About Pizza Walking Tour of Manhattan
Take a guided walking tour in New York City and taste pizza at three of Manhattan’s top pizzerias along the way! Choose either the Little Italy/Greenwich Village tour or the Greenwich Village/SoHo tour, and spend time with the owners of each pizzeria that you visit. Learn about the different types of pizza that each venue makes, hear how pizza has changed over the years and enjoy a slice at each to determine your favorite!
New York City is a hub for fantastic pizza, so how to choose where to go? On a pizza walking tour, of course! Enjoy slices of pizza from three local pizzerias and learn a little history while you walk through historical Manhattan neighborhoods – Little Italy, Greenwich Village or SoHo. Your pizza enthusiast guide has the insider information on where to go and what to order, so relax and enjoy an afternoon in New York! You'll also receive a pizza tour survival kit that includes a notebook to jot down which pizzas you liked the best, palate cleansers and a take-home tour keepsake.
Crosstown Pizza Walking Tour (Little Italy and Greenwich Village)
Visit Manhattan’s famous Little Italy, which the majority of Italian immigrants called home in the early 1900s. See the streets that once overflowed with peddlers and fruit carts and where a peasants’ meal called ‘pizza’ made its debut in America. Visit America’s oldest pizzeria, and admire the sights of these two lovely neighborhoods as you walk.
Greenwich Village Walking Tour (Greenwich Village and SoHo)
Discover the evolution of pizza from its humble origins in Southern Italy to its cheesy transformation in America’s industrial cities. This Manhattan district was once a thriving Little Italy and is currently in the middle of a resurgence, with new shops being opened by recent Italian immigrants. Visit pizzerias that each specialize in a different type of pizza – types that symbolize its development from a lowly Neapolitan street food to a celebrated American staple.
On either tour, visit three of the following pizzerias:
Lombardi’s, Joe’s Pizza, Louie & Ernie’s, Rizzo’s, Keste, Nunzio’s, Sam’s Restaurant, John’s of Bleecker St, Best Pizza, Patsy’s, Totonno’s, Luzzo’s, Arturo’s, Sac’s Place, NY Pizza Suprema, Pizza Roma, J&V Pizzeria, Ben’s of Soho, Zero Otto Nove, Pizza Box, Rose & Joe’s Italian Bakery, Parisi Bakery, Pugsley’s, Pala or Two Boots