New York City Mafia Tour with Food Tastings: the Insider’s Story

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  • 3 hr

Immerse yourself in the dramatic underworld of New York’s gangland on this fascinating insider’s tour of the Mafia, including stops at authentic, historic local joints for delicious Italian food. We designed this tour with the help of a retired NYPD Detective born and raised in Little Italy. He helped us to create an experience from a true “insider’s perspective” of the East Village NYC mafia stories. Growing up witnessing some of New York’s famous families and having consulted for TV and major film productions on both crime and law enforcement, has contributed to develop this unique tour. Our expert tour guides lead this experience in the East Village & Little Italy, following the footsteps of notorious New York Mobsters! You will visit notorious Mafia and Crime locations, share true crime stories, and eat amazing food from the neighbourhood

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Mafia Food tours

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Stop At: New York City

Get the insider's perspective on the infamous Mafia crime families of New York City on this walking tour with two sit-down tastings included, through the vibrant and fascinating gangland area of New York’s East Village and Little Italy.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: East Village

We begin the tour in the East Village, where you will learn the complex origins of the Mafia in New York City, and learn the hierarchies within each crime family from the foot soldiers, to the captains and the ‘Boss’. Walk in the footsteps of famed mobsters like Lucky Luciano, Joe ‘the boss’ Masseria, John Gotti – the Teflon Don, “Vinny the Chin” and “Crazy Joe” Gallo, as you hear about their lives, and their crimes.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery Church

Explore second avenue's prohibition history as we walk along this famous avenue exploring places most tours miss.

Stop At: Liz Christy Bowery Houston Community Garden

Hear about this amazing urban garden and its connection to the New York mafia.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Little Italy

Visit local, historic food joints --including the room where the Mafia was formed -- for Italian style dinner tastings, including a "primo" and a "second piatto". Any drinks you wish to have, you may purchase on the day of the tour. End your tour with a delicious ‘dolce’, a cream-filled Sicilian Cannoli at the best pastry shop in town.

Duration: 1 hour
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