Private tour

Harlem Food Experience

Activity provider: City Unscripted

Harlem Food Experience

Activity provider: City Unscripted

From US$ 163.01 per person

With such culturally rich roots, it’s little wonder that Harlem has such a delicious and diverse food scene. With a local to guide you, take your tastebuds on a tour and eat your way around around some of the tastiest spots in this multi-cultural area.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Be matched to a knowledgeable local guide based on your interests and personality
  • Explore the neighbourhood and try a diverse range of dishes from all over the globe
  • Taste classic soul food that Harlem is famous for, as well as Mexican, Puerto Rican, West African and Italian dishes
  • Enjoy 5-6 tastings of dishes as well as 2 drinks
  • Visit the Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market to browse stalls selling African crafts, textiles and street food
  • Get recommendations from your local for other restaurants, markets and bars to visit in the area
Full description
Join a like-minded local host to eat your way around multi-cultural Harlem, a local neighbourhood where you’ll find incredibly diverse cuisine from all over globe. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Follow your local as they guide you through the neighbourhood, and enjoy stopping off at the best neighbourhood eateries where you’ll get a taste of the flavours that Harlem is known and loved for - from the Caribbean to Africa, soul food to pizza, you’ll soon discover why Harlem is a paradise for any foodie!  Visit the iconic Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market, a vibrant bazaar selling crafts, textiles and delicious food from all over the continent and wander through the stalls, tasting a couple of dishes along the way.  Taste classic soul food dishes at Sylvia’s, empanadas and mofongo from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, tacos and burritos in Spanish Harlem and some of the best pizza in New York! The supplier will be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so they can assign a like-minded local who can create a bespoke experience for you. Your local host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience you can always change your mind about what you want to do. They may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary. Although you will see the main attractions in the area, your hostt will also help you to discover the places, things and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique.  This experience is better suited for adults. Vegetarian and vegan options are available.
  • Private and personalised experience
  • 3 hours with a Local Host
  • 5-6 food tastings of your Local Host's favourite spots
  • 2 soft drinks, or a soft drink and a beer per person
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • Food other than the tastings included in the experience
  • Drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional but recommended in NYC)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Come hungry!

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