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Famous Fat Dave's Food Tours

New York City, NY 10013
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Must do your whilst on NYC

We almost didn't book this tour as we saw other food tours at a cheaper price, but after reading... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2015
Happy-wanderes
,
Ballarat, Australia
via mobile
Absolutely Outstanding!!

My fiancé and I came to New York for 4 nights a week before Christmas. We arrived on the Saturday... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2015
Grant Z
,
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat Dave himself!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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New York City, NY 10013
Manhattan
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Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

We almost didn't book this tour as we saw other food tours at a cheaper price, but after reading the reviews on tripadvisor and checking out Dave's website we were sold! We booked a tour for our family of four and didn't look back. Dave...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2015

My fiancé and I came to New York for 4 nights a week before Christmas. We arrived on the Saturday and organised our trip that afternoon, we booked Knicks tickets, Elephant Man (on Broadway) and other things we could do as a couple. The Food...More

3  Thank Grant Z
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Reviewed 1 January 2015

Tried to do this tour in 2010, but didn't work out,SO glad I could do it this trip!! Awesome,my 15 yr old loved it too,very informative too.Do this tour early in your trip because Dave has lots of suggestions you will want to do,will definitely...More

1  Thank April67_12
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Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

We had a great time riding around with Dave! Every place we went, we were greeted with a warm welcome and ate great food. The egg and eggplant sandwich we had was one of our favorites, as were the pickles, pastrami, and Spumoni! Dave's stories...More

1  Thank WaynemegSC
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

I like to think I'm a pretty thrifty person and the price of FFD's tour originally made me a bit worried that I would regret the expenditure since I can use google maps and yelp to find good places myself. But, I figured at least...More

Thank Chris K
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

Dave is a really lovely fella and was informative and entertaining from the start. With his excellent knowledge of NYC and his choice of food outlets was amazing. He even took us to Cony Island as he knew I wanted to go there. Hot dogs...More

Thank Franko D
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

We did this tour for my Dad's 80th birthday and I would have to say it was the highlight of his trip to New York. Dave picked up 5 of us in Greenwich Village and we spent the afternoon with him driving around Brooklyn &...More

Thank Ron C
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

My husband has been wanting to do this tour but I was always afraid it would be too much food and he is hard to book with (2nd time I've tried). I thankfully was in the waiting list and he had a cancellation, so we...More

1  Thank shelley s
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Reviewed 17 December 2014

Dave was an extremely knowledgeable and attentive guide and certainly made this tour memorable. We had a great variety of foods and more than enough to eat. We also went to places that we would never have gone ourselves and the tour was a great...More

Thank TLXX
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Reviewed 13 December 2014

Our group of (5) people met Dave at a specified location in Greenwich Village at 11:00 AM. He arrived with hot chocolate for everyone since it was a chilly day and he knew we would be cold waiting outside for him. He gave us an...More

1  Thank lanarose781
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Carl D
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Response from Dave W | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to email him... not post it on TripAdvisor ;) Dave at FamousFatDave
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Cheri S
28 December 2015|
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Response from Jill W | Reviewed this property |
Daves tour was by car, I'm sure that they will be running in Feb, send him an email. It was one of the highlights of our trip. Jill
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