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New York: Secret Food, History and Culture of Little Italy Tour

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USD 79.00
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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide and a small group of 12 people or fewer in front of the Arthur Avenue entrance to the Arthur Avenue Retail Market. Begin your tour by walking through the stalls of the market alongside your guide, making a special stop to see what foods have just arrived from Italy.

    Then, tour some of the family-run food shops in the neighborhood, many of which have remained in business for more than 100 years. Head next door to a pork shop, sample house-made ricotta at a cheese store, and taste white chocolate bread at a local bakery. Continue to a pastry shop, pasta shop, and deli for a sample of hand-pulled mozzarella.

    Complete your tour back where you began at the Arthur Avenue Retail Market, within walking distance of the Bronx Zoo and New York Botanical Gardens.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    2344 Arthur Ave, The Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • English speaking guide
    • Pastry
    • Cheese
    • Salami
    • Bread
    • Oyster
    • Other Tastings
    • Gratuities for your guide
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost.
    • Dress is casual, but please dress comfortably and appropriate for the weather.
    • Maximum of 12 people per tour
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Thoroughly enjoyed walking around this neighbourhood sampling all of the yummy food! We sampled cheeses, oysters, sausages, cookies, cannoli and pizza. All was yummy! We also heard how the area has changed. Brian was very knowledgeable and a great guide.
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    I loved this tour a lot and my guide Jillian was amazing. We had a lot of fun and she fed me until I almost burst. No complaints there. She also imparted some great information about the area and the food that we ate.
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    Beautiful day with Gracie, a Guide that knew the shop keepers like they were family. Easy walk in a community with great warmth and hospitality. Lots of food. Bring a small shopping bag or backpack. You will need it.
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    This tour exceeds any expectations from start to finish. Our local expert, Brian, was a wealth of information sharing stories and history that painted a vibrant picture of this area. Sampling a wide variety of locally prepared products, some with a multi generational 100 year
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    This was the Little Italy we were looking for!! We visited Manhattan’s Little Italy, but this was what I expected Little Italy to be!! Gracie, our tour guide was knowledgeable and very personable!! The food was outstanding!! We wanted to stay and eat at one of the restaurants
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 2h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
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