Heroes
Hoist a few as you trace the infamy of bootleggers and gang leaders in their old Hell's Kitchen haunts .

Tour Highlights

Fascinating walking tour of NYC's once diabolical quarter

Lurid tales of murder, gang wars, bootlegging and treachery

Rudy's Bar & Grill, a venerable 'dive' that serves free hotdogs

Druids Bar, an Irish pub once the hangout of the Westies gang

Playwright Celtic Pub and its diverse selection of fine brews

Intriguing tales of speakeasies and Prohibition-Era politics

Caroline's on Broadway, famed comedy club that launched stars

Other legendary Hell's Kitchen landmarks and stories

Opportunity to meet both world travelers and real New Yorkers

And many more surprises in store on this tour!

Tour Details
Start Time: Tour runs Wednesdays at 7:30 PM
Total duration: 3 hours
Total length: 1 mile/1.6 kilometers
Starting Location: Tour meets In front of Dave & Buster’s located at 234 West 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues.
Tour Instructions: Please arrive at the tour starting point 15 minutes prior to beginning of the tour.
Start Time: Tour runs Wednesdays at 7:30 PM
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Adult $75
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Lurking in the shadows just beyond the bright lights of Times Square and Broadway lies a neighborhood once so rife with gangster crime, they called it Hell's Kitchen, where even the NYPD feared to tread. While today you needn't fear this diverse community of artists, writers, filmmakers and professionals, it still retains its working class character and some of its infamous landmarks, setting a backdrop for a breathtaking probe into its notorious past. You'll raise a glass at each of three classic saloons, including the former headquarters of the ruthless Westies gang, replete with accounts of brazen daylight rubouts and violent turf wars. But Hell's Kitchen's legacy is not a totally dark one as you'll also learn about the illustrious playwrights who plied their craft here to feed a once insatiable Broadway appetite. With refreshing libations and warm camaraderie, this is an unforgettable journey into the very soul of New York City.

Tour Terms and Conditions

  • Includes 3 Free Drinks - choice of beer or wine.
  • All Guests must book in advance.
  • Participants must be 21 years of age or older and MUST bring a Valid Government-issue Photo Identification Document. 
  • Guests must remain within the legal public intoxication limits.  
  • All tour sales are final and tickets are non-refundable.
  • All tour tickets are non-transferrable and cannot be reschedule unless the guest purchases tour insurance.
  • All tours run regardless of weather unless the company notifies guests of a change in the tour schedule. 
  • Tour Guide assigned to conduct the tour on the website schedule is subject to change without notice due to last minute scheduling conflicts or other factors.   If you wish to take a tour with a specific tour guide please call 212.888.8769 to confirm tour guide assigned to your tour.
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