Discover New York City’s oldest classic neighborhood bars that cling fiercely to their traditions. .

Tour Highlights

Stroll into the past at the East Village's legendary taverns

Drink at the ale house where even Abe Lincoln raised a glass!

Soak up the conviviality and storied past of the Old Town Bar

Visit Pete's Tavern, where JFK, John Lennon and others dined

See the very booth where O. Henry penned immortal stories

Intriguing tales of speakeasies and Prohibition-Era politics

Three free drinks of your choice of domestic beers and wines

Cooper Union, site of a historic Lincoln address in 1860

Sites where countless movies and music videos were shot

A diverse group of travelers and locals to share the experience

And many more surprises in store on this tour!

Tour Details
Start Time: Tour runs every Monday at 7:30 PM
Total duration: 3 hours
Total length: 1 mile/1.6 kilometers of walking
Starting Location: Tour Meets Outside the Old Town Bar, 45 East 18th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South.
Tour Instructions: Please arrive at the tour starting point 15 minutes prior to beginning of the tour.
Start Time: Tour runs every Monday at 7:30 PM
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Adult $75
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This warm and wonderful one-mile ramble through the East Village is replete with the kind of convivial moments and glass-lifting toasts that have attracted numerous sports, political, music, artistic, and literary legends to this quarter for generations. The pubs and taverns you'll visit retain their historic decor and cherished traditions that bring you back to simpler times as spellbinding stories of presidential politics, speakeasies, watershed events and illustrious patrons are woven into the fabric of your remarkable evening. Not least to enjoy is the amiable social interaction, animated conversation and cheerful friendships you'll strike up during this stimulating three-hour romp. Our dedicated guides report that no two pub crawls are ever alike;they are similar only in the lasting memories they create. Part of what makes Uncle Sam's the best tour values in NY!

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 929.376.8996 to confirm tour guide assigned to your tour.

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