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Famous Fat Dave's Food Tours

New York City, NY 10013
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Awesome! No longer hungry

This was the second time my husband and I went on a Famous Fat Dave food tour.... this time we... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2014
boochtoledo
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Toledo, Ohio
A great cultural experience

Right from the early contact with Dave this tour felt good. We had to change dates and times and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2014
Sydlisa
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Perth WA
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Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat Dave himself!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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New York City, NY 10013
Manhattan
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

This was the second time my husband and I went on a Famous Fat Dave food tour.... this time we brought 4 friends. We came hungry and left stuffed! Dave is a fabulous, knowledgeable guy and we all wished we could hang out with him...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2014

Right from the early contact with Dave this tour felt good. We had to change dates and times and localities to visit and Dave was extremely flexible and accommodating. The tour of Harlem & the Bronx started with Dave picking up us from our accomodation...More

Thank Sydlisa
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Dave is so knowledgeable about the city and neighborhoods. I could have listened to him talk all day. He had so much great information about the how and why of the history of the neighborhoods. Fascinating! If I were to say the food was good,...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We really were expecting alot from our day with Dave due to the reviews on Tripadvisor---exceeded our expectaions. It is not just a food tour outside the typical tourist spots--it is a history of the city, neighborhoods, people and politics of the city. My wife...More

1  Thank Dave D
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Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Took the tour last week while in New York. Chose this tour as it looked interesting and different from the general tourist tours. Was not disappointed in any way. Got to take a wide view of New York and mixed with the locals. Dave was...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Dave is a culinary anthropologist. If you want to know NYC in deep, different way YOU MUST DO THIS TOUR.

Thank Lanibelle7
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Hi all, Could somebody please tell me how i could book Fat Dan?? ive seen him on Anthony Bourdain a while ago and would love to meet him Thanks

2  Thank Christian M
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

This is more than just a food tour - It's an exploration of New York. We did Harlem & The Bronx and by the end of it we'd fallen in love all over again with Nee York. Dave takes you to hidden gems and introduces...More

2  Thank Sullivagun
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

After travelling around the USA for 2 mths, going to many of the top recommended trip advisor attractions, around 100 or more this was the highlight of our trip. We met Dave at right on time at washington square park, from there travelled to brooklyn...More

1  Thank Cravesteak
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

We had been anticipating this tour with Dave ever since we saw him on Anthony Bourdain. We were not disappointed! We were surprised how much more we experienced on top of the fabulous food. We saw so much of Brooklyn that we would otherwise have...More

1  Thank Kristine M
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Carl D
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Response from Dave W | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to email him... not post it on TripAdvisor ;) Dave at FamousFatDave
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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
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