The East Village boasts more restaurants per capita than almost anywhere else in the world. With an ethnically diverse community, one can find virtually every type of cuisine here. Its unrivaled food is served up with a large side order of history and culture that includes the Dutch years of early New York to the era of Kleindeutschland, when German immigrants dominated the area; from the counter-culture scene of the 1950s and ‘60s to the punk rock explosion of the 1970s.
We’ll savor a delicious array of cuisines and flavors including:
And don’t worry – we’ll walk off the calories as we visit these historic and cultural sites:
So come join Free Tours By Foot on a feast of worldly flavors and worthy historic locales!
At the food stops, you will choose what treats you would like to sample (or eat in whole). Try them all or none at all. Unlike other tours that charge around $50 with some excluding food, on this tour, YOU choose what to eat and how much to spend. All recommended items are less than $4. Suggested amount to bring for snacks is $7-10, depending on your appetite! Vegetarian and vegan options available at several shops.
Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Tour distance is approximately 1 mile (1.6K)
When: @1pm on Sundays (mid-March-Dec), @1pm Fridays (Jan-Feb). Tours go out rain or shine. Dress appropriate for the weather. View our Calendar
Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone’s budget. Suggested amount to bring for snacks is $7-15, depending on your appetite.