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Tour through the heart of New York's Greenwich Village. As we explore, you will discover favorite neighborhood cafes (where the first cappuccino was served in America) eateries, restaurants and unique specialty food shops (including a former mafia hangout). Stroll on MacDougal Street which has been the object of songs and poems and has been called, "the most colorful and magnetic street for tourists and locals in NYC."
This part of the Village is also known for its counter-culture and social revolutions and it once was (and still is) enjoyed by bohemians, beatniks, artists, and singers. Follow in the footsteps of famous creative folks such as Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Jimi Hendrix, Bill Cosby & Jerry Seinfeld.
Stroll through Washington Square Park, and view architecture from the 19th century. Learn secret NYC facts about the beginnings of off-broadway theatre, the birth of Reader's Digest, the impact of NYC's underground waterways and the origins of the NYC Fire Patrol. Discover where to go for live music, comedy & food establishments (like the oldest coffee shop in the Village, 1906). Taste a variety of food specialties from cafes, food shops & restaurants.
This tour DOES NOT overlap with our Original Greenwich Village Food Tour. This tour runs east of 6th Ave & west of Broadway, and is delicious and interesting in its own way - with no overlap!
Tour Highlight Video
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FOOD TASTINGS SERVED
Tastings served from 7 establishments
Tastings may change. Visits based on availability.
Italian Mortadella & Mozzarella Sandwich on Ciabatta Bread
Indian Kati Roll - Authentic Street Food
Italian Penne Pasta with Chef Pietro's Bolognese Sauce
Ordering a wine on your own is an option at this tasting
Margherita Slice with Plum Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Olive Oil and a Blend of cheeses
Cuban Empanadas and Maduros
Ordering a classic Mojito on your own is an option at this tasting
(Seated Tasting. Weekday Tour Visit.)
Bohemia-Braised Brisket Taco with Rice & Beans
Ordering a Margarita on your own is an option at this tasting
(Seated Tasting. Weekend Tour Visit.)
-FRANCOIS PAYARD BAKERY-
Salted Caramel Macaron
lunch afterwards is not needed!