Guided tour

New York City: Half-Day Pizza Tasting Bus Tour

Activity provider: Scott's Pizza Tours
Guided tour

New York City: Half-Day Pizza Tasting Bus Tour

Activity provider: Scott's Pizza Tours

From US$ 79 per person

Climb aboard a big yellow school bus for a pizza tour of New York. Learn the history, science, culture, and taste of great pizza by visiting 4 outstanding pizzerias, with different routes every time.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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  • Discover some of the finest pizzerias in New York City
  • Travel by big yellow school bus
  • Sample 4 different slices at different venues
  • Leave Manhattan to find the best pizzerias of the outer boroughs
Full description

Climb aboard the big yellow pizza bus for a tour of New York's finest pizzerias, some located in the outer boroughs to get a good cross-section of the city’s pizza diversity. 

This tour is led by tour founder Scott Wiener. Scott's love of pizza has been featured on the Tonight Show, Live with Kelly and Ryan, Food Network, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and he's the host of Thrillist's "Really Dough" series. Tour stops change weekly, making each tour unique, but every tour visits some of the most significant pizzerias on the planet. Enjoy a tailored tour, and control the conversation and the content. Every trip starts and ends in Manhattan, but it's made a point to spend quality time in the outer boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, or the Bronx.

Wherever you end up, eat slices at 4 different venues, including pizzerias with the oldest brick ovens in the city, classic New York slice counters, and more; all while discussing the intricacies of pizza culture.

  • 4.5-hour course on the history of pizza!
  • Pizza slices at 4 of the best pizzerias on the planet
  • Transportation by big yellow school bus
  • The cutest darn goody bag this side of the Mississippi
  • Guidance by a certified pizza enthusiast (and licensed tour guide)
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet at Keste Pizza & Vino, located on the ground floor of the large apartment building directly behind the small park on the corner. Just wait outside if you're early and your guide will begin the check-in process 15 minutes before the activity begins. If the activity has already started, head inside to find the group.

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Overall rating

5 /5

based on 24 reviews

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What an awesome tour!! There were 32 people, but I was the only one solo; so it was a bit intimidating at first since everyone seemed to know everyone; but I still had a great time. You can definitely go on the bus tour alone. Scott really knows his stuff. The pizza was delicious.

February 26, 2023

Scott is so much fun and has all of the pizza knowledge and facts. He took us to four delicious pizza places. It was a blast riding on a school bus to all of the locations. My 13 year old son especially loved the tour and says we will have to go again when we visit NYC again.

January 16, 2023

Eat Pizza and see New York

I chose this food tour above many others because I have teenagers who love pizza and don’t much like walking! This tour has an air conditioned yellow school bus taking you from lower Manhattan to Harlem, the Bronx, Brooklyn to experience the best of NY’s pizza, pizzerias and their history. Scott is totally charming and hugely entertaining and is interesting and knowledgeable about Pizza and it’s ingredients. We we introduced to propitiators who were inviting and friendly and it was an all round great experience.

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August 20, 2019

Product ID: 47437