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Hell's Kitchen Food Tour

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Hell’s Kitchen is a hot spot for tourists and locals alike. This tour is a complete experience, that brings our guests to some of the best hidden treasures New York City has to offer. All while walking from one amazing food place to the next, you'll learn about the most interesting facts and stories of this neighborhood. You will hear how Hell’s Kitchen got its notorious name, why they had to do West Side story here, who lived here then and who lives here now. This area is a melting pot of so many ethnic backgrounds. Taste some of the best ethnic food New York has to offer!
  • Eat your way through Hell’s Kitchen, a melting pot of cuisines
  • Guide with local knowledge brings you to the area’s hidden gems
  • Group size of eight or fewer guarantees a personal experience
  • Finish the tour with recommendations for things to eat and do in NYC
What to Expect
Meet your guide and your group of no more than eight for a lunchtime walking tour of Hell’s Kitchen. The tour begins at Gyu-Kaku, a Japanese barbecue restaurant just off Times Square. As you listen to the guide give a fascinating overview of the area—including how it got its name—visit hidden gems and hole-in-the-wall shops that you might not have noticed otherwise. Items on the afternoon’s tasting menu may include empanadas, baba ganoush, and custom-made donuts. As you sample a range of cuisines, learn about the neighborhood’s waves of immigration and rich cultural history. As the tour comes to a close, the guide gives recommendations to suit the interests of everyone, from the best pubs in the area to the best activities around nearby Central Park.
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Important Information
Departure Point
321 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036, USA
Departure Time
12:30 PM
Return Details
815 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA
  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Manhattan Food Tours
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off - but we'll be happy to offer directions if needed
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required. We cannot accommodate Vegan, Kosher, or Gluten-free diets.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • If weather is poor, we also have an indoor food tour you can inquire about!
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was knowledgeable about the food and history of the area. We had an enjoyable, small intimate group which was nice. The food samplings were quite varied and tasty. I especially enjoyed the japanese sampling but the others were tasty. The donut dessert was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank ErnieC37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've done a lot of food tours, most were awesome. This one was OK. Why? Expectations were too high based on the marketing on TripAdvisor. Annabel was sweet and did a good job. Their site said, "All while walking from one amazing food place to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank William B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nancy our tour guide was knowledgable and so nice, the restaurants ranged from Japanese to Israeli to Hispanic, I would recommend this tour for all tourists and native new Yorkers like me!!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cathymark19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was excellent. Kevin the guide, provided a lot of information, history and stories about Hell’s Kitchen. Being a NY local, he was able to give background to the city and area beyond what you can read in a book. The food was also...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Wade M
Reviewed 23 August 2019

We visited five different restaurants and the food was great at all! Our guide, Annabel, was prompt, friendly, and very informative. I would recommend this tour to anyone interested in the diverse food offerings in NYC.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Patti H
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Response from tugglecreativeinc | Reviewed this property |
Hey Deb! Not sure about the gluten free options. Our guide chose everything we ate so I imagine she could cater to your gluten-free needs or if you had any allergies if you ask ahead of time. Our guide was very nice and... More
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20 May 2018|
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