Best of Brooklyn Half-Day Food and Culture, Bus and Walking Tour

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Best of Brooklyn Half-Day Food and Culture, Bus and Walking Tour
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The new culinary center of the Big Apple, where food and dining trends are dispersed to the rest of the country, is Brooklyn. And with this half-day tour, you can take a big bite out of it. From old ethnic enclaves to the latest hipster 'hoods, Brooklyn's dining scene is both diverse and cutting edge. Munch pierogies in Polish-dominated Greenpoint and hip farm-to-table fare in Williamsburg. This guided eating tour of New York's coolest and tastiest borough is ideal for foodies and the people who love them.
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In Brief

New York, United States
United States
5 hours
Important InfoInfo
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Stop At: West Village, New York City, NY

You begin your tour in this historic district.

Feel free to arrive early and enjoy the unique character of this charming downtown neighborhood.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Williamsburg Bridge, Delancey St, New York City, NY 11104

The Williamsburg Bridge is a suspension bridge in New York City that crosses the East River, connecting the Lower East Side of Manhattan at Delancey Street with the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Stop At: Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

This rapidly-changing hipster hot spot is a thriving art community with a dazzling array of shops, restaurants, and night spots.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Greenpoint Heights, 278 Nassau Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222-3701

Home to one of largest Polish populations in the United States, here you can see a mix of old and new businesses on Manhattan Avenue, which resembles a main street in small-town America. Greenpoint’s refreshing feel makes exploring the neighborhood and its culinary delights a real pleasure.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-9750

Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre (34-hectare) park on the Brooklyn side of the East River in New York City.

Stop At: Manhattan Skyline, New York City, NY

You can see the NYC skyline from the coastline in Brooklyn.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Jacques Torres Chocolate, 66 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1135

Indulge your sweet tooth with the famous bonbons of the Jacques Torres chocolate factory.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY 11201

The final stop on the tour includes the opportunity to be drooped off near the iconic Brooklyn Bridge to walk across, or stay on the bus and enjoy a ride back to the starting point in Greenwich Village, New York.


  • Transport by climate-controlled bus
  • Licensed NYC sightseeing guide
  • Luggage storage available upon request; your luggage is stowed at the rear of the bus
  • Food tasting
  • Bottle of water
  • Vegetarian options & other dietary restrictions can be accomodated with advance notice when booking
  • Entry/Admission - Jacques Torres Chocolate


  • Alcoholic beverages (available for purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

