Our personal tour guide, Nancy was fabulous! We were treated to yummy mini meals at 4 stops in “Hell’s Kitchen.” The food was excellent, the pace was perfect and it was fun to learn about the history of the area. Highly recommended!
Hell's Kitchen Food Tour
Wide Variety of Delicious Cuisines
A True Local Experience
Private Version of Tour Available
Enjoy the flavors of the city’s most diverse food neighborhood
Explore New York City’s most underrated food destination, Hell’s Kitchen. Immigrant history, gang life at the docks, and an eclectic international mix of dishes are waiting for you on this unique food tour. Our Hell’s Kitchen Food Tour takes you to the best restaurants in midtown, some say the best food in New York. Manhattan Walking Tours will treat you to the culinary experience of a lifetime on this food tour, from empanadas to custom-made donuts – and don’t forget the Baba Ganoush!
Treat yourself to the ultimate culinary exploration with something for all tastes featuring a wide variety of cuisines for you to enjoy
Get to know this diverse neighborhood just west of the Theater District where a world of ethnic food choices are available
Get to know the history of this thriving neighborhood, including the many theories as to the origin of its name
Visit some best restaurants in midtown, some say the best food in New York
A favorite food destination among locals and visitors alike
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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
54th Street and 8th 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
Our Hell’s Kitchen Food Tour takes you to the best restaurants in midtown, some say the best food in New York. Manhattan Walking Tour will treat you to the culinary experience of a lifetime on this food tour, from empanadas to custom-made donuts – and don’t forget the Baba Ganoush!
And there is so much more. Hell’s Kitchen is a diverse neighborhood just west of the Theater District where a world of ethnic food choices are available, and that makes this truly a New York City food tour. New York locals and visitors alike visit Hell’s Kitchen for its amazing restaurants, and Manhattan Walking Tour will also give you the inside scoop on how this thriving neighborhood came to be. There are at least three stories of how Hell’s Kitchen got its name. We know them all, and on our food tour, we make the history come alive for you.
Taking our food tour of Hell’s Kitchen is like taking a food tour of all of New York City. New Yorkers love food from all over the world and this food tour will give you a taste of living (and eating) like a New Yorker. And you’ll discover great restaurants to try when you have Broadway tickets, too.
So join us on our Hell’s Kitchen food tour, and you’ll find out this “kitchen” is a little bit of heaven.
Hell’s Kitchen does not just have great food and history, but also has an amazing “Nightlife”. Try our “add-on” and find out why this is one of NYC ’s hot spots. You can enjoy a pint of world-class craft beer at one of our favorite pubs in the area. If beer is not on the top of your list then sip some fine wine at the end of your NYC food tour in a cozy atmosphere.
Because Hell’s Kitchen is in the heart of New York City, taking this tour at 12:30 gives you ample opportunity to explore nearby landmarks including Columbus Circle, Times Square, the Empire State Building, Central Park, 5th Ave, Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall. There are great things to see and do on your way to the tour, and even more after. Of course there is a lot to eat on our Manhattan food tour of Hell’s Kitchen, 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 Hell’s Kitchen 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 a historic tour of Times Square(opens in a new tab) or Central Park(opens in a new tab) either before or after your food tour. Want to do them all? Our Triple Combo tour includes all three – Times Square, Hell’s Kitchen and Central Park(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 Hell’s Kitchen food tour:
- Begin your morning at Rockefeller Center for a taping of The Today Show on The Plaza.
- Or ascend to the Top of the Rock for spectacular NYC views including the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings. It’s just a short walk from here to your Hell’s Kitchen food tour.
- Take a bicycle, pedicab or carriage ride, or even rent a rowboat, in Central Park. Any way you experience the legendary, 843-acre NYC enclave, with or without us, is sure to be magical.
- Score Broadway show tickets from the half-price ticket booth in Times Square. Snap selfies in front of the Times Building, where the New Years Eve ball drops, and with the many famous billboards and street performers.
- Just 3 blocks from the start of our Hell’s Kitchen NYC food tour is the renowned 5th Avenue. Take a sidewalk stroll and window shop at iconic, luxury retailers such as Saks, Bergdorf Goodman, Louis Vuitton, Prada and, of course, Tiffany & Co.
- Head over to the waterfront after your guided tour to explore a World War II aircraft carrier and the Enterprise space shuttle (among many other cool exhibits) at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
- Start your day with a Visit the stunning, historic St. Patrick’s Cathedral, where self-guided audio tours are available and services are held daily.
Check Out What Our Guests Are Saying
Manhattan Walking Tour is perhaps the best way to get to know Hell’s Kitchen in an afternoon.
My husband and I enjoyed an entertaining, informative, and delicious tour of Hell’s Kitchen on Saturday
Overall the food was excellent and let us try things we otherwise normally wouldn’t have and all of the group reported they really enjoyed the whole experience and tour. Highly recommended!