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Harlem and Uptown Food Walking-Tour
Activities in New York

Harlem and Uptown Food Walking-Tour

  • English English
  • 4 hours

Savor Harlem’s traditional soul food and explore one of Manhattan’s most authentic neighborhood and its most famous landmarks on this unique 4-hour gourmet walking-tour.


Meet your professional English-speaking guide in Midtown Manhattan and set off on public transportation to Harlem (the transportation ticket, which costs $3, is not included in the price), where jazz and gospel music are part of the heritage and spirit of this unique neighborhood.

Home to a multi-ethnic community, Harlem has become especially famous for its “soul food, delicious African-American cuisine that mixes many ingredients, some of which come from Africa and other from the Americas. During this unique gourmet tour, you’ll discover the district’s culture through its exquisite cuisine.

Your guide will lead you through the vibrant streets to the Apollo Theatre, one of the world’s most emblematic cultural landmarks and where the Jackson 5 began their music career. The surrounding bars and restaurants serve tasty fried chicken, a must in any soul food cuisine. Then, try another of Harlem’s favorites, its renowned waffles. You’ll learn that there are many ways to prepare this treat!

During this foodie tour you’ll walk past several churches with gospel choirs. When the mass services finish, many congregants head to some of Harlem’s best bakeries and we’ll do the same. Their freshly made cupcakes and cakes are irresistible.

Learn about the neighborhood’s history and how it was founded by the Dutch while you visit five of its most famous restaurants, bakeries and foodie destinations before heading back to Midtown Manhattan.

Important information

The public transportation ticket from central Manhattan to Harlem isn't included in the tour price. It costs $3. 


Adults Children between 3-11 years old Children less than 3 years old
Food tour
US$ 75
US$ 59

Food tour

  • Adults

    US$ 75
  • Children between 3-11 years old

    US$ 59
  • Children less than 3 years old


More information


4 hours.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.


Expert English speaking guide.

Sample five local dishes in Harlem and Uptown Manhattan.

Visit Harlem's historic landmarks and attractions.

Not included

Transport ticket to Harlem.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 3 days before (New York local time) if there are still places available.


You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 75
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 15 days before

Meeting point

Harlem Spiritual's Office (690 Eighth Avenue)


Free! Free cancellation up to 15 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 48 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 85%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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