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Hour Glass  Duration: 3 hours

Map Marker  Stops: Six different tasting locations

Food  Tastings: All food included. Enough food for lunch. Vegetarian friendly. Click here for other dietary restrictions.

Adults Ages 18+
Children Ages 4-17
Infants Ages 0-3


Don’t fall for the culinary tourist traps when you’re visiting Manhattan! Sidewalks of NY offers irresistible New York food tours in the cultural hotspot of the West Village.

Ask any New Yorker where to find the best pizza, hamburger, cupcake, bagel, dim sum, or coffee, and they undoubtedly reply with a strong opinion. Time Out New York dedicates entire issues to the “Best-of list” in 50+ categories.

Our expert foodies have done extensive and delicious research to offer you the ultimate best-of food tour. The tastes, traditions, and old-world class of these landmark establishments create a true New York experience. It’s no coincidence these foods can all be found in the historic and savory West Village. Let the debate begin!


(6 of the following places, you MAY NOT go to ALL of the places, subject to change)

*Private Tour tasting locations may be different than ones listed below.

  • Faicco’s Italian Specialties: Mom-and-pop shop owned and operated by a fourth generation of the Faicco family. (Est. 1900)
  • Bleecker Street Pizza: Voted Best Pizza in New York 3 years in a row by The Food Network!
  • Galanga Thai: Small, basic Thai eatery the locals frequent. (Est. 2004)
  • Cuba Restaurant: Classic dishes such as roast pig & ropa vieja are boosted by
    live son music & hand-rolled cigars.
  • Mamoun’s Falafel: The oldest falafel restaurant in the city. (Est. 1971)
  • Pomme Frites: Busy, old world-style destination for Belgian fries served in paper cones with gourmet sauces.
  • Molly’s Cupcakes: Finalist on the The Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, named after the owner’s third-grade teacher. (Est. 2011)
  • Hudson Bagels: Authentic New York bagels, always boiled before baked. (Est. 1997)

Behind every great food establishment in this city, there is an equally great story of tradition and innovation. On our food tours in New York City, you can discover these amazing histories while tasting what has made these eateries so beloved by locals.


  • Taste variety of delicious foods, from the best specialty food stores to ethnic eateries.
  • Enjoy the quaint tree-lined streets and architecture of the West Village.
  • Our fun, fascinating, and knowledgeable tour guide divulges tidbits of information only locals know.
  • Walk hidden streets in the West Village, where we may be the only people on the street.
  • View the apartment building where Monica from Friends lived.
  • Learn about the hangouts of the Beat Generation and Bob Dylan.
  • Taste the best bagel, pizza, and cupcakes in the city without the lines.
Private West Village Food Tour

Want to make our delicious and fun West Village food tour a private event? Contact Us! We specialize in curating the best private culinary experiences.