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Chelsea Market & West Village Dessert Tour

Uncover the best desserts of two NYC neighborhoods, Chelsea Market & the West Village on this walking tour! Tour formerly operated by Sugartooth Tours, now under the Like A Local brand!

Tour Info

Duration: 3 Hours

Tour Includes: 5 tastings! Professional tour guide. Drinks not included.

Dietary restrictions: Vegetarian friendly. Vegan and gluten-free currently unavailable on this tour.

Walking Distance: 1.5 miles / 2.4 km

Tour Capacity: 14 people maximum

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Embark on an epic culinary journey through Chelsea and the West Village, where the richness of history blends seamlessly with the vibrancy of contemporary gastronomy. This tour is designed not only to delight your palate but also to engage you in the social fabric of these iconic neighborhoods. With our expert tour guides, experience a culinary adventure that highlights local initiatives and sustainable practices.

Tour Highlights:

Chelsea and West Village: Begin your exploration in the enchanting streets of Chelsea and the West Village. Known for their historical depth and unique character, these neighborhoods are living galleries of New York City’s past and present. As we stroll, our guides will share stories that weave together the architectural beauty and culinary evolution of the area, emphasizing community engagement and local heritage.

Iconic Landmarks: Marvel at must-visit destinations such as the Chelsea Market, the High Line, and the innovative Market 57 at Pier 57. Capture stunning photos and enjoy views of the city skyline, including the Statue of Liberty & the innovative Little Island.. Learn about the transformation of these spaces from historical sites to vibrant community hubs that support local artisans and sustainable urban development.

Chelsea Market: As we navigate through this food lover’s haven, where local artisans and chefs exhibit their culinary skills, our guides will not only share the rich tapestry of New York City’s culinary history but also highlight the market’s initiatives in supporting local businesses and sustainable practices. This sets the stage for the feast ahead while underscoring our commitment to community and sustainability.

Market 57 at Pier 57: Situated on the historic Pier 57, Market 57 captures the very essence of New York City’s diverse and innovative gastronomy while paying homage to the culinary legacy of the great James Beard through the James Beard Foundation. Enjoy delectable dishes and stunning views of the Hudson River. Engage with initiatives that support culinary education and sustainable food practices, making your dining experience both impactful and memorable.

Urban Greenspaces: Experience the tranquility of nature with stops at scenic parks like the High Line. This elevated park not only offers a unique urban escape but also serves as an example of innovative green space preservation within the bustling city. It’s an opportunity to appreciate the blend of natural beauty and historical preservation.

Gourmet Food Stops: Indulge in a curated selection of Chelsea and West Village’s finest culinary offerings, showcasing local producers and sustainable practices:

  • Empire Cake: Enjoy gourmet ‘snack cakes’ that elevate classic flavors with a twist, supporting local suppliers.
  • Joey Bats: Savor authentic Portuguese Natas, highlighting the cultural diversity and culinary craftsmanship of the neighborhood.
  • Mijo: Bite into a decadent, oversized churro with warm chocolate or caramel, celebrating traditional recipes with modern flair.
  • Bird & Branch: Refresh with specialty coffee from a shop that not only focuses on quality brews but also contributes to social causes.
  • Li-lac Chocolates: Discover the art of chocolate making with truffles crafted by one of the city’s oldest chocolatiers, emphasizing the preservation of artisan techniques.
  • Janie’s Bakes: Chomp into the NYC famous Pie Crust Cookie from our social impact partner

Join us on this NYC Foodie Adventure, and let us take you on a journey that not only satisfies your culinary cravings but also enriches your understanding of Chelsea and the West Village’s vibrant culture and commitment to community and sustainability. Experience the true essence of these neighborhoods, where every bite tells a story, every landmark holds a secret, and every moment is a celebration of the senses.