My husband and I completed the Greenwich village and downtown walking tour. We enjoyed a variety of delicious foods, from chocolate to pizza to sandwiches, old fashioned soda cream drinks, and more.
Greenwich Village Food Tour
Lots of Great Food
A Neighborhood with Unique Character
Private Version of Tour Available
Experience this culinary and cultural hot-spot of downtown Manhattan
Discover New York City’s most historic residential neighborhood, Greenwich Village. Hidden streets, gorgeous Brownstones, and the best pizza in NYC are just a few of the highlights waiting for you on this small-group food tour.
Explore the narrow streets and quaint parks, as you listen to stories of artists, bohemians, rock stars, and mayors who have made their mark on the neighborhood
Savor the tastes like the best New York City pizza, the city’s oldest butcher shop and more
Discover the history of the area from the Dutch and English colonial periods to its Beat Poet and avant-garde art roots
For those who love to shop, Greenwich Village rivals SoHo as the shopping mecca of New York City, with new stores being added every day!
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Upon your reservation, you will receive a confirmation with maps and best mode of transportation to get to your meeting point
Near Bleecker & 6th Avenue
Seven days a week, rain or shine
Approximately 120 minutes
All tours are semi-private with 8 people or less
All your food and drink at five (5) different spots is included, and a fully qualified, knowledgeable, award-winning tour guide
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required. Any other dietary needs cannot be accommodated on this tour (vegan, kosher, nut allergies, dairy-free or gluten-free diets)
It is a walking tour, but the pace is slow and comfortable
What You’ll Do and Eat
The food is plentiful – enough for a full lunch – and you will enjoy the best eats New York City has to offer. You can do this NYC food tour and still have plenty of time to explore numerous New York landmarks in the surrounding neighborhoods.
Discover incredible sights and tastes on our food tour of Greenwich Village. Find out how the Village has maintained its unique character within New York City. From the Dutch and English colonial periods to its Beat Poet and avant-garde art roots, today the Village has evolved to become the current hot-spot of downtown Manhattan. You’ll also discover out-of-the-way jazz clubs, the finest chocolatiers, and independent bookstores that carry on Greenwich Village’s bohemian traditions.
Waves of immigrants and celebrities have settled in this peaceful residential neighborhood of Manhattan. Our Greenwich Village food tour takes you through cobblestone streets and quaint parks, pointing out the stories of artists and bohemians as well as rock star musicians and fashionistas.
Greenwich Village rivals SoHo as the shopping mecca of New York City, with new stores being added every day. See if you can figure out which ones have been there for decades, and which are brand new. Whether you take the New York City subway or come in a limousine, there is something for you. If not the food, then the shopping. If not the shopping, then the history. But no matter who you are or what your interests are, Greenwich Village has a great experience in store for you. See the beauty of Greenwich Village as never before on our walking tour.
If you like, you can add on a libation to complete your foodie experience, try our “add-on a drink” and find out why Greenwich Village is one of NYC’s hot spots. You can enjoy a pint of world-class craft beer at one of the many micro-beer bars in the area. If beer is not on the top of your list then sip some fine wine at the end of your food tour.
Also convenient to your Greenwich Village tour are SOHO, Hudson Yards, Chelsea, the Meatpacking District and the East Village. There are great things to do on your way to the tour, and even more after. Of course there is a lot of food on our Manhattan food tours of Greenwich Village, so a stroll through another neighborhood is just what you need to work up an appetite and/or walk it all off.
In addition to this tour, we offer guided tours of 2 nearby areas that pair well with Greenwich Village at a substantial discount. It is seamless and your guide travels with you from one tour to the other. We have two Double Combos that last about 3.5 hours. Choose to add in the (opens in a new tab)(opens in a new tab) either before or after your food tour. Want to do them all? Our Triple Combo tour includes all three – (opens in a new tab)(opens in a new tab).
Additional Things We Recommend for You to See and Do
For those of you who want to discover New York City landmarks on your own, here is a list that works well with your Greenwich Village food tour:
- Wander through Chelsea Market in the old Meatpacking Packing District on your way to our NYC food tour.
- Go for a morning stroll on The High Line, then take in an exhibit at the Whitney Museum before eating your way through Greenwich Village on NYC’s best food tour.
- Explore Hudson Yards, a modern architectural wonderland with a 7 story shopping mall.
- After the Greenwich Village tour, you are just a stone’s throw from the world-class shopping and art galleries of historic SOHO.
- Washington Square Park, in the heart of NYU, is a must-see. Make sure to snap a pic looking down 5th Ave from under the iconic arch for a great view of the Empire State Building.
- Take a peek inside one of NYC’s most interesting historic buildings, the castle-like Jefferson Market Library, once a courthouse and women’s prison.
- Head into the East Village, “the epicenter of cool,” to experience famed New York City street art, vintage shops and music clubs.
Check Out What Our Guests Are Saying
What a great experience for the Leadership Team – after two long days of meetings, this tour gave them energy and they were really thrilled to learn more about Greenwich Village
Kudos to Alex and Manhattan Walking Tours for an excellent afternoon spent touring Greenwich Village