The Best of Brooklyn
Half-Day Food and Culture Tour
An exclusive history and gastronomy lesson complete with Brooklyn Bridge views
Start with a drive and history lesson, through Greenwich Village, while getting great views of the famous Washington Square Park.
Follow the trail of NYC’s immigrant groups from their beginnings on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and then cross over the Williamsburg Bridge to see where they’ve settled. Capture gorgeous views of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Observe the Hasidic Jewish Population in their cultural enclave and note their traditional attire. Hear about North Williamsburg and its invasion of youthful & artistic hipsters who are reviving this food-focused area.
Visit Greenpoint, featuring one of largest Polish populations, and enjoy a feast of kielbasa sausage and pierogies. Watch our favorite Pizzaiolo prepare a delicious brick-oven pizza and taste chocolates at the famous Jacques Torres Chocolate Shop.
$125 / per
FOOD TASTINGS SERVED
This tour includes 6 generous tastings.
Tastings may change based on availability.
All Food Tastings
One Bottle of Water
A Charming Tour Guide
Our Insiders Guide
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.
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!
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)