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Famous Fat Dave's Food Tours

New York City, NY 10013
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3rd Tour With Dave!

Yes! This was our 3rd tour we have taken with Famous Fat Dave-- and it's not our last! If you are... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Toledo, Ohio
EXPERIENCE New York City, don't just see it! Best tour EVER!

We ( wife, 15yo daughter) did the 3 hour walking tour with Dave. This was the best part of our... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Nashville, Tennessee
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Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat Dave himself!
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  • Very good1%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
New York City, NY 10013

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Yes! This was our 3rd tour we have taken with Famous Fat Dave-- and it's not our last! If you are looking for an authentic food tour without a zillion other people on a tour bus then this is for you. My husband and I,...More

Thank boochtoledo
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We ( wife, 15yo daughter) did the 3 hour walking tour with Dave. This was the best part of our trip. We have done other food tours with groups and they don't compare. This was like walking with a friend - a friend who knows...More

Thank ecubonedoc
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My wife and I, along with another couple booked Dave for a 4 hour tour. We all love a variety of foods and were very excited to get off the beaten path and into some of the boroughs neighborhoods for some authentic NYC foods. It...More

1  Thank Ben C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Famous Fat Dave deserves to be Famous! Full of history and insights into the area, shared with you while driving his vintage Checker to the best neighborhood culinary gems. My vegetarian wife bought this tour for my birthday present, to take with my carnivore brothers....More

Thank Bciliberto
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My girlfriends and I just returned from a whirlwind 72 hours in NYC. My friend Kate had heard about this fabulous food tour and recommended it to us. Admittedly, I was a little skeptical at first since the idea of eating my way through the...More

Thank Meighan B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I gifted my gang of four this tour over Veteran's Day and they had a blast! Not only was the tour to the outer banks of Brooklyn and Queens tops, but Dave's commentary kept them in stitches and the unusual food stops filled them to...More

Thank Lynde F
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Have visited NYC in the past but never Brooklyn. If you love food and want to taste the real deal, this tour is a must! And Dave will tell you the history of New York and the food you are about to experience. Great tour...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Like no other tour you'll ever do. I pride myself on really getting to know a city's great eats, so usually don't book tours. However having read the reviews and having spoken to Dave, I felt we should give it a go. My wife and...More

Thank maza1316
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Having taken a fantastic tour with Dave a couple of years ago, we just had to have seconds on our return to NYC in Nov 2016. Dave customised a tour for us and we had a very enjoyable five hours in his Checker cab as...More

2  Thank Riddoch88
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I know it's expensive especially if your in a family group so picking up the whole cheque but its absolutely worth it Infact we tipped $100 dollars ontop 4.5 hours brooklyn queens coney island 10 food experiences non stop history and banter and taxi service...More

1  Thank DebraZebra_9
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Cheri S
We are going to NY in February 2016. Are the walking tours available then?
28 December 2015|
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Response from Jill W | Reviewed this property |
Daves tour was by car, I'm sure that they will be running in Feb, send him an email. It was one of the highlights of our trip. Jill
How much does the food tour cost?
24 September 2015|
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Response from LifeBeginsAt170 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on if you do the riding tour, or the walking tour. The riding tour is $US300 per person for the day. If you walk, then the price drops in half to $US150 per person. Dave pays for all the food. Worth every penny.