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Famous Fat Dave's Food Tours

New York City, NY 10013
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Highly recommend for locals and out of towners

I stumbled across Famous Fat Dave's food tour here in trip advisor a few years ago, while looking... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2014
Saratoga Springs, NY
via mobile
Must Do!!

This was our third trip to New York and in 4 hours I saw and learnt more than my previous two trips... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2014
Vanessa M
Brisbane, Australia
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Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat Dave himself!
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“dave's tour” (36 reviews)
“coney island” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
New York City, NY 10013

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Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

I stumbled across Famous Fat Dave's food tour here in trip advisor a few years ago, while looking for last minute ideas for a day in the city. Dave was booked up so we couldn't do it. With a little better planning we were able...More

4  Thank saratogamike
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This was our third trip to New York and in 4 hours I saw and learnt more than my previous two trips combined! Dave's knowledge of not just NYC but the USA is amazing, it would be worth the tour just for his insight, but...More

2  Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

After a great eating tour with Dave 3 years ago this was the first thing on our 'to do' list on our return to NYC. This time we headed for the Bronx and spent the afternoon discovering some hidden gems that we would not have...More

2  Thank Gary W
Reviewed 25 April 2014

You cannot miss this tour if you really want to "taste" New York, not only classical Manhattan but also Bronx, Brooklyn and Harlem. Dave is able to tell you amazing stories about NY for 4 hours and you won't be bored! I recommend this tour...More

1  Thank paolo m
Reviewed 24 April 2014

I emailed Dave before booking to requested a few items I really wanted to try such as the Gargiulo Burger from Man v Food and Dave was really helpful and happy to accommodate. Dave also managed to match us up with a 3 other guests...More

1  Thank Elinor T
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Took my girlfriend on one of these awesome adventures, and let me tell you... It's a real adventure! I am a food guy, and I have lived in NY for 13 years... I had not been to even ONE of the spots Dave took us...More

2  Thank Doktor_Klaw
Reviewed 22 April 2014

My boyfriend surprised me with the best "day date" ever yesterday! If you haven't yet heard of Famous Fat Daves eating tour yet, then google it right now! Dave picked us up in this amazing old school checker cab, straight out of an nyc classic...More

3  Thank KasiaCylc
Reviewed 22 April 2014

If you're reading this, you should book it (And early because the tours get booked up far in advance)! Lots of great food from interesting places outside of Manhattan island and the history of each place which is incredibly interesting - I was on the...More

1  Thank Lara G
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Incredible combination of humour, history, ghost busters facts, good banter and of course ... awesome food! Dave is an awesome dude to hang out with, and he pretty much tailored the tour around what we felt like eating. Took us to some great places that...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Dave's food tour is incredible and took us to some fantastic eateries you just wouldn't find without him. We let Dave choose where we ate, and just asked to sample lots of different types of food, which we did! There were so many highlights I'm...More

1  Thank JoT2410
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Cheri S
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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
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.