some ideas…


 

Eat

grab a slice of real NYC pizza. You don’t get any more legit than Lombardi’s, established in 1905 as America’s first pizzeria.

treat yourself to a cannoli at Ferrara Cafe & Bakery - a bakery that’s been around since 1892.

we’ll mention all the best restaurants as you go along the tour, so you can stop when you’re close-by. Here are a few recommendations in case you were hoping to eat before you get started: Il Cortile - Di Palo’s Fine Foods - Lombardi’s

Experience

experience the annual San Gennarro Festival in person (Sept)

Shop

browse through dozens of souvenir shops. Consider Cocoblues on Hester street

Do

take wine or cheese class

take an Italian cooking class

get lost and discover the ever-changing, amazing street art in Little Italy.

 
 
This piece can be found at Broome & Mulberry in Little Italy

This piece can be found at Broome & Mulberry in Little Italy

 
It’s all in the details - St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Little Italy, NYC

It’s all in the details - St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Little Italy, NYC

 
 

find more:


New York City changes constantly. These sites have their fingers on the pulse of the city and can point you in the right direction based on your interests or introduce you to unique NYC experiences you never would have thought of:

Time Out New York
food, drink, & entertainment

Thrillist
food, drink, & entertainment

Gothamist
food, drink, & entertainment

New York Times Event Guide
food, drink, & entertainment

Zagat Restaurant Lists
restaurants

Secretnyc
food, drink, & entertainment

Loving New York
food, drink, & entertainment

New York City Travel Tips
food, drink, & entertainment

Eater New York
best restaurants in Little Italy

 

 
 

How to Get to Little Italy:

Here are the subway stops we recommend:

  • J,Z Line - Canal Street stop

  • Q Line - Canal Street stop

  • 6 Line - Canal Street stop

  • F Line - East Broadway stop (longer walk, take a different line if possible)

  • A,C,E Line - Canal Street Stop (longer walk, take a different line if possible)