrick's Day, I was lucky enough to be taken on the tour of the Irish Mob hangouts in Hell's Kitchen. Sarah Pencheff really knows her stuff and the tour was fascinating from beginning to end. A first class tour, highly...More

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Sarah P, Owner at Hidden New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks for the great review Nick! Your group was a delight and I hope to see you all again!

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I took the Irish Mobs of Hell's Kitchen tour with Sarah to get me into the St. Patrick's Day Spirit. Sarah shared a wealth of historical information and fun facts on the area.. Our tour ranged in age for 20 somethings to 60 somethings and...More

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Sarah P, Owner at Hidden New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely review! Glad you enjoyed the tour! :)

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

I want to share what an amazing experience we had with Russell of Hidden New York Tours. Because we were not going to be in town on Saturday for the scheduled Irish Mob Tour, Russell agreed to meet my wife and I mid-week for a...More

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Russell W, Owner at Hidden New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thank you very much for this amazing review! It's always a lot of fun to bring folks through the old neighborhoods who really have a passion for the subject. I look forward to seeing you both again for another exploration of the city's seedy past!...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Russell Wollen is absolutely fantastic! A true scholar of everything NYC, plus enthusiastic and fun to boot. This is our 2nd tour with him, but not our last.

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Russell W, Owner at Hidden New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you, Debbie! It was great seeing you both again, and I look forward to our next adventure:)-Russ

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Loved this tour by the man who researched and created it. Mafia stories may be common, but the New York Irish chapter is less well known. This tour fills a real niche. Better still, enough of the historic buildings remain to immerse you in the...More

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Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an awesome review! Hope to see you again on a future outing.-Russ

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a great tour and Russell certainly has done a lot of research. Overall this was a great experience and I would do it again. As a side note, I would recommend taking some water with you on this tour or something to drink....More

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Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review! The tour is about 1.5 miles, so hydration is definitely recommended in the summertime.-Russ

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Russell is a very engaging walking guide who leads a truly robust tour of the Irish mafia, vicious murders and various nefarious doings in the West 40s. There was so much "blood" spent on our walk that you may want to postpone dinner for awhile!...More

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Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Thank you very much for this great review! Yes, we do serve it up bloody:)-Russ

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