New York City

NYC Michelin Food Tour

Receive VIP treatment and incredible hospitality as you visit a curated selection of NYC’s top restaurants, including Michelin-Starred establishments. A once-in-a-lifetime dining experience.

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Exclusive Tour of NYC’s Best Michelin Recommended Restaurants

Discover three Michelin Recommended restaurants in NYC’s Flatiron District, including Michelin Star Restaurants. With elevated courses, plus an optional beverage package, you and your group will discover the best hot spots and hidden gems in New York with expert curation and storytelling from your Avital Emcee Host. A high-end experience to celebrate with family and friends or colleagues and clients.

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2-20 Guests
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From $500 Per Person
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3.5 Hours
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3 Restaurants
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7-10 Courses & Beverage Experience (Optional)
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Private Tour

How it Works

What’s Included

  • 3.5 Hour Walking Tour (flat route, approximately 1.5 miles) 
  • Specially Trained & Vetted Avital Emcee Host 
  • 7-10 Course Tasting Menu with Appetizers, Entree, and Dessert at Michelin Recommended Restaurants
  • 3 Interactive Alcoholic Beverage Pairings (optional upgrade) 
  • Delightful Sprinkling of Culinary Stories and History

Example Dishes & Drinks

Our NYC Michelin Food Tour includes 4-courses – two appetizers, one entree, and one dessert – with a sprinkling of culinary history and stories in between. Upgrade to the Beverage Experience for added enjoyment, including 3 interactive alcohol pairings. We focus on quality over quantity, but we promise you won’t leave hungry! Here are some possible tastings to satiate your curiosity.

chicken liver mousse from gramercy tavern nyc michelin one star restaurant

Show-stopping duck liver mousse from Michelin One Star Restaurant

wagyu meat served at cote korean steakhouse on the grill at nyc michelin one star restaurant

American Wagyu beef paired with traditional korean banchan at Michelin One Star Restaurant

butter poached nova scotia lobster from ai fiori in nyc on a michelin food tour

Butter-poached Nova Scotia lobster at Italian Riviera concept

korean bingsu dessert at oiji mi nyc michelin star restaurant

A fine dining take on Korean Bingsu, a Hudson Valley milk-based shaved ice dessert, served with rice flour Chapssal doughnuts and crème fraîche ice cream from Michelin One Star Restaurant

stewed beef dumplings at turkish kitchen nyc flatiron restaurant

Turkish Manti, poached beef dumplings, with garlic yogurt sauce from Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurant

Example Restaurants

We’ll visit 3 of the best Michelin restaurants in NYC’s Flatiron District, featuring hot spots (Avital guests skip the line) and hidden gems. All of our restaurants not only serve outstanding food and drinks, but they also have a rich story to discover.

Cote korean steakhouse interior of the nyc michelin star restaurant on a michelin food tour

Michelin One Star Restaurant featuring specialty Wagyu cuts in traditional Korean BBQ format

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Oiji Mi

Sleek Michelin One Star

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Gramercy Tavern

Michelin One Star mainstay from Restauranteur Danny Meyer

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Il Fiorista

Michelin Plate restaurant featuring floral dishes

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Turkish Kitchen

Michelin Bib Gourmand Turkish Restaurant

“A food and culture Michelin tour with Avital offers an excellent gourmet eating experience in the Flatiron area, including restaurants with tough to get reservations like buzzy, Michelin-starred Korean steakhouse Cote”

Joanne Shurvell, Forbes’ Best New Places to Eat, See and Stay in New York

Where is it?

Madison Square Park, Madison Avenue, New York, NY, USA

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Our start location varies but is always within a 3-block walk from Madison Square Park (located near the 4, 5, and 6 subway lines). You’ll receive your exact meeting location after booking.

Run of Show

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1: Meet Expert Avital Guide & Introduction

Guests meet Avital Guide at pre-determined location. Kick off the tour with fun introductions!

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2: 1st Restaurant for Appetizer & Optional Beverage Pairing

Arrive at the first neighborhood restaurant and sink your teeth into a delicious appetizer with a carefully curated alcoholic (or non-alcoholic if you prefer) beverage pairing.

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3: Visit Iconic Landmark

Head towards your next restaurant destination, but on the way discover unique murals, historic statues, or hidden curiosities with rich commentary from your Avital Guide.

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4: 2nd Restaurant for Appetizer & Optional Beverage Pairing

Enjoy your second small plate appetizer with another delicious beverage pairing as you hear stories about the restaurant, culinary scene, and the people who make it all possible.

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5: Discover Neighborhood Story

As you walk to your 3rd restaurant destination you’ll continue your journey through the neighborhood with more awesome storytelling and fun facts.

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6: 3rd (or 4th) Restaurant for Entree, Dessert & Optional Beverage Pairing

Indulge in your main entree course with another incredible beverage pairing as you chat, enjoy, and connect with your fellow diners.

Then enjoy a scrumptious sweet treat for your final tasting. Your Avital Guide will wrap up the tour, answer any final questions, and can recommend other awesome places to visit next time!

The Essentials


Private tours are available any day of the week, at any time! Public tours are not available right now.


The NYC Michelin Food Tour is a flat route, approximately 1 1/2 miles. 

Group Size

Private tours don’t have a minimum or maximum number of people, but we do have a $1000 minimum spend.


Guests over 21 years can add the alcohol pairing upgrade which includes 3 carefully curated drinks.


Gratuity is included in your package price! 

Lead Time

Private bookings made with less than two weeks notice will come with a nominal rush charge of $150.

NYC Private Michelin Experience

Our NYC Michelin Food Tour is only available for private groups.  It’s great for celebrating special occasions, impressing clients, or treating top team members.

  • Reserve Your Preferred Day & Time
  • Any Group Size, Best for 2-20 Guests
  • Private Avital Guide For Your Group
  • Customize Your Package

Upgrades & Add-ons

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Add 3 Alcoholic Beverages
$130 Per Person

Curated cocktails, beer, or wine pairings to enhance your dining experience.

Dietary Restrictions

For private tours, we can accommodate all dietary restrictions with advance notice. You will be asked for your dietary restrictions during your booking process. If you are unsure if we can accommodate your restriction, please email us at [email protected]. Please note that this tour may include nuts, dairy, seafood, spicy food, and pork.

Why Choose Avital for Your NYC Michelin Food Tour?

Expertly Guided

Our NYC Michelin Food Tour is led by a trained, expert Avital Guide. You can sit back and enjoy as your host takes care of all the logistics with rich storytelling and group engagement along the way.

VIP Experience

No waiting in lines and each course is served seated at a reserved table. Tours can be an intimate, small-group experience yet still have that same VIP feeling for large groups.

Experienced Team

A full support team to ensure a turnkey booking and seamless experience from start to finish.

Dietary Restriction Friendly

We understand dietary restrictions and want everyone to leave feeling cared for and full! We’ll ask for your restrictions after booking.

Taste The Best

Instead of visiting a whole bunch of average places with tiny toothpick bites, we visit 3 incredible restaurants that not only serve steller food and drinks, but are passionate about storytelling and the guest experience.

NYC Food Tour FAQs

How to Book Your Private Event

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1: Explore Packages

Download the PDF proposal to view packages and pricing for each experience. Still have questions? Schedule a call with your Culinary Curator.


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2: Start Your Booking

Submit your event details to get started. Upon submission, you’ll also have the option to make an initial, refundable deposit to reserve your date right away.


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3: Finalize Details

A real human will be in touch to finalize your event details, like confirming your package, how to submit request for dietary or alcohol accommodations, and when your final headcount is due.

Start Your Private Booking