THE BEST OF LITTLE ITALY IN THE BRONX
OPTION 1: DIY TOUR
Reap the benefit of our combined four generations among the Bronx Little Italy shopkeepers and avoid all the mistakes in the free online round-ups.
Find out who makes the best mozzarella, the freshest rainbow cookies, the best cappuccino and so much more. Each entry includes specific details about the best of each shop.
This guide also includes extensive restaurant recommendations.
OPTION 2: JOIN A TOUR
Highly lauded (and often imitated) our tours have been featured on CNN Travel, profiled in the Los Angeles Times and the cover of The New Yorker magazine.
Choose either the Shopping & Tasting Tour + Lunch or the Pizza Pasta & Parm Tour of Arthur Avenue.
Tours are offered Tuesdays-Saturdays throughout the year, rain or shine.
OPTION 3: PRIVATE TOURS
Book a private tour for friends, family or for your next corporate team building event.
We offer five different private tours including one priced for groups of ten or more and our top-tier VIP Food & Wine Tour.
Our corporate tours help local businesses connect with and support this historic neighborhood of family-run food shops.
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Arthur Avenue Food Tours have been featured in:
Our Daily Tours
Shopping & Tasting Tour + Lunch $75
Highly lauded (and often imitated), this is our signature tour of the Arthur Avenue shops. This is the tour featured on CNN Travel, profiled in the Los Angeles Times and The Times London, and celebrated on the cover of The New Yorker magazine.
Over 2.5 hours we'll'll visit a dozen Italian food shops across Arthur Avenue and 187th Street, the heart of Little Italy in the Bronx. The tour weaves together the history of the neighborhood, introductions to the shopkeepers and personal stories from our long family history on Arthur Avenue.
Tour includes a cheese tasting, freshly baked bread, a mini-calzone, eggplant parmigiana and cannoli.
Pizza Pasta & Parm Tour $95
The most popular tour of 2019!
This tour is a roving feast for Italian food lovers. You'll learn about the history of Little Italy in the Bronx while visiting both shops and restaurants.
Over 3 hours you’ll enjoy three seated tastings plus on-the-go tastings in between. Dishes include chicken parm, eggplant parmigiana, New York style pizza, spaghetti cacio e pepe, a cheese tasting and cannoli. No substitutions.
Bring your friends and family together for a private tour of Little Italy! We've celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and retirements on Arthur Avenue. We also bring corporate groups together for holiday parties, special celebrations and team building activities. Private tours are available Tuesday-Saturday, by appointment only.
Are you bringing a tour group from abroad? We offer private tours of Arthur Avenue in Italian, Portuguese and Italian.