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New York City Speakeasy History & Drinking Tour

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For a pub hopping adventure with a dash of New York City history, don't miss this walking tour where you can drink your way around Midtown's historic bars. From Prohibition-era watering holes to famous speakeasies and even a Victorian-styled bar, you can follow your guide to some of the neighborhood's hidden gems, complete with a few stories along the way.
You'll start at
21 W 52nd St
21 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019, USA21 Club (outside)
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  • 1
    Times Square
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Flute Bar
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 3
    Manhattan Skyline
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 4
    Empire State Building
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Studio 54
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Hell's Kitchen
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 7
    Lillie's Victorian Establishment
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 8
    Dear Irving on Hudson
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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You'll end at
Lillie's Victorian Establishment
249 W 49th St, New York, NY 10019, USALillie's Victorian
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  • Drink your way around Midtown Manhattan on a guided speakeasy history tour
  • Visit historic New York bars, and sip a drink at a neighborhood beer garden (own expense)
  • Enjoy a more personal experience, with only 15 fellow travelers on the tour
  • Get a great value includes admission at each bar
Important Information
Departure Point
21 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019, USA
Return Details
Lillie's Victorian Establishment, 249 W 49th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
  • Local, professional and licensed guide
  • One complimentary Beverage (Drink Sampler. Some purchase may be required.)
  • Free admission, reserved area and VIP treatment at each location visited
  • Additional alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years old
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • A maximum of 16 people per booking
  • Participants must bring a government issued photo ID or a passport for proof of age
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Telltale Tours
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Very fun tour
We recently did the Speakeasy tour in NYC. It was a nice event to do and we really enjoyed the bars. Two
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
Excellent tour
We are still talking about this tour & will definitely visit these speakeasys again. Teddy was a really good
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andrae g
A fun night of Discovery
Even though we live here, this was a fantastic evening out! Rori was a great guide, equipped with tons of
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Great history and guide
Rori was an awesome guide, full of great info and enthusiasm. The history of Prohibition and the speakeasy venues
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Tony V
San Francisco, California
Booked a month in advance only to be informed the day before tour was scheduled as I am at the airport that “due
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Sarah A
Awesome Experience!
Loved the Speakeasy Drinks and Prohibition-Era Nightlife Tour! Teddy was our guide and he was fabulous - super
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Fantastic way to start an evening in NYC
This was one of our favorite tours in recent memory. Our guide was so enthusiastic, that she was contagious. We
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Mily R
Super tour
We loved the tour,we saw spectacular places, specially the last two. It was a great experience and it is something
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Orlando, Florida
Buyer Beware!!
The description of this tour is very misleading!! There are no included drinks with this crawl even though it said
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Marlboro, New Jersey
Great Tour for Locals or Tourists
As a native New Yorker I found this tour fabulous! Nobody teaches you the real history of speakeasies. I found
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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