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Local Flavors of Brooklyn Small-Group Walking Tour

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Overview
Escape crowded Manhattan for a less-visited borough – Brooklyn! Eat like a local as you explore the delicious eateries sprinkled around Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood with a local guide. Taste ethnic and local cuisine, and go off the beaten path to see how Brooklyn's diverse residents get their food fixes. Make sure to come hungry! This walking tour includes stops anywhere from new artisanal food shops to historic Middle Eastern markets.
Highlights
  • Explore Brooklyn like a local with your guide and small group for company
  • Enjoy a number of generous samples at different shops in Carroll Gardens
  • Learn about the history of Brooklyn and its culinary scene from your guide
  • Receive a neighborhood map to use for later explorations
What to Expect
This small-group tour of Carroll Gardens and its food scene kicks off at Stinky Bklyn, an artisanal cheese shop. This tour occurs over lunchtime and includes a generous array of nibbles, so come ready to snack. Sample some cheese, and hear stories about the cheese shop before heading to your next stop. As you explore what Carroll Gardens has to offer, your guide shares stories about the neighborhood, about Brooklyn’s history, and the business owners who have helped turn the area into a hot spot for food lovers. During the tour, you visit a number of stops, including a Middle Eastern bakery, an Italian coffee shop, and an old-fashioned soda fountain. In addition to the culinary stops, you’ll also get to admire the characteristic brownstone houses found in the area. The tour ends on Court Street, near a subway station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Stinky Bklyn
Departure Time
12:00 PM
Duration
3h
Return Details
Court Street between Kane and Degraw Streets
Inclusions
  • All food tastings and beverages
  • Knowledgeable local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Urban Oyster Tours
  • Entry/Admission - New York City Urban Adventures
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
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 5 days ago via mobile

What a brilliant introduction to Brooklyn migrant and food history. The tour is extensive and a must for foodies and cultural historians. Greg is so enthusiastic and engaging, everything you want in a tour guide. With only my partner and me on the tour, Greg...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alex was a great tour guide. Lot of variety in the tasting and also enjoyed that we were allowed some time to shop during the tour.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kjc1111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tours from locals are awesome. We learned so much about Brooklyn and the local restaurants we visited. My friend, who has lived in Brooklyn for 15 years even learned about the architecture and history behind her favorite haunts. Sheli was fun, informative, personable, hilarious, and...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

Tour guide Mary was very knowledgable and interesting. Food was excellent. Would recommend to everyone.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Darrell125
Reviewed 22 July 2019

I was by myself in New York and the best thing I did was to join this tour. It was not my first time in the city and I still enjoyed and learned lot! MARY HANNAH was super nice and knew a lot about the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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I was visiting NYC and Brooklyn from out of state. What I found very helpful was using the "transit" portion of my maps app. I was able to get everywhere fairly easily on the subways. I stayed in the Hell's Kitchen area and... More
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The tour takes approximately three hours :)
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Suggest they don’t eat shellfish. 🙂
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