This tour was a great way spend the afternoon. Since we had such a small group, our guide Nancy was able to answer everyone’s questions. She treated us like we were her friend’s visiting. I was not expecting such a large amount of food at every stop. Read more
Hell’s Kitchen Food Tour
Small Group Sizes
Friendly Local Guides!
More Than Enough Food for Lunch!
A diverse neighborhood where a world of ethnic food choices are available. You’ll get the inside story on how this thriving neighborhood came to be.
Fun facts and stories
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$99 per person
Exact meeting location given in confirmation email
Runs everyday, but with only 8 guests per tour, it sells out quickly.
Approx. 2 hours
8 max. All tours are semi private with 8 people or less.
Tour guide, water, and all the amazing food. Please come hungry!
Gratuity for guides
- Substitutions: Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
- Any other dietary needs cannot be accommodated on this tour (vegan, kosher, nut allergies, dairy-free, or gluten-free diets).
What to bring
Wear comfortable shoes, and bring an umbrella or jacket in case of rain. Tour goes out rain or shine.
It is a walking tour, but the pace is slow and comfortable. We recommend comfortable walking shoes since we will be going inside food vendors and strolling old streets.
Overview of Your Tour
Our Hell’s Kitchen Food Tour, adjacent to the bustling Theatre District, takes you on a journey to some of the best kept culinary secrets in Midtown — perhaps the best food in all of Manhattan. Everything from Druze cuisine to Japanese barbecue to down-home Southern cooking awaits you and your adventurous palate. Wander the famed Restaurant Row and learn how this small swath of the city became a global epicenter for ethnic cuisine. Don’t let the name fool you — you will be in heaven as we treat you to the foodie experience of a lifetime, all the while exploring a wonderfully diverse neighborhood full of rich history and memorable New York stories.
Good to Know
- A, C, and E trains to 42nd Street/Port Authority. Exit subway at 44th Street.
- Substitutions: Vegetarian option is available. Please advise at time of booking if required. Any other dietary needs cannot be accommodated on this tour (vegan, kosher, nut allergies, dairy-free, or gluten-free diets).
Frequently Asked Questions
Can children come on this tour?
Of course! We love seeing kids reactions to the awesome food and hearing their questions!
How much walking is there?
The tour lasts about 2 hours, but we will only cover about 0.8 miles of total walking at a relaxed pace.
What about the weather?
All tours are held rain or shine. However, we supply ponchos if it rains. We recommend you check the weather forecast to help you choose your shoes and garments and that bring an umbrella.
Can I tip my guide?
Restaurant server gratuities are already included in the tour price. While it’s never expected, if you enjoyed your tour and want to give a tip to your tour guide, please do! Most guidebooks and American Express suggest 20% of the full tour price. There is even an option to tip your guide while booking a tour.
Have more questions? Check out our FAQ page!
Check Out What Our Guests Are Saying
We went on the Hells Kitchen food tour during our recent visit. Our guide was Annabel and she was awesome. I’m so glad we got to go with her. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. She remembered everyone’s names, which is very impressive as our group had 8 people on it. […] If you are looking for a Hell’s Kitchen food tour, this is the one you want. Read more
Alex easily accommodated our private group of 12 on a brisk December walk through Hell’s Kitchen. We loved the choices given to us and are looking forward to booking another tour with Alex this spring! Read more