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Original Crosstown Pizza Walk

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New York, United States

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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Overview

Pizza is a huge NYC go-to for locals, and only a local knows the best places to grab the tastiest pizza. During this pizza walking tour of Manhattan, follow a guide, and stop in at three unique and highly rated pizzerias to sample different slices, from Neapolitan to Sicilian. Along the way, learn about the fascinating history and culture of the neighborhoods you walk through.
  • Pizza walking tour through Little Italy and Manhattan
  • Trace and taste the history of pizza from Italy to America with a local expert
  • Try different styles of pizza from some of NYC's best pizza shops
  • Receive your own pocket pizza journal with this tour

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

See the bohemian side of Greenwich Village properly—with pizza and beer.
Pizza tour guide
3 slices of pizza
Pocket Pizza Journal
Drinks
Toppings (pizza is kept simple to help you understand the difference between styles; toppings can be purchased for an extra fee)

Departure Point

Gatsby's, 53 Spring St, New York, NY 10012, USA

Departure Time

11:15 AM

Return Details

Union Square, New York, NY 10003, USA
A true taste of New York City, this pizza walking tour has been featured widely on TV, from the Travel Channel to the Food Network. Let your local foodie guide show you Manhattan’s best spots for cheesy, delicious slices while learning New York history and trivia along the way. Receive a pocket pizza journal as well. 

Crosstown Pizza Walking Tour (Little Italy and Greenwich Village)

Stroll through the storied streets of Little Italy, where pizza was first introduced to America in the early 1900s by the Italian immigrants who settled here. Pop in at the oldest pizzeria in America, then make your way to neighboring Greenwich Village to sample a slice in this eclectic neighborhood.

Greenwich Village Pizza Walking Tour (North Village or South Village)

Get a feel for the flavor of Greenwich Village and discover the evolution of this unique area from one of Manhattan’s earliest Italian neighborhoods to a trendy post-bohemian scene. Learn how industrial America put its own spin on pizza after the cheesy dish made its way to New York from Southern Italy, and try three very different interpretations of this now-classic comfort food.

Lower East Side Pizza Walking Tour (Lower East Side of Manhattan)

Manhattan’s Lower East Side is a pizza-lover’s paradise, with dozens of pizzerias packed into this eclectic neighborhood. You’ll find pizza-by-the-slice windows, crispy wood oven-fired creations, old-fashioned Neapolitan pies, and modern interpretations of New York City’s signature dish. Talk to pizza makers to learn about the effects of different ovens and signature dough-stretching maneuvers.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Scott's Pizza Tours
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY New York Pizza Tours, Inc d/b/a Scott's Pizza Tours

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the maximum group size during Original Crosstown Pizza Walk?
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This activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers.

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Traveler Tips


  • "The tour I attended is the Lower East Side/East Village tour Sunday at 4:30PM" See review
  • "A really fun and fulfilling tour for New Yorkers and tourists." See review

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Informative/fun/delish
calebnv
, Feb 2020
David did a great job he was full of personality and information..... we would have liked to eat more pizza for the prize... overall good experience
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Fun Pizza Tour
NPS16
, Jan 2020
Enjoyed going to Keste, John's, & Fiores but the first 2 are across the street from each other. This isn't really a "walking" tour. You'll get only few fitbit steps. The guide was friendly & knowledgeable and there was a table waiting for us at the popular John's. The history of pizza & info was good but for the per person price there should be more VIP perks/tastings etc.
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Fun way to learn about pizza
154bethanna
, Oct 2019
We had a great time walking though Manhattan and learning (and tasting) about pizza. The 3 places we went to were different from each other. It also taught us to not judge a place by the outside! We enjoyed the pizza and atmosphere at Fiore's and we ate the pizza outside standing up! (Note: usually we were sitting in a restaurant but it happened to be a special event at Fiore's and we ended up outside...only added to our experience!)
star-5
The best part of our trip!
alublink
, Aug 2019
The pizza tour was absolutely the highlight of our trip to NYC. We had two 11 year-olds with us, and they really enjoyed it. There was so much to learn, so much to eat and it was fantastic! Krista, our guide was absolutely the best. She was so passionate and helpful.
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Scott’s Pizza Tours
Patricia C
, Apr 2019
Great tour. The tour guide Peter was fantastic. He truly knew his pizza. I would take another pizza tour again
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Pizza and info was fabulous
FarAway192513
, Mar 2019
Alexis was the greatest tour guide ! This tour was so packed full of info , humor and of course spectacular pizza ! I’m normally a thin crust person but Ben’s Sicilian style was my absolute favorite on this tour !! Would highly recommend this to others !
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A really great tour!
Laura L
, Oct 2018
I'm a native New Yorker and realized I know nothing abut pizza. Truly enjoyed this tour. Our guide was amazing and so knowledgeable.
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Krista did an amazing job explaining...
Benjamin G
, Jun 2018
Krista did an amazing job explaining the different styles of pizza we experienced. The group was able to experience the creation of the pizza and learn about the different ingredients that made each pizzeria unique.The group had time to enjoy a drink if one is wanted at the establishments. Krista offered recommendations after the tour of other pizzerias and even recommended a cool place to get a drink after the tour. Definitely book this experience if you are a pizza lover. The tour I attended is the Lower East Side/East Village tour Sunday at 4:30PM
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Miriam the tour guide was a pizza...
Jean F
, Mar 2018
Miriam the tour guide was a pizza enthusiast, therefore a great host. We were given information on the origin of pizza and the different types of ovens used which give different base tastes. Went to three different venues and were given pizza slices at each which were yummy. Well worth doing this tour.
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Our pizza tour was great, Very...
Nancy C
, Mar 2018
Our pizza tour was great, Very interesting and informative. Our tour guide was more than knowledgeable about kinds of pizzas, the processes of making them ,the ingredients and where in the city to eat the best types of pizza. She was also funny and obviously enjoys guiding pizza tours. All of the pizzas were delicious, and you get plenty. The people cooking at the pizza shops were nice and generous. A really fun and fulfilling tour for New Yorkers and tourists.

Product code: 5579PIZZAMAN

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