Eat and shop your way through the best of eco-friendly Brooklyn with a local expert. Don’t let the city grit fool you, we’re living green right here in the middle of the borough!
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Private Williamsburg Bites Food Tour
Street art, food, and the best view of NYC!
Duration: 3 Hours
Tour Includes: 6 tastings! Professional tour guide and enough food for lunch!
Dietary Restrictions: Vegetarian & Gluten Free friendly; Vegan not currently available on this tour.
Walking Distance: 1.5 miles / 2.4 km
Meeting Location: Williamsburg Mini Mall, 218 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.
Getting There: Easy to get to! We start at the Williamsburg Mini Mall two blocks from the Bedford Avenue L Subway (just five minutes from Manhattan).
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Recommended by Vogue, Fodor’s, TripAdvisor and more!
Williamsburg is one of Brooklyn’s most popular and exciting neighborhoods. Let us show you around, like a local, on this delicious award-winning tour!
Food stops on the tour:
- Northside Bakery: Step into Williamsburg’s past at this traditional Polish bakery (Please note: Northside is closed on Sundays so we stop for Bagels & Pastries instead.)
- Mables Smokehouse: Mouthwatering Oklahoma style BBQ in the heart of Brooklyn! (Yes, you read that right). Delicious vegetarian option available!
- Best Pizza: Enjoy two types of pizza from a NY Times recommended pizzeria and true hidden gem. The owner is host of Vice Munchies and is Brooklyn born and raised.
- Tacombi Taco: enjoy a mouth watering carnitas taco or black bean + sweet potato taco and sandia (watermelon agua fresca)
- Kahkow Chocolate Factory: Enjoy a special tour plus sample and take home delicious chocolates made in house from this family owned Dominican artisanal chocolate maker
- Angels Cafe: enjoy a signature bagel sandwich from our Social Impact Partner
Also, see large scale street art, learn fascinating history and capture the best view of the New York City skyline on this comprehensive Brooklyn food tour.
Our tour guides are some of NYC’s best! We bring destinations to life through engaging storytelling.
Getting There: Easy to get to! We start at Williamsburg Mini Mall two blocks from the Bedford Avenue L Subway (just five minutes from Manhattan).
In April 2022, Angels Cafe opened its doors to the community. But it’s not just another cafe, there’s something different, and unique, going on there.
40% of their profits go to the North Brooklyn Angels, an organization that has been feeding communities in need since 2017.
Also, Angels Cafe created The Breakfast Point, where customers have the opportunity to buy breakfast for someone in need, which they distribute every Tuesday and Friday.
Each tour provides a breakfast for someone in need, and 40% of the profits go to North Brooklyn Angels. Want to do more? Buy someone a breakfast by clicking here!
On your tour you will hear the term “social impact”, but what does that really mean? For us, social impact is making sure that we have a positive impact on the communities we live and work in, as well as the amazing places we explore with our tours. We believe that truly experiencing a place “like a local” means having meaningful engagement that supports local, community-based organizations and learning about their causes and the people making them happen. Just as we carefully select the places you’ll visit and the food you’ll try, we have also carefully selected our social impact partners to showcase the amazing work being done in our communities. Your patronage on our tours is a small act to help these initiatives flourish. We want to help our visitors explore NYC on an authentic level and make sure that we are all having a positive impact while doing it.
During its earliest days, Williamsburg was known as Bushwick or Bushwick Shore. Local farmers would gather near what is present day Grand Street to market their produce, leading to a number of other farm developments in the area. Immigrants began arriving in Williamsburg around the beginning of the 20th Century. Many of these immigrants were from Europe, and primarily settled in the town’s north side. Williamsburg grew so fast from 1900 to 1920 that it became the most densely populated are in all of New York City by 1917.
During the last twenty years, Williamsburg has become home to a new set of “immigrants.” First, artists moved in for the low rents and huge lofts In former factories, joining already established Italian and Polish immigrants. Galleries, restaurants and shops opened, catering to these new residents. For the last 10 years, Williamsburg has been a real estate boom. The neighborhood still retains much of its hipster cred and charm due to its residents and lack of office buildings.
There is a 10% non-refundable cancellation fee for holding the tour guide and the tour date. The balance of the tour is fully refundable up to 72 hours before the tour date.