Guided tour

New York City: Half-Day Pizza Tasting Bus Tour

4.9 / 5

17 reviews

New York City: Half-Day Pizza Tasting Bus Tour

From $79 per person

Climb aboard a big yellow school bus for a 4.5-hour pizza tour of New York, and visit 4 of the best pizzerias across the outer boroughs to sample New Yorkers favorite fast food. Learn where to find the sit-down or take out pizza for the rest of your stay!

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover some of the finest pizzerias in New York City
  • Travel by big yellow school bus
  • Sample 4 different slices at different venues
  • Leave Manhattan to find the best pizzerias of the outer boroughs
Full description
Climb aboard the big yellow pizza bus for a tour of New York's finest pizzerias, some located in the outer boroughs to get a good cross-section of the city’s pizza diversity. This tour is led by Scott Weiner, pizza enthusiast and author. Scott's love of pizza has been featured on the Travel Channel, Food Network, New York Times, New York Magazine & the Wall Street Journal, to name a few. Although stops change weekly - making each tour unique - you can expect to find some of the best pizzerias on the whole damn planet! Even native New Yorkers rarely venture to some of these secluded havens. Before finding the best pizza in the city, factor in the many variables. In fact, it’s like asking an artist their favorite color! There are just too many options, from whether you want a sit-down restaurant, a slice or whole pie, with loads of cheese or different toppings. Every trip starts in Manhattan, but possible visits along the way may take you to Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx. Wherever you end up, you will eat slices at 4 different venues, including pizzerias with the oldest brick ovens in the city, classic New York slice counters, and more; all while discussing the intricacies of pizza culture!
Includes
  • 4.5-hour course on the history of pizza!
  • Pizza slices at 4 of the best pizzerias on the planet
  • Transportation by big yellow school bus
  • The cutest darn goody bag this side of the Mississippi
  • Guidance by a certified pizza enthusiast (and licensed tour guide)
  • Beverages
  • Toppings (your guide keeps it simple!)
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof that they have received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved Covid-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US

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Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  NYC restaurants now require proof of at least 1 COVID-19 vaccination dose for dine-in service. Please bring the relevant documentation plus ID for each member of your party or we’ll arrange for you to eat outside (like a real New Yorker) whenever possible. Children 12 and under may dine indoors as long as they’re accompanied by a vaccinated adult.
  • This tour is likely to sell out. Book in advance to avoid disappointment
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Eat Pizza and see New York

I chose this food tour above many others because I have teenagers who love pizza and don’t much like walking! This tour has an air conditioned yellow school bus taking you from lower Manhattan to Harlem, the Bronx, Brooklyn to experience the best of NY’s pizza, pizzerias and their history. Scott is totally charming and hugely entertaining and is interesting and knowledgeable about Pizza and it’s ingredients. We we introduced to propitiators who were inviting and friendly and it was an all round great experience.

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August 20, 2019

An awesome experience

August 5, 2019

Awesome expirience

Scott forgot more about NY Pizza, than I will ever know! He is a great guide through the NY-Pizza-Jungle. We tested 4 different Pizza‘s baked in diverse oven and had a lot of fun!

May 27, 2019

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