We offer five private tour options:

  1. Shopping & Tasting Tour + Lunch ($75)

  2. Pizza Pasta & Parm Tour ($95)

  3. Italian Sunday ($95)

  4. The VIP Food & Wine Tour ($165)

  5. Cannoli Workshop at Egidio Pastry Shop ($1,600 for ten person workshop)

  6. Club, School & Senior Groups ($35)

Scroll down to read the full tour descriptions for each tour


1.Private Shopping Tour + Lunch

$75 adults, $45 children 12 and under, children under 4 are free. Minimum 6 adults or $450

Available Tuesday - Saturday

Over 2.5 hours we'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 history, introductions to the shopkeepers and lots of amazing Italian food.

Tastings include:

  • Freshly made mozzarella

  • Two kinds of artisan bread

  • Cookies

  • Cannoli

  • Salumi

  • Sit-down lunch of pizza and salad

    Please note the tastings change to reflect the best of the season


2.Private Pizza Pasta & Parm Food Tour

$95 adults, $55 children 12 and under, children under 4 are free. Minimum 6 adults or $570

Available Tuesday - Saturday

This 3-hour food tour was designed to highlight our favorite iterations of these Italian and Italian-American classics. We’ll tell you stories from Little Italy’s history in between courses. Best for groups of friends with big appetites

Tastings include:

  • Eggplant parmigiana

  • Chicken parm hero

  • New York style pizza

  • Spaghetti cacio e pepe

  • Cannoli


3.Italian Sunday

$95 adults, $55 children 12 and under, children under 4 are free. Minimum 8 adults or $760

Available Sunday only, 3 hours

Come back to the old neighborhood where everyone is Italian on Sunday!

  • Lunch starts with a visit to Little Italy’s best deli for the antipasto course.

  • Then we’ll visit a bread bakery and see their 116-year old coal fired oven.

  • Lunch is at historic Mario’s Restaurant includes their iconic pizza, eggplant parmigiana, meatballs and a green salad.

  • Finally, we’ll visit an iconic pastry shop for cannoli.


4.VIP Insider Food & Wine Tour

$165 per person, minimum 4 adults or $660

Available Tuesday - Saturday

Enjoy a 3-hour food and wine tour of Little Italy in the Bronx hosted by Christian Galliani, sommelier and co-owner of Arthur Avenue Food Tours. This tour lets you experience the neighborhood as a VIP with unique and special access. You’ll learn all about the history of Little Italy in the Bronx as you travel from store-to-store.

Please note that the menu for this tour changes to highlight what’s best in every season.

The tour includes:

  • Oysters

  • Antipasto of cheese and salumi

  • A white table cloth meal (pasta, meat, vegetable courses) inside the Arthur Avenue Retail Market,

  • Dessert

Wine is expertly paired with each course.

Christian was on the wine team at Del Posto, the lead sommelier at Tarry Lodge and Beverage Manager at Eataly Downtown. While at Tarry Lodge, Christian’s wine list won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.


5.Cannoli Workshop

$1600 (10 guests maximum)

Available Monday - Sunday

Learn to make cannoli in the kitchen of Egidio Pastry Shop, open since 1912!

The 3-hour Cannoli Workshop includes:

  • Coffee/cappuccino

  • Lunch

  • Full instruction by professional pastry chefs

  • Pastries to take home


6. School & Senior Groups

$35 per person, 10 guests minimum, 60 guests maximum, 1 free chaperone per 10 guests

Available Monday-Friday

Come on a 2 hour tour of Little Italy in the Bronx led by an Italian food expert. Visit a dozen historic food shops including the Arthur Avenue Retail Market.

Tour includes:

  • Mozzarella tasting

  • Half a sandwich

  • A slice of pizza

  • Cannoli.