Food Tour Description
The Best of Brooklyn
and Culture Tour
Explore the must-see borough of Brooklyn by bus! Food, Culture… Fun!
Brooklyn is big! If it was not part of New York City, it would still be the 4th largest city in the USA; it has 43 distinct neighborhoods full of diversity with people from almost every country on Earth. With that comes all of the amazing traditions, history, and mouth-watering food they’ve brought with them. To put it simply, no trip to New York is complete without a stop across the bridge to experience and eat your way through Brooklyn.
Let us take you on a half-day food, history, and cultural journey through 4 unforgettable Brooklyn neighborhoods. You’ll follow the trail of NYC’s immigrant groups and cover a lot of ground as we travel together in a Foods of NY bus. Cross the Williamsburg Bridge, enjoy breathtaking views of the historic Brooklyn Bridge, learn about the Hasidic Jewish population, eat Polish kielbasa and pierogies in Greenpoint, and check out the fresh hipster vibe and street food in North Williamsburg. Six generous tastings await you, including a true New Yorker favorite: pizza, as you explore a borough bursting with cultural and culinary personality.
This tour’s unique features include: bus tour (not a walking tour) and a longer duration than you’ll experience on other tours. Pick up and drop off are in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, but you can choose to finish in Brooklyn and walk back to Manhattan via the Brooklyn Bridge, a quintessential NY activity!
$125 / per
FOOD TASTINGS SERVED
This tour includes 6 generous tastings.
Tastings may change based on availability.
FOOD TOUR INFORMATION
All Food Tastings
One Bottle of Water
A Charming Tour Guide
Our Insiders Guide
The Brooklyn Food and Culture Tour samples the foods and history of many different Brooklyn neighborhoods, from Hipster North Williamsburg to Greenpoint, Park Slope, Carroll Gardens and DUMBO. Your expert guide will share stories, both current and historic, delighting your senses and creating a lasting memory of your visit to Brooklyn, New York!
Brooklyn is New York City’s most populous borough, located just across the East River from Manhattan. From the Russian-speaking residents of Brighton Beach to the Polish communities in Greenpoint and the large Hasidic Jewish population in Williamsburg, the borough is filled with diverse cultural enclaves. Brooklyn also boasts a thriving arts scene and a multicultural food scene that makes it an appealing destination for people from all over of the world.
After your Brooklyn tour there are many other things to do. Here are some suggestions:
Grand Army Plaza/Flatbush Ave.
500 25th St
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
End of Montague St.
New York Transit Museum
Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St
At Prospect Park
The Box House Hotel
77 Box Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States
80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
And don’t forget an Airbnb in one of Brooklyn’s culturally diverse neighborhoods!
Looking for post-tour dining suggestions? We got ‘em:
195 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn
Info: 718 855 9190 / http://madibarestaurant.com
Longtime Fort Greene destination for South African Cuisine
4408 5th Ave, Sunset Park Brooklyn
sInfo: 718 438 2009
Fantastic Domincan-style Restaurant
Caracas Arepa Bar
291 Grand St, Brooklyn
Info: 718 218 6050 / http://www.caracasarepabar.com
Authentic Venezuelan roadside cuisine
Allow us to take the stress out of one thing all New Yorkers find frustrating: Parking!
Parking Panda allows you to reserve your parking spot IN ADVANCE, so there’s nothing to do the morning of your tour arrive. You can check out real-time availability right now: Parking Panda, Greenwich Village
There are also several garages in the neighborhood. While you can’t reserve spots in advance, there are a few parking garages in the neighborhood.
18-20 Morton Street (corner of Morton and 7th Ave.) 800-836-6666 $22-$50
GMC Minetta Garage
122 West 3rd Street (between McDougal & 6th) 212-777-3530 $18.59-$33.79 (before tax)