205 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012, USA

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Much of this tour takes place on a comfortable, temperature-controlled bus. While there is walking in each of the neighborhoods, this tour is comfortable even during the colder months
  • Please bring child seats for all children under 6 years of age. These are not supplied on the tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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 23 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Rick our guide was AMAZING!!! So much knowledge and really passionate about the culture of Brooklyn.
• Submitted 18 Nov 2019
It was a great tour. Our guide Laurie was great. She remembered our names and was very knowledgeable. I highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 14 Oct 2019
Laurie was an excellent tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and made the tour both informative and fun. All of the good stops were great. Must do for anyone visiting NYC
• Submitted 14 Oct 2019
Everything was great in our tour! Thank you Laurie,you did great job!The bus was very comfortable and all the food was different and delicious !
• Submitted 07 Oct 2019
Rick was fun, informative and helpful. The food stops gave us a good feel for each area of Brooklyn and the food was delicious. Highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 02 Oct 2019
This tour was a delight and an excellent way to see Brooklyn. We went on a Saturday which turned out to be even more intriguing as we got to see how different groups and cultures live in Brooklyn (hipsters, Jewish and Polish communities, etc.). Our guide, Rick, was wonderful. He had a great mannerism about him and his voice was great for story telling. He shared with the group historic insights and funny encounters he had experienced as well. Out of the 6 stops for tastings was Table 87. It was the best pizza we had in New York by far. The pizza is made in a coal oven!! Rick also plays photographer and takes great pride in making sure you get a good shot of the Brooklyn Bridge. Super amazing excursion- strongly recommend!
• Submitted 02 Oct 2019
The Brooklyn half day food tour was phenomenal. The tour guide, Laurie, was knowledgeable, entertaining and very excited to share her food knowledge. The food was delicious and I would highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 18 Sep 2019
This tour was absolutely incredible! Our guide Laurie was amazing and provided great details and history on the area as we drove around. She was also very helpful in recommending things to do while visiting New York. The food was incredible at all the places and the diversity of the cuisines was intriguing. At the end of the tour, we were given the option to walk over the Brooklyn Bridge rather than being driven back to the meeting point, which we chose to do- I highly recommend it as it is a great way to see the city. I cannot recommend this tour and our guide Laurie more highly!
• Submitted 13 Sep 2019
It was my wife and mine 50th anniversary. The food tasting along the route throughout Brooklyn was very delicious We met very interesting kind people from various states across the USA
• Submitted 09 Sep 2019
Great 1/2 day tour! So organized. They sent reminder texts and called. Laurie was amazing. She was professional, knowledgeable and extremely personable. The food stops were delicious and we learned so much about Brooklyn! Definitely worth it!
• Submitted 20 Aug 2019
We enjoyed our guide Rick and driver Jerome. Yummy stops with history to go with the food and restaurants. Other notable sites were pointed out. Highly recommend it for a great afternoon.
• Submitted 01 Aug 2019
Great experience touring Brooklyn with our tour guide Rick - food was really good and we appreciated learning about Brooklyn's history! Highly recommend taking this tour!
• Submitted 30 Jul 2019
What a great day! We saw and learned so much about Brooklyn! It was truly amazing and the food stops were fabulous! We canceled our dinner plans afterwards because we were stuffed! Our Guide, Rick, truly loves what he does and as a result, it was a great way to experience Brooklyn and a very memorable day!
• Submitted 16 Jul 2019
For Father's Day, I booked the Food and Cultural Tour of Brooklyn for my family. Rick was our tour guide and Carlos was our driver. The weather was threatening so it was a relief to be in a luxury bus for the tour. Very little walking required, although we could have used it given the amount of food we ate. Rick's knowledge of Brooklyn was beyond compare. I found it all facinating, and he was an absolute pleasure. The food stops included a meatball, falafel, pierogies and kielbasa, cannoli, chocolates, pizza and more. All the best of their neighborhoods. It was a great day. Could not recommend it enough. Thank you Rick and Carlos for such a great day.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Mr Rick (tour guide) and Mr Jerome (bus driver) truly showed us the best of Brooklyn’s food culture! Safe and comfortable bus transportation. Loved how Mr Rick gave us the history backgrounds of the neighborhoods and food culture. So much food is provided to taste. Thank you Oasis, Table 87, Krolewskie Jadlo, Monteleone Bakery and Jacques Torres for your hospitality and great tasting food and desserts! Highly recommend this tour and these 4 places! Also Appreciated the communication with the tour company. They really made sure we were properly informed with the pick up time, place and tour guide. Love Brooklyn!
• Submitted 13 May 2019
The tour was great the guide was excellent would recommend for good introduction to Brooklyn. all the stops were great
• Submitted 11 Apr 2019
Tour was superior. Good fun interesting info delicious food Would recommend Great tour guide and bus driver
• Submitted 18 Mar 2019
Excellent tour of Brooklyn with history, tastes of different parts of the borough. The tour guide was fantastic
• Submitted 05 Mar 2019
We had a very knowledgeable guide, nice variety of foods, just the right length tour. The driver made it easy to access all sites.
• Submitted 22 Oct 2018
Awesome tour with Rick and Jerome (driver). The food was great and both were really knowledgeable. Very much enjoyed.
• Submitted 08 Oct 2018
Everything about this tour was terrific. Our guide, Laurie, was kind, funny, and knowledgeable. The food was excellent--and there was so much of it. Plan to skip dinner following the tour--you'll be stuffed. A real plus was seeing how much my adult son enjoyed the tour. He moved to Brooklyn a month ago and really wants to get to know the place better. I noticed that he bookmarked in Yelp all the places Laurie mentioned so that he can visit them with friends. Foods of NY Yours and Laurie, many thanks for a super day.
• Submitted 19 Aug 2018
Great way to learn more about Brooklyn and enjoy some great food samples along the way. Our tour guide and driver were excellent and we received a lot of historical information during the tour . A nice group of people about 20 and a great way to see Brooklyn. Great value too!
• Submitted 11 Jul 2018
My family loved and enjoyed this tour. Thank you to Mr. Rick for introducing Brooklyn to us. Quite educational, cultural and fun. Thank you also to Jerome (Navy Veteran) for being friendly and a good driver. Rick's knack for telling a story makes every boring book exciting. He's a gifted tour guide that knows how to capture his audience by the way he expressed his thoughts and feelings. He's real passionate at what he does. Thank you Rick...when the trip was over, we felt like we have known Brooklyn for a while. Like I told you at the end of the trip, you put the
• Submitted 10 Jul 2018
This tour was GREAT!!
• Submitted 05 Jul 2018

In Brief

New York, United States
United States
5 hours

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