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
Five Amazing Food Stops
A Neighborhood with Unique Character
Small Group Sizes
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
See why artists, writers, musicians and fashionistas have continuously flocked to this part of New York
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Tours require a minimum of 2 guests to open, and then single travelers can join. If you are a single traveler, and are having trouble booking, please email or call.
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
Thursday – Sunday, 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
Discover incredible sights and tastes on our food tour of Greenwich Village.
This quintessential NYC neighborhood charms with its rich culinary delights that pay homage to its historic Dutch and English colonial roots and storied immigrant traditions. Consistently ranking high on things to do in NYC, you and your local guide will explore NYC through a wide spectrum of cultures and histories encoded in this neighborhood’s cuisines and architecture. Stroll the shaded, brownstone-lined streets of bygone eras while learning how “The Village” became the epicenter of the bohemian and counterculture movements. See why artists, writers, musicians and fashionistas have continuously flocked to this part of New York, continuing to champion for its unique identity as a core hub and playground for NYC’s vibrant creative scenes. Along the way, you will be treated to a variety of delicious treats that are chosen to compliment your NYC experience. From the best pizza in the city to an old-school butcher shop, from French patisseries to memorable artisanal bakeries, the Village offers you a multi-course lunch you will never forget.
Want to extend your tour? We have two options for a Half Day Double Combo with either The High Line(opens in a new tab) or Historic Downtown(opens in a new tab), or a Full Day Triple Combo(opens in a new tab) that includes all 3 neighborhoods.
Should you be in the mood to indulge in a drink after the tour, let us give you recommendations to slip into the flow of local life as you blend in with crowds at one of the neighborhood’s thriving gastropubs, wine bars, or breweries.
Following your Food Tour. the Village is not quite ready to let you go. It offers easy, walkable access to neighboring hotspots of SoHo, HudsonYards, Chelsea, the Meatpacking District and East Village, Steeped in style, shopping and savory bistros, they each inspire you too create your own adventures of unexpected itineraries, spontaneous discoveries, lively wanderings against world-renowned instagrammable sites. As a portal into other portals, the Greenwich Village Food Tour reigns as one of the best tours in New York City for surpassing expectations. What other experience can you wish for?
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