Guided tour

New York: Financial District Street Food Tasting Tour

4.6 / 5

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New York: Financial District Street Food Tasting Tour

From £39.06 per person

Explore the Financial District through the culture of its street food and step into the world of New York City’s food trucks and carts. Hear stories about the past, present, and future of the street food scene and enjoy 6 generous gourmet tastings.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Meet the street food vendors of New York and hear what it's like to run a food cart or food truck
  • Enjoy 6 tastings, including recipes from award-winning carts and trucks
  • Support the Street Vendor Project with part of your ticket price donated to the cause
Full description
Experience New York City’s street food beyond the hot dog carts and pretzel stands. Take a 2-hour guided walk through the Financial District and sample an international buffet of foodie offerings. Observe the genius that crams full kitchens into improbably small carts, and hear stories from proprietors, who range from struggling immigrants to culinary school dropouts and former 4-star restaurant chefs. Along the way, learn about the history of the industry and the challenges of running these thriving, but feverishly demanding, businesses. You will never look at street carts the same way again once you see and taste the delectable dishes crafted in the curbside kitchens. The menu rotates from day-to-day in order to best represent the variety of delicious options. Tastings may include the likes of falafel over rice, Jamaican jerk chicken with soul food sides, Bengali kati rolls, Grandma's pizza, Vietnamese bánh mì sandwiches, and gourmet hot chocolate, cappuccino, or iced coffee.
Includes
  • Live tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Map
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • Masks are required while indoors
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof that they have received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved Covid-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US
    • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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    This tour begins at the outdoor seating area located at 145 Front Street, at the corner of Front Street and Maiden Lane, just outside the Continental Center.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Weather-appropriate clothing
    • Face mask or protective covering

    Know before you go

    • The tour includes approximately 1 mile of walking
    • Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated if advance notice is provided
    • The sidewalks and streets are wheelchair-accessible if tour participants can make their way to the meeting location
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 5 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Service
      4.3/5
    • Organization
      4.7/5

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    Wir hatten diese Tour mit Brian und es war sehr gut. Brian ist mit voller Leidenschaft dabei und gibt so viele Informationen wie möglich weiter. Er kümmert sich gut um die Gruppe, das Essen war sehr gut und man hat einfach nur Spaß. Er bietet auch eine Tour in Midtown an, die etwas andere Gerichte zum verkosten beinhaltet. Wer eine Foodtour machen will, sollte auf jeden Fall diese hier auswählen.

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    leckere Tour, genug zu Essen und tolle NY Tipps von Brian

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