Food Cart Tour of Midtown
Presented in support of the Street Vendor Project
• Thursdays & Fridays at 2pm • Walking •
Get a taste of Midtown Manhattan on this 2-hour walking tour that explores the past and present of New York’s street food industry and the challenges of running these thriving but demanding small businesses. Each tour includes six generous tastings from some of the best food carts and trucks in New York City – the menu rotates from week to week, but tastings on your tour may include falafel and lamb off the bone, halal chicken and rice with tamarind sauce, Korean short ribs, Indian kati rolls, Belgian waffles, and Mexican quesadillas, all prepared in these amazing curbside kitchens. But beyond the amazing food, you will also get the chance to meet working street vendors, understand the rules and regulations they navigate every day, and learn what to takes to launch and run a successful street food business. You will never look at street food the same way again!
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General Admission: $48 per person
Seniors (65+): $43.20 per person (10% off)
Children (5-11): $24 per person
Children under 5 are welcome to attend free
Click here to purchase tickets. Advance ticket purchase is required.
We ask tour participants to please arrive 10 minutes before the tour start so that we can begin on time.
All tours begin at 60 Wall Street. Tours meet on the sidewalk in front of the public atrium. Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for complete directions and information on public transportation, or consult our transportation map.
Public tours are offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 12-2pm, throughout the year. We also offer our Financial District Food Cart Tour on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 12-2pm.
We will walk approximately one mile over the course of the tour, and this tour is fully accessible for individuals and groups who use wheelchairs.
We strive to accommodate most dietary restrictions and requests, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diets. When making your booking, please be sure to indicate these so that we can make appropriate arrangements. If you have any questions regarding accessibility or the menu, please contact us directly.