Private Tours of Arthur Avenue

  • Shopping Tour + Lunch at Mario’s ($95 per person)

  • Private Pizza Pasta & Parm Tour of Arthur Avenue ($95)

  • Bronx Little Italy VIP Food & Wine Tour ($175)

  • Club, School & Senior Groups ($35)

    Scroll down to read the full tour descriptions for each tour


1.Private Shopping Tour + Lunch at Mario’s

$95 adults, $55 children 12 and under, children under 4 are free. Minimum 4 adults or $380

Available Tuesday - Saturday

Over 2.5 hours we'll visit 6 of the best 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:

  • An antipasto plate at our favorite deli

  • Lunch of the best dishes on the menu at Mario’s

  • Cannoli at a pastry shop

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


2.Private Pizza Pasta & Parm Tour of arthur avenue

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

Available Tuesday - Saturday

This 3-hour roving feast was designed for big appetites and highlights beloved Italian-American favorites like chicken parm heroes as well as authentic Italian cuisine like spaghetti cacio e pepe. In addition we’ll visit 4 food shops to learn about the history of Little Italy in the Bronx,

Tastings include:

  • Eggplant parmigiana

  • Chicken parm hero

  • Cheese tasting

  • New York style pizza

  • Spaghetti cacio e pepe

  • Cannoli


3.BRonx Little italy VIP Insider Food & Wine Tour

$175 per person, minimum 2 adults

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. This food tour is perfect for foodie couples.

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.


4.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