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Harlem Historical Food Tour

  • Walk through Harlem on a culinary tour
  • Taste soul food, Caribbean food and African cuisine
  • Learn about the neighborhood's vibrant history from your local guide
Harlem Historical Food Tour
From USD 79.00
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Harlem Historical Food Tour
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Taste your way through Harlem's eclectic food scene on a 4-hour walking tour. Sample traditional soul food, African cuisine and Caribbean bites as you explore the neighborhood on foot with a local guide. Listen as your guide fills you in on the rich history, culture and traditions of the vibrant neighborhood. Be sure to bring your appetite, you won't leave hungry; you'll walk away with a list of restaurants you can return to in the future.
What to Expect
On this tour, you'll learn about Harlem's rich history while sampling a variety of dishes from distinctive restaurants. After the tour, use your newly acquired knowledge to explore Harlem's many culinary and cultural gems.

Harlem’s culture means much more than eating. Whether or not you're a native New Yorker, this unique and fun tour will be to place Harlem on your “must do” list in the city.

On this guided tour, tasting selections are subject to change, but typically include:

  • An authentic Soul Food restaurant
  • A Spanish Caribbean eatery
  • A French West African CafĂ©
  • A neighborhood bakery
  • An amazing tea and spice shop

All tastings are included in your ticket price. For most guests, enough food is served that a meal afterwards is not needed. You will also be given a bottle of water per person at the start of the tour.

Do not eat before the tour. You will be eating a lot of food!

Reviews (42)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great tour, guide and experience

We had a great historical tour of south Harlem and good eats as well. We had lived in NYC in the 80's and were amazed by all the changes. Quite a renaissance going on with new food places and living units. The tour guide was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EagleTravel29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Harlem Food And Cultural Tours

We had four fantastic hours walking, listening and eating in Harlem. Our group consisted of eight people from the U.S., Great Britain and Germany. The tourguide Jacqueline told us so much interesting about Harlem and its history and we could meet a living legend: Mister...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frank K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Outstanding Experience

We have been on many food tours, and this is one of the best. Jacqueline led our group with abundant enthusiasm and information on the cultural and historical perspectives of the communities we visited. The food was delicious and plentiful, and literally, our group couldn't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 11 December 2018
Great guide, knowledge of Harlem extensive, food good

We walked through Harlem to try interesting foods and get some insight into the history of Harlem as well. A highlight was going inside the Apollo.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marilynmA7603CM
Reviewed 2 December 2018
good Time

Harlem Historical Food Tour Was an exciting and excellent tour our guide George cape use moving and excited about coming to Harlem New York for an outstanding experience. The restaurants we went to the food was delicious and plentiful. I would highly recommend this tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew C
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23 May 2018|
Response from TasteHarlem | Property representative |
Hello Aileen, Sorry for the delay with my reply. I am just now seeing your message. The issues we had at that time all happen on the same day and it was not a typical tour date. Please consider us on a future visit to NYC.
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