Tastes of Chinatown: Neighborhood History and Food Tour

Chinatown and Chinese food are an intrinsic part of New York City life and culture. This tour explores the history and cultural heritage that make Chinatown so special. It is also a sensory treat of tastes, sights, and sounds with a diverse menu of Chinese cuisines.

  • You will meet the first "influencer", a charming thief, a respected "snakehead" and an immigrant hero
  • How East Broadway has evolved from a Jewish enclave to "Little Fu-chow"
  • We will travel back in time to see the nucleus of Chinatown: Doyers, Pell and Mott Street intersections
  • Columbus Park, the only remaining footprint of the notorious “Five Points”
  • Mulberry and Canal Streets, the gateway to Little Italy
  • Vegetarian, gluten-free and other dietary options are available, please notify ahead of tour

Come hungry and you will sure get satiated on this 3-hour journey! Tours are conducted rain or shine. So dress according to weather, put on your walking shoes and let's go to Chinatown!

Scheduled Tour
11:00am - 2:00pm
Tour Length
3 hours
English Mandarin