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Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour provided by Like A Local Tours

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Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 08/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Explore two of New York’s most charming neighborhoods, Flatiron and Union Square, on this food, history, and architecture tour. A local guide provides an insider’s perspective on the city and takes you to spots you may not have found on your own. The tasting menu constitutes a full lunch and includes treats such as artisanal grilled cheese, a classic New York sub, and fresh croissants.
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You'll start at
Eataly NYC Flatiron
200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010, USAMeet your guide 5-10 minutes before the tour starts at the gold Tiffany's clock in front of Eataly, located at 200 5th Avenue, New York, NY. The clock is in front of the Eataly Gelato entrance, between 23rd and 24th Streets. We cannot wait for late arrivals.
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  • 1
    Eataly
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 2
    Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Flatiron Building
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Madison Square Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Beecher's Handmade Cheese - New York
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 6
    Union Square
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Breads Bakery
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
Breads Bakery
18 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
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Highlights
  • Sample a variety of gourmet foods from eateries loved by locals
  • Go with a guide: The amount of shops and cafes can be overwhelming
  • Learn little-known facts about the area’s history and architecture
  • Small group size ensures tailored, personal experience
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the Flatiron district in the morning, and head to Eataly, an Italian food market. There, enjoy a coffee at Caffe Lavazza and a warm slice of breakfast focaccia. Stroll over to Eisenberg’s, a sandwich joint loved by locals and celebrities. Pause for photos of the iconic triangular Flatiron Building directly across the street as you listen to the guide’s stories about its architecture. Your small group size encourages questions and conversation. Follow the guide down to Beecher’s, a hard-to-spot gem near Union Square. As you indulge in one of its famous grilled cheeses, watch the cheese being made in the on-site factory. Absorb the revolutionary history of Union Square, courtesy of your guide. On arrival at Breads Bakery, hidden away from the bustle of Union Square, enjoy a fresh pastry with the group. The tour ends here, steps from the park and shopping on Fifth Avenue.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Eataly NYC Flatiron, 200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Breads Bakery, 18 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Water available at most stops
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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VanNessVoyager wrote a review Jul 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia191 contributions92 helpful votes
Several of us took Justin's virtual Flatiron District Tour in July 2020. It was FANTASTIC. The tour was very organized, engaging, and interesting. Justin showed interesting images, maps, and photos. He seamlessly transitioned between the different items. Justin was a very
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Britt E wrote a review May 2020
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I did the virtual tour of the flat iron, and then immediately booked the greenwich village virtual tour for the next week! These are a great way to learn during quarantine, and see where you're going to visit when the stay at home order lifts. I signed my parents up as well, so
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Response from LikeALocalTours, Owner at Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour
Responded 18 May 2020
Thank you so much for joining our virtual tours and for taking the time to leave us this review. We really appreciate it. And we hope to see you and your family on one of our small group public or private walking tours when things get a bit back to normal. Thanks again!
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BeaZee wrote a review Feb 2020
Bluffton, South Carolina11 contributions4 helpful votes
Justin was very informative. Good food. Plenty of it. Definitely yummy but heavy. Went to Eisenbergs, Bleechers, Eataly (could have stayed the entire time there) and Breads Bakery.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Andrew P wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York1 contribution
Thought the tour and the guide were absolutely worth the value, Jason was informative, happy and a pleasure !!!
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aegault wrote a review Feb 2020
San Antonio, Texas49 contributions14 helpful votes
My daugher (15) and I took this trip on a cold Friday. The meeting spot was easy to find. Our tour was small and Justin was very friendly and a good narrator about this area in NYC. (Flatiron had lots of scaffolding on it unfortunately) I learned lots about this area and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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JayCee7030
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Great way to see the sights - virtually
We went on the virtual tour with Jillian - what a great idea. There were some technical hiccoughs but Jillian took
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oam2001
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Excellent Private Customized Group Tour!
A few months ago, my company had the wonderful opportunity to work with Lauren to create a private tour of the Chel
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aramirez2020
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Fun!
It was fun to explore a part of the city that I have never been and try the different foods! The tour guide was ver
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tiehrlich
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Great way to experience a neighborhood
This is the second time I've done a food tour. The first time was in my own backyard and a learned a lot about the
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AtravellerfromOz
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Great food and great insights
I took this tour yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We met Megan, our excellent guide, at Chelsea Mar
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michellekC2353KY
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Industry City Tour - A must see with Like A Local Tours
Industry City is a cool and innovative place. The complex is vast and overwhelming. So glad we were introduced to
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492tommyp
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Great Tour!
Megan did a great job as our guide. She was very knowledgeable and never stopped talking, but in a good way. I love
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ehrman4u
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Walking Food Tour
Great tour with a good variety of food. Out guide Curt Upton was so informative and funny. I would highly recommend
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V5251DFrichardh
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Excellent Tour
My wife and I stumbled across this tour while on google maps and decided to book a tour. We lucked out and were the
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Catherine G
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Highly recommend
Absolutely loved it! Our tour guide, Megan, was highly informative and incredibly helpful. The food on this tour wa
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tinyfeetz
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Fun food tour and exploration of Chelsea Market
This was a really fun food tour! We spent about 2 hours in Chelsea Market, where we learned about its history, samp
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Mark M
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Great guide and fun way to see a neighborhood!
We did this tour on a whim and were glad we did! We took a food tour of the Flatiron area and had a great time wit
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Genevieve S
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Cool Vibe
What a fun and lively place. Tons to see and eat! Great for authentic New York food. Enjoyed NY Style pizza whil
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J7485MFjulieg
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Just okay
The Chelsea Market was a terrific place to spend a rainy morning and our tour guide was knowledgable and extremely
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Abalishious
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Perfect NYC Adventure for Foodies
I had an amazing time learning about and exploring Chelsea Market. Our guide, Chris, was so knowledgeable and fun.
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