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Skip the Line NYC Speakeasy Walking Tour Ticket

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Discover New York City's most secretive speakeasies on this guided, 3-hour, small-group walking tour in Lower Manhattan and Greenwich Village. Take a friendly stroll to discover 4 to 5 of the most secretive speakeasies, hidden behind unmarked doors, coffee shops, restaurant kitchens, and more. Skip the lines with reserved tables, sip craft cocktails, and turn back the clock to the roaring 20s while the tour guide details the history of Prohibition and the causes and effects that led to pass and enforce the 18th amendment.
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    Lower Manhattan
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    Alex's Tours
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    New York City
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Highlights
  • Learn about the history of speakeasies in Prohibition-era New York
  • Discover hidden entrances that are difficult to find on your own
  • Skip long lines and savor award-winning, vintage-inspired cocktails
  • Small group size ensures an intimate experience
What to Expect
Meet your guide in downtown Manhattan for a brief introduction to Prohibition-era New York. At the first speakeasy of the tour, enjoy a craft cocktail (own expense) as you listen to the history of the city’s clandestine bars and breweries. This tour guarantees you breeze past long lines to make the most of the evening. Going with a local guide is a necessity, as most speakeasy entrances are hidden or unmarked as they would have been in the 1920s. Follow the guide to bars that even locals can’t find, in back alleys, through phone booths, behind a psychic shop, or past doors marked “No Entrance.” By the end of the tour, leave feeling more in the know than most New Yorkers.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: West Village, New York, NY, USA
2: East Village, New York, NY, USA
3: Lower East Side, New York, NY, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local, professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Special treatment at the speakeasies
  • List of all the visited speakeasies (only after the tour)
  • Highly accurate and documented history facts
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Dress code is smart casual but lenient
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alex is a walking encyclopedia and his passion for history and his delivery made this tour my favorite I’ve ever been on! Definitely recommend this tour!!
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Got to the venue at 3.45 an hour before 15dollars in a cab stood in the pouring rain waited till 5.05 pm no body turned up another15dollars back we want a full refund and reimbursed for cab fares absolute con always gone with trip advisor this is a discrace don’t think I will
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Great experience with a private East Village tour given by Alex To help celebrate a 21st birthday. We enjoyed all the stops and all the drinks. Alex was incredibly knowledgeable and very helpful with booking our party of seven people in some exclusive and unique bars. We would
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We got to visit a couple of speakeasy bars that have different characters. Three hours of tour filled with histories and stories felt short and totally worth it! We will come back!
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Awful! Don't waste your time, money or enthusiasm! I purchased two of these on Groupon to do with my family and it wasn't even worth the discounted price! Originally booking was my first sign of poor customer service, we couldn't find the meeting location and when we called the
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By: Alex's Tours
Klreddick
10
Speakeasy Tour Lower Easy Side
George was a fun and engaging tour guide as he took us around to various Speakeasies. They were all unique and had
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Tonya P
10
Best tour guide ever!
Alex is a walking encyclopedia and his passion for history and his delivery made this tour my favorite I’ve ever
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Steven C
10
Speak easy tour
Got to the venue at 3.45 an hour before 15dollars in a cab stood in the pouring rain waited till 5.05 pm no body
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Carolyn O
Short Hills, New Jersey
1917
Fabulous private tour!
Great experience with a private East Village tour given by Alex To help celebrate a 21st birthday. We enjoyed all
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R&J’s excellent adventures
New Haven, Connecticut
2522
The most informative and FUN tour!
We’ve now completed each of the speak easy tours offered by Alex’s Tours. Each of them were distinctly different
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Mengdan S
10
Great activity in lower east side weekend nights, with great tour guide
We got to visit a couple of speakeasy bars that have different characters. Three hours of tour filled with
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Jessica Cohane
10
TERRIBLE!
Awful! Don't waste your time, money or enthusiasm! I purchased two of these on Groupon to do with my family and it
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Ootoole
Cork, Ireland
20
Skip the line speak easy tour
Great tour, Alex was informative and pleasant, he was very knowledgeable on alcohol history. I would recommend to
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LoufromBoca
Boca Raton, Florida
22650
Excellent Guide
Our tour guide was bubbly, informative, and articulate. That said, I had hoped to visit actual bars that dated
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Don B
Sydney, Australia
20061
Fun Tour on East Side
First up gotta say what Alex doesn't know about the Prohibition Era, the History of Alcohol and about history in
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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