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New York: Secret Food Tour of Times Square and Midtown

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    Stop At: Grand Central Terminal, 89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503

    Marvel at the magnificent terminal that was built in 1913 and is still a very relevant place for all New Yorkers. Learn about the history of its construction and uncover some secret stories. We’ll also bring you down to an intimate whisper gallery and through a secret passageway to make a secret exit away from all the crowds.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Urbanspace Vanderbilt, East 45th &, Vanderbilt Ave, New York, NY 10169, USA

    Next we’ll wander into a giant food hall known by locals as a great place to get lunch in the hustle and bustle of Midtown. Comprised of over 20 local food vendors, there is something for everyone. We have a sample from one of our favorites.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: The Kneeling Fireman, 6 E 43rd St Between Madison and Fifth, New York City, NY 10017-4609

    On certain days, we pass by this tribute to the firefighters who lost their lives during the 9/11 attacks. It’s an emotional memorial on a side street and most tourists never get to see it.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Rockefeller Center, 45 Rockefeller Plaza Rockefeller Centre, New York City, NY 10111-0100

    See the famous sites from movies and television shows as we wander around the plaza passing ice skaters in the winter and art installations in the summer. Admire the artwork all around, including one with a fascinating story inside the Comcast Building (aka 30 Rock). Then head down to the underground concourse and see how locals navigate through this city within a city.



    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: New York Public Library, 476 5th Ave New York, NY 10018, New York City, NY 10018

    On weekends, we’ll have a chance to gawk at the beautiful marble building that is a temple of learning. See the famous lions named Patience and Fortitude and head up to the majestic Rose Reading Room, where many New Yorkers do their research.



    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Bryant Park, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Ave, New York City, NY 10017

    The only park in Midtown had a storied, infamous past. We learn about what used to be here and take advantage of the amazing public space today. During the holiday months, you can take a quick look at the local markets and in the summer, hang with the locals on the lawn soaking up rays.



    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Diamond District, Ave of the Americas & W 47th St, New York City, NY 10036

    On most days, we’ll make our way through this bustling district along 47th Street. Admire the bling, avoid the salesman on the street, and let us bring you up to a secret little kosher restaurant for a savory treat.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Times Square, Broadway, New York City, NY 10036

    Take in the lights of Broadway, along with all the sounds and smells of Times Square. We talk about how this all began, discuss the changes that have happened, and introduce you to a series of secret passageways that will help combat the crowds.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Departure Point
    Grand Central Station, E 41st St, New York, NY 10168, USA
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    328 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Inclusions
    • Professional Local Guide
    • Pizza
    • Coffee
    • Pastry
    • Sandwich
    • Donut
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please wear casual clothes appropriate for the weather, and comfortable walking shoes
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    You must request Josh! I cannot emphasize this enough. He was exceptional and we could not have asked for a better person to guide us through Midtown. Josh made the city feel easy and had some great recommendations and tips for us to utilize. He...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank kimguerrero
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Once again, We hit the jackpot booking an Urban adventures tour. Brian was our local guide in New York, and he made the city personal and “local” for us - not to mention taking us the the greatest taco cafe ever! Brian took the time...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Pamelahill7
    Reviewed 1 August 2019

    Fabulous afternoon with Josh. We had a great time. If you only have time for one tour, do this one. Highly recommended.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Ldm350
    Reviewed 30 July 2019

    Brian Hoffman, our tour guide, was Awesome. Very informative. The food was delicious. Highly recommend.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Retiredteacher59
    Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

    An excellent insight into the unknown parts of NY together with great food tasting. Mary Hannah was a fabulous guide, inclusive, knowledgeable and fun. Nice size group too made the tour really enjoyable. Thanks to all. Have booked more with this company!

    Thank KateA658
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    Wanderer797480
    29 December 2018|
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    Response from nycurbanadventures | Property representative |
    Sorry - this is Brian and I am just seeing your message now. So sorry I missed it. The taco shop was Los Tacos No. 1
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    5 October 2018|
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    Response from Wanderer797480 | Reviewed this property |
    I actually did the tour week before ACL and meniscus surgery. I walked little slower and with slight limp and did fine.
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