Tastes of the Lower East Side Tour

The Lower East Side is the Ultimate Immigrant Neighborhood

Food & Culture Tour

Neighborhoods, History & Cuisine, the Heartbeat of the City

New York’s quintessential cultural neighborhood!

Discover how a wave of new Americans made their mark on the city and lived the American dream. Learn how struggling small businesses became New York institutions. 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. Spend time in the brand new Essex Street Market. The Lower East Side is truly the best place to grab a bite!

January 8-March 31 will only operate Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
Private Tours available every day of the week

Small Group Tours
  • Adults: $40
  • Children 5-12: $31
  • Children under 5: Free
Small Group Tour Info
  • Offered Monday, Wednesday, Friday through April 4
  • Offered Daily from April 4-Dec 31
  • at 1:00pm
  • No tour on: Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
  • Tour lasts 2.5 hours
Private Tours
  • Adults: $80
  • Children 5-12: $70
  • Children under 5: Free
Private Tour Info
  • Tour runs daily
  • Start times available from: 10:00am to 4pm
  • Tour lasts 2.5 hours.
  • 2 guest minimum.
Details & Info
  • Food is not included in the price of the tour.
  • We suggest bringing $20-$30 cash per person to buy food.
  • Entrance to Eldridge Street Synagogue is not include.
  • Entrance to the Tenement Museum is not included.
  • Tour does not operate on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
  • A gratuity of 15% will be added to all groups of 8 or more (including NY Pass guests).

Subway

Meeting Place

Eldridge Street Synagogue
12 Eldridge Street

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4 reviews for Tastes of the Lower East Side Tour

  1. Lisa
    June 12, 2023
    Thanks a lot! Gabby led us on an amazing tour with a perfect mix of historical facts and great food locations!
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    Casey Erickson
    December 9, 2022
    We had a GREAT time! Gabby was amazing!! Fun and informative for both me and my 12 year old daughter. It was one of her favorite things we did!
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    Corine
    May 8, 2022
    We have a nice tour, thanks to Laura! She was a great guide!
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    Corine
    May 8, 2022
    We have a nice tour, thanks to Laura! She was a great guide!
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