Local Flavors of Brooklyn Small-Group Walking Tour
Fully narrated tour
Led by a local guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Duration: 3 hours
Meet your guide at the city park in Carrol Gardens to take in the sights, sounds, and flavors of one of the most diverse and culturally impactful neighborhoods in the country. Brooklyn has played a vital role in the history of the United States, being the first American home to many of the immigrants two came to the new world during the height of the Great Wave period. Even today, it’s a cultural mish-mosh of those who dare to live the American dream in one of the worlds largest and most vibrant cities. Join a local food guide on a walking tour that serves as a tasting adventure through the cultures of many of the different types of people who call Brooklyn home. Specifically, your tour will take place in the Carroll Gardens Neighborhood of Brooklyn, one of the most food diverse area in all of NYC. Carroll Gardens is home to markets, cafes, bistros, delicatessens, pastry shops and more serving up delicacies from a global array of cultures.
Your tour will include tasting at seven different locations, including an Italian coffee shop, a middle eastern bakery, a Russian tea room, an old-time soda fountain, and more. Get off the beaten path and eat the way those who call NYC home do day in and day out. You will have plenty of opportunities for photos as well along the way so bring your camera.
Price includes seven tastings at the eateries included along the tour route. Additional items are available at each eatery if you choose at your own expense. Beverages are not included in the price, you may bring a water container of your own and refill it as needed at locations along the route Price does not include gratuity for the tour guide or the hosts at the eateries both of which are highly recommended. This is a walking tour, please wear comfortable shoes. There will plenty of opportunity to sit and rest and to take restroom breaks along the route. This tour is NOT weather dependent, so please dress accordingly and for seasonal New York City Weather which can be very hot in the summer and very cold in the winter. Please, no children under the age of 14. Both electronic and paper vouchers are accepted for this activity. Please arrive at the meetup location 15 minutes early to check in and get acquainted with other tour participants. This activity is wheelchair and mobility issue accessible, please let the tour operator know what your specific needs are at the time of booking. This tour DOES NOT return you to your original location, but it is nearby so please plan accordingly. Food allergies and sensitivities can be accommodated to some extent. Please let the tour operator know what your specific concerns are when you book your activity. This tour is given in English and all of the eateries will have English speaking staff available to answer questions about the food, the establishments, and the area.