Lower East Side Food Tour

What to expect
  • Learn about the rich history of the Lower East Side as you explore its architecture and art
  • Sample delicious foods from around the world, including dumplings and bialys
  • Visit famous sites such as Katz’s Delicatessen and the Orensanz Foundation for the Arts
  • Check out the selections of a number of well-known food shops, such as Doughnut Plant and The Pickle Guys
Have you ever eaten a potato knish? How about a bialy or pletzel? Care to try a green tea doughnut? Try them all on this food tour of the Lower East Side. You’ll visit historic synagogues, check out the area’s latest in arts and architecture, learn about life in the tenements, and master useful Yiddish phrases, all while refining your palates with delectable treats from around the globe. What better way is there to discover a city than through its food?

Note: The tour meets outside Yonah Schimmel’s Knishes Bakery at 137 E. Houston St. A max of 5 people can book at a time as per our partner's strict group booking policy. If you are group of 6 or more and place multiple bookings to go around our partner's restriction, our partner will immediately cancel your bookings. As this tour is no cost upfront, you have the opportunity to name your price depending on how you value the tour, pay-what-you-wish tours are tours for every budget! This tour works on the honor system, so please understand that if you make a reservation and don’t show up without 24 hour notice, future tours will be placed on stand-by status.
Key Highlights
Price Free!
Duration / Session 2.5 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 11 positive reviews
Cancellation must be given at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour. Failure to do so will result in future bookings being placed on stand-by status.

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