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What you'll do

On this culinary tour of the Lower East Side, you'll discover how immigrants to America made their mark on the city with cuisine from their homeland

Take a Lower East Side Food and Culture Walking Tour with the Go City®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
  • Follow an expert guide around this cool corner of the city and discover its varied culinary heritage.
  • Tuck into knish, bialy, black and white cookies, and more!

Get a true taste of this multicultural corner of NYC with a tour of some of its most delicious culinary delights.

Starting at the striking Eldridge Street Synagogue, your expert guide will lead you around the Lower East Side, known particularly for its Eastern European Jewish community. Along the way, you'll get to enjoy the flavors of the neighborhood by trying local delicacies such as true kosher pickle, a knish, a bialy, and the famous black and white cookie.

What's more, you'll stop in to Essex Market, NYC's best-known food market with fare from all over the world, and you can even finish up the tour with a taste of Cruffin, the croissant-muffin hybrid made famous by the bakers at Supermoon.

Sightseeing while snacking... need we say more?!

Please note: Food is not included in the price of the tour. We recommend bringing $20 - $30 cash per person to sample whichever delicacies catch your eye.

Highlights of the tour:

  • The Pickle Guys - cured and kosher pickles from giant barrels.
  • Eldridge Street Synagogue - among America's very first Eastern European Jewish Synagogues.
  • Kossar's Bialy - stop in for a bite of bialy, a traditional polish savory bread roll, or bagels and babka.
  • Economy Candy - feel free to be uneconomical in your sampling of these fabulous candies.
  • Essex Market - NYC's most historic public market, home to traders of delights from all over the world.
  • Supermoon - home of the Cruffin!

Experience Lower East Side Food and Culture Walking Tour and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in: please present your pass to the tour guide.

For more information visit the Top Dog Tours website.

Where you'll be

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Eldridge Street Synagogue, 12 Eldridge Street, New York, US

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Operating hours

Daily at 1PM

Tours last 2.5 hours.

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