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Scott's Pizza Tours

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Address: New York City, NY 10001
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Scott's Pizza Tours runs public and private tours of New York's vast pizza...

Scott's Pizza Tours runs public and private tours of New York's vast pizza landscape by bus and on foot. Every tour stops at multiple pizzerias, each highlighting a different phase in the evolution of the dish from its humble beginnings as a street snack to its current position as New Yorkers' food of choice. Guests get a slice at each stop and are guided through the kitchens and back rooms of the city's most significant pizzerias.

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If you love Pizza, you will love this tour!

From how to make the perfect crust, to the perfect temperature of a pizza, Scott is a pizza maven and his walking tour is one of the best tours I have ever taken in NYC! Not only... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From how to make the perfect crust, to the perfect temperature of a pizza, Scott is a pizza maven and his walking tour is one of the best tours I have ever taken in NYC! Not only will you learn everything you ever wanted to know about pizza, and not only will your visit 3-4 awesome pizza places (which includes... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently took the pizza bus tour and I am so glad I did. From the moment that we met Scott I knew that this was going to be a fun day. Scott is very humorous but also shows such passion in his knowledge of pizza. You learn so much about different types of pizzas, how they are made, how... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Original Crosstown Pizza Walk with Miriam as the guide. Not only is Miriam fun, she is truly a "sommelier" of pizza ... trained and uber knowlegeable. She guided us through three stops, each using a different approach to how the pizza was cooked (coal-fired, wood-fired, and pizza oven) and helped us evaluate the different sauces and cheeses.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must do while in NYC, the guide we had (Mike A.) was terrific. Went to the North Village this past Sunday. Went to three pizza places and got slices at each one, explains the history of pizza and gives you a booklet to write down your experience. A lot of fun and a different tour. Small group... More 

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mendham, new jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really FUN FUN day! What everyone else says, who gave it 5 stars. We went for my mom's 76th birthday - total blast. One of the kids (lots of adult grandkids in our group of 8) had been on the tour twice before, and still didn't get enough. Scott is a natural, quick witted, knowledgable, and very funny and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered Scott's Pizza Tours five years ago and they are a must for any trip to NYC! First of all - Scott - so incredibly knowledgeable and enthusiastic.You're going to learn a ton and have a fantastic time doing so. Second - Pizza! You visit a variety of shops and try different styles of pizza (generally plain cheese or... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked well in advance....Wound up touring in a Flash Flood Warning Storm. There was not a single dry stitch left on any of us. But the pizzas we tried more than made up for the drenching. (I would HIGHLY suggest that Scott add some great big red umbrellas to his team. I would have HAPPILY advertised his tour all over... More 

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Oyster Bay, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend Scott's bus tour of 4 pizzerias of note. We went as far as Arthur Ave in the Bronx also Patsy's on 1 st. Ave and 118 street. Scott is a treasure! He's organized, carefree, funny, knowledgeable , direct, and runs amazing tours. We did it for my Birthday and it 's a fabulous way to celebrate especially... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In New York for a few days? Enjoy pizza? Book early, come hungry. I attended the Greenwich village tour with friends. Our tour guide Joe was fantastic, full of energy and spoke with passion for pizza. We learned all about different types of pizza and where it came from. We ate at some great places and there wasn't too much... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, funny, educational and tasty! Mike was a great tour guide, we learned a lot. Definitely will do another tour the next time we are in town.

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