Pizza, Beer and History Tour

Pizza, Beer and History Tour

Starting at $75 | New York • 2.5 Hours


Looking for what to do in NYC? Check out the best pizza and beer in Greenwich Village, a historical and cultural mecca on the West side, with the help of a licensed tour guide. You'll enjoy learning interesting tidbits and increase your cultural knowledge, all while savoring 3 pizza samplings and 2 beer tastings.

About the Pizza:

No neighborhood does pizza quite like Greenwich Village, with everything from amazing coal-fired thin crust pies, to traditional New York slices dripping with mozzarella cheese and oil, to newer pizzaiolis (pizza makers), many recent immigrants from Italy, who are showcasing how pizza is cooked in their home regions in the Old Country. We have been eating pizza in the neighborhood for decades, and have scouted out 3 amazing spots to try 3 different styles of pizza. We will examine what makes each so unique, from inspiration, to ingredients, to ovens.

About the Beer:

Drinking in Greenwich Village has always been as big a part of the culture as music, painting and writing. Not even a little thing like Prohibition stopped the party -- the Village was home to some of New York’s most famous speakeasies, and we will enjoy a beer at one of its better-known former speakeasies. Learn how they snuck in the booze and kept their customers from getting arrested, while enjoying drinks in the bars that helped transform Greenwich Village into “The Village” -- as much a state of mind as a physical neighborhood.

Your 2.5-hour Pizza and Beer Tour includes:

• Enjoy 3 Pizza tastings from some of Greenwich Village’s best-known pizza restaurants

• Discuss the art of making pizza with one of New York’s top pizza chefs

• Toast to Village legends at 2 of the West Village’s most famous and notorious bars – including a former speakeasy and a bar that was one of the main hangouts of the Beat Generation. The first beer at each venue is on us!

• Insight, anecdotes and insider knowledge from your dynamic local tour guide

• Walk in the footsteps of some of America’s best-known writers, artists, and musicians along the quaint tree-lined streets and architecture of the West Village

• Be transported back to the many eras that made Greenwich Village so unique, and learn how Village luminaries lived and drank in the neighborhood.

We’ll raise our glasses and toast those who have come before us – but this is not purely a pub crawl. We’ll be walking the same streets as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jackson Pollock, Dylan Thomas, Bob Dylan and other Village legends, chatting about what drew them all to this amazing corner of New York. We’ll schmooze, take photos and sightsee as well as eat and drink, learning the amazing stories of the Village and all of the establishments we visit.

If you are looking for an experience that is solely a pub crawl, moving from bar to bar without the historical and cultural components, this is probably not the tour for you.

What Is Not Included?:

• All food tastings and a bottle of water included.

• The first beer at two different bars is included. You may purchase additional drinks on your own.

Meeting Location:

Bleecker and MacDougal Streets (New York, NY)

Detailed Directions:

The tour will depart from in front of the Porto Rico Importing Co located at 201 Bleecker St, New york (10012). The closest subway stop is the West 4th Street stop on the A, C, E, B, D or F trains. You can also take the 6 train to Bleecker St and walk West about 8.5 blocks. If you are lost or running late, please call us at 877-568-6877. Our first pizza tasting is at Artichoke Pizza located at 111 MacDougal Street.


Refund/Rescheduling Policy

Non-refundable, cannot be rescheduled.

Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded and cannot be rescheduled because your space is being guaranteed at the event.

Weather Policy:

Activity takes place rain or shine.

The activity runs regardless of weather conditions. In the rare situation where the seller is forced to cancel the event, ticket-holders will be allowed to reschedule to another time (subject to availability).

Other Policies:

Everyone must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate with a valid government issued ID.


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Duration (tours, trips, experiences, classes): Fridays & Saturdays 3pm
Generally Available Days/Times (e.g. Weekends 10AM & 4PM): 2.5 hours
Listing created Nov 5, 2020

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