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Retired NYPD Guided- New York Gangsters, Crime & Food Walk

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From crime families and "red sauce" restaurants to some of the best cannolis on this side of the Atlantic, New York City's Little Italy is a neighborhood not to be missed. Get more out of your Little Italy experience with this walking tour, complete with a retired NYPD detective leading the way. Uncover the mafia-related history of the neighborhood, hear a few true crime stories, and enjoy a dinner of food tastings—from handmade cheese to fresh pizza—all included.
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    Stop At: Lower East Side, New York City, NY

    First let me say that most Mafia tours in NYC are total BS- This experience comes right from the “horse’s mouth” no tour guide no filter which may not work for those under age 10. Get the real stories while visiting notorious gangland locations as we walk from the Lower Eastside to Little Italy as we experience what it was like to be an associate of New York's famous families. You'll hear first hand accounts of the NYC Mafia and crimes in NYC and taste the local cuisines. Experiences are hosted by retired NYPD Police Officers or Detectives that grew up with New York’s infamous crime families. We will visit where John Gotti and the Gambino Crime Family members hung out, ate, partied and ran their elusive "family businesses". See the Ravenite Social Club and more. We meet at a famous mafia “red sauce joint” est 1908.. ample food provided including fresh baked pizza, handmade mozzarella and cured meat as well as meatballs from the best joint in Little Italy then finish with a full-sized cannoli from one of Little Italy's iconic local spots. To date we have hosted over 5,000 guests and have a 5 star rating

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Little Italy, Mulberry Street, New York City, NY 10013

    We stop at known multiple mafia locations including those seen in several movies

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: 174 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013, USA

    We eat NYC's best meatballs at Benito- One Little Italy

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: East Village, Between Houston Street, Bowery, & 14th Street, New York City, NY

    We will walk along second avenue and visit notorious crime locations.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: 104 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013, USA

    We enjoy a handmade cannoli at La Bella Ferrara Pastry

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: 302 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003, USA

    We meet at the Famous John's of 12th Street restaurant where the New York Mafia originated. See the restaurant where Lucky Luciano dined and created what became the New York Mafia. This is our meeting point where we will eat before the tour starts- food is included

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: New York City Marble Cemetery, 60 E 2nd St, New York City, NY 10003-9269

    We discuss Lanza funeral services and famous mafioso funerals

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, 263 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10012-3375

