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Italians of Greenwich Village Food Tour

Italians of Greenwich Village Food Tour
Walking & Biking Tours > Walking Tours > City Walk
$59
Duration: 2 hours
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Description

This is a fun-filled interactive walking tour of Greenwich Village's Italian neighborhood. See St. Anthony's Church, Raffetto's Pasta Store and then stroll Washington Square Park. Stroll past MacDougal Street's Caffe Reggio, Cafe Wha! and former beatnik site, Cafe San Remo. This 2-hour tour is led by a local, licensed NYC tour guide with Italian family roots in the neighborhood. Your food tour guide gives you an insider's perspective into local history with music, serenades and vintage photos.  Food samples subject to change based on availability.

This walking tour, lasting around two hours, starts at St. Anthony's of Padua Church, the oldest existing Italian parish and the first Italian church in New York City, built in 1886. Saunter by Caffe Reggio, the first espresso coffee house in Greenwich Village founded 1906.  Enjoy a Grandmaslice at Ben's Pizzeria. See the daily selection of homemade egg, chocolate, basil and lemon pastas at Raffetto's Pasta Shop. Munch on a tasty meatball and Italian pepper biscuits.  Top it all off with a yummy cannoli from Rocco's bakery Learn about local history and lore, with Walking Greg, your local guide. He'll give you the inside scoop on the history and culture of meatballs in this famous neighborhood.

This is a fun-filled interactive walking tour of Greenwich Village's Italian neighborhood. See St. Anthony's Church, Raffetto's Pasta Store and then stroll Washington Square Park. Stroll past MacDougal Street's Caffe Reggio, Cafe Wha! and former beatnik site, Cafe San Remo. This 2-hour tour is led by a local, licensed NYC tour guide with Italian family roots in the neighborhood. Your food tour guide gives you an insider's perspective into local history with music, serenades and vintage photos.  Food samples subject to change based on availability.