Half Day Brooklyn Food & Culture Tour

Duration: 4 hours

Location: North Williamsburg and surrounding areas



Child (age 3-12)


Visit the North Williamsburg section of Brooklyn to taste local favorites and learn about the neighborhood's resurgence

  • Enjoy the dynamic Williamsburg scene, which, like its people, is a lively mix of cultures, classes and ethnicities
  • Taste dishes, from classic New York street fare to authentic dishes from around the world
  • Learn how Williamsburg transformed from a blue-collar industrial area to an artists’ haven and then to Brooklyn's most expensive zip code
  • View the Manhattan skyline from a rarely seen perspective and capture some amazing photos

All of the yummy food we eat is included in your ticket price

We will meet across the street from the L train stop at Bedford Ave. in Brooklyn. We will taste foods from the area and point out culturally and historically significant sites throughout the tour. The tour will end where it started. Guests will have the option to remain in Williamsburg to continue exploring or choose to take a ferry ride back to Manhattan. Guides are available to assist guests with directions to their next destination after the tour is over.

Brooklyn Tour Destinations

A Polish Restaurant With A Twist

Enjoy an authentic taste of Poland brought up to contemporary gourmet standards by a Nobu-trained chef

A New York Classic

You’ll look and feel like a native as you sample a slice at our favorite Williamsburg pizza parlor

A Historic Drink

Learn about Mead, a historic alcoholic drink that was rediscovered and re-imagined and is now being brewed in Brooklyn

& More

Above list is just a sample of a few of the places you will visit. Your guide may amend the tour as they see fit to improve the experience we provide for our customers

We will meet next to Dunkin' Donuts at 182 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 at the corner of N 7th St and Bedford Ave.

Take L train towards Brooklyn to Bedford Ave stop. Take exit Bedford Ave & N 7th St at SE corner. Dunkin' is across the street.

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Do I need to tip?

Awesome Tours pays for all the tips at food destinations on our tour.

Tour guide gratuities are greatly appreciated if you enjoyed your tour. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.

Do we only walk around and sample food?

Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique tour experience. Imagine walking through the city eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.

What if I have dietary restrictions or allergies?

Please be sure and let us know if you are vegetarian or vegan and we can definitely accommodate you (or anyone in your group). We can also take requests for other dietary restrictions (e.g. diabetic, allergy, etc.) and will work with each destination to find out what foods you should skip and arrange a substitution wherever possible. Don’t worry, we won’t let you leave hungry!

What do we do in case of bad weather?

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We advise to check the weather conditions for your day’s event, bring an umbrella if needed and dress appropriately.

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"I heard so many good things about Brooklyn but didn't know where to start or what to do. Awesome tours itinerary was perfect. We ate so much good food including the best dessert I ever tasted in my life! We also got amazing photos with the Manhattan skyline as our backdrop. A memory I will cherish"

Sara B. from Boston, MA

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