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Local Flavors of Brooklyn Small-Group Walking Tour

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Escape crowded Manhattan for a less-visited borough – Brooklyn! Eat like a local as you explore the delicious eateries sprinkled around Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood with a local guide. Taste ethnic and local cuisine, and go off the beaten path to see how Brooklyn's diverse residents get their food fixes. Make sure to come hungry! This walking tour includes stops anywhere from new artisanal food shops to historic Middle Eastern markets.
You'll start at
215 Smith St
215 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USAYour Guide will meet you at Stinky Bklyn Address: 215 Smith Street Brooklyn NY 11201
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    Urban Oyster Tours
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    New York City Urban Adventures
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Carroll Gardens
    Stop: 3 hours -
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  • 4
    Brooklyn Heights
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Sahadi's
You'll end at
Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain
513 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231, USAOur last stop is at Brooklyn Farmacy which is a short walk back to where we started the tour or also a short walk to nearby subways.
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  • Explore Brooklyn like a local with your guide and small group for company
  • Enjoy a number of generous samples at different shops in Carroll Gardens
  • Learn about the history of Brooklyn and its culinary scene from your guide
  • Receive a neighborhood map to use for later explorations
What to Expect
This small-group tour of Carroll Gardens and its food scene kicks off at Stinky Bklyn, an artisanal cheese shop. This tour occurs over lunchtime and includes a generous array of nibbles, so come ready to snack. Sample some cheese, and hear stories about the cheese shop before heading to your next stop. As you explore what Carroll Gardens has to offer, your guide shares stories about the neighborhood, about Brooklyn’s history, and the business owners who have helped turn the area into a hot spot for food lovers. During the tour, you visit a number of stops, including a Middle Eastern bakery, an Italian coffee shop, and an old-fashioned soda fountain. In addition to the culinary stops, you’ll also get to admire the characteristic brownstone houses found in the area. The tour ends on Court Street, near a subway station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
215 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Departure Time
12:00 PM
Return Details
Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain, 513 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231, USA
  • All food tastings and beverages
  • Knowledgeable local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Urban Oyster Tours
  • Entry/Admission - New York City Urban Adventures
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This is a great tour! Sasha was our guide. He was excellent and informative. The tour was interesting, tasty, fun. It is a great way to learn about the history of Brooklyn, and how it has shaped, and continues to shape, the Brooklyn of today - particularly as you do much of that
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What a brilliant introduction to Brooklyn migrant and food history. The tour is extensive and a must for foodies and cultural historians. Greg is so enthusiastic and engaging, everything you want in a tour guide. With only my partner and me on the tour, Greg made us feel like
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Alex was a great tour guide. Lot of variety in the tasting and also enjoyed that we were allowed some time to shop during the tour.
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Tours from locals are awesome. We learned so much about Brooklyn and the local restaurants we visited. My friend, who has lived in Brooklyn for 15 years even learned about the architecture and history behind her favorite haunts. Sheli was fun, informative, personable, hilarious,
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Tour guide Mary was very knowledgable and interesting. Food was excellent. Would recommend to everyone.
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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