Option 1: Private Shopping & Tasting Tour

$75 adults, $45 children 12 and under, children under 4 are free

Minimum 4 adults or $300

Available Tuesday - Saturday

Enjoy a 2.5 hour shopping tour with an Italian food expert that includes tastings equal to a medium sized lunch. Tastings include specialty breads, pastries, cheese, salumi and pizza inside the Arthur Avenue Retail Market.

Alcoholic beverages are not included, but guests are free to purchase beer and wine at the Bronx Beer Hall to enjoy with your pizza at the end of the tour.

Best for who want to taste the best of the Little Italy shops and shop along the way with expert advice

Option 2: Private Shopping & Tasting Tour + Lunch or Dinner at Mario's Restaurant

$105 adults, $55 children 12 and under, children under 4 are free

Minimum 4 adults or $396

Available Tuesday - Saturday

Enjoy a 2.5 hour shopping tour with an Italian food expert that includes tastings of pastry, bread, cheese and salumi. After the tour, sit down at Mario's Restaurant which has been on Arthur Avenue since 1919.

Lunch includes a special antipasto plate of house specialties followed by Mario's famous pizza. 

Price includes tax and servers tips.

Alcohol is not included, but guests may open a separate check for wine, beer or cocktails.

Best for multi-generational families that want to explore the neighborhood but also sit down for lunch at a family friendly restaurant and maybe linger after the tour with a bottle of wine

Option 3: 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 food tour was designed to highlight our favorite iterations of these Italian and Italian-American classics.

Tastings include eggplant parm, the best New York style slice of pizza in the Bronx, a gorgeous plate of spaghetti cacio e pepe, a chicken parm hero and a few extra delicious surprises along the way. We don't skip dessert either! Tastings equivalent to a very large lunch.

Best for groups of friends with big appetites

Option 4: Italian Sunday

$95 adults, $55 children 12 and under, children under 4 are free

Minimum 6 adults or $570

Available Sunday only

Come back to the old neighborhood where everyone is Italian on Sunday. Dinner starts with a visit to Little Italy’s best deli for the antipasto course. Then we’ll visit the 83-year old pasta shop to see how the ravioli are made before sitting down for dinner at Dominick’s where the table will be set in the back room just for us. Call it sauce, gravy or ragù, that’s what is for lunch including ravioli, meatballs, a slice of braciola and a glass of house red. After lunch, we’ll walk a bit to Egidio Pastry Shop where we’ll enjoy a pastry and maybe a shot of sambuca to wash it all down.

Best way to see Little Italy on Sunday when most shops are closed. Ideal for groups of friends and family who want to do something new, but also spend time together

Option 5: School Groups & Senior Citizens Clubs

$35 per person, 10 guests minimum

Available Tuesday - Saturday

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. Tastings include a cheese plate and pizza.

 

 

Details

  • Group meets in front of the Arthur Avenue Retail Market at 2344 Arthur Avenue

  • Submit your reservation form here with your choice of date. We'll confirm the date and time with you within 24 hours.

  • Once your reservation is confirmed we'll send an e-invoice which can be paid online with all major credit cards.

  • Payment is due in full upon booking and refundable minus 20% up to 7 days before the tour.

  • Tour runs rain or shine.