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Eating tours by classic Checker cab, minivan, or on foot with Famous Fat Dave himself!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
New York City, NY 10013
Greenwich Village
+1 646-496-6540
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Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

I don't really do reviews but I have to let people know how great this guy is!! Firstly I'm going to start off by telling you about me and how I ended up booking Dave to take me on my gastronomic adventure. I have a...More

10  Thank Wheelyboy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day with Dave in the checkered cab touring across Brooklyn. Visiting places the average tourist would simply never see. Whilst Dave advised early on that the four letter “F” word is not acceptable by the end of the day you certainly are...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We’ve told all of our friends who visit NYC they HAVE to do a tour with Dave. Our first tour was the outer borough tour in the checker cab. This time, we did the walking tour. Great way to get your 10,0000+ steps in. So...More

1  Thank cclis
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Absolutely fantastic tour of Greenwich Village, Little Italy and beyond. Thanks Dave, definitely the highlight of our trip! Taking in some really interesting and different venues. Places we would just never have made it to. This isn't just a food tour either, but a lot...More

3  Thank Phil K
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We did the tour of Brooklyn in the checker cab with Dave last Friday. All amazing - Dave, the food, the cab and Dave also has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the area. You get to see loads of places tourists would not usually get to....More

2  Thank swaggomant
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Dave took my mom, aunt and 14 year old son on a whirlwind Italian focused tour of Brooklyn in the Checker cab. Not Williamsburg, but the heart of Brooklyn — the places you never go but should. We started at Defonte’s with a sandwich that...More

1  Thank JAC557
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Simple we had a blast. Dave’s tour is tasty, funny and insightful. Seeing he sights in the Checker is just very cool.

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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

We were so looking forward to this and it lived up to our expectations and more. Full of highlights. We went to Brooklyn in the checker cab. So much fun and good food.

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

This was the best tour I have ever been on. I am a New Yorker who likes to go unique tours and I was blessed to book a tour with Dave. We went all over Brooklyn. Its an over simplification to state this as food...More

Thank dtuzzio
Reviewed May 15, 2018

My 21 year old son and I spent a week in NYC, on a foodie journey as he is studying to be a chef. We searched for food ideas, and Famous Fat Dave kept coming up. We took the leap, based on the many positive...More

Thank Chort
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Fabulous tour! Dave totally feels like one of your buddies right away who happens to know all about the NYC area and where to get fed. It's not just about the eating, though - learning about different neighborhoods and their people/culture was fascinating. You also...More

Thank Rick G
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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was
here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter
culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for
its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to
get a feel for this diverse and energetic
neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street
performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the
fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess.
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Carl D
October 20, 2017|
Response from P9246NUdavew | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to email him... not post it on TripAdvisor ;) Dave at FamousFatDave
Cheri S
December 27, 2015|
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Response from Jill W | Reviewed this property |
Daves tour was by car, I'm sure that they will be running in Feb, send him an email. It was one of the highlights of our trip. Jill