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Lonely Planet Experiences – Private Arthur Avenue Food Tour

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New York City’s Little Italy Food Tour Highlights

Discover the Little Italy of the Bronx and see the neighborhood where Broadway’s “A Bronx Tale” is set. Arthur Avenue in the Bronx remains a close-knit neighborhood of Italian food shops, most of which have been in business for over 100 years. Join us for a walking tour of Arthur Avenue and 187th Street as we visit butchers, bakers, and cheese shops, as well as the famous Arthur Avenue Retail Market. We taste some of the best bites in Little Italy and meet the food artisans who are keeping traditions alive.

  • See the Bronx’s Little Italy, where Italians still shop and own the businesses
  • Taste delicious pastries, cheese, salume, bread, and more, all made by local artisans
  • Meet the people who make the food and have owned these shops for generations
  • Learn all about the history of the Bronx and the Italian community that built the city and the neighborhood
  • Make a day of it by visiting the world-famous Bronx Zoo or New York Botanical Gardens, each within walking distance
  • Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks.
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Inclusions: English speaking guide, and food and drink samples as per the itinerary.

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, transportation to and from the meeting point, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Meeting point: In front of the Arthur Avenue entrance to the Arthur Avenue Retail Market, 2344 Arthur Ave, Bronx. View on Google Maps.
  • Starting time: 11.30 AM
  • Ending point: Arthur Avenue Retail Market.
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