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Experience the cultural and culinary epicenter of Italian-American New York on an all-new tour from Inside Out Tours, going into and around Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. With tickets from, you’ll begin by learning some of the history of the Bronx, how it was built and shaped by the various immigrants who came into the city – Italians, Irish and many more. They built the area generationally until the Belmont neighborhood became what it is today: the center of Italian cuisine in New York. Experience the neighborhood’s old-world charm and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and flavors of the Little Italy kept secret from most tourists.

And let’s not forget the highlight of the tour: the eating. Feast on Italian foods you won’t easily find outside Arthur Avenue unless you go all the way across the Atlantic. Tour the best Italian bakeries, butchers, cheese shops, and of course pizza places the city has to offer, and pick up a few treats along the way. Arthur Avenue is a hotbed for authentic Italian foods more commonly found across the Atlantic.

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A great way to sample the best foods that the Bronx’s Little Italy on Arthur Avenue has to offer.

Get a taste of Arthur Avenue in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx, long known to native New Yorkers as the “real Little Italy.” It’s a hot bed for Italian bakeries, butchers, fishmongers, and cheese shops, and the Bronx’s Little Italy Arthur Avenue Tour is the just the ticket to discover the best of the best. You’ll learn the history of the Bronx, and see how immigrant communities built the borough. Experience the old world charm that still exists in the shops and restaurants on Arthur Avenue, and feel the community pride in the side streets and residential areas. The highlight of the tour is the food – you’ll get an insider look at the most authentic, freshest Italian markets, and plenty of opportunities to sample pastries, pastas and pizzas. And when you’ve had your fill, amazing sights like The Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Gardens.

Additional Information

Wednesdays at 11:00 AM

3 Hours

Grand Central Station – Near the intersection of Park Avenue and East 42nd Street

Arthur Avenue Retail Market – 2344 Arthur Avenue, Bronx, NY 10458

Blackout Dates:
New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Transportation is not included in the cost of the tour. Prior to the tour, please purchase a Metro North Railroad ticket (one-way or round-trip)

Children under the age of 5 are free


89 E 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017