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Bronx Little Italy Shopping and Tasting Tour

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    Stop At: Arthur Avenue Retail Market, 2344 Arthur Ave, New York City, NY 10458-8104

    Over 2 hours you'll explore nearly a dozen food shops with a Little Italy insider. You'll find out which shop makes the best fresh mozzarella, where to get real San Marzano tomatoes and discover the spot where you can get the finest extra virgin olive oil from Sicily. Your walking tour will cover Arthur Avenue, Hughes Avenue and 187th Street. Food: Tastings of pastry, bread, cheese and salumi, equivalent to a small to medium sized lunch. • Say hi to Peter at Vincent's Meat Market named one of the 10 best butcher shops in New York City. • Sample imported Italian cheese at Calandra's also known for their exquisite fresh ricotta made daily. • Take a stroll through the Arthur Avenue Retail Market and sort through the high quality pastas, flours, cookies, and canned tomatoes imported from Italy at Mount Carmel Foods. • Look up at the "sausage chandelier" at Calabria Pork Store and sample their house cured pork products. • Taste authentic Sicilian cannoli at Caffé & Gelato. • Visit Addeo's bakery for a taste of the addictive chicola bread made with chunks of crispy cured pork. • Borgatti Ravioli for fresh pasta and ravioli made with love. • Egidio Pastry Shop where Carmela Lucciola uses Don Pasquale Egidio's original recipes from the 19th century. • Teitel Brothers, where chefs go to shop and where you can buy authentic Italian olive oils at a low price. • Joe's Deli for the best fresh mozzarella in Little Italy. Throughout the tour we'll sample bread, pastry, cheese and salumi, equivalent to a small to medium sized lunch. Shops make certain specialties on certain days or for particular holidays. Samples will be adjusted to reflect the best of Little Italy on the date of your tour.
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    Departure Point
    Arthur Avenue Retail Market, 2344 Arthur Ave, The Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Food tasting
    • Lunch
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    • Gratuities
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
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    Reviewed yesterday

    This was a very nice tour of the "other" Little Italy of New York, and one centered around Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. We had a great time with our guide (Nicola (sp?)) and the other guests. There were a total of 6 of us...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank NancyDenver2013
    Danielle O, Owner at Arthur Avenue Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hi Nancy, Thank you for your review. We appreciate hearing from our guests and using the feedback to always improve what we offer. As such, let me address the areas of concern you noted in your review: 1) I'm glad you found Nicola as smart...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2019

    We toured the Bronx's Little Italy with Danielle and loved it. She is very knowledgeable and took us to great food shops where we sampled a variety of Italian delicacies. I would highly recommend this tour as Arthur Avenue is the "real" little Italy. This...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Nicole P
    Reviewed 9 September 2019

    I bought this as a gift for my mother in law and father in law; they have not stopped thanking me! They had so much fun, the food was AMAZING, and Danielle the tour guide was so knowledgeable! We have been going Arthur Ave for...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Gessika L
    Reviewed 19 August 2019

    Very comprehensive tour. All the shop keepers were very friendly and accommidating. Tour guide, Danielle was local and very knowledgeable. Will definitely come back.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank albrla
    Reviewed 6 August 2019

    I grew up in the late 40's, early 50's in an Italian neighborhood is Providence, RI. I couldn't believe how 70 years later there are still remnants in the Bronx on Arthur Avenue of the shops I remember from my childhood. There are bakeries, fish,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank pz2150
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    22 September 2019|
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    Response from albrla | Reviewed this property |
    Don't know. I live in Jersey and drove in across GW bridge. . Assume u can Uber. Don't know about subwsy.
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