Pizza Walking Tour of Manhattan
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Fully narrated tour
- A la carte lunch included
Crosstown Pizza Walking Tour (Little Italy and Greenwich Village)
Visit Manhattan’s famous Little Italy, which the majority of Italian immigrants called home in the early 1900s. See the streets that once overflowed with peddlers and fruit carts and where a peasants’ meal called ‘pizza’ made its debut in America. Visit America’s oldest pizzeria, and admire the sights of these two lovely neighborhoods as you walk.
Greenwich Village Pizza Walking Tour (Greenwich Village and SoHo)
Discover the evolution of pizza from its humble origins in Southern Italy to its cheesy transformation in America’s industrial cities. This Manhattan district was once a thriving Little Italy and is currently in the middle of a resurgence, with new shops being opened by recent Italian immigrants. Visit pizzerias that each specialize in a different type of pizza – types that symbolize its development from a lowly Neapolitan street food to a celebrated American staple.
Lower East Side Pizza Walking Tour (Lower East Side of Manhattan)
If you love pizza, welcome to one of the most pizza-dense neighborhoods, the Lower East Side. Everything from classic pizza-by-the-slice, old-fashioned Neapolitan fare to creative spins on this eponymous dish, this neighborhood has it all. Taste and discover its rich history. Learn about ancient pizza toppings and dough stretching techniques and compare the baking patterns of three different pizza ovens. This tour is for true pizza aficionados.
On your tour, you'll visit three of the following pizzerias:
Lombardi’s, Joe’s Pizza, Louie & Ernie’s, Rizzo’s, Keste, Nunzio’s, Sam’s Restaurant, John’s of Bleecker St, Best Pizza, Patsy’s, Totonno’s, Luzzo’s, Arturo’s, Sac’s Place, NY Pizza Suprema, Pizza Roma, J&V Pizzeria, Ben’s of Soho, Zero Otto Nove, Pizza Box, Rose & Joe’s Italian Bakery, Parisi Bakery, Pugsley’s, Pala, Via Tribunali, Williamsburg Pizza or Two Boots
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Crosstown Pizza Tour
Crosstown Pizza Tour: 3-hour pizza tour of significant pizzerias in Little Italy and lower Manhattan departing at 11am
Greenwich Village Tour 11:15am
Greenwich Village Pizza Tour: 2.5- to 3-hour pizza tour of significant pizzerias in Greenwich Village and SoHo departing at 11:15am
Greenwich Village Tour 4:45pm
Greenwich Pizza Tour: 2.5- to 3-hour pizza tour of significant pizzerias in Greenwich Village and SoHo departing at 4:45pm. Seasonal departure time
Lower East Side Pizza Tour
Lower East Side Pizza Tour: 3-hour pizza tour of significant pizzerias in the Lower East Side of Manhattan departing at 4:30pm
Pizza Fresh From the Oven!
- Pizza tour guide
- 3 slices of pizza
- Pizza survival kit including notebook, palate cleansers and take-home gift
- Toppings (pizza is kept simple to help you understand the difference between styles; toppings can be purchased for an extra fee)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Reviewed by: Takeshi I, New Zealand, March 2015
Absolutely outstanding. We got The Boss Scott for this tour and what he does not know about New York Pizza is not worth knowing. The three pizzerias we went to were Lombardi's, Prince St and Famous Joes, all different but all delicious. With plenty of detail and a detour to the oven repairers / manufacturers on the way, this tour is a must-do if you have any interest in New York Pizza. Bravo, Scott !
Reviewed by: ronald f, December 2014
This was a great food tour! Alexis, our guide, was very knowledgeable, entertaining, and so passionate about the details of preparing and eating pizza that I won't likely ever think of pizza in the same way. I Highly recommend this tour, and Alexis to guide you through the delicious world and history of NYC pizza!