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Flatiron Food, Architecture and History Tour

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  • Sample a variety of gourmet foods from eateries loved by locals
  • Go with a guide: The amount of shops and cafes can be overwhelming
  • Learn little-known facts about the area’s history and architecture
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Flatiron Food, Architecture and History Tour
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Overview
Explore two of New York’s most charming neighborhoods, Flatiron and Union Square, on this food, history, and architecture tour. A local guide provides an insider’s perspective on the city, and takes you to spots you may not have found on your own. The tasting menu constitutes a full lunch, and includes treats such as artisanal grilled cheese, a classic New York sub, and fresh croissants.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the Flatiron district in the morning, and head to Eataly, an Italian food market. There, enjoy a coffee at Caffe Lavazza and a warm slice of breakfast focaccia.
Stroll over to Eisenberg’s, a sandwich joint loved by locals and celebrities. Pause for photos of the iconic triangular Flatiron Building directly across the street as you listen to the guide’s stories about its architecture. Your small group size encourages questions and conversation.
Follow the guide down to Beecher’s, a hard-to-spot gem near Union Square. As you indulge in one of its famous grilled cheeses, watch the cheese being made in the on-site factory.
Absorb the revolutionary history of Union Square, courtesy of your guide. On arrival at Breads Bakery, hidden away from the bustle of Union Square, enjoy a fresh pastry with the group. The tour ends here, steps from the park and shopping on Fifth Avenue.
Reviews (56)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great walking tour of Flatiron district and Union Square!

The tour was everything it promised and more. Small, friendly group, started on time, and Rory, our bubbly, animated, very knowledgeable, licensed tour guide, made the experience perfect! Lots of facts about the history of the neighborhoods, local spots for wonderful food, places to relax,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RUfan2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fantastic Flatiron food and history!!

My friend and I just had the greatest day in NYC taking the Flatiron history, architectural and food tour! We learned so many interesting facts about the flatiron area and stopped for some delicious food along the way. Rory, our tour guide was so much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank janet v
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile
Excellent tour

My daughter and I chose this food tour for our trip to NYC and it did not disappoint! Our guide, Roary was extremely pleasant and expertly knowledgeable of the history of the area as well as the architectural structures. It was a very interesting tour...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile
Amazing architecture

Walking the streets of NYC, you see incredibly old and beautiful buildings. This tour finally gave us some insight into the history behind them. From the Flatiron building to Ladies Mile, Union Square and points in between (and even the Chrysler building which was not...More

1  Thank kathyinmontreal
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile
A Native Re-discovering My City.

As a New Yorker expat, re-discovering my city was a rare trip. My cousin booked this tour and got me to join her. Well, the things one take for granted became alive with history and fabulous learning. Our tour guide Rory, was a lovely young...More

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