    See where the Baptismal scene from Godfather was filmed
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    302 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Duration
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    104 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Inclusions
    • Dinner - We will stop at 4 food locations where we will have either pizza, eggplant parm, fresh mozzarella , meatballs and finish with a full size cannoli - the stops are equivalent to a full dinner
    Exclusions
    • Excludes alcohol (available separately) Excludes Soda (available separately)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not recommended for travelers unable to walk at a brisk pace/leg issues
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Fantastic tour. Highly recommend. If you’re looking for an authentic walk through the lower east side filled with history, stories and insight as well as fantastic food - go on this tour. Dennis has so many amazing stories and will answer all your questions and dispel any
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    Response from Tourocity1, Owner at Retired NYPD Guided- New York Gangsters, Crime & Food Walk
    Responded 4 days ago
    Book via Tourocity.com Were no longer listed on Viatour- just wanted to thank you again for coming out with me. I appreciate such a great review. It really was my pleasure to meet you and you’re family. You guys made it a great night for me as well. We were recently removed from viatour and are now offering the ticket at Tourocity.com
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    This was one of the best tours i have been one. Dennis was so interesting with all his stories just the best. He really should write a book. I just wish it could of kept going on. Good food on the tour also. Don't miss this if you are in New York - i will definitely be
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    Response from Tourocity1, Owner at Retired NYPD Guided- New York Gangsters, Crime & Food Walk
    Responded 4 days ago
    Now sold at Tourocity.com - thank you so much for taking time to review me! I enjoyed sharing my neighborhood with you. Again if I can assist in any way please reach out!!
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    This was one of my most favorite tours that I have taken in all of my travels. Dennis did an exceptional job of telling the stories of his neighborhood where he grew up, as well as providing factual information on the past activites of NYC gangsters. The food on the tour was
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    Response from Tourocity1, Owner at Retired NYPD Guided- New York Gangsters, Crime & Food Walk
    Responded 4 days ago
    I’m now only at Tourocity.com - thanks so much for coming out! I’m so happy to see you enjoyed the experience. Having a group of people such as yourselves makes this an amazing day for me too! Thanks again! Dennis
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    Not only was this tour the best thing we did in New York but the guide “Denis” was friendly approachable and keen to share his experience. Denis even offered advice on how to get back to the hotel and where to and not to eat. He is genuinely a nice guy
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    Response from Tourocity1, Owner at Retired NYPD Guided- New York Gangsters, Crime & Food Walk
    Responded 4 days ago
    Book me at Tourocity.com since we’re no longer welcome at viatour. I appreciate you coming out and spending time with me. Please be sure to reach out if I can ever assist in NYC! Dennis
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    Highly recommend this to any mafia enthusiast! Great from start to finish, dennis was a very friendly guy, all the food in each restaurant was superb, great stories and very interesting. Deserves many praise, thanks mate for the memories!
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    Response from Tourocity1, Owner at Retired NYPD Guided- New York Gangsters, Crime & Food Walk
    Responded 4 days ago
    Tourocity.com to book this experience as viatour will not list me. Guys you were awesome to have walk with me!! Thanks so much for writing this great review- I LOVE meeting people and showing my neighborhood-Dennis
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    By: Tourocity.com
    58 reviews
    Kate C
    Chicago, Illinois
    2117
    Fantastic tour! Must do if in NYC
    Fantastic tour. Highly recommend. If you’re looking for an authentic walk through the lower east side filled
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    traveler00923
    30
    Loved Dennis
    This was one of the best tours i have been one. Dennis was so interesting with all his stories just the best. He
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    tammiej2020
    21
    Fantastic guided tour with Dennis, Retired NYPD Detective
    This was one of my most favorite tours that I have taken in all of my travels. Dennis did an exceptional job of
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    U4566LYkeithc
    Cleator, United Kingdom
    21
    Best day out
    Not only was this tour the best thing we did in New York but the guide “Denis” was friendly approachable and keen
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    Spd78
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    81
    Great guy, superb tour!
    Highly recommend this to any mafia enthusiast! Great from start to finish, dennis was a very friendly guy, all the
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    Brassett
    Doncaster, United Kingdom
    71
    Amazing, a highlight of our visit
    I cannot recommend this tour highly enough. Dennis is an amazing guide, he hasn't learnt this from a text book he
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    Lesliemo38
    11
    So much fun!
    If you’re interested in crime in NYC I highly recommend this tour! Dennis is fantastic and so knowledgeable about
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    Laura C
    Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
    72
    Ex nypd gangster tour New York
    This was an amazing tour. Dennis is a friendly guy who really loves what he does and ensures that everybody on the
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    pat54074
    Exeter, Rhode Island
    9832
    Funny and very knowledgeable
    We went on this tour this weekend and Dennis is a wealth of information. He had many funny stories about all kinds
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    mylesdoyleemail
    Trim, Ireland
    10
    Interesting, fun, cultural and an unusual way to discover New York...
    Only 2nd time in New York and never in this part of it before! It was a fantastic cultural and food experience.
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    nycebh
    New York City, New York
    17781
    Thoroughly enjoyed despite the freezing weather
    Denis provided a wonderful experience complete with wireless headphones. Stopped for four Italian food experiences
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    Michelleyb
    41
    Had a great afternoon
    Dennis is full of cool stories and we had a great time on this tour. He’s happy to answer any questions and tailor
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    CarlyLL
    Essex, United Kingdom
    4012
    Enjoyable tour
    We came on this tour last weekend and really enjoyed it. What Dennis doesn’t know about the area isn’t worth
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    Mercyme369
    60
    Breath of fresh air
    Dennis was awesome! He was truly himself and held nothing back. He was funny and so insightful not only bc of his
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    309fran22
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    64
    Great tour
    Dennis was fab had lots of interesting stories, really enjoyed the food. The tour wasn’t too strenuous, would